Seventy-five miles east of Bend, the Painted Hills offer 3,132 acres of sublimely photographable hills, glowing with soft reds, golds, and greens. Short hikes and picnic spots make for a nice driving break.
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Seventy-five miles east of Bend, the Painted Hills offer 3,132 acres of sublimely photographable hills, glowing with soft reds, golds, and greens. Short hikes and picnic spots make for a nice driving break.
The Kam Wah Chung Museum is one of the best reasons to stop in the town of John Day. Take a tour of the former store and apothecary of Lung On and Ing Hay for a rare glimpse into the lives of the thousands of Chinese who came to southeastern Oregon during
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The Kam Wah Chung Museum is one of the best reasons to stop in the town of John Day. Take a tour of the former store and apothecary of Lung On and Ing Hay for a rare glimpse into the lives of the thousands of Chinese who came to southeastern Oregon during the late 1800s in search of gold.
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A huge yard, well-appointed rooms, and rib-sticking breakfasts make the Sage Country Inn one of the best places to stay in Burns.
Crystal Crane hot springs is a great place to stop if you’re heading from Burns over to East Steens Road. Opt for the outdoor spring reservoir and paddle around with the ducks in a pond of 100+ degree water.
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Crystal Crane hot springs is a great place to stop if you’re heading from Burns over to East Steens Road. Opt for the outdoor spring reservoir and paddle around with the ducks in a pond of 100+ degree water.
A notable trend in Southeast Oregon: bullet-ridden road signs.
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A notable trend in Southeast Oregon: bullet-ridden road signs.
The Alvord Hot Springs are easy to miss, so keep your eyes peeled for this shack on the east side of East Steens Road.
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The Alvord Hot Springs are easy to miss, so keep your eyes peeled for this shack on the east side of East Steens Road.
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Nothing inspires acrobatics like a big ol’ playa.
Fields Gas Station: a heavenly oasis in the vast emptiness of the Alvord Desert.
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Fields Station: a heavenly oasis in the vast emptiness of the Alvord Desert.
The cheeseburger at Fields Station is the ultimate traveler’s delight—it would be a shame to skip.
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The cheeseburger at Fields Station is the ultimate traveler’s delight—it would be a shame to skip.
Settling into the Diamond Hotel on a warm summer night is like chicken soup for the traveler’s soul. Not to mention the hearty meals that will have you sleeping like a baby, ready to face the morning bright, early, and full of spright.
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Settling into the Diamond Hotel on a warm summer night is like chicken soup for the traveler’s soul. Not to mention the hearty meals that will have you sleeping like a baby, ready to face the morning bright, early, and full of spright.
Take the Steens Mountain Loop for some stunning viewpoints at Kiger Gorge.
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Take the Steens Mountain Loop for some stunning viewpoints, like this one at Kiger Gorge.
Not even an inkling of vertigo in this canine companion.
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Not even an inkling of vertigo in this canine companion.
The Peter French Round Barn may sound like a bore, but once you’re inside, its elegant simplicity becomes completely mesmerizing.
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The Peter French Round Barn may sound like a bore, but once you’re inside, its elegant simplicity becomes completely mesmerizing.
The Malheur National Wildlife Refuge contains 187,000 acres of marshland and natural habitat for countless migrating birds and wildlife—a giant paradise for fans of the avian set.
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The Malheur National Wildlife Refuge contains 187,000 acres of marshland and natural habitat for countless migrating birds and wildlife—a giant paradise for fans of the avian set.
Seventy-five miles east of Bend, the Painted Hills offer 3,132 acres of sublimely photographable hills, glowing with soft reds, golds, and greens. Short hikes and picnic spots make for a nice driving break.
The Kam Wah Chung Museum is one of the best reasons to stop in the town of John Day. Take a tour of the former store and apothecary of Lung On and Ing Hay for a rare glimpse into the lives of the thousands of Chinese who came to southeastern Oregon during
Crystal Crane hot springs is a great place to stop if you’re heading from Burns over to East Steens Road. Opt for the outdoor spring reservoir and paddle around with the ducks in a pond of 100+ degree water.
A notable trend in Southeast Oregon: bullet-ridden road signs.
The Alvord Hot Springs are easy to miss, so keep your eyes peeled for this shack on the east side of East Steens Road.
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Fields Gas Station: a heavenly oasis in the vast emptiness of the Alvord Desert.
The cheeseburger at Fields Station is the ultimate traveler’s delight—it would be a shame to skip.
Settling into the Diamond Hotel on a warm summer night is like chicken soup for the traveler’s soul. Not to mention the hearty meals that will have you sleeping like a baby, ready to face the morning bright, early, and full of spright.
Take the Steens Mountain Loop for some stunning viewpoints at Kiger Gorge.
Not even an inkling of vertigo in this canine companion.
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The Peter French Round Barn may sound like a bore, but once you’re inside, its elegant simplicity becomes completely mesmerizing.
The Malheur National Wildlife Refuge contains 187,000 acres of marshland and natural habitat for countless migrating birds and wildlife—a giant paradise for fans of the avian set.
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