Roamerica 1998 Sportsmobile Campervan Side Profile Camping in front of Mt Bachelor in Bend

Oregon Trip Ideas

by Nicholas King In this edition of "In Your Backyard," FOX26 Sports Anchor Nick King is breaking the rules, and dipping outside of California. Nick is traveling around Oregon in a campervan, rented by ROAMERICA. ROAMERICA is based in Portland. The company was founded in 2015, by the outdoors-loving couple, Gretchen Bayless and Taylor Hood. Gretchen and Taylor had been spending weekends in their own campervan for

Filled with lush forests, stunning beaches, and towering mountain ranges, the Pacific Northwest is the perfect place to get out into nature and sleep under the stars. We’ve put together a list of some of our favorite places to camp in the Pacific Northwest, all surrounded by stunning scenery and breathtaking views. Check out these 11 places to camp in the Pacific Northwest with a

From natural wonders to historical landmarks to interesting towns, the Oregon Coast offers a plethora of opportunities for adventure. With so much to explore along the Oregon Coast, it can be difficult to decide where to start, which is why we put together this seven-day itinerary for road tripping Highway 101 that hits all the must-see spots. If possible, leave yourself an extra day or

It’s no secret that the Beaver State is an outdoor lover’s paradise; volcanoes, beaches, mountains, and plains abound. While it’d be easy to pick a city and book a flight, then you’d be missing out on half the journey: getting there. Oregon is home to officially designated All-American Roads, National Scenic Byways, Oregon State Scenic Byways, and Oregon Tour Routes. We've chosen only four of

While modern travelers consider Oregon to be rich in recreation and tourism opportunities, settlers from the eastern United States first came west in search of natural resources and farm land. While some of the mining and timber towns grew into big cities like Ashland and Bend, others faded into obscurity as settlers left to pursue riches elsewhere. Consequently, Oregon boasts more ghost towns than any

Pacific Northwest culture calls for outdoor recreation, good eats, and a ton of festival-going. Fall is the perfect time to visit the PNW for so many reasons—farmers markets, fall foliage, and less-crowded trails—and on top of it all are the festivals that range from holiday gift markets to music festivals to local food extravaganzas. Remember, if you choose to attend the craft beverage festivals, choose

If you’ve been to one city, you’ve been to them all. Fancy bars, dive bars, an urban park, a hipster neighborhood and a museum or two. Unless you’re talking about Portland. With a town slogan like “Keep Portland Weird”, who wouldn’t want to spend their time here? From pods of food trucks to outdoor recreation and cafes that double as motorcycle shops, there is something

The Pacific Northwest is packed with popular destinations, ranging from natural wonders like Mount Hood to urban eateries like Voodoo Doughnut. However, if you’re looking to break away from the typical tourist spots, explore these 7 hidden gem destinations in the Pacific Northwest today in your ROAMERICA campervan rental. 1. Ape Cave If you want a true underground adventure, look no further than Ape Caves on the

Oregon does not fall short of options for a road tripping agenda. If anything, with so many choices, deciding what route to take and where to go may be overwhelming. Fortunately, we’ve been around the state a time or two and have you covered. Our favorite quintessential Oregon road trip loop will take you outside of the bustling Stumptown epicenter to the state parks, sleepy

Words by Sarah Ramm All photos courtesy of Sarah Ramm and Chris Ramm Originally posted by Expedition Portal, on October 31st, 2018 Oregon was calling, and I knew it was time for us to go back. The summer heat had been getting the better of us for a few months, and the cool, crisp air of the Pacific Northwest seemed dreamy. As we started to plan our next