Pacific City, a slightly sleepy beachfront town where sand drifts across parking lots and fishing dories ride the waves into shore, is the perfect Oregon coast town. Go check out Haystack Rock. It is 90 feet taller than the one with the same name in Cannon Beach!
Only two hours from Portland, Cottonwood Canyon State Park appears to be undiscovered at the moment. A friend told us to head downriver out of the campground and then just stop and listen. “You’ll hear literally nothing,” he said. “It’s the quietest place on earth.”
Fall is a fantastic time to go camping in a camper van. There are plenty of campgrounds open, and relatively few people in them!
We hiked three trails, swam in three lakes, soaked in three hot springs, stayed in three different campgrounds, got, er, one speeding ticket, and laughed too many times to count. There were three of us, which resulted in exponential fun. Here’s a recap of our trip to Stanley, Idaho by the numbers.
In this five night itinerary you’ll cross the iconic Golden Gate Bridge and head into the beauty of Northern California. Windswept headlands, pristine beaches, photogenic vistas at every turn … this is a bucket list kind of trip.
Need some inspiration? Tag along while Jamie and Richie Staggs spend a week exploring Oregon in a GoCamp Eurovan Camper. They share insights on things to do and where to camp. From the coast to the mountains to Bend to Mt Hood, they covered 600 miles of goodness.
In this itinerary for exploring Oregon’s Northern Coast, you’ll spend five nights and six days marveling at rugged coastlines, jumping in swimming holes, hiking, and watching the waves break. This route will take you from Portland to Astoria, down the Northern Coast to Tillamook, and then back to Portland.
You get it all from this classic Oregon Tour. Waterfalls, forests, scenic highways, beaches … Best head out of Portland as early as you can in your GoCamp camper van. Your first stop? Multnomah Falls.
This weekend route north of San Fransisco is perfect for a quick escape from the city. You’ll see Mount Tamalpais, Stinson Beach, Wright’s Beach and finally Point Reyes. Then head home refreshed and ready for another work week!
Take this classic Oregon road trip and you’ll see rivers, waterfalls, majestic forests and the bluest lake imaginable. Apart from route suggestions and camping recommendations, we also include tips on where to eat and what to do along the way.