It’s Impossible To Drive Through This Delightful Oregon Town Without Stopping

Nestled into the foothills of the gorgeous Wallowa Mountains is the charming town of Joseph, Oregon. This remote, artsy town is home to roughly 1,000 residents, and its tree-lined streets are full of unique shops and cafes, historic buildings, amazing bronze sculptures, and more. The town is surrounded by pristine natural beauty and incredible mountain silhouettes; it’s even known colloquially as the “Little Switzerland of America”.

We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life as we all practice social and physical distancing. While we’re continuing to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, we don’t expect or encourage you to go check them out immediately. We believe that supporting local attractions is important now more than ever and we hope our articles inspire your future adventures! And on that note, please nominate your favorite local business that could use some love right now:

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