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

PNW Itineraries

Words and Photos by Ryan Flood After weeks of sheltering-in-place, blanket-forts, neighborhood walks and diligently working our way through the entire Harry Potter series every Friday night, our family was well-overdue for an adventure outside our zip code. We are accustomed to family road trips and camping throughout Oregon and the Pacific Northwest, but for this first trip of the Summer we wanted something a little

The best trips are one’s that you never stop moving. Where there is adventure in both the destination and the journey. If you’re looking for a weekend out of the weirdness of Portland, Bend is the place to be. Here’s what I did with a few buddies, or turn off at the hundred other campgrounds and dirt roads along the way to create your adventure! Friday 4:00pm

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

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

With 60 national parks scattered throughout the United States, it can be difficult to choose which ones to visit. Luckily, Pacific Northwesterners know they can find some of the most majestic public lands right in their backyard. Due to the diverse variety of ecosystems that exist in the PNW, outdoor enthusiasts of all types can encounter a wide variety of natural beauty in one single

Washington’s staggering size and diverse geography have spawned a history rich in culture and industry. Throw in 240 miles of coastline and at least 60 named mountain ranges, and no corner of the state is the same. From bustling maritime activities to the massive timber industry to the spectacular wild places, Washington has long been a place that attracts adventurers and explorers. Furthermore, the history

Mountain biking in Washington is one of the most unique and incredible experiences in the country. From fast-paced singletrack to racing through old growth forests, mountain biking trails in Washington are unforgettable. With help from Singletracks, a nationwide online mountain biking community, we’ve put together an aggregated list of some of the most frequented and well-loved mountain biking trails in Washington. Send it! 1. Galbraith Mountain 64

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