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Drive 132.4 miles • 2 hours, 53 minutes

Take a big sip of wine country. Winding rural roads, rivers and woodlands and farms await you on this journey through the Beaver State. Your reward for all the traveling? Bold adventure and prime vintages.



1. Portland

Starting Point • Entertainment, Food, Nature, Outdoor Recreation, Shopping

Portland’s big on personality—casual, progressive, eco-conscious, outdoorsy, downright hip and a lot of fun. Hike Mount Hood, and then hoist a few tall ones at a microbrewery. Visit the world-class zoo, art museum or Museum of Science, or shop the glass-ceiling Portland Saturday market. Washington Park is tops with its Japanese Garden and International Rose Test Garden. Spend time sightseeing in and around town.


2. Salem

46.3 miles, 59 minutes • Entertainment, History, Nature, Outdoor Recreation

What’s your pleasure? History? Visit Salem’s Victorian-era Deepwood Estate. Nature? See Schreiner’s 200-acre Iris Gardens. Fine art? View regional art at the Hallie Ford Museum of Art at Willamette University. Just want to do something unusual? Check out vintage power equipment at Antique Powerland. Catch a comedy show at Capitol City Theater or walk the Salmon River Trail for a change of pace.



Olde Stone Village RV Park – McMinnville, OR – (877) 472-4315

Phoenix RV Park – Salem, OR – (503) 581-2497


3. Corvallis

39.1 miles, 54 minutes • Food, History, Nature, Outdoor Recreation

This is wine country, so take a winery tour at one of the many local vintners. You can also grab a cold craft beer crafted in town. Bird lovers flock to the Corvallis Audubon Society’s birding field trips, while lovers of water can kayak and canoe on the lovely Willamette River. Drive up the highest peak in the Coastal Range and see the famous 1819 Hayden Covered Bridge. Celebrate sci-ence, art and music during “da Vinci Days” in May.



4. Eugene

47 miles, 1 hour • Food, History, Nature, Outdoor Recreation, Shopping

Eugene offers RVers the luxuries of a thriving city with the ambiance of a rich natural setting. The University of Oregon campus hosts terrific museums on art and natural history. Fifth Street Market has fine urban dining and shopping, while Hendricks Park is practically overrun with rhododendrons. Mount Pisgah is an international arboretum with trails to the summit, while Skinner Butte rewards hikers with a birds-eye view of the city. (You can also drive up).