Scenic Driving Oregon

Scenic Driving Oregon

by Tom Barr
     
 

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Pack up the car and enjoy fifty drives through some of the most spectacular scenery in the Beaver State. This indispensable highway companion maps out short trips for exploring scenic byways and back roads along the Pacific Coast and magnificent Columbia River Gorge. Experience unspoiled wilderness, fertile farmlands, vineyards, orchards, and deserts filled with

Overview

Pack up the car and enjoy fifty drives through some of the most spectacular scenery in the Beaver State. This indispensable highway companion maps out short trips for exploring scenic byways and back roads along the Pacific Coast and magnificent Columbia River Gorge. Experience unspoiled wilderness, fertile farmlands, vineyards, orchards, and deserts filled with sagebrush. Oregon is a state of geographic contrasts created by eons of geological force - from the rocky shore to the high desert. Discover the wonders of this varied landscape, and enjoy skiing, fishing, boating, and historical attractions and museums along the way.

Inside you’ll find:
• Individual itineraries from 3 to 325 miles in length
• In-depth descriptions of drive highlights, such as covered bridges, lighthouses, antiques shops, and campgrounds
• Route maps for each drive
• Historical information and suggested side trips

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780762730322
Publisher:
FalconGuide
Publication date:
07/01/2004
Series:
Scenic Driving Series
Pages:
328
Product dimensions:
6.06(w) x 9.02(h) x 0.83(d)

Meet the Author

Oregon native Tom Barr has traveled extensively throughout the state on assignments for Reader's Digest Books, Fodor's Travel Guides, Northwest Mileposts, and The Rotarian magazine. He is also the author of Unique Arizona, Unique Georgia, and Unique Washington: A Guide to the State's Quirks, Charisma, and Character and has written the text for two photo books, Portrait of Oregon and Portrait of Washington. He lives in Marysville, Washington.

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