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After a restful nights sleep and a hearty breakfast, you can head out to explore the sights of the region, partake in the activities you have planned in the area, or be on your way to your next destination.

Our Favorites

Movie Night- Canyon City, Every other Saturday at 7PM.  Different movie each showing.

(541) 575-0210 for information.


Flea Market- Sunday- at the Elks Lodge


Thrift , Collectable and Antique stores:

etc- antique boutique

(featuring works from local artists)– John Day

A Bit of Europe – John Day

Dark Horse- John Day

Ki-Yo-Tee Antiques – John Day

Sue-Z-Q’s – John Day

United Methodist Thrift Shop – John Day

Prairie City Antiques – Prairie City

Oxbow Trade Co.- Canyon City


Farmers Market:

Saturday morning from 9 a.m. until noon, starting on the 3rd Saturday of June. The season concludes on the 3rd Saturday in October with a huge Harvest Festival Celebration.


Clyde Holiday State Park (Mount Vernon)- great place for picnicking and playing/fishing in the John day river).


Magone Lake (Malheur National Forest)

Strawberry Lake hike


Local Listings


Chester's Thriftway (Grocery)

Lens Pharmacy

Dollar General


Places to Eat- There are some really enjoyable restaurants that we hope you'll enjoy (sorted in no way whatsoever).


John Day / Canyon City:

The Snaffle Bit Steak House

Outpost Pizza Pub & Grill (a lot more than pizza)

1188 Brewing Company (a lot more than beer)

Grubsteak Mining Company (one of our favorites)

Squeeze In Restaurant


Dairy Queen

Figaro's Pizza

Log Cabin Espresso

Java Jungle & Tropical Tan

Prairie City:

Chucks little Diner

El Cocinero

Oxbow Restaurant & Saloon

Hitchin' Post drive in cafe

Mount Vernon:

Silver Spur Cafe

Places to see-

John Day Fossil Beds (museum)

Kam Wah Chung (museum)

Grant County Ranch & Rodeo Museum

Grant County Historical Museum (Canyon City)

John Day Fossil Beds (National Monument)

DeWitt Museum (Prairie City)

Magone Lake (Malheur National Forest)

Strawberry Lake (Malheur National Forest)

Local Events

Grant County


John Day

Canyon City

Prairie City

Mount Vernon

Great guide to Eastern Oregon by travel bloggers Esther & Jacob Ju of
Local Adventurer
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