The Perfect Fall Road Trip in Oregon!

The first thing you need to know about an Oregon road trip: you’re going to need more than one to see all of the amazing sights the state has to offer. The diversity of terrain—from an immaculate coastline to the dry, semi-arid climates of Eastern Oregon—is what makes this state so special. From some of the best coffee shops in the world to magnificent national scenic areas, you’ll be blown away by every site on this route. It’s time to explore Oregon. 

Sisters Coffee Company, Sisters, OR

Escape the everyday grind and embark on a memorable road adventure with a family-run company. They have been offering tourists stunning and unforgettable experiences since 1989. Along the journey, take in breathtaking scenery, savor delectable regional fare, and create new memories. Take part in this autumnal journey with them to make the most of the season!

Mt. Hood National Forest, Sandy, OR

Drive through the scenic Mt. Hood National Forest, known for its gorgeous fall foliage, to the breath-taking Mt. Hood. If you’re up for it, hike to the peak and take in the scenery. If not, enjoy the forest for all it offers before heading out to lunch.

Ratskeller Pizzeria, Government Camp, OR

Just over an hour from Mt. Hood, stop for lunch at the Ratskeller Alpine Bar and Pizzeria. The Chalet-style restaurant offers “the finest pizza on Mt. Hood.” They use fresh ingredients in their pizzas, burgers, and salads.

Mirror Lake Trail, Government Camp, OR

The Mirror Lake Trailhead near Government Camp, Oregon is a 2.1 mile round-trip to Mirror Lake with views of Mt. Hood. More challenging hikes are available in the area, but we recommend this one to start.

Albeke Farms, Oregon City, OR

From Government Camp, travel west for around fifty miles to Albeke Farms. The family-owned and operated farm grows various fruits, including delicious apples. Make sure to call ahead of time to ensure availability.

McLoughlin Memorial Association, Oregon City, OR

Oregon City has not one, but two haunted houses. The McLoughlin House and Barclay Houses are next to each other and allegedly “share ghosts.” Both houses were built over a hundred years ago and have many different ghosts that travel between them.

Nebbiolo Restaurant and Wine Bar, Oregon City, OR

Unwind at Nebbiolo Restaurant and Wine Bar in Oregon City. They’re likely to have live, local musicians as well as excellent dinner entrees, tapas, artisan cocktails, and 300 bottles of wine. 

Sweet Betty’s Bistro, Gresham, OR

Spend the morning in bed before heading to Sweet Betty’s Bistro for breakfast. They have some of the best breakfast specials in town. You’ll find all of your favorite classic dishes, omelets, and more on the menu.

Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area, Hood River, OR

For the last stop on your trip, travel to the Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area in Hood River, Oregon. You’ll be treated to spectacular canyon views, mountains, and waterfalls. 

This text was created by the author with the assistance of GPT-3, a large-scale language generation model developed by OpenAI. The author reviewed, edited, and revised the draft language to their satisfaction and is fully responsible for the content of this publication.

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