Welcome to Eastern Oregon

This slice of Oregon was the last arduous passage the pioneers traversed on their journey west; in some places you can see where their wagon ruts carved out the Oregon Trail. Gold was discovered in the region in the 1860s – making and breaking dozens of towns and cities – and there's also rich Native American history in towns like Joseph.

With a rodeo in every town and the Old West still palpable in spots, visiting Eastern Oregon is like a trip back in time – but forget the covered wagons and bring the digital camera instead.

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Starting at $38.99

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Eastern Oregon activities

$100 Tours & Sightseeing

Full Day Rafting Trip

On the day of your trip we will meet at our central meeting point at 9 am Mountain Time. Once checked in, you will be shuttled in one of our company vans and/or buses up river to Spring Bar. You will be fitted in your life jacket and listen to a safety talk provided by one of the guides. Once educated on safety and what to do in an emergency, you will start your journey. You will raft down the river about 10 miles enjoying the rush of the whitewater and the calm river pools in between. We provide water guns for water fights and an inflatable kayak (by request) for everyone to try. You will then stop at a white sand beach for a gourmet lunch prepared and served by the guides. Once everyone has eaten, you will raft the remaining miles of the river to Lucille where the shuttle vehicle will be waiting to pick you up. You will be shuttled back to the meeting point where photos of your trip and souvenirs will be available.

$99 Water Sports

Riggins Idaho 1-day Rafting Trip on the Salmon River

Full day trip is available in rafts OR inflatable kayaks. The day starts at 8:30 am and 15 minute drive with your group in a van up river to our put-in location. At the put-in, the group will receive the equipment for the trip, including PFD’s for everyone and splash tops and helmets as requested. After getting everyone geared up the group will receive a thorough paddling orientation ensuring you have all the info you need to be successful during your river day. Apply the sunscreen and it’s time to start floating.The day starts off with some mild whitewater to build those paddling skills and learn the techniques you will need later in the day. Prior to lunch the group will see one class III rapid with some big waves to start testing those paddling skills. Sometime around lunch time the group will pull over to the rivers edge for a riverside picnic and some swimming.After lunch it’s back to the river for the whitewater filled afternoon. After floating past Riggins the whitewater picks up starting with Timezone Rapid. This thrilling bit of whitewater has a few holes and waves so big you want to try and miss them while navigating through the exciting medium sized waves. A few more rapids brings the inflatable kayakers to the surfing spot where we will spend some time learning how to surf our kayaks before continuing on.Finally as the afternoon winds down with some tired arms, big smiles, and with lots of great rapids behind us, the group pulls into the takeout and the waiting van. The guides will quickly pack up all the gear and it’s into the van for a 10 minute ride back to your waiting car and the conclusion of the trip.

$29.99 Outdoor Activities

Coeur d Alene Puzzling Adventure

Choose your own start time and embark on your adventure. With your smartphone as your guide, go on a brain-teasing and educational walking tour of your chosen neighborhood. Visit a series of locations and answer the questions or solve puzzles to receive your next instruction.There is no need to race as quickly as possible from start to finish. Part of the fun is enjoying the sights, sounds, and tastes of the tour. Before heading to your next location, you’ll have time to eat, drink, enjoy the sights, and use the bathroom while the game clock is not running. You’re only timed on your travel and puzzles.At the end of your adventure, see your rank based on a combination of your answers to the questions and game clock time.

$40 Tours & Sightseeing

Wild West Historic Walking Tour

Not your typical historic walking tour. Rather than dry facts and forgettable dates, hear short anecdotes and stories from the past that paint a picture of Baker City during its boom town days of the early 1900's. Learn about the problematic points and racial tensions that defined Baker's early history and the immigrants that made the town what it is today. Stop along the way for a free wine tasting and other complimentary samples from locals artisans. The perfect tour for the history enthusiasts who don't mind having a glass of wine in the late afternoon.  Highlights: Boomtown Baker- how mining made Baker boomChina Town- a once thriving ghetto in downtown, how it came and vanishedJapanese in Baker- racial prejudice shaping historyTunnels, Ghosts, & Gunfights- where myth and history meet Special Endings- Finish your tour with an in depth guided beer tasting 101! The Art & Science of Beer Tasting: finish your tour at our local brewery with a guided class on how to professionally taste beer. ~45 min

$55 Cruises, Sailing & Water Tours

Snake River Lunch Cruise

The Hagerman Valley Scenic Lunch Tour combines our breathtaking scenic tour with an exquisite luncheon buffet. Some of the most spectacular scenery in the Magic Valley area on the historic Snake River is shown as you enjoy your meal.Our Luncheon Cruises are specially tailored for individual, family, business, or senior center events. We provide a relaxed and scenic environment to enjoy a nice meal in the company of friends or family or an opportunity for you to meet new ones. Typical Menu - may vary seasonally: • Roasted Pork Tenderloin with Butter Herb Dressing • Chicken Marsala (Artichoke Hearts, garnished with shallots and Sun-dried Tomatoes) • Fettucini Alfredo • Chef's Choice Side Dish • Garden Green Salad with selection of Homemade Dressings • Homemade Applesauce • Tuscan Artisan Bread • Cheese Cake (usually Raspberry Swirl)

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