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7-Day Oregon Coast Road Trip Itinerary

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Planning a road trip to the Pacific Northwest? Use this detailed Oregon Coast road trip itinerary to make the most of your adventure!

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Sleep under the stars, plan that epic road trip, and breathe in the fresh air.
Bearfoot Theory Founder Kristen Bor hiking on Parker Ridge in Banff National Park
Hi, I’m Kristen!

Welcome to Bearfoot Theory

If you’re like me, you feel most alive in the outdoors. On the weekends, you’d rather hit the trail than the bar, and you choose sleeping under the stars over 5 star hotels.

In 2014, I quit my 9-5 Washington DC career to start this outdoor blog, where my goal is to make the outdoors more accessible for everyday people.

Here you’ll find my best trips, tips, and outdoor advice for hiking, camping, backpacking, road trips, van life and more. My goal is to prepare you with the knowledge, gear, and skillset you need to get outside, so you’re prepared for whatever nature throws at you.

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You don’t need to climb a 20,000 foot mountain to reap the rewards of the outdoors. All you need is a good pair of boots, a pack, and a few important hiking essentials. Get ready to hit some incredible hiking trails with my essential hiking tips and hiking gear roundups.

Camper Van Life

The Bearfoot Theory team has over 12 years of van life between us in all different types of vans, and we’re here to show you how it’s done. Learn how to pick the right van for your lifestyle, get inspiration for your van conversion, and learn practical advice for living in a van.

Be responsible outdoors.

We all have a responsibility to look after the places that we love.


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