Destination Oregon: Finnegan’s Toys & Gifts in Portland

Have you started your holiday shopping yet? If you’re stumped about what to give to the young ones or the grown-ups on your list, we just might have the answer. In this week’s Destination Oregon, Dave Jones takes us to a place that undoubtedly has the perfect gift for anyone on your Christmas list, Finnegan’s Toys & Gifts in Portland.

Thanks to our Destination Oregon sponsor, Bi-Mart, for giving us the time and resources to take you to some of the most interesting and beautiful places across our state with a new edition of Destination Oregon every Thursday night on Central Oregon Daily.

Destination Oregon: Atticus Hotel in McMinnvillle

If you’re thinking about a weekend get-a-way in Oregon Wine Country, we might just have the ticket for you. A new hotel in the heart of wine country. But to look at it, you might think it has been around for a hundred years. In this week’s Destination Oregon, Dave Jones takes us to the Atticus Hotel in McMinnville

A special thanks to our Destination Oregon sponsor, Bi-Mart, for giving us the time and resources to take you to some of the most interesting and beautiful places across our state with a new edition of Destination Oregon every Thursday night on Central Oregon Daily.

Destination Oregon: Paisley Mosquito Festival

A famous business leader from the 20th century once said, “We are continually faced by great opportunities brilliantly disguised as insoluble problems.” For years, in the small southeastern Oregon town of Paisley, the ongoing problem was mosquitoes. However, the town turned that problem into a brilliant opportunity.

Dave Jones takes us to the annual Mosquito Festival in this week’s edition of Destination Oregon.

A special thanks to our Destination Oregon sponsor, Bi-Mart, for giving us the time and resources to take you to some of the most interesting and beautiful places across our state with a new edition of Destination Oregon every Thursday night on Central Oregon Daily.

Destination Oregon: Rafting on the Deschutes River

People come from all over the world to enjoy Central Oregon’s great outdoors. In this week’s Destination Oregon, Dave Jones takes us just down the road to enjoy one of the region’s most scenic, exciting and wet experiences, whitewater rafting on the Deschutes River with the Seventh Mountain River Company.

A special thanks to our Destination Oregon sponsor, Bi-Mart, for giving us the time and resources to take you to some of the most interesting and beautiful places across our state, with a new edition of Destination Oregon every Thursday night on Central Oregon Daily.

 

The Great Outdoors: New Hiking Trail Proposed in the Columbia Gorge

Recreation is a huge driver for Oregon’s economy. In this week’s Great Outdoors, Brian Jennings takes us to the Columbia Gorge where Friends of the Columbia Gorge hope a new hiking trail may lead to greater economic growth.

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: Balch Hotel

A short two-hour drive north of Central Oregon can take you back in time to the early 1900’s. In this week’s Destination Oregon, Dave Jones takes us to Dufur, Oregon and a historic old hotel that is designed to help you unplug and relax.

Thanks to the folks at the Balch Hotel for showing us around.

A special thanks to our Destination Oregon sponsor, Bi-Mart, for giving us the time and resources to take you to some of the most interesting and beautiful places across our state with a new edition of Destination Oregon every Thursday night on Central Oregon Daily.

Destination Oregon: Mt. Angel Sausage Company

In the Mid-Willamette Valley town of Mt. Angel, there is a unique restaurant that reflects the Bavarian personality of the town. For this week’s Destination Oregon, Dave Jones takes us to the famous Mt. Angel Sausage Company.

Thanks to the folks at Mt. Angel Sausage Company for showing us around, and feeding our crew.

A special thanks to our Destination Oregon sponsor, Bi-Mart, for giving us the time and resources to take you to some of the most interesting and historic places across our state with a new edition of Destination Oregon every Thursday night.

Destination Oregon: Whale Watching in Depoe Bay

Next week is spring break, and coincidentally, it’s also whale watching week on the Oregon Coast. Volunteers will be on hand up and down the coast to help vacationers spot gray whales as they migrate.

In this week’s Destination Oregon report, our Dave Jones takes us on land and sea in search of these great mammals. Special thanks to Dockside Charters in Depoe Bay for taking us whale watching.