Photos by Drew Smalley Photography / @drewsmalleyphoto Words by Erika Vikander / @erikathevikingvikander Location: The Gifford Pinchot National Forest The problem with living in such an unbelievably scenic place is, it is nearly impossible to decide what new area to explore. Within two hours you can be at the coast, the desert, old growth forest, or on a serene mountain top with views beyond your wildest dreams. This

In this blog post, we're going to explore The Willamette Valley. The Willamette Valley runs south from Portland, Oregon for 150 miles, passing through the state capital of Salem, and then down to Eugene. The valley is surrounded by three mountain ranges—the Oregon Coast Range, the Cascade Range, and the Calapooya Mountains—making for incredible terrain for hiking and biking throughout the valley. Whether you’re on

If you’re at all intrigued by the sport of mountain biking, then the Pacific Northwest should be on your list of mountain biking destinations. For example, singletrack terrain in Oregon through forests, mountains, and along rivers is some of the best and most unique in the country. With help from Singletracks, a nationwide online mountain biking community, we’ve put together an aggregated list of some

The Pacific Northwest region of the United States is the ultimate playground for all outdoors-people. Whether you’re four years old or 94, there is something for everyone to enjoy. From hiking to whale watching to mountain biking, your whole family will enjoy exploring everything that the PNW has to offer. We at ROAMERICA put together a list of some of our favorite family activities in

At the end of the season, the Sportsmobiles in our fleet need a little/lot of love. After seeing rain, snow and sun their pop tops typically are starting to show signs of wear and they're not as waterproof. Therefore, we take a few days to clean the pop tops and winterize them. If you're looking for information on how to clean your canvas pop top in

What a way to end the year! We all know that 2020 technically has not been the best year. Nonetheless, we want to end on a positive note because we've had a lot of amazing things happen this year. The result, we had a year filled with surprises and joy. Here is just one of those stories! Enjoy! The Planning Lizzy contacted us about a campervan rental

In 2014, the state of Oregon launched a tourism campaign so successful that it withstood the test of time - much like the places it was promoting. The campaign, launched by Travel Oregon, defined the ‘7 Wonders of Oregon’ in an effort to get visitors and residents out and exploring the natural wonders of the state. We can’t help but agree; these places are totally

Words and Photos by Ryan Flood After weeks of sheltering-in-place, blanket-forts, neighborhood walks and diligently working our way through the entire Harry Potter series every Friday night, our family was well-overdue for an adventure outside our zip code. We are accustomed to family road trips and camping throughout Oregon and the Pacific Northwest, but for this first trip of the Summer we wanted something a little

We have been building our own vans for a while so…..we’re excited to introduce our latest venture to you all, Axis Vehicle Outfitters. The primary focus of Axis Vehicle Outfitters is to bring simple, durable, high quality, easy to maintain van builds to the market to get more people out adventuring. We focus on very reliable platforms with versatile layouts that are affordable to start with,