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Slide Show: Weekend Getaways

Go ahead, tell your boss you're headed out a little early next Friday--and the Friday after that. (We've even mapped out your itinerary so you don't have to plan a thing.) These destinations will make your fall the best prelude to winter you've ever had.

05/19/2009

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Slide Show: The Hidden Coast

Leave the tourist traps for the Winnebago set and explore *The Hidden Coast*. Follow our mile-by-mile guide to those wonders of the Oregon Coast that can be found only off the beaten path. Whether you're in search of a secluded beach, an unbeatable bowl o

05/19/2009

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Slide Show: Choose Your Own Adventure

It's short. It's sweet. It's summer. And there's nothing worse than wasting these sun-filled days by logging hours behind the wheel just to reach some far-flung peak. (Plus with today's gas prices, who can afford it?) So we give you this: 18 ultimate outd

05/19/2009

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Slide Show: Alpine Penthouse

There's no better way to rough it than camping out in a Mount Hood fire tower in the dead of winter.

05/19/2009

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Slide Show: Behold, an Oasis

Hidden amid Portland's concrete and barbed wire, blue herons hunt fish and chorus frogs sing in waters that are cleaner than they have been in years. Plus: How to explore these gems yourself.

05/19/2009