Distance: 360 mi / 6 hr 19 min (map)
Things You Can’t Miss: Wallowa Lake, Hells Canyon Scenic Byway, Bronze Artwalk
What to Eat: The Dog Spot, Old Town Café, Cheyenne Cafe
Where to Stay: Eagle Cap Chalets, The Ponderosa Motel, Eagle’s View Inn & Suites
If you can’t decide between relaxing or being active for the weekend, head to Joseph, Oregon. Once you’re there, you’ll know if you want to soak in the splendid, tranquil views of Wallowa Lake or the endless valley views along the Hells Canyon Scenic Byway.
There’s hiking, mountain biking, fishing, boating, and swimming in the summer. During winter, you can enjoy the region via cross-country skiing or snowmobiling.
In town, don’t forget to treat yourself to local and fresh product and marvel at the artistry of the bronze sculptors. It put Joseph Oregon on the map as bronze sculptures became more popular.