Destination Oregon: Remembering the Columbia Gorge from the 1950s

For those of you who have been around a while, you might remember what the Columbia Gorge was like back in the 1950s. If that doesn’t apply to you, we have got the next best thing. For this week’s Destination Oregon report, Dave Jones takes us to a miniature version of the Gorge in the ’50s, with model trains being the star attraction.

Join us every Thursday for another new edition of Destination Oregon, where Dave Jones takes you to some of the most interesting and beautiful places across our state.

The Great Outdoors: Fly Fishing Flies and Protecting the North Umpqua River

Last week, we told you about a new wild steelhead sanctuary on the Umpqua RiverThis week, Gary Lewis goes back to the Steamboat Inn to tie a classic steelhead fly and hear about a new gold mine being proposed on the river in this segment of the Great Outdoors.

A special thanks to our Great Outdoors sponsor, Parr Lumber, for giving us the time and resources to explore the lakes, rivers and mountains across our beautiful state every Wednesday night on Central Oregon Daily.

Destination Oregon: World-Renowned Thai Restaurant – Nong’s Khao Man Gai

A world-renowned Thai restaurant in Portland had humble beginnings, just like it’s owner. Nong’s Khao Man Gai has been named one of the best restaurants in the world. by Condé Nast Traveler, The New York Times and other media outlets. In this week’s Destination Oregon, Dave Jones takes us there.

Watch Destination Oregon every Thursday night on Central Oregon Daily, when we to take you to some of our state’s most beautiful and interesting locations.

The Great Outdoors: Steelhead Sanctuary in the North Umpqua River

The North Umpqua is one of the world’s premier steelhead streams with both winter-runs and summer-run fish. Now, the North Umpqua’s steelhead will be protected in an piece of public lands legislation that was signed into law by President Trump. In this week’s Great Outdoors, Gary Lewis takes us to the North Umpqua River and Steamboat Creek.

A special thanks to our Great Outdoors sponsor, Parr Lumber, for giving us the time and resources to explore the lakes, rivers and mountains across our beautiful state every Wednesday night on Central Oregon Daily.

Destination Oregon: Wooden Shoe Tulip Festival

The old saying goes “April showers bring may flowers,” but in the Willamette Valley, springtime comes a little early and in the case of one colorful farm, springtime arrives in an explosion of colors. In this week’s Destination Oregon report, Dave Jones take us to the Wooden Shoe Tulip Festival in Woodburn.

Watch Destination Oregon every Thursday night on Central Oregon Daily, when we to take you to some of our state’s most beautiful and interesting locations.

Destination Oregon: The Covered Bridges of Cottage Grove

If you have spent any time in Lane County, you might very well have seen or driven through covered bridges. Those bridges are quite a tourist attraction. In this week’s Destination Oregon, Dave Jones takes us on a tour of several of the covered bridges of CottageGrove.

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Destination Oregon: End of the Oregon Trail Interpretive Center

In the town of Oregon City, there is a museum dedicated to telling the story of the settlers who made it to the end of the Oregon Trail. In this week’s edition of Destination Oregon, Dave Jones takes us to the appropriately named End of the Oregon Trail Interpretive Center.

Thanks to the folks at the interpretive center for showing us around. Watch Destination Oregon every Thursday night on Central Oregon Daily, when we to take you to some of our state’s most beautiful and interesting locations.

Destintation Oregon: Caravan – The Tiny House Hotel in Portland

Some of you might have a favorite hotel where you stay when you go to PortlandIn this week’s Destination Oregon report, Dave Jones has discovered Caravan- The Tiny House Hotel, a one-of-a-kind hotel that could only be found in the city that prides itself on being “out there.”

A special thanks to our Destination Oregon sponsor, Bi-Mart, for giving us the time and resources to take you to some of our state’s most beautiful and interesting locations every Thursday night on Central Oregon Daily.

Destination Oregon: Izakaya Meiji Restaurant in Eugene

In Northwest Eugene, there is a one of a kind restaurant. Its website says that this is where “Japan meets country and western.” That’s all it took for our Dave Jones to hit the road to find out just exactly what that could mean.

Thanks to the folks at the Izakaya Meiji company for showing us around and a special thanks to our Destination Oregon sponsor, Bi-Mart, for giving us the time and resources to take you to some of our state’s most beautiful and interesting locations every Thursday night on Central Oregon Daily.

Destination Oregon: Belknap Hot Springs Resort

Oregon has many natural hot springs, and Central Oregon is home to quite a few of them. In this week’s Destination Oregon report, Dave Jones takes us to Belknap Hot Springs Resort which has been soothing aching muscles since the 1870s.

A special thanks to our Destination Oregon sponsor, Bi-Mart, for giving us the time and resources to take you to some of our state’s most beautiful and interesting locations every Thursday night on Central Oregon Daily.