Oregon City

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Explore a wealth of history in Oregon City, the original capital of the Oregon Territory. The city is home to numerous historical museums such as The End of the Oregon Trail Interpretive Center and the Museum of the Oregon Territory; the powerful beauty of the Willamette Falls; and a growing culinary scene. Oregon City offers plenty of vacation activities close to Portland, but a world away.

Greater Portland

Oregon City is located in Greater Portland, where you'll find the distinctive neighborhoods of Portland surrounded by wine country and the foothills of Mt. Hood.

Nearby cities are: West Linn, Lake Oswego, Canby, and Tualatin.

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by Grant McOmie / August 4, 2011

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Find things to see and do In Oregon City

  1.     Attractions
    1.     Amusement Parks
    2.     Aquariums & Zoos
    3.     Art Galleries & Studios
    4.     Casinos
    5.     Movies and TV filmed in Oregon
    6.     Museums & Interpretive Centers
    7.     Outdoors & Nature
    8.     Performing Arts
    9.     Shopping
    10.     Theater
    11.     Tour Companies & Guides
  2.     Recreation
    1.     Birding
    2.     Camping
    3.     Cycling
    4.     Fishing
    5.     Golf
    6.     Guides & Charters
      1.     Back Country Guides
      2.     Bicycle Guides
      3.     Charter Boats
      4.     Fishing Guides
      5.     Hunting Guides
      6.     Jet Boat Charters
      7.     Outdoor Guides
      8.     Whitewater Guides
    7.     Hiking
    8.     Indoor Sports
    9.     Jet Boating
    10.     Kayaking
    11.     Oregon Adventurecations
    12.     Rafting
    13.     Scenic Byways
    14.     Snow Sports
    15.     Sustainable Travel
  3.     Eat & Drink
    1.     Artisan Producers
    2.     Beer & Breweries
    3.     Coffee & Tea
    4.     Culinary Experiences
    5.     Distilleries in Oregon
    6.     Farmers' Markets
    7.     Farms & Farm Stays
    8.     Oregon Food Trips
    9.     Picking & Foraging
    10.     Ranches & Ranch Stays
    11.     Restaurants
      1.     American
      2.     Asian Fusion
      3.     Cajun / Creole
      4.     Chinese
      5.     French Bistros
      6.     Greek
      7.     Irish
      8.     Italian
      9.     Japanese
      10.     Latino
      11.     Mediterranean
      12.     Pacific Northwest
      13.     Pizza
      14.     Seafood
      15.     Southern
      16.     Thai
    12.     Seafood
    13.     Wineries & Wine
  4.     Oregon Heritage
    1.     Covered Bridges
    2.     Ghost Towns
    3.     Heritage Areas
    4.     Heritage Museums
    5.     Indian Country
    6.     Lighthouses
    7.     Old West & Oregon Trail
  5.     Natural Wonders
    1.     Bodies of Water
      1.     Lakes & Reservoirs
      2.     Rivers
      3.     Waterfalls
    2.     Forests, Parks & Refuges
      1.     National Forests & Parks
      2.     National Wildlife Refuges and Areas
      3.     State Parks
    3.     Mountains & Hills
  6.     Events
    1.     Animal & Agriculture Events
    2.     Culinary Events
    3.     Cultural Heritage Events
    4.     Exhibit & Lecture Events
    5.     Fairs & Festivals
    6.     Flower & Garden Events
    7.     Oregon Food Trips
    8.     Performing Art Events
    9.     Sports Events
    10.     Visual Art Events
    11.     Volunteer Events
  7. All Places to Stay
  8.     Lodging
    1.     Bed and Breakfasts
    2.     Hotel / Motel
    3.     Vacation Rentals
  9.     RV Parks
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Oregon City Regional Visitor Information Center 1726 Washington St., Oregon City 503.656.1619, www.HistoricOregonCity.org
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