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Oregon Family Vacation, Any Ideas?

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Oregon Family Vacation, Any Ideas?

I've lived in Oregon all my life but haven't really had the pleasure of traveling very much to see hardly any of it. I would like to take my little family of 4 somewhere relaxing but enjoyable and fun around June. Any suggestions?.

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1. Re: Oregon Family Vacation, Any Ideas?

Oregon is a big state and you live in a small corner of it. I'm assuming your family of 4 consists of a spouse and two children. How old are the kids? It makes a big difference on what we suggest if they are toddlers or teens. What are your interests?

I live on the west side of the Cascades and my choice in June would be to go to the areas around Bend and Sisters to get some warm weather, but since you are in Pendleton, you might prefer somewhere along the Oregon Coast, or the Columbia Gorge, the big city of Portland, or jet boat ride down the Rouge River from Grants Pass.

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2. Re: Oregon Family Vacation, Any Ideas?

Good questions above.

Also, how long do you have for your holiday?

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We like the northern Oregon Coast, you could stay in Cannon Beach or Seaside and branch out from there to Portland, the wine country, Oregon Coast Aquarium in Newport, Oswald West State Park, Manzanita, Astoria, etc. How long do you have? :)

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4. Re: Oregon Family Vacation, Any Ideas?

Using my 16-variable "Oregon Opposites" calculator, I have determined that the opposite of Pendleton is the Port Orford/Langlois area.

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5. Re: Oregon Family Vacation, Any Ideas?

I spent good share of my younger life near Pendleton. But in recent years have been on west side though still traveled throughout Oregon

I have several suggestions for you depending on how you answer questions.

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6. Re: Oregon Family Vacation, Any Ideas?

I like oregone's calculator, which puts you close to that Rogue jetboat, a dune buggy, some redwoods, and maybe a drive-by of Crater Lake on either the trip from or returning to Pendleton.

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7. Re: Oregon Family Vacation, Any Ideas?

lol, me too, mistletoe!

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8. Re: Oregon Family Vacation, Any Ideas?

My kids are 9 & 5. We've been to lincoln city before and stayed right on the beach and they loved it but I think that their old enough now to start having small adventures. Something fun for all of us. I'm thinking that maybe a four day weekend. Leave Friday morning get back sometime Monday late afternoon. I was thinking that maybe late may early june. My son & boyfriends birthdays are in June would be a nice treat for all of us to get out for a little bit. Hopefully this will help w/ suggestions. Thank you so much for responding.

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9. Re: Oregon Family Vacation, Any Ideas?

I would go where the weather was best at that time of year then..could be a bit on the wet and chilly side at the Coast along Seaside/Cannon Beach etc..

I wanted to go to a ranch and see a rodeo when we first moved to Portland..mistletoe told me where and when :)

That sounds like something munchkins and boyfriend would like..no? :)

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10. Re: Oregon Family Vacation, Any Ideas?

But Scarlett, they live in Pendleton - home of the *real* Oregon rodeo, lol!

Not having children I'm just thinking aloud here ... Newport with the bay cruise, tidepools, lighthouses, aquarium ... Florence for dune buggy tour ...

Okay, I'm out of ideas here :-)

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