Sustainable travel is a form of travel that aims to sustain or enhance the geographical character of a place—its environment, culture, aesthetics, heritage and the well-being of its residents. Learn about sustainable travel in Oregon, check out our EV itineraries and leave a lighter footprint.
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If you travel in Oregon, you’ve probably noticed that we’re pretty green-minded. To spread the word, we’ve developed a network of sustainability-minded businesses. The Oregon Travel Philanthropy Fund helps pay for stewardship projects around the state, and through the Sustainable Business Challenge, Oregon businesses voluntarily report their sustainable and environmental business practices. Just look for the Travel Oregon Forever logo to support these participating businesses.
an ItineraryOregon Coast Electric Byway
Oregon has a reputation for its commitment to sustainability, so it’s no wonder the state is embracing electric vehicles (EVs) with enthusiasm. Now you can take a trip along all 363 miles of the beautiful Oregon Coast and charge your EV along the…Continue reading this story…
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You can spot whales nearly year-round on the Oregon Coast. Gray Whales migrate along the Oregon Coast twice a year, once in spring as they are headed north and in winter when headed south. There are about 200 whales that only migrate as far north as Oregon and can be seen nearly year-round until they return to their breeding waters off Mexico where they stay between December and February. Durin…