Oregon’s Scenic Byways

Explore Oregon A selection of Scenic Byways

five of 12 Scenic Byways in Oregon
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    7 Wonders of Oregon: Crater Lake

    written by Emily Forsha on February 5th, 2015

    When you look at the deep blue waters of Crater Lake up close, it’s pretty easy to see why it’s one of the 7 Wonders of Oregon. Here’s how to take a trip around Southern Oregon to see it for yourself: Crater Lake: Formed by the collapse of an…

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    7 Wonders of Oregon: Painted Hills

    written by Emily Forsha on February 24th, 2015

    When you travel to the Painted Hills, you can see millions of years of history revealed in the layers of mountains of earth, one color at a time. A journey to the hills is a journey through ancient and recent history; here’s how to see this…

  3. Gorge

    7 Wonders of Oregon: The Columbia River Gorge

    written by Emily Forsha on February 20th, 2014

    With 292,500 acres in the Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area, there is plenty to see and do. Go see it for yourself and discover why it’s one of the 7 Wonders of Oregon: Historic Columbia River Highway Scenic Byway: It’s easy to see…

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    An Oregon Gem at Diamond Lake

    written by Grant McOmie on August 31st, 2012

    If you’re on the hunt for one more Oregon summer vacation destination, consider a place that feels a million miles away from city hubbub, noise and everyday routine.Escape into the watery world of Southern Oregon at Diamond Lake, where hungry…

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    Aufderheide Scenic Drive

    written by Grant McOmie on October 5th, 2012

    Many Oregon roadways are busy blurs, but this week, slow down and enjoy the sights and sounds of the changing seasons. Thisgetaway takes us down the country’s oldest national scenic byway in the Cascade Mountains. If the roadway flanking the…


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