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If you’re looking for a super magical and unique place in Oregon where you can get away from it all, look no further than Breitenbush Hot Springs Retreat & Conference Center near Detroit, about an hour and a half east of Salem. This place is very special, and best of all, it’s completely off-the-grid living. The hot springs and conference center itself are entirely off-grid and have no television, cell phone, or internet service.

Further, neither does the neighboring community where all the Breitenbush employees live. The river generates all electricity for Breitenbush and all buildings on the property for both guests and residents are heated by geothermal wells. Guests can visit Breitenbush all year and the employees live on-site year-round, too. Read on to learn more about this place.

Breitenbush Hot Springs Retreat & Conference Center is amazing. As you can see, it is not only beautiful, but everything there is intentional and is designed with the visitor, the employee, and the natural world in mind. It’s a great representation of the fact that off-grid living can not only work, but that it can thrive. Make a plan to visit as soon as you can; the people behind this special place can’t wait to host you soon.


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