All In A Day's Drive

Trick-or-Treat! Haunted barns, City Halls and markets

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Moms and dads will take on the role of chauffer on Halloween as they lead their kids on a candy hunt. And while there's nothing wrong with ringing doorbell after doorbell, many more places are preparing for crowds as well.    

As kids head out to load up on sweets, several places will open up their doors to welcome costumed youngsters.

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A boo-tiful day's drive to Cottage Grove

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The Severed Armory is open every evening from now until Halloween. A portion of the proceeds raised will benefit Cottage Grove High School.

Halloween is less than two weeks away, which means costumes are being picked over.

It's also prime time for those looking for a good scare. And Cottage Grove is home to a number of ghost stories.

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Looking for a pumpkin patch? Plenty within a day's drive

Looking for a pumpkin patch? Plenty within a day's drive »Play Video
Pumpkin shopping at Lone Pine Farms

You don't have to travel far to pick a big orange pumpkin.

There are a handful of patches within a few miles of Eugene.

And they offer plenty more to do besides jack-o-lantern carving.

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Fall frolic on Eugene's trails

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Fall. Bikes. Mud. Wash. Repeat.

Fall is a scenic time of year to take in some of Oregon's scenery. And if you enjoy the outdoors, Eugene's trail system offers some breathtaking views that won't leave you feeling too winded.

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'One of Eugene's best kept secrets'

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A sample of what's on display at the Conger Clock Museum

You don't need to know how to tune an engine or wind a watch to appreciate a classic. But two vintage businesses are still ticking in Eugene and Springfield. And they both have one thing in common: you can take all the time you need once you arrive.

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Apples and pies a Day's Drive from Eugene

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"One of the questions the kids asked was why are they not shiny?" Scio teacher Shawna Mole said.

Only about an hour up the highway from Eugene, you can find fresh apples ripe for the picking. Oregon’s capital offers a few places where you can enjoy a sweet treat.

Prime time for prize-winning crabs on the Oregon Coast

Prime time for prize-winning crabs on the Oregon Coast »Play Video
The 2009 Legislature designated the Dungeness Crab (Metacarcinus magister) ´╗┐as the official state crustacean. The action followed petitioning by the 4th grade class of Sunset Primary School in West Linn. Common to the Pacific coastline from the Alaskan Aleutian Islands to Santa Cruz, California, Dungeness Crab is considered the most commercially important crab in the Pacific Northwest.

Fall is prime season for catching Dungeness crab on the Oregon coast.

'Just because Labor Day calls for the end of summer doesn't mean it's the end of summer'

'Just because Labor Day calls for the end of summer doesn't mean it's the end of summer'
The McKenzie River offers a great rafting adventure for families

Many families consider Labor Day to be the last big weekend on the water. But with around three weeks of summer left, there's still time spend an afternoon outdoors.

Pedaling for Pinot in Lane County

Pedaling for Pinot in Lane County

There are plenty of ways to enjoy the fruit of Lane County. Besides berry picking, you can also taste a few vintages at several of the county's wineries. And there are a handful within biking distance from Cottage Grove.

All in a Day's Drive: Oakland and Sutherlin

All in a Day's Drive: Oakland and Sutherlin

Two small towns south of Eugene offer a fair share of history and charm. And you don’t have to venture far from the interstate to find them.

Pacific City: Surf, fly or ride the Oregon Coast

Pacific City: Surf, fly or ride the Oregon Coast
Surf. Fly. Ride.

On a foggy afternoon, the beach at Cape Kiwanda may appear ominous at first glance. But if you ask people in Pacific City, they'll swear up and down that this can be an ideal place to conquer your fears.