Northwest Oregon

Northwest Oregon Travel Guide

Articles about Northwest Oregon

By Sarah Z. Wexler

These hotels throughout the Wild West have standout amenities—saltwater soaking pools, lavender fields, a Lexus fleet, even a ghost—that will make any trip memorable. 

By Sarah Z. Wexler
May is Oregon Wine Month, and Memorial Day weekend is one of the busiest times of the year for throwing back pinots—both gris and noir—at wineries in Oregon’s famous Willamette Valley. Chapter 24 Vineyards, one of the scene’s latest newcomers, is ...
By Alison Lewis
By Gabrielle Blitz
By Nicola McCormack

So many beaches, so little vacation time: here’s where to leave your footprints in the sand this year.

By Katrina Brown Hunt

A hotel on the sand is bliss—and even more so when it’s a steal.

Hotels in Northwest Oregon

The former beach house was turned into an inn by Bruce Bessey. The three handsome suites, with mod furnishings, are perfect for curling up in when the rain lashes the wild surf. In fair weather, guests mingle on the oceanfront deck to watch gray whales or gaze at the stars.

Restaurants in Northwest Oregon

Jars of homemade green tomato ketchup and pickled vegetables line the shelves at Community Plate, the latest farmer-driven restaurant in McMinnville.

Things to do in Northwest Oregon

If you’re looking for a ’60s Pendleton wool dress or a groovy Pendleton overcoat (with fur collar and leather buttons), stop by Rag & Bones. The boutique, owned by Thistle restaurant owners Eric Bechard and Emily Howard, sells only American-made vintage clothing, most of it wool.