Oregon is a state rich in outdoor and cultural adventures from mountains, pristine beaches, museums, gardens, and independent bookstores. A summer road trip in Oregon through the state's scenic byways allows you to experience and appreciate the richness of this Beaver State.
Iconic landmarks are best explored through pre-planned road trips in Oregon. The scenic byways and drives run the length of the Pacific Ocean coastline across the expansive deserts and vineyards to the majestic mountains of the state.
1. Hells Canyon
Crossing through the sparsely populated northeast corner is the 197-mile Hells Canyon Scenic Byway. Stare into the deepest canyon in North America, descending over 7,993 feet. Stop at Elgin City nestled between the Wallowa and Blue Mountains and see the iconic historic buildings. Anglers will appreciate a stop on Minam River where the rainbow and steelhead trout breed.
2. Oregon Coastline
Running along the length of US Route 101 is the breathtaking stretch of the Pacific Coast Byway, which treats you to the panoramic view of the Pacific Ocean and the verdant forests. The remote coastline features natural rock arches, offshore islands, caves, and pristine white sandy beaches where you can catch a glimpse of the gray whale's migration.
3. McKenzie Pass
Traversing through the Cascade Mountains twice is the McKenzie Pass, which offers a unique and unmatched view of the Cascade peaks. It offers a view of everything you would fantasize about Oregon, including ancient lava flows, old-growth forests, majestic waterfalls of the McKenzie River, and a stunning view of the Three Sisters.
Best Places to Stay for Road Trips in Oregon
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Frequently Asked Questions
Road Trips in Oregon: How much does it cost to rent a vacation home in Oregon?
You can get a great vacation home from $268 and get discounts up to 42%!
Can I find a vacation home for a group of guests for Road Trips in Oregon?
in Oregon, large groups should consider House rental since they usually fit 8 people.
What kinds of vacation rentals can i book for Road Trips in Oregon?
There are many House rental and Apartment rental that are great for Road Trips in Oregon.
The Weather in Oregon
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