If travel is a state of mind, Oregon makes you wonder how can one state offer so many wonderful places and exciting outdoor adventures. This week, we look back at memorable Oregon getaways that stood out from the crowd. Watch the video and see if your favorite episode made the list!

The beauty of Oregon’s varied adventures is that they continue to excite and draw me down the state’s back roads and byways to places less traveled – 2011 promises to launch us into even more new adventures that offer plenty of reason to say, “Get out here and explore the Great Oregon Outdoors!” I’ll see you each week right here at Travel Oregon and KGW News Channel Eight.

About the Author: Grant McOmie

Grant McOmie is a Pacific Northwest broadcast journalist, teacher and author who writes and produces stories and special programs about the people, places, outdoor activities and environmental issues of the Pacific Northwest. A fifth generation Oregon native, Grant’s roots run deepest in the central Oregon region near Prineville and Redmond where his family continues to live.

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