Three months ago I rented a cabin in eastern Oregon for this last weekend. It was a long drive, but quite a memorable trip:
Inside the Red Lion in Pendleton
The creek behind the cabin
Normal traffic in Joseph
Devil's Canyon, Oregon ... deeper than the Grand Canyon, but smaller overall. And waaay more boring. Seriously, don't go here. Long drive, small reward. Trust me. Don't do it.
He's on top of the world at 8100 feet
Waiting for chipmunks to climb up on them