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We live for the weekend. So, this summer, we're sharing the epic destinations that are filling up our 48 hours of uninterrupted freedom in this new series, On The Loose. Get inspired, and then show us your own #Epic48 weekend snaps on Instagram.
Even before "put a bird on it," Portland was one of the country's best spots for farm-to-table dining, bespoke cocktails, and cool vintage shopping. But, once you've done the city thing and you're ready to get out of town, you want escapes that are truly awesome — you know, those hidden gems that give your Instagram followers major FOMO.
So, to make your next weekend escape truly unforgettable, we teamed up with Secret's Destinations and Scent Expressions collections to bring you 10 of the most kick-ass getaways that will shock your senses — all while staying pleasantly fragrant and feeling fresh. And, since Oregon is nothing if not scenic, we've found the lakes, stratovolcanoes, and forest excursions that someday you'll recall with a "remember when..." So, get to it. Mountains, forests, and the Pacific Ocean itself are calling.