OREGON ROUTES

Route 1 The connoisseur
-Day 1:
The first day of the route begins in Portland. You will start of with a visit to a couple of wine bars in Portland. You can find these wine bars in The Pearl District and downtown. An other great tip is to visit the theater at the Portland Performing Arts Center.
-Day 2
The day begins with a short drive. You will drive into the heart of the wine country around Dundee and Newberg. You have a hard choice to make. There are so many wineries to visit.
-Day 3
Today you will drive a little bit further. The drive starts on country roads between rolling hills. On some points there are vineyards as far as you can see. You will arrive in Monmouth. In this place there are a lot of different museums. You can visit The Jensen Arctic Museum or an other museum. Make sure that you visit the visitors center so you know where all the museums and other fun stuff to do are in the city.
-Day 4
You are heading south today. You will visit Eugene. Winery tasting rooms and a lot of different  art galleries are waiting for you. During the year there are  a couple of festivals. If you are lucky you can visit one!
-Day 5
You can choice to do some different things today. You can visit the Oregon Caves National Monument. An other thing you can do is discover some excellent wineries. These wineries along Highway 199. We recommend to visit the Oregon National Monument because if you do this route you will visit enough other wineries.
-Day 6
You are heading to Jacksonville. There are some different festivals during the year in Jacksonville. Make sure that you can visit one! One of the most known festivals here is the Oregon Shakespeare Festival. You can also go to the theater where you an enjoy the classical repertoire of the theater. This is at his best from February to October.
For who is this route?
Everybody can do this route because it’s so beautiful and fun to do. But people who love wine, arts and theater will enjoy this route the most.

Route 2 The outdoors enthusiast
Day 1
The first day of this route starts in the Columbus River Gorge. You can do all kind of things outdoors here. You can go hiking a long waterfalls, make a river cruise, watch the salmon fight their way up stream and in the spring you can pick wild flowers. Are you a real daredevil? No problem, you can go whitewater rafting in the river. Prepare yourself for a wild ride!
-Day 2
Today you will drive south. It’s not a long drive. you can go hiking some more in  the Mt. Hood Wilderness or go skiing on Timberline’s Palmer Glacier. You can ski here all year long.
-Day 3
You are driving to the south again. Today you can go climbing on Smith Rock, outside of Terrebonne. You can also go rafting in this area. A special thing you can do here is a moonlight canoe tour. It is magnificent and you will never forget that tour. If you like golf you have enough to do. There are more then 25 golf courses and in the winter you can do all kinds of winter sports.
-Day 4
you are heading to  The Cascade Lakes. These lakes offer great fishing possibilities. You can take a boat tour to Wizard Island in Crater Lake National Park. In this area you can also take a canoe tour. There is also a possibility to go horseback riding or to go whitewater rafting. A lot of things to do on this fourth day. You can also choice to stay 2 days in one place to do all the things you want to do.
For who is this route?
This route is for people who love to spend time outdoors and love to be active.

Route 3 The pioneer
-Day 1
This day starts in Portland. One of the fun things to do here is visit the Collection of Native American Art at the Portland Art Museum. After your visit to this museum you will be heading east to the Wild West of Oregon. One of the largest Rodeos in the US is located in Pendleton.  Every September you will find a rodeo event here. When you are here in September make sure that you visit this rodeo. One of the other things you need to do is pay a visit to Tamastlikt Interpretive Center. It offers a glimpse at the life of Native Americans in this region.
-Day 2
Today you are still heading east to La Grande and Union. You can still see some cowboys just like in the old days. You’re driving to the Wallowa Mountains.  This is the burial place of Nez Perce Chief Joseph. Wallowa had a lake that you can visit and the town of Joseph has a lot of art galleries so there is enough that you can do!
-Day 3
If you visit Oregon in the summer months you should head to Hells Canyon on the scenic highway and you can explore the main streets of the small communities on the way to historic Baker City. You will feel like you are walking in a movie when you visit these communities. At the National Historic Oregon Trail Interpretive Center you can follow the ruts which the wagons of the Oregon Trail pioneers carved into the prairie more then 150 years ago.
-Day 4
A day trip to Ontario’s Four Rivers Cultural Center and Museum traces the settlement of the immigrants that moved to  the US. One of the interesting things is that the Center offers a look at a barrack of the internment camp for Japanese-Americans after the attack on Pearl Harbor. This will be a very interesting day!
-Day 5
On this last day you’re heading west on Highway 7 and you will visit the gold digging operation of The Summer Valley Dredge, an Oregon State Park. Make sure that you make a couple of stops on the way. Don’t miss the stop at the John Day National Monument. End this route relaxed and just enjoy the ride.
For who is this route?
This route is for everyone who can enjoy history, museums and nature.

Route 4 The family adventure
-Day 1
This trip in Oregon starts in the north of the state on the coast. Spend some time in Astoria. Several movies are filmed here. Think about Free Willy, Goonies and Kindergarten Cop. You can also visit Fort Clatsop and see how Meriwether Lewis and William Clark and their Corps of Discovery survived the winter of 1805-1806. Stay in Seaside, a family friendly town right on the beach.
-Day 2
You are driving south today. Your first stop is at the Tillamook Cheese Factory to watch the cheese production and have some ice cream. Don’t forget to check the Tillamook Forest Interpretive Center and Tillamook Air Museum. Shopping is wonderful in this area. You can shop tax-free at the Tanger Outlet Center. The beaches of Lincoln City are made for kite-flying. Every member of the family can find something they love to do on this second day!

-Day 3
Today you can make a special ocean cruise. Depoe Bay and Newport love to welcome you on one of their cruises. If you look good you might spot some whales! There are some more attractions why Ripley’s is popular. You can visit the Oregon Coast Aquarium, Hatfield Marine Science Center or other attractions. Visit the sea lions cave or take a short hike up to Heceta Head Lighthouse. You will spend the night in Florence.
-Day 4
This day starts spectacular. Make a dune buggy ride in this huge ‘sand box’  between Florence and North Bend. The Oregon Connection in Coos Bay offers free self guided tours of the myrtlewood factory and mill in the store. Just south of Bandon-by-the-sea, the West Coast Game Safari Park will delight you and your whole family. Enjoy the miles of beaches and ride the jet boats on the majestic Rogue River.
For who is this route?
This route is for families or groups of friends because everybody will find something they like to do.


2 Responses to “OREGON ROUTES”

  1. mary says:

    I would like info on the connoisseur package.

    • Jeffrey says:

      Hello,

      I’m sorry for my late reaction.
      What kind of info would you want? We don’t offer the the package we just give info about the route.
      If you want some more information pleas reply and I will see what I can do for you.

      I hope to hear from you soon.
      rv-trips.com team

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