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Video: Day Trip! – Mount Hood

In the Oregon summer, the mountains of the Cascades await. Forests, alpine meadows, lakes, and waterfalls abound.

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Video: Day Trip! – Portland Nature Break

Need a rest from the concrete jungle? If you’re in Portland, head to Washington park. Here you’ll find trails, botanical gardens, and the Oregon Zoo.

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Video: Day Trip! – Willamette Forests

Head to the rugged foothills of the Cascades. The national forests surrounding the upper reaches of the Willamette River feature hot springs, waterfalls, and lakeside alpine meadows.

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Video: Day Trip! – Waters of the McKenzie

Get in touch with the waters of the McKenzie River. See waterfalls, the bottom of an exceptionally clear lake, and some of the river’s inhabitants. While relatively pristine, this river (like many places in Oregon) is threatened from development along sensitive habitat, being trashed by visitors, and from infrastructure projects …

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Video: Day Trip! – Smith Rock

Smith Rock State Park has been declared one of the seven wonders of Oregon. But beauty comes at a price, overcrowding and damage from visitors mar this volcanic monolith. In this video, see two of the main trails and learn how you can minimize your impact as a visitor in …

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Video: Day Trip! – Lava Lands

See some of the most recent lava flows in the state, take a walk around a crater rim, and go underground into a lava tube – all just south of Bend, Oregon. See too, how settlement of the west impacted the fire ecology of ponderosa forests.

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Video: Day Trip! – Locally Grown

Eugene is a great place to be for local foods. In this episode, get in touch with farmers, winemakers, and brewers.

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Video: Day Trip! – Newport

On this trip, we’re headed to the coastal town of Newport. Cruise the ocean and see our grey whales, climb a lighthouse, and see what lives in our tidepools.

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Video: Day Trip! – Summit Snows

A 286 ft waterfall high in the Cascades, a forested glacial lake, and winter sports with a view are in store this ‘Day Trip!’ All a little over an hour southeast of Eugene on HWY 58. Visit EugeneCascadesCoast.com to learn more about the places featured here.

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Video: Day Trip! – Rugged Coast

Visit the scenic sea-side cliffs of the Oregon Coast. Storm watch at Cape Perpetua, spend some time at the Heceta Head Lighthouse, and see sea lions in one of the largest sea caves on the continent.

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Video: Day Trip! – Oregon Dunes

Travel to the Coast in Florence, and see the spectacular Oregon Dunes. In this video we hike to a waterfall, trek to the Ocean on horseback, and explore an open dune field on foot. If you’d like to know more about the places featured in this video, visit Travel Lane …

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Video: Day Trip! – Forests of the McKenzie

Hike through a unique old growth forest, mountain bike along the McKenzie River, and relax in a natural hot spring! If you’d like to know more about the places featured in the video, visit the website of Travel Lane County: Eugene, Cascades, & Coast at www.eugenecascadescoast.org

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Video: Day Trip! – Willamette Valley

Get out and explore the Willamette Valley in these parks near Eugene! If you’d like to know more about the places featured in the video, visit the website of Travel Lane County: Eugene, Cascades, & Coast at EugeneCascadesCoast.org, or visit their locations in Eugene and Springfield.

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Video games to binge-play over Spring Break

After the heat of finals, spring break presents the perfect opportunity to unwind with video games. Not leaving the house for 9 days is very reasonable.

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Music to binge listen to during Spring Break

Enjoy your spring break with these song suggestions for the ultimate playlist.

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Spring break and binge watching Netflix go together like sun and sunglasses

Spring break is the best time to binge watch on Netflix. Here are twelve shows to spark your interest over the 7 day break.

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Step up your cocktail game this spring break

Make your spring break at home exciting with these flavorful cocktail recipes.

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Spring break love can be found just around the corner

Sunshine breaks the morning sky to awaken your inner calm and greet nature with an ever-refreshing breath as you stand atop the butte hand-in-hand with your special someone. The town below becomes illuminated with sunlit skies and vibrant colors. The season of bloom has come, calling for a period of …

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A sunny spring break can be found on Oregon’s coast

The cool breeze of ocean air, sinking your toes into the warm sand, the sweet smell of salt in the air as you layer on sunscreen in preparation for a well-spent day of spring break — it’s the way most college students like to dream of their spring breaks and …

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Right in your own backyard: Our guide to Central Oregon resort towns

If you are planning on sticking around Eugene for spring break, you might want to consider a weekend or week-long trip to one of Central Oregon’s many resorts. Grab a couple friends or call your family and check out what these resorts have to offer. Black Butte Ranch If you’re …

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How to visit Las Vegas on a budget

If you have ever wanted to go to Las Vegas for spring break but thought you couldn’t afford it, think again. A trip to Sin City can certainly be expensive, but if you cut costs in the right places, there are a number of ways to make that memorable getaway happen and not go broke in the process.

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Go south of the border this spring break

Thinking about going to Mexico for spring break? It’s not too late. Whether you want the classic beach party college experience or you are looking to get away to a remote stretch of beach, Mexico holds a plethora of options. Cabo When you think of a Mexico spring break, Cabo …

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Go climb a mountain: Camping and hiking opportunities this spring break

Whether you’re from Oregon or just staying here over spring break, there are many great hiking and camping spots all around the state. From day trip adventures to week-long camping trips, Oregon has it all. A great place to start, if you’re looking for a great day trip, is Cascade …

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Guide to Portland

College students need to have fun, too. Not the typical “let’s go to that house party again” fun, but real, grown-up fun that needs to be at least slightly planned in advance. This kind of fun requires leaving Eugene. Though it’s probably safe to say that most University students call …

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