Travel News

Don't Blink: Here's One More Way to See the 2017 Eclipse

Most hotels in the path of next summer's Great American Eclipse (which passes straight over Oregon) have been booked for years. Starting November 17, there's another lodging option: camping!

11/01/2016 By Lisa Dunn

Outdoors

From Aging Trailer to Fabulous Glamper

A Portland couple converts an antique motor home into the retro-inspired camper of their dreams.

09/27/2016 By Claire Colby

OUTDOORS GUIDE 2016

Oregon's Ultimate Summer Backpacking Treks and River Trips

Quintessential Northwest trails. Epic whitewater voyages. Luxuriously lazy floats. Here’s how to make the most of the season.

05/19/2016 Edited by Rachel Ritchie By Benjamin Tepler, Christopher Van Tilberg, and Adam Sawyer

RIVER TRIPS

10 Oregon Rivers You Must Explore

Oregon is world-famous for its Wild and Scenic rivers. Whether you’d rather raft, fish, or float, here are some of our state’s best stretches of water.

05/19/2016 By Adam Sawyer

CAMPING GUIDE

How to Camp Like a True Oregonian

We tapped a slew of Oregon experts for hard-earned tips and tricks for every kind of camping.

05/19/2016 By Rachel Ritchie and Benjamin Tepler

BACKPACKING

Eight Classic Northwest Backpacking Trips

High-desert mesas, gushing waterfalls, and breathtaking wildflower displays: whatever your style, there’s a trail for you.

05/19/2016 Edited by Rachel Ritchie By Benjamin Tepler and Christopher Van Tilberg

TINY HOMES

Mini Vacation? Try on Mt Hood Village's New Tiny Homes for Size

The resort and campground opens a "tiny house village" with five sweet little homes to rent.

04/28/2016 By Sarah Hopwood

VENTURES

This Portland Start-Up Could Be the Yelp for Campgrounds

Dyrt aims to create a virtual marketplace for campfire rings and RV hookups.

03/25/2016 By Marty Patail

TINY HOMES

These Yakima Tiny Homes Are Next-Level Glamping

Shabby-chic or contemporary elegance—which of these two vineyard vacation spots is right for you?

03/08/2016 By Caitlin Collins

OUTDOORS

This Portland-Made Trailer Will Make Your Glamping Dreams Come True

It's got a boat for a roof. Repeat: It's got a boat for a roof.

01/11/2016 By Sarah Hopwood

SHOP LOCAL

How to Bring Some Portland Style to Your Next Camping Adventure

Level up your camping trip with the newest finds from retro, pattern-happy Poler and sleek, lightweight Snowpeak—plus 6 more outdoor outfitters to get you out in style.

09/21/2015 By Benjamin Tepler

GEAR UP

Discount Gear Retailer The Clymb Hosts Weekend Pop-up Market

This weekend, drink free beer and get outdoor gear on the cheap at the Clymb's second annual pop-up market.

08/28/2015 By Brandon Staley

GET OUT

Your Guide to Eco-Friendly Camping this Summer

From safe sunscreens to an in-depth packing list, the Oregon Environmental Council has plenty of tips to keep your trip green.

06/10/2015 By Jen Coleman

GET OUT

Coast Camping at Second Beach

Head to Washington's wild Olympic Coast for some of the best oceanside accommodations in the Northwest.

07/29/2014 By Benjamin Tepler

GET OUT

Backpacking the Emigrant Wilderness

A look at Yosemite’s wild sister to the north

07/16/2014 By Benjamin Tepler

WINNING FINDS

A Locally Made Camping Gear Guide

Get ready for summer excursions with these made-in-Oregon goods, from high-style hiking boots to Big Bottom Whiskey's pouches of bourbon.

07/01/2014 By Benjamin Tepler

GET OUT

Cycle Wild Wants You to Camp By Bike

A backpacker might make it 24 miles in one trip. But a cyclist can ride up to 72 miles in the same time.

06/05/2014 By Caleb Diehl

GETAWAYS

The Adventures of Musgrove and Yogi

A cabin hunter and his fearless pup explore the Pacific Northwest’s most magnificent forest service rentals.

06/03/2014 By Benjamin Tepler

COVER STORY

The Essential Guide to Mount St. Helens

We explore the mountain's top trails and campgrounds, history and lore, and take in in-depth look inside the historic eruption.

06/02/2014 Edited by Rachel Ritchie

BEYOND THE BRIDGES

Northwest Rolling Retreats

Trailers aren't just for RV parks anymore. Whether stationed in a snow-blanketed valley or delivered, fully stocked, to your favorite riverfront campsite, these four-wheeled wonders offer getaways unlike any other.

11/01/2013 By Marty Patail