Named after Col. Edward Dickinson Baker, a Senator from Oregon, and the only member of Congress to die in the Civil War, Baker City is located in the eastern part of Oregon, on the banks of the Powder River.
Once a booming gold mining town, the town's preserved historic shopping district still has a 1890s atmosphere.
Other attractions include the Oregon Trail Regional Museum, which is located in the city, and the Oregon Trail Interpretative Center at Flagstaff Hill, five miles east of downtown.
Hotels in Baker city are located within 2 miles of the city center and its historic downtown. They all offer easy access to highway 30 and the I-84.