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.
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Oregon has a reputation for a commitment to sustainability, so it’s no wonder the state is embracing electric vehicles (EVs) with such enthusiasm. Now you can take a trip along all 363 miles of the beautiful Oregon Coast and charge your EV along…Continue reading this story…
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Good question! Depends on what you define as "near." I know lots of folks paddleboard on the Willamette River...which isn't right in McMinnville, but isn't that far away, either. There are multiple places to put in/take out on the Willamette. I know people paddleboard from Wallace Marine Park in Salem, which is maybe 30 minutes from McMinnville. Another place you might try if you want a conta…