Oregon

Tips and Articles in Oregon

Portland, Oregon, doesn’t lack for fashionable boutique hotels, but to the west, along the Pacific Ocean, the options have tended to be as primal as the shoreline. Recently, however, a group of properties has sprung up on the northern coast, aimin...
Eating well has always been easy in wine regions. It makes sense: people who pay close attention to what they drink don’t typically settle for fast-food cheeseburgers. But dining well is different from eating well, and in many wine areas it has be...
“I’m just gonna come right out and say it,” Naomi Pomeroy says, stealing a glance over her shoulder before just coming right out and saying it: “Men brutalize their vegetables!” Boy chefs suffer from a meat-first machismo, she says, giggling. Her...
Call me biased because I looped there for three seasons, but the world’s best caddies can be found at Bandon Dunes Golf Resort. First of all, the caddies at Bandon (one of many A-list places where I’ve shouldered bags for a living, including St. A...
See our slideshow of the 50 Best New U.S. Restaurants. You know the American restaurant paradigm is shifting when communal benches become more desirable than leather banquettes. When humble kimchi is suddenly chic, and the words local and seasona...
See our slideshow of The World’s Top Biking Cities. Open the garage, grip the handlebars, stand on the pedals, and go. That’s all it takes for Joseph Duffy, a graphic designer in Minneapolis, to start his morning commute to work. But what lies ah...
See our slideshow of America’s Most Mysterious Places. “The very first night there we saw brilliant white and green lights that would respond to our laser signaling; they came from a steep side of the mountain, way too steep for climbers,” says R...
To put it into golf terms, the current economic climate is like a long, uphill par four into a stiff wind. Among the almost universally negative effects of the downturn, though, exists a blessing for golfers: Some notoriously hard-to-get-on course...
See our slideshow of the 45 Best New Hotels of 2009. In compiling Travel + Leisure’s fourth annual It List, our editors once again visited hundreds of new hotels around the globe. What makes 2009 different?Properties closer to home really caught ...
If you set out by car from the center of Santa Monica, where I live, and head in any direction, you have to drive ninety minutes before you see something other than stucco apartment complexes, sprawling car dealerships, belching oil refineries or ...
Instead of wind in your hair, summers on Highway 1 bring stop-and-go traffic. Luckily, there's a less-traveled road running through some of the West Coast's most eye-catching landscapes. The 175-mile coast of southern Oregon encompasses acres of t...
Party Like It's 1959 Wildwood, New Jersey It isn't the mile-wide beach. It isn't the affordable rates, even in midsummer. And it isn't the gargantuan Ferris wheel casting its shadow at the end of the pier (though the Ferris wheel sure does he...
To bring you the ultimate in American dining today, we turned to restaurant critics in 15 cities across the country. We asked them to recommend something old (a tried-and-true gem for celebrating a birthday or anniversary), something new (a dazzli...
BEDROCK Ever wanted to sleep in a cave?Yunak Evleri, carved into a white stone cliff in the Cappadocia region of Turkey, will bring your Flintstones fantasies to life. The hotel, which opened in May, extends through six naturally cooled caves buil...
In the four decades since a handful of stubborn visionaries planted the first grapevines, Oregon's wine industry has grown from a few tiny wineries to the present 130, many less than an hour from Portland. Among the drowsy villages and pastoral vi...