The Times' favorite summer vacation photos from readers in 2014

Willamette Valley, Oregon

ChinaPortland (Multnomah, Oregon)
Distance: 972 miles one-way. After spending most of the 20th century as a haven for hazelnut growers and turkey farmers, this territory, about an hour's drive south of Portland, now belongs to the Pinot grape and those who admire it. Stand on high ground in the Dundee Hills and you see the... Shane Young / Associated Press