Camping on the Alvord Desert Playa

Eastern Oregon is definitely underrated when people think of the beautiful scenery this unbelievable state has to offer. Most will think of the lush forests surrounding the coastline and all of the picturesque waterfalls in the Columbia Gorge, but with the drier climate on the Eastern side, we’re able to experience the huge, rolling landscapes that come with never ending solitude. Continue reading “Camping on the Alvord Desert Playa”

Kayaking Wallowa Lake

Over the weekend, we decided to drive out to Wallowa Lake for a little camping trip. We were blessed with great weather, thank goodness! We got to enjoy sunny skies and temperatures averaging in the lower 70s.

We were itching to get the kayaks out again for the first time this year, and Joe had never been to Wallowa, so this was the perfect destination for a little weekend getaway. Continue reading “Kayaking Wallowa Lake”

Visiting the Infamous Painted Hills in Oregon

It was the day before my 26th birthday, and we decided to go on a little road trip to the Painted Hills in central Oregon to celebrate. Leaving from Hermiston (heading West on I84), it was about a 2 hour 45 minute drive. Here’s a little insight on our adventure, along with a few tips that will help you if you’re planning a visit of your own.
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