Oregon

Tips and Articles in Oregon

"You begin an Outward Bound course the day you sign up." -- Sandy Kobrock, Outward Bound instructor Signed up for OB's Rogue River trip today. Reviewed brochures, medical forms, etc. Interested to learn that six to eight weeks of preconditionin...
A swallow flutters about the rafters of the Oregon Zoo band shell and out over a vast green meadow as Thomas M. Lauderdale—the pianist and artistic director of Pink Martini, everyone's favorite postmodern cocktail-lounge orchestra—strolls through ...
Day One CHECK IN Sunriver Resort (800/547-3922 or 541/593-1000; www.sunriver-resort.com; doubles from $165), 15 miles south of town, has it all: a stately lodge, three golf courses (including Crosswater, the top-ranked course...
See our slideshow of America’s Best Small Ski Towns. The main draw of ski towns is, of course, the skiing. But let’s not kid ourselves: the slopes aren’t all that matter. Part of what makes a ski vacation wonderful—especially for city dwellers—is...
If You Build It, They Will Come In its continuing efforts to develop the Himalayan region, China began constructing a rail link between Tibet and Golmud (a city in western China's remote Qinghai province) last summer, and unveiled a 37-story "t...
What’s the #1 hotel in the U.S.? No question, it’s a big deal to be America’s top vote-getter in Travel + Leisure’s annual reader survey of the world’s best hotels (vote in this year’s survey). After all, these are properties voted on by the well...
See our slideshow of 10 Great American Public Spaces. It’s a safe bet that when you walk into Washington, D.C.’s Union Station, you’ll be awed by its grand proportions and its hive-like activity. You’ll want both to speed up to join the busy fray...