Category Archives: Summer Fun

Best Camping near Salem, Oregon

Summer is the perfect time of year for camping. And, nothing can quite beat the experience of sleeping outdoors, cooking your food over an open fire, and hiking through the woods. If you are planning to go camping near Salem, Oregon, here are some of the best sites. Breitenbush Campground. Located along the Breitenbush River, this campground has easy access to fishing and other water activities. Silver Falls State Park. This fantastic state park is often called the “crown jewel” of the Oregon State Parks system. It offers spectacular views of waterfalls, over 25 miles of trails, and lots of daytime activities like horseshoes, playgrounds, and picnic areas. Champoeg State … Continue reading

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River Rock Concert Series: What We Know So Far

The annual River Rock concert series will start back up this July 13 after a rousing success last year. Withnell Dodge is proud to have been involved with the series and loved the chance we got to engage with the community, and we can’t wait to see what River Rock serves this year. Last year’s River Rock series featured artists Uncle Kracker, The Junebugs, and St. Lucia. This year’s lineup will be announced sometime this month, so keep an eye out! Last year prices ranged from $10 to $25, with a bundle for all three shows at $39, and children under 10 were admitted for free. No prices have been … Continue reading

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5 July Events in Oregon

Summer is the most exciting time of the year, and the most exciting month of summer is definitely July! Here in Oregon, there are several events happening in July that you will definitely want to be a part of. Be sure to check out these 5 July events in Oregon. Portland Vintage Racing Festival (July 7-10) We might be a little biased due to our love of cars, but one of our favorite Oregon summer events is the Portland Vintage Racing Festival. During the festival, dozens of classic sports cars will be put on display. Race Across Oregon (July 15-17) Race Across Oregon is a great way to get some … Continue reading

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5 Beautiful Portland Parks

Portland, Oregon, is often considered one of the most beautiful cities in the entire country. One of the main reasons for this reputation is the sheer number of public parks located throughout the city. Whether you are a Portland resident of visitor, you won’t want to miss these 5 beautiful Portland parks! Forest Park Conservancy A forest located right in the middle of the city of Portland, the Forest Park Conservancy is not only one of the largest parks in Oregon, but the entire nation! It is a fantastic natural oasis that you can find in an urban environment. Washington Park One of the largest parks in the Portland area, … Continue reading

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