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Backroads & Byways of Oregon: Drives, Day Trips & Weekend
by Crystal Wood
June 2010, 208 pages, paperback
With natives as your guides, this series leads you down the road less traveled. Offering up 11 distinctive road trips and weekend getaways-from the awe-inspiring Oregon Coast to the geological wonders of Mt. Hood-this one-of-a-kind guide reveals the quirks and little-known delights of the "real" Oregon.
Oregon Daycations: Day Trips for Curious Families
by Kim Cooper Findling
paperback, 148 pages; kindle 8916 KB
Discover 19 exciting destinations all within a two hour drive of Bend. This guide contains easy itineraries of places to explore, where to go hiking, where to eat and cool places to explore the scenic and beautiful Central Oregon.
Oregon, 6th Edition (Full-Color Travel Guide)
June 2015, paperback, 384 pages
Discover beautiful scenery, the newest urban towns, wine and brew venues and much more. This guide offers advice and recommendations from the local writers, maps, photos and descriptions of each area.
Oregon, 8th Edition (Frommer's Complete Guides)
by Karl Samson
May 2012, paperback, 384 pages
Find insider advice and information about Oregon including hotels, restaurants, shopping, nightlife and trip planning plus tips from the local authors. Easy to read maps and user friendly features are also included.
Oregon, 11th Edition
by Judy Jewell and W. C. McRae
May 2016, paperback, 632 pages
Find all the information you need including to plan a memorable trip to Oregon with the insights from the authors who reside in Portland. Discover the best recreational activities, coolest sights to see and much more in this full color guidebook.
Oregon (Moon Handbooks), Tenth Edition
by Judy Jewell and W. C. McRae
April 2014, Paperback, 650 pages
Find everything you need including outdoor recreation, festivals, wineries and more to plan a memorable trip to Oregon with the insights from the authors who reside in Portland.
Spotlight Ashland & Southern Oregon, Third Edition
by Judy Jewell and W. C. McRae
April 2014, Paperback, 66 pages
Learn all about southern Oregon with this compact guide. Included are many reviews of restaurants and lodging, detailed maps of the area, points of interest and much more.
Atlas & Gazetteer
January 2004, paperback, 88 pages
Beautiful, detailed, large-format maps of every state. Perfect for home and office reference, and a must for all your vehicles. Gazetteer information may include: campgrounds, attractions, historic sites & museums, recreation areas, trails, freshwater fishing site & boat launches, canoe trips or scenic drives.
An Explorer's Guide, 3rd Edition
by Denise Fainberg
June 2010, 472 pages, paperback
New color highlights make it easier to find the info you need. Includes: getting there, getting around, what to see, what to do, green space, family activities, where to stay and eat, entertainment, selective shopping, special events, and more. Color highlights throughout, 100 black-and-white photographs.
Off the Beaten Path: Discover Your Fun (Off the Beaten Path Series),
by Myrna Oakley
paperback, 288 pages or kindle, 2642 KB
This guide has information on unusual locales, hidden attractions and unique finds, quirky cultural tidbits and the best local dining so you can really experience the other side of the Beaver State.
of the Best from Oregon Cookbook: Selected Recipes from Oregon's Favorite
Cookbooks (Quail Ridge Press Cookbook Series)
by Gwen McKee and Barbara Moseley
May 2002, 288 pages
From Cracked Dungeness Crab to Grilled Citrus Salmon to Huckleberry-Cherry Pie, Oregon serves it fresh. Herein lies a true cornucopia of superb recipes taking you on a tasteful tour through Oregon.
with the Wines of Oregon
by Troy Townsin and Cheryl-Lynn Townsin
April 2007, 224 pages, paperback
Cooking with the Wines of Oregon features more than 250 wineries. Much more than a wine country companion and wine guide, however, this is also an excellent cookbook, offering 100 recipes by some of the world's great chefs.
100 Recipes and Insider Stories from Oregon Growers, Artisans, and Chefs
by Janet Filips
March 2011, Hardback, 412 pages
This illustrated cookbook features 100 detailed recipes for every course-from entrées and side dishes to desserts and drinks. Luscious also lifts the curtain on the interesting, behind-the-scenes people.
by Tanya Lloyd Kyi
Hardcover, 96 pages, February, 1999. From the crashing surf of Cannon Beach to the parks and gardens of Portland, this is a dramatic color tour of the state. Vibrant photographs reveal Oregon's most spectacular landscapes and attractions.
Valley Wine (Images of America Series)
by MJ Daspit and Eric Weisinger
March 2011, 128 pages, paperback
Winemaking in Oregon began more than 150 years ago when Peter Britt of Jacksonville brought grapevine cuttings from California to create his Valley View Vineyard. Not until the 1970s, when Americans discovered a passion for wine, was winegrowing and winemaking in Southern Oregon's Rogue Valley reestablished.
Not So Lost Mines and Treasures of Southern Oregon
by Linda Owen
June 2009, Paperback, 312 pages
A pictorial walk through the Gold Rush days of Southern Oregon. Pictures of old mines, with GPS coordinates, mapping coordinates, and descriptions of each. Also Lost Treasure Legends, and stories from the past. A Reference section with more than 3000 mines and quarries in 5 counties.
Wineries of Oregon: A Captivating Tour of Established, Estate, and
by Panache Partners LLC and Oregon Wine Board
April 2015, Hardback, 272 pages
A collection of over 60 wine country destinations that have been well researched with profiles on each of the owners, history of the establishments and their specialties.
Pacific Coast Highway Hotels 2016
by Mike Gerrard and Donna Dailey
Paperback and kindle editions
This guide helps you find the best accommodations including hotels, resorts, B&B's, inns and other types of lodging, along Highway 101 from Washington to Oregon to California. Find detailed information, maps and photos on over a 150 places.
by Geoff golden
February 1999, 1st edition, Paperback, 300 pages, (fiction)
The author is a former woodsman, environmentalist, and County Commissioner in the heart of spotted owl country. His contemporary historical novel set in Oregon, shows it isn't always clear who to name as the "good guys" and the "bad guys", while he lays bare the "corporate welfare program" that all but destroyed the Northwest's forests. A very readable way to get an insight into issues faced by the "timber country" of the Northwest.
Then & Now
by Benjamin A. Gifford (Photographer), Steve Terrill (Photographer), Thomas Robinson
February 2000, Hardcover, 192 pages, (photo essay)
Literally, following in the footsteps of famous Western photographer Benjamin Gifford, Oregon's own Steve Terrill has re-photographed more than 100 of Gifford's images taken in the late 19th century. A great look at what time does to a place.
by Robin Cody
April 1994, reprint edition, Paperback, 288 pages, (fiction)
A coming-of-age novel about three teenagers growing up in Calamus, a small logging town in Oregon, in the 1960s.Native American newcomer Jessie, star athlete Wade, and Wade's girlfriend, Lorna struggle to escape the physical and mental confines of their small town.
Hikes/Travel Guide: Oregon Coast & Coast Range, 4th Edition
by William L. Sullivan
April 2016, paperback
Explore Oregon's Coast top attractions either on foot or in a vehicle. This travel guide includes maps and descriptions for the most popular destinations, recreational activities and points of interest.
Day Hiking Oregon Coast:
Beaches, Headlands, Coastal Trail, 2nd Edition (Mountaineer Books)
by Bonnie Henderson
paperback, 256 pages
Over 90 hikes and walks for all skill levels are featured in this updated guide. Included are maps, color photos, GPS coordinates, descriptions, details, advice and a section on hiking the Oregon Coast Trail.
Guide to the Oregon Coast, 4th Edition
by Lizann Dunegan
September 2009, paperback, 240 pages
Find in depth travel information about the Oregon Coast from an insider. Discover the region's natural beauty, outdoor recreation, history, points of interest, cultural attractions, accommodations and where to eat.
Coastal Oregon (Moon Handbooks), 6th Edition
by W. C. McRae and Judy Jewell
April 2016, paperback, 260
Discover the scenic hikes on the Coastal Trail, best seaside eateries, where to surf and the variety of accommodations to stay in along with other valuable information to plan a fun-filled trip to the Oregon coast.
Lighthouse Handbook: West Coast
by Jeremy D'Entremont
paperback, 416 pages
This travel guide features over 150 lighthouses along with stories and tales of light keepers and rescues, photographs, historical facts, nearby side trips, directions and contact information for each location.
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