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.”
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.