OREGON

The 33rd state.
Capital: Salem
Motto: Alis volat propriis (She flies with her own wings)
Flower: Oregon Grape
Bird: Western Meadowlark

BREWERIES

Better when you get it from the source

 

Portland

Upright Brewing specializes in farmhouse inspired beers rooted in France and Belgium but made with a Pacific Northwest twist. 
The name references the primary instrument of Charles Mingus, the great musician whose compositions defied categorization. 
At Upright the recipes and processes are decidedly unbound, yielding brews that share Mingus’ spirit of exercising creativity & craft.

Bend

Located in the mountain wild of Central Oregon, we direct-source our raw materials from farmers as well as forage specialty ingredients from our surrounding forest. Our goal is to create an exciting experience that goes beyond the beer in your glass by utilizing old-world creativity and over-the-top integrity.

Hood River

Logsdon Farmhouse Ales is a beautiful place making beautiful beers with a tasting room that is now open to the public. The tasting room and brewery are located in the Hood River Valley along the Fruit Loop—an undefined path along bucolic byways that crisscross and meander around the valley. This agricultural region is replete with orchards, farms, vineyards, wineries, and small communities. On top of all that, there are two breweries. A few miles up the road from Logsdon Farmhouse Ales, in the charming burg of Parkdale, you will find Solera Brewing, which is a great place to grab a meal and a brew after you’ve concluded your tasting adventure at Logsdon Family Ales.

Portland

Cascade Brewing has been a pioneer in the sour beer renaissance since 2006 and is the proud innovator of the Northwest Sour Ale. Our distinctive sour beer blends feature fruit forward, barrel-aged ales with an emphasis on project year-to-year variation. These beers offer a complex array of flavors derived from the acid, the fruit and the residual flavors present in the barrels in which they age. The resulting beers offer a complex array of flavors and aromas derived from with each project year release capturing the unique subtleties of that year’s growing season.

Pacific City

Pelican Brewing Company was born at the beach in Pacific City in 1996. Here, in front of a rundown old building at the water’s edge, stood three enthusiastic young folks whose thirst for great beer overshadowed their understanding of what it would take to build a brewery. They did it anyway. And now twenty years later, older, and wiser, Pelican Brewing Company is a craft beer industry leader with fans throughout the Northwest and around the world. Today we’ve taken our breweries and our values to other Oregon coastal towns where we wake up each day in a place that reminds us that amazing is possible. Cheers fellow fanatics. This is as good as it gets.

Portland

Hair of Dog is proud to be one of the first breweries in America specializing in the production of high alcohol, bottle conditioned beers as well as experimenting with the barrel aging process since 1994. Currently, the brewery has 180 oak barrels used to age Beer from 6 months to 8 years. We use new oak as well as previously filled spirit and wine barrels. All the Beer is made by two Brewers, Denver Bon and Alan Sprints. 

We are also dedicated to buying local products for both the Brewery and restaurant in an effort to keep as much of our money in our community. We work directly with farmers whenever possible and are proud to say that 99% of all the ingredients we use are produced within a 350 mile radius of the brewery.

Bend

Our original Public House has been a vibrant fixture of the downtown Bend, Oregon scene since 1988. Not only were our very first beers brewed here – think Black Butte Porter and Jubelale – but we quickly became a gathering spot for locals and visitors alike. While the beer speaks for itself through a total of 19 taps, our chefs also put the same quality and hand-crafted excellence into the cuisine. Our beer-centric menu features fresh ingredients, many sourced from local farmers, foragers and ranchers with whom the team has built strong relationships over the years. Most menu items are hand-crafted from scratch whenever possible, and several items are made with spent grain from the brewing process.

Tillamook

Located on the Oregon Coast, de Garde Brewing is dedicated to unique offerings. Our craft draws on historic traditions and local experimentation.  
First off, we do not add laboratory cultured yeast to ferment our beer.  We simply cool the wort naturally in a coolship.  Amazing yeast & microflora are all around us! That's why we're in Tillamook!  After the wort cools, we transfer everything to oak barrels (some big, some small, some medium).  Each beer takes it's own time in barrels to finish fermenting.  Most of our beers take anywhere from 6 months to 5+ years in barrels before we package them.  Every bottle is naturally conditioned and ready to be enjoyed when we release it.

Portland

Great Notion Brewing (GNB) is a brewery started by three friends and neighbors in Portland, Oregon. We offer hazy, fruit-forward IPAs and “culinary-inspired” sours & stouts. GNB has won numerous Gold and Silver medals over the years, including accolades at World Beer Cup, GABF, Best of Craft Beer Awards, and Oregon Beer Awards, as well as the 2018 #1 IPA in America from Paste Magazine. GNB has two brewpub locations in Portland: GNB Alberta at 2204 NE Alberta Street and GNB NW at 2444 NW 28th Avenue. We sell our beer direct to beer drinkers from our own brewpubs in draft and cans to-go.
Our barrel program offers award-winning American sour ales aged for 9-24 months in oak barrels. A portion of our sour ales are blended with Oregon fruit like pinot noir grapes, blueberries, strawberries, and cherries. Freshly emptied Bourbon barrels age our imperial stouts on ingredients like roasted coffee, vanilla beans, chocolate, and maple syrup.

Bend

In 2010, Boneyard Beer was started in an old auto shop tucked away in the backstreets of Bend, Oregon’s historical district. Without any outside investors or major bank loans, Boneyard’s inception was unconventional to say the least. After decades in the brewing industry, owner Tony Lawrence built up a “boneyard” of old equipment he collected from 13 different breweries around the country. Alongside co-founders, Clay and Melodee Storey, this second-hand brewing equipment was pieced together to brew the first batch of Boneyard Beer in May 2010. As Boneyard has grown, the initial fermenters have been replaced with shiny new ones, but the original, refurbished 20-barrel system is still the one Boneyard uses today. The current brewing system, with it’s capacity of 15,000 barrels per year, allows Boneyard to distribute draft beer in Oregon and Washington.
To date, Boneyard has brewed 17 different beers and is currently in the process of a major expansion

NATURAL ATTRACTIONS

Enjoy Nature

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Crater Lake

Crater Lake inspires awe. Native Americans witnessed its formation 7,700 years ago, when a violent eruption triggered the collapse of a tall peak. Scientists marvel at its purity: fed by rain and snow, it’s the deepest lake in the USA and one of the most pristine on earth. Artists, photographers, and sightseers gaze in wonder at its blue water and stunning setting atop the Cascade Mountain Range.

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Cape Perpetua

The absolutely breathtaking geological feature known as Thors Well forms an incredible sight to behold. However, viewing it can present hazards if care is not taken. Rising tides and waves create a spectacular, but deadly dangerous, effect. Water gets drawn in by a massive current, then spouted back out in a powerful fountain effect. Fortunately for us and our posterity, both the awesome Thors Well and the cape it sits in now form part of Siuslaw National Forest. It has been given many rather colorful common names. These include calling it the drainpipe of the Pacific.

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Sandy

Located twenty miles east of the city of Portland, Oregon and the northern Willamette River valley, the Mt. Hood National Forest extends south from the strikingly beautiful Columbia River Gorge across more than sixty miles of forested mountains, lakes and streams to Olallie Scenic Area, a high lake basin under the slopes of Mt. Jefferson.

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Bend

Lava Lands Visitor Center is the interpretive hub of Newberry National Volcanic Monument. Friendly rangers will help orient you to the Monument using our 3D topographic map.Visit our state of the art interpretive exhibit on area geologic and cultural history, shop in the Discover Your Forest Bookstore, view a variety of films scheduled daily, walk the Trail of Molten Land and the Trail of the Whispering Pines, travel on the fully accessible 5.5 mile Sun-Lava paved path, picnic under the pines, attend a ranger talk, walk to the top of Lava Butte for a spectacular view of Central Oregon.

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Baker City

Hugging the borders of northeastern Oregon and western Idaho, this national showcase holds 652,488 acres of beauty and adventure, where you can let your senses run as wild as the landscape. The deepest river gorge in North America. Scenic vistas that rival any on the continent. World-class whitewater boating. Spectacular mountain peaks. Vast reaches of remote wilderness for hiking or horseback riding. Diverse and abundant wildlife. Artifacts from prehistoric tribes and rustic remains of early miners and settlers...Hells Canyon National Recreation Area truly offers something for everyone, and much to remember. We know you will enjoy Hells Canyon National Recreation Area as a very special place, whether you choose to explore by road, trail, or boat.

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Tillamook

It’s Oregon Coast road trip time! You may have heard of the rugged cliffs, secret coves and forested sea stacks along the remote stretch of shoreline here on the South Coast, but haven’t been able to swing a visit. Don’t despair — a road trip along these 134 glorious miles from Reedsport to Brookings is easy, with enough inspiration.

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Hood River

Multnomah Falls is the most visited natural recreation site in the Pacific Northwest with more than 2 million stopping by each year to take in the views! Fed by underground springs from Larch Mountain, the flow over the falls varies, but is usually highest during winter and spring. This is also one of the best places in the Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area to study geology exposed by floods.

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Brookings

The land for this park was acquired mostly between 1949 and 1957 by purchase from private owners and the U. S. Bureau of Land Management.  In 1950, Borax Consolidated, Ltd., of London, England, gave 304.10 acres for the park and 62.90 acres for right-of-way on the relocated Oregon Coast Highway.  Many of the tracts had arrangements for the removal of timber and some for sheep grazing.  Samuel H. Boardman (1874-1953), the first Oregon State Parks superintendent, served from 1929 to 1950.  He conceived the idea of a great coastal park in Curry County and worked tirelessly to acquire the present park lands.  In the early 1940s, Boardman approached U. S. Department of the Interior Secretary Harold L. Ickes with a proposal for an extensive National Park area along the Curry County coastline.  Though federal officials toured the region, the coastal National Park idea did not take hold.

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Drake Crossing

People call it the “crown jewel” of the Oregon State Parks system, and once you visit, you know why. Silver Falls State Park is the kind of standout scenic treasure that puts Oregon firmly onto the national—and international—stage. Its beauty, boundless recreational opportunities and historic presence keep it there. Nestled in the foothills of Oregon’s Cascade Mountains, less than an hour east of the state capital of Salem, the sprawling 9,200 acre property is the largest state park in Oregon, and one of the most popular.
Waterfalls:  Where else can you walk behind a waterfall? Check out the famous South Falls and see what a 177-foot curtain of water looks like from behind. It’s part of the Trail of Ten Falls, a spectacular, nationally recognized hiking trail that weaves through a dense forested landscape. The trail passes a series of breathtaking waterfalls along a rocky canyon, and descends to a winding creek at the forest floor. This 7.2 mile loop is considered to be a moderate hike, with an overall elevation change of 800 feet.  Several connecting trails with separate access points make shorter routes. For everyone’s safety— absolutely no pets allowed on the Canyon Trail.  Pets on leash are allowed on all other trails.

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Sandy

Lost Lake Campground is couched between beautiful Lost Lake and Mount Hood. From Lost Lake Butte, the valley view is breathtaking, and from the viewpoint, guests can revel in the most majestic view of Mt. Hood, its glaciers and Lost Lake. Another one of the many attractions at Lost Lake Campground is the old growth boardwalk, an interpretive trail the meanders through one of Oregon's large old growth stands.

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Cannon Beach

Walk our sandy beach crowned by Haystack Rock an Oregon icon, and you will begin to see why we love this stretch of the Oregon Coast. Named one of the world's 100 most beautiful places by National Geographic, this remarkable landscape will simply take your breath away.
The stunning coastline views and remarkable natural areas blend magically with our charming village by the sea where you can savor the culinary bounty of the Pacific Northwest, enjoy luxurious oceanfront lodging and explore one of the top art towns in America. It's just 90 minutes from Portland, but Light years from ordinary.

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Cascade Locks

Elowah Falls was another one of the distinct plunging waterfalls situated in John B. Yeon State Park more towards the eastern end of what we perceived to be the “waterfalls area” along the historical highway detour of the Columbia River Gorge. Because of its plunging characteristic and overhanging vertical cliffs (clear evidence of past lava flows giving rise to these hard layers of rock), this waterfall reminded me very much of Latourell Falls. In fact, if I took a glancing look at photos of the two waterfalls, I could easily get them confused without examining them a bit more carefully. Nevertheless, in this instance, the McCord Creek was said to drop 213ft (though I’ve seen this figure as high as 289ft), and it required a little bit more of a hike to access it (though not by much as it was said to be about 1.6 miles round trip). Those factors alone made this waterfall a relatively hidden gem as it was far less popular than most of the drive-by waterfalls in the area

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Mitchell

The Painted Hills Unit is located about 9 miles northwest of the town of Mitchell, Oregon. Distinguished by varied stripes of red, tan, orange, and black, this area preserves a sequence of past climate change. The Painted Hills Unit also contains a diverse assemblage of leaf fossils aging 39-30 million years old called the Bridge Creek Flora, and a small outcropping of rock containing animal fossils from 30-27 million years ago.

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Roseburg

This trailhead leads to the majestic Toketee Falls on the 0.4-mile Toketee Falls Trail #1495. The North Umpqua River can be seen from multiple viewpoints. The trail leads to a platform in which the river can be seen cascading through a narrow gorge, forming a two-tiered falls. The upper descent drops 40 feet, and the lower falls plunges another 80 feet over a sheer wall of volcanic basalt.

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Terrebonne

The park covers over 650 acres and hovers around 3000 feet in elevation.The major rock faces are welded tuff, or compressed volcanic ash formed 30 million years ago. Come rig your slackline, jump on any of the hundreds of climbing routes, hike along  the scenic River Trail, or challenge yourself to bike, or run up the Summit Trail loop back to the river. Staying at the Cyrus Horse Camp? Come over the Gray Butte Trail and down the Burma Road into the park. There's something for everyone.

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Lyons

10 gorgeous waterfalls throughout one hike.
The unique feature of South Falls, Lower South Falls, and Middle North Falls are the paths that pass behind the falls providing an amazing visual and auditory experience; however, be sure to have a good bag for your equipment to avoid water damage and a decent jacket (preferably water-resistant). One should be cautious when walking behind the waterfalls as the ground can be slippery or icy depending on the season and can cause falls.
The hike, along with the two offshoots is easily to complete within 2-3 hours even with stopping to shoot and can be done at most levels of fitness. There is also a 4-mile bike trail if you wish to do some cycling while you're there.

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Otter Rock

Acquired between 1929 and 1971, the first land was given to the state by F. W. and C. P. Leadbetter. Later tracts were purchased from other private owners. In the early 1900s, a long wooden slide, "chute the chutes," provided access from the Otter Rock bluff to the beach. In the 1930s, the Civilian Conservation Corps developed day use improvements for the park, including picnic tables, restrooms, fountains, water supply, fire places, a foot trail and steps to the beach. In the 1970s, the park was expanded into the Otter Rock community for parking and restroom facilities

 

WINERIES

Enjoy there or take a bottle (or two) home with you.

 

Newberg

In November 2007, Jim purchased 40 acres of grape-growing land on a south-facing flank of Parrett Mountain in the Chehalem Mountains AVA, just a few miles from Newberg, Oregon. In 2008 vineyard development began on the virgin dirt, and a new, recognizable-as-Oregon winery was designed and constructed.
The winery, a barn of this century, is both state-of-the art and scale-of-a-man whose hands are in the wine. It’s the ethos of understated conservation and the beauty of simple physics, from the bottom of its underground barrel caves to its heat-ventilating clerestory. The first harvest vinified in the new winery was 2009.

McMinnville

Our wines are as intimately connected to the vines they come from as possible. This means that those who grow the vines also make the wines. Jason Lett "worked" his first vintage in 1973 and continued to work in the vineyards and winery throughout his youth. Today he oversees all facets of production and business.

Newberg

At our core is a desire to honor and be good stewards of our abundant land. This commitment, nearly 50 years strong, is reflected in our certified sustainable vineyards and wines. We’re proud of our role in Oregon’s wine history. And we are excited about Oregon’s wine future. That’s why each day we strive to create remarkable Oregon Pinot noir and Chardonnay that connect wine lovers around the world to the spirit and beauty of Oregon.
Adelsheim is a 2017 Wine & Spirits Top 100 Winery. We welcome visitors to our tasting room 360 days per year for a uniquely Oregon wine experience.

DAYTON

At Archery Summit, we embrace traditional winemaking techniques as well as Pinot-centric technological innovations, enabling us to craft the very best wine from each vintage. Painstaking efforts, including hand-farming and harvesting, have helped us forge an international reputation for being one of the finest Pinot Noir producers in the world.
This year we celebrate over two decades of crafting estate-grown Pinot Noir, showcasing the distinct personality of our vineyards. In honor of the occasion, we introduce Archer’s Edge, our newest estate vineyard. This unique parcel represents a culmination of expertise derived from two decades of cultivating a connection with our land and an intimate knowledge of its terroir.

Dundee

A pioneer in the Oregon wine industry, Argyle was founded in 1987 by Rollin Soles to capture the unique terroir of the Willamette Valley in a sparkling wine. Now more than 30 years later, Argyle produces one of the most diverse portfolios in Oregon – Pinot Noir, Chardonnay, Riesling and Sparkling wines.
No other American winery but Argyle has earned recognition in Wine Spectator’s“Top 100 Wines of the World” in three wine categories: red, white and sparkling.
Argyle farms over 460 acres in Oregon’s Willamette Valley – Knudsen Vineyard in the Dundee Hills AVA, and Lone Star Vineyard and Spirit Hill Vineyard in the Eola-Amity Hills AVA. A socially-responsible, grower-driven winery, Argyle has earned LIVE certification.

Newberg

Bergström Wines consists of five estate vineyards totaling 84 acres that span across four of the Willamette Valley’s best appellations: The Bergström Vineyard, Silice Vineyard, Winery Block, Gregory Ranch and Le Pré du Col. Each estate vineyard is farmed without the use of harsh chemicals, systemic or fertilizers, and the winery produces approximately 10,000 cases of ultra-premium and extremely sought-after wine each year, including two Chardonnays and nine different Pinot Noirs.

Carlton

Located in the heart of the Willamette Valley, the Carlton Winemakers Studio is a cooperative winery where numerous winemakers craft premium Oregon wines in one shared space. We invite you to visit our state-of-the-art tasting room where you can taste our wines and learn about the unique and charming stories behind each label. Come see how we’re “taking on the world” and why Food & Wine Magazine says we’re “Just Plain Cool!”.

Newberg

Chehalem boasts a rich history of innovation, sustainability, and exceptional quality. Known for our single-vineyard Pinot Noirs and a progressive approach to white wines, we firmly believe that outstanding wine should accompany every course of a meal.
Our wine quality is determined by the cool macro-climate of the Willamette Valley, vintage, soil profiles, vineyard micro-climates, and winemaking style. Our job is to let the terroir speak and to make the winemaker imprint as transparent as possible.
Our climate and winemaking style reveal wines that emphasize balance, elegance and texture. This openness allows the vintage and three terroirs on which we farm to express themselves as wines of startling distinction.
Call us crazy, but our objective is to blaze a trail towards a future that is stimulating, exciting and beautiful—such as it must have been generations ago for the Calapooia, overlooking our “valley of flowers.”

Salem

Cristom Vineyards began a quarter of a century ago as a collaboration between an engineer and a biochemist who each possessed a deep-rooted respect for the land, the natural winemaking process, and Pinot Noir. 25 years later, second-generation winegrower and owner Tom Gerrie leads winemaker Steve Doerner and our tenured viticulture team in tending our Estate vineyards, and producing elegant, dynamic wines, recognizable by our hallmark style of whole-cluster fermentation by native yeasts. 
Our winemaking philosophy begins with respect for our land and estate vines. We're proud to be Certified Sustainable by Low Input Viticulture & Enology (LIVE), both in our winery which we run responsibly, and in our fields, that are thoughtfully and meticulously farmed with a focus on quality

French Soul

The Drouhin Family's winemaking roots run deep, having taken hold in Burgundy's best vineyards more than a century ago. Through the years, there has been a very clear link, a continuum, that inhabits Maison Joseph Drouhin, and now Domaine Drouhin Oregon.
Our estate winery in the Dundee Hills creates elegant, fine Pinot Noir
and Chardonnay wines forged from our family's tradition of fine winemaking in France. For more than 25 years, the Drouhin Family has brought a wealth of hard-earned experience to their vineyards in the Willamette Valley, just southwest of Portland, Oregon.

MORE ATTRACTIONS

Fun, intriguing attractions

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Portland

Folklore, legends, and ghost stories abound regarding the Witch’s Castle.
As with so many purportedly haunted locations in the Portland area, one must carefully sift through the lore in order to filter out the truths. Even then, it is sometimes difficult to paint a completely accurate portrait, and one is left with a dramatic narrative at best. But this is also what makes traveling to haunted locations so intriguing. Visitors are left to decide whether their own experiences and senses reflect paranormal activity. But what most ghost-hunting travelers do know is that they should expect the unexpected.

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Portland

Expose the sins of Portland's past on this tour through Old Town and Chinatown! We show off the remains of the physical underground as well as exploring the underground subcultures, political underground and immoral underground of the city's sordid history, and expose the myths behind the legends of the so-called "Shanghai Tunnels."
This walk is a treat for lovers of all things sinister – crime, scandal and controversial characters – a no-holds-barred excursion into the worst Portland has to offer.

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Estacada (45 min hike)

Bagby Hot Springs are open for 24 hour use. Camping is not permitted at the hot springs or along the trail to Bagby. Also, alcohol is prohibited at the site. Nudity is allowed on the bath decks, but not in the open areas around the bathhouses. Local law enforcement officers and Northwest Forest Conservancy (NFC) volunteers periodically visit Bagby to ensure a positive atmosphere at the springs. The waiting time for a soaking tub varies depending upon the number of people visiting the hot springs at any given time. Summer weekends and holidays can be quite busy.
There are three bath houses at the site. The main bathhouse has five cedar log tubs each in a private room. The lower bathhouse has three log tubs and a large round tub located on an open deck. The upper bathhouse is located approximately 100 yards from the other two bathhouses. It has one large round tub on an open deck.

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Portland

The site which now bears the name Cathedral Park is steeped in history. It is believed to be one of the 14 Lewis and Clark landing sites in the Vancouver-Portland area: William Clark and eight men camped there on April 2, 1806. This spot had been a fishing and camping site for many area Indian tribes. In 1847, the founder of St Johns, James John, settled on the site and operated a ferry to Linnton across the Willamette River. In 1931, the St Johns Bridge was built on the site with 400-ft towers and a main span of 1,207 feet. It is the only steel suspension bridge in Portland.

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Turner

Enter through the castle, crawl through Alice in Wonderland's rabbit hole and slide down the Old Lady Who Lived In The Shoe slide. Enter the witch's castle through her mouth and slide out her hair. This was the first area to be built at the Enchanted Forest and still contains most of Roger Tofte's original creations featuring many childhood nursery favorites.

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Corbett

The Vista House was built in 1917 on one of the most beautiful scenic points on the Historic Columbia River Highway. It was constructed to provide travelers a place to rest and refresh themselves as they made their way down the magnificent Columbia River Gorge. 
The Friends of Vista House is a non-profit group in partnership with Oregon State Parks who work to help preserve and share the story of this beautiful historic Oregon structure.  Our volunteers provide visitors with regional and interpretive information to help make their visit a valuable experience.
Information about the educational exhibits and displays relating to the building is available. Our volunteers provide special building tours and talks to school, civic, and tourist groups.  Visitors learn about the architecture of Vista House, the Historic Columbia River Highway, the Columbia River Gorge, local history, the geology, flora and fauna of the region, and the many wonderful attractions along the Highway and throughout the Gorge.

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Portland

Paul Bunyan was erected in 1959, and restored in 1986 and 2009. He is 31 feet tall, and is on the National Register of Historic Places. His construction was commissioned by the Kenton Businessmen's Association at a cost of about $2,500.

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Portland

A free rose garden managed by Portland Parks & Recreation with over 7,000 rose plants of approximately 550 varieties. Roses are typically in bloom from late May through September.

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Astoria

Trish Bright's Museum of Whimsy in downtown Astoria is a museum like no other. Its unique collections, assembled over many years with an eye to the curious, the whimsical and the fantastic, are displayed in the architectural splendor of architect, John Wicks' neo-classical bank building of 1924, refurbished in grand style and itself an integral part of the MOW experience.

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Dufur

When the railroad line was abandoned, the town of Friend soon followed. Today it is a ghost town, consisting of an empty schoolhouse, a cemetery, the old general store and post office, and a concrete building in a field whose purpose is unknown.
Some believe this mystery building was the skeleton of a bank that was deserted after the railroad went out of business. It now stands in the empty field like a tombstone. There are a few other mementos surrounding the abandoned town, like a nameless, tilted barn and a rusted tractor. These scattered signs of life create a creepy feeling that people should be there, but they aren’t.

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Astoria

Standing above the city–600 feet above sea level to be exact–the Astoria Column unleashes an unrivaled view of Young’s Bay, the Coast Range, the mighty Columbia River, and in the distance—the Pacific Ocean. Its light shines each night as a silent testament to the pride, fortitude, and resolve of the people who settled the Pacific Northwest, and to those who live here today.
While the city of Astoria is home to approximately 10,000 people, it’s estimated that 400,000 more visit the Astoria Column each year. The Column is among the most visited parks in the state of Oregon, and is one of the city’s greatest attractions.

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Pendleton

Immerse yourself in the history, culture and hospitality of the people who have lived on this land for more than 10,000 years. Come to Tamástslikt Cultural Institute and experience the storied past, rich present and bright future of our tribes through interactive exhibits, special events and a Living Culture Village. More than just a museum, Tamástslikt celebrates the traditions of Cayuse, Umatilla and Walla Walla Tribes. With dramatic exhibits, renowned artwork and interesting — and yes, fun — events year-round. Tamástslikt Cultural Institute offers a 10,000-year-voyage in a single afternoon.

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Rainier

We are a private long-term captive husbandry conservation learning and  teaching center that fulfills practical hours for students world-wide in areas such as, but not limited to, zoology, ethnobiology, anthrozoology, biology, zookeeping, animal wildlife management, ecotourism, primatology, ornithology, herpetology, veterinary science, animal behavior, animal nutrition, animal welfare, animal husbandry, animal training, administration, law & insurance, and so much more. At this time we do not offer marine biology or acquaculture outside of ornithology.

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Cave Junction

Out'n'About is a truly unique place. Part of it's uniqueness has to do with that it is a home grown and based business. There are no locks on the treehouse doors. It is not a Ramada or Hilton in the trees, but is a genuine four star Treesort catering to both the timid and adventurous, locals and travelers. The Treehouses are only part of the 36 private acres of pasture and woods, right next to Siskiyou National Forest land & old growth wilderness close by. We have a Morgan Horse breeding ranch along with our riding horse stable, two rocking horses, 4 dogs, & 1 cat usually running around the property. Very family oriented and friendly you can find everything from a calm peacefull solitude, to a sceaming ride on the ziplines or giant Tarzan Swing.

 

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