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Back Roads of Oregon: 82 Trips on Scenic Byways
by Earl Thollander
May 1993, Paperback, 208 pages, (guidebook)
Thollander takes the reader 7,000 miles along the state's coast and into its mountains and forests.
of Oregon & Washington's Mansions Museums & More: A Behind-the-Scenes Guide
to the Pacific Northwest's Historical and Cultural Treasures
by Ken McKowen and Dahlynn McKowen
November 2009, Paperback, 366 pages
Each section covers a separate geographic region. Every entry details the highlights of a particular place and includes operating hours, entrance fees, location, and contact details.
American Guides: Oregon Wine Country, 2nd Edition
by John Doerper and Greg Vaughn
November 2008, paperback, 240 pages
Photography, evocative prose, insider tips, and detailed color maps help make the most of your trip. Written by longtime Oregon wine country residents, this guide has in-depth coverage of the history, culture and character of one of America's most spectacular destinations.
Crater Lake National Park: Including Blue Wilderness
by Ron Warfield
June 1998, Paperback, 32 pages, (non-fiction)
Spectacular color photography with beautifully written essays.
Discovering Oregon's Wilderness Areas
by Donna Lynn Ikenberry
July 1998, Paperback, 96 pages, (guidebook)
Exploring Oregon's Historic Courthouses
by Kathleen M. Wiederhold
August 1998, Paperback, 288 pages, (guidebook)
Exploring Oregon's Historic House Museums
by Kathleen M. Wiederhold
October 2000, Paperback, 288 pages, (guidebook)
Great Towns of Oregon: The Guide to the Best Getaways for a Vacation
or a Lifetime
by David Vokac and Joan Vokac
August 15, 2005, Paperback, 264 pages
Paperback, 264 pages, August 2005. Presents compelling destinations beyond Oregon's major cities and offerings of exciting adventures, charming art villages, and world-class culture. Cites more than 30 wineries with tasting facilities, and describes more than 300 restaurants and 260 of the best lodging facilities. A final chapter provides comparable statistics and ratings for the 18 great towns.
Green Afternoons: Oregon Gardens to Visit
by Amy Houchen, Lee Hascall (Illustrator)
June 1998, Paperback, 256 pages, (guidebook)
Natural Wonders of Oregon: A Guide to Parks, Preserves, and Wild Places
by Archie Satterfield, Dawn Nelson (Illustrator)
July 1996, 2nd edition, Paperback, (guidebook)
Curiosities, 2nd: Quirky Characters, Roadside Oddities, and Other Offbeat
by Harriet Baskas
January 2010, Paperback, 328 pages
Your round-trip ticket to the wildest, wackiest, most outrageous people, places, and things the Beaver State has to offer!
Oregon State Parks: A Complete Recreation Guide
by Jan Gumprecht Bannan
June 1994, Paperback, 255 pages, (guidebook)
Oregon Wine Country
by Robert M. Reynolds (Photographer), Judy Peterson-Nedry
April 1998, Paperback, 112 pages, (non-fiction)
Striking photography and anecdotal prose bring to life the excitement, romance, history, and fun of Oregon's finest vineyards and wineries.
Wine Country: A Great Destination
by Sherry L. Moore and Jeff Welsch
June 2010, 344 pages, paperback
Detailed maps with insider knowledge make this book a must-have. A practical Great Grape Destinations checklist rounds out this invaluable resource. Includes: history, getting around, wineries, lodging, dining, attractions, recreation, shopping, 100 photographs and maps.
Roadside Geology of Oregon
by David Alt, Donald W. Hyndman
March 1986, Paperback, 284 pages, (non-fiction)
Roadside History of Oregon
by Bill Gulick
June 1991, Paperback, ? pages, (non-fiction)
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