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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 ItineraryNorth Oregon Coast Electric Byway
Leave the bustling center of Portland for a journey down the Columbia River, through the Coast Range and out to the beautiful beaches and friendly towns of the Oregon Coast. This route will take you west along the Columbia River into the maritime…Continue reading this story…
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Hi! You're in for a treat. Central Oregon in September is so beautiful. I have several recommendations for you. Don't miss the High Desert Museum, which presents natural and cultural history and also has live animals on site. For hiking, try Smith Rock State Park, the Deschutes River Trail, or the Cascade Lakes region. Tumalo Falls is near Bend and easy to access. The Newberry National Monument…