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The Road Trip Less Traveled

Take your pick: a beautiful national park, wild and scenic rivers, hike-in hot springs, tent cabins in the mountains, panoramic peak hikes, wine tasting outdoors … oh, you pick it all?! Hit the road for beautiful, bountiful Southern Oregon, where outside is awesome! Here are a few highlights and recommendations from our recent road trip. Gone to Oregon!

Week 07.29.2020
Regions Northern & Southern CA

Peak-a-View!

Hike to Garfield Peak in Crater Lake National Park

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Crater Lake is the deepest lake in the entire country and the seventh deepest in the world. For one of the very best perspectives of this shining blue beauty, hike up to Garfield Peak.
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Hot Springs With a View

Hike to Umpqua Hot Springs in Southern Oregon

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People love a good hot spring. And Umpqua Hot Springs in Southern Oregon is a marquee attraction. You're perched on a mineral deposit above the flowing beauty of the North Umpqua River.
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National Parks Road Trip: Circle of Discovery!

National Parks Road Trip in Northern California and Southern Oregon

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Love national parks? Love road trips? Combine the two on one fabulous Circle of Discovery route in Northern California and Southern Oregon! This itinerary features 7 national parks with wondrous features.
Circle of Discovery Road Trip

Gone Rogue!

Float an Inflatable Kayak Down the Rogue River in Southern Oregon

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If one thing can make you feel like a kid at summer camp, it’s spending a day on the river, rafting, floating, cannonballing off cliffs—eureka! One of the best rivers in the West to float is the Rogue River.
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Farm to Tent Cabins

Glamping Tent Cabins at Willow-Witt Ranch in Ashland, Oregon

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The hardest part of staying at Willow-Witt Ranch will be leaving. This sprawling 445-acre property in Southern Oregon is part organic farm, part campground, part wellness retreat, and wholly relaxing.
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Highway of Waterfalls

Hike to Susan Creeks Falls Off of Oregon’s Highway of Waterfalls   

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Something you’ll notice when driving in Southern Oregon: The highways are beautiful. And perhaps none more enchanting than the Highway of Waterfalls. One not to miss: Susan Creek Falls.
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Grizzly and Great Views

Hike to Grizzly Peak Near Ashland, Oregon

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You probably won’t see a grizzly bear on the hike up Grizzly Peak, but you will see locals on this 5.3-mile lollipop loop trail with panoramic mountain views and meadows of wildflowers.
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    Tam Slam!

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    Secret Beach

    A hidden beach and a killer view? Those are hard to come by, but that’s exactly what you’ll get at Perles Beach on Angel Island. This pocket cove is worth the 1.5-mile trek to get there.

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    Magical McClures

    McClures Beach is a seductive little spot: small, beautiful, and quiet. It’s easy to while away an afternoon-turned-sunset at this pocket cove in Point Reyes.

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    Easiest Best Hike in the World

    Choose the easiest and most view-rewarding hike in Yosemite. Okay, we’ll go first: the combination of hiking to Sentinel Dome and Taft Point. Both of these lookouts are within a couple miles of each other on Glacier Point Road

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    All Roads Lead to Rogue

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