Discover 10 Scenic Gems in Oregon's Serene Hinterlands


a quaint seaside village renowned for its peace and breathtaking sunsets, as well as its picturesque beaches and Face Rock.


Nestled deep within the Wallowa Mountains, Joseph provides a tranquil haven with stunning views of the surrounding peaks and easy access to Wallowa Lake.

Port Orford

A small, coastal community known for its tranquil appeal, distinctive art galleries, and the iconic Cape Blanco Lighthouse.


A tranquil town with a historic downtown and stunning natural surroundings, Silverton is next to Silver Falls State Park and surrounded by dense forests.


hidden coastal gem that offers a tranquil seaside experience. It is home to rocky beaches, tide pools, and the picturesque Cape Perpetua.


With breathtaking views of the coast and a laid-back beach town vibe, Manzanita is tucked away between the Pacific Ocean and Neahkahnie Mountain.

Hood River

Hood River's less congested parts include the stunning Hood River Valley, wineries, and orchards, even though it's best known for windsurfing.


With its sandy dunes, lighthouses, and the gorgeous Heceta Head, Florence is a laid-back town on the Oregon Coast near the Siuslaw River.


Encircled by the Cascade Mountains, Sisters is a picturesque Western-style town with outdoor recreation opportunities and a charming downtown district.


Enterprise, a sleepy village at the entrance to the Wallowa Mountains, is close to the breathtaking Joseph Canyon Scenic Byway and the Wallowa Valley.