Shilo Inn The Dalles
Travel Blogs from The Dalles
... like 9. Nine is late when your camping. I have certainly broken the habit of staying up until the wee hours of the night. No TV and little politics have helped on that score. We got a good start this morning, but had to wait until the sun came around the trees to melt the ice off the tent. Sadly, no wildlife to speak of. All the elk hunters must have them rattled. We did have Stellar Jays in camp. What we used to call robber jays ...
... a modern ski lodge. Mt Hood was there in all its glory, still covered partly in last winters snow. We had a quick look around the shop and hightailed it back to the car to continue our journey to Hood River. We tried a few motels but they were a bit pricey so we ended up in The Dales at a Motel 8 and as it happens its turned out just as good as some off the better chain motels. It was a poor choice of eateries so we ended up at a Chinese, and it turned out to be a good ...
... camp for the night and there are several Bureau of Land Management campsites around the town of Maupin. BLM campsites tend to be very primitive, cheap and unreservable. So primitive in fact that you can often find a spot at the last minute. The BLM campground “Oasis” happened to be the first one we tried and sure 'nuf, there was a spot of dirt waiting for us right on the shore of the Deschutes river. It seems that taking a guided rubber boat down the ...
... end up in The Dalles, a little heard of place in northern Oregon on the mighty Columbia River? Well, we are currently staying at the most gorgeous state park, Deschutes River Recreational Area, which is only a few miles from The Dalles. Our luck in finding this wonderful neck-of-the woods was truly just a placement of the finger on the map of Oregon and the comment, "this looks like it might be a nice place to stay". We ...
... mart. This place is huge! Chum was able to find the boots that she’ll need for her upcoming horse camp this summer. She has barely taken them off! We spent an hour at the Bend skate park and then continued south toward Collier State Park.
Collier is a pristine campground set amongst large pines with a small river (complete with beavers) running to the south. There were a few big rvs there but it was very quiet. We picked ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility