Are you interested in visiting our state? In recent years, our little home in the Pacific Northwest has gotten a lot of attention.
We’re flattered. People can’t seem to say enough about it. And a lot of the things they’ve been saying are true. But let’s not lose our heads over this. Oregon is a very special place. And we’re glad you like it. But it’s just a place with a bunch of mountains and lakes and trees and beaches and those kinds of things.
That said, we do want you to visit. Really, we do. But please, don’t all come at once. Maybe just a few of you at a time.
It’s easier to get to know one another that way.
Spring in Mt. Hood and the Columbia River Gorge is the best of both worlds. Here you can enjoy fresh ski tracks in the morning and play watersports in the afternoon. Waterfalls are gushing from winter run-off, wildflowers are in full bloom and the…Continue reading this story…
an Oregon StoryThe Bloom Beat: Flower Festivals Statewide
Springtime is in the air, and soon Oregon will be blanketed in pops of bright colors everywhere: tulips, peonies, irises, dahlias, lavender, rhododendrons, roses and more. Lucky for us, there’s a festival for nearly every bloom. But the festivals…Continue reading this story…
an Oregon StoryGet Ready for the Total Solar Eclipse in 2017
One of nature’s most incredible and rarest sights is coming to Oregon next year. On August 21, 2017, the state will be treated to a total solar eclipse, a rare celestial event in which the moon passes in front of the sun and completely…Continue reading this story…
an Oregon StoryHit the Slopes in the Spring
Don’t put away your skis and snowboards just yet. With Oregon’s varied climates, you can enjoy spring corn on the morning slopes and then bike, hike or paddlein the afternoon.Spring snowfall is a reminder from Old Man Winter that ski season…Continue reading this story…
Find Things to See & Do
The easiest way to get to Oregon’s 7 Wonders is to fly Alaska Airlines. With daily non-stop flights to Eugene, Medford, Portland, & Bend, it’s easy to see why Alaska is the official 7 Wonders of Oregon airline.Find Flights on AlaskaAir.com
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Cities, Regions, Questions & Answers Planning Your Trip
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We’ve partnered with Roadtrippers to provide a great way to plan a trip around Oregon. Packed with all the great resources you’ll find on TravelOregon.com, the Oregon Roadtrippers experience gets you from Point A to Point B (and C, D, and E), suggests stuff to do on the way, and let’s you take it with you on your smartphone.
Where is Oregon, anyway?
Not familiar with U.S. geography? Oregon is on the West Coast, right between Washington and California. Some people think it’s the best thing about the West Coast, and of course they’re right.
Made up of seven diverse regions, Oregon has the ocean, mountains, valleys, high desert, cities, small towns, and almost everything in between.
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That's a big area but there are a lot of options. It's good that you say you're not big city people, because the Willamette Valley is short on big cities but big on quirky smallish cities and towns. Here are a few broad ideas about things you might like to see and do as you make your way from Portland to Eugene: Wine/Beer Tasting: The Willamette Valley is particularly known for having wonde…