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Portland Is Oregon’s Metropolis on the Columbia

Portland Is Oregon’s Metropolis on the Columbia

Portland appeals because of its small-town but cosmopolitan aura, the friendliness of the citizenry, its lovely hillside parks, and its sweeping sense of history, starting with Lewis and Clark.

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Oregon’s Columbia River Gorge

Oregon’s Columbia River Gorge

From Portland, an exploration of the Columbia River offers you Astoria, Fort Clatsop, Multnomah Falls, and the Bonneville Dam.

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Oregon’s Mount Hood Is Monarch of the Cascades

Oregon’s Mount Hood Is Monarch of the Cascades

Mt. Hood is the loveliest of the Cascade chain of extinct volcanoes in Oregon.While touring, see the Hood River Valley, lumbering at Elkhorn, and the Timberline Lodge.

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Ashland’s Oregon Shakespeare Festival, Crater Lake, Gold History, and Rogue River Rafting in Southwest Oregon

Ashland’s Oregon Shakespeare Festival, Crater Lake, Gold History, and Rogue River Rafting in Southwest Oregon

Southwest Oregon presents itself as a friendly, unpretentious travel destination with three main pleasures: one of the two best-preserved Gold Rush towns in the west, Jacksonville, rivaled only by California’s Columbia as a restoration; the most accessible of the eight designated wild and scenic rivers in the west, the Rogue, which you can see via jet boat or raft; and a nationally noted annual drama cycle, the Oregon Shakespeare Festival in Ashland. Nearby Crater Lake is also a compelling one-act volcanic play, well worth a visit.

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Oregon’s Spectacular Coast

Oregon’s Spectacular Coast

The 363-mile Oregon coast is one of the world’s spectacular parks because it is all public land, owned by the people of Oregon.

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Oregon’s Crater Lake National Park

Oregon’s Crater Lake National Park

Crater Lake National Park might be called the tour-de -orce national park. It is Oregon’s great one-act play, a volcanic crater left over from a major eruption.

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High Desert Region Around Bend, Oregon

High Desert Region Around Bend, Oregon

Beauty of nature in a high-desert setting and diverse outdoor sports attract visitors to the Bend region of Central Oregon.

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Guest or Dude Ranches Offer an Authentic Western Vacation

Guest or Dude Ranches Offer an Authentic Western Vacation

The “dude” or guest ranch vacation continues to flourish in several western states despite the visible threat of urbanization and the invisible threat of skyrocketing liability insurance costs.

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Art of the Family Reunion

Art of the Family Reunion

For more than 30 years my four sisters and I, accompanied by our parents, spouses, significant others, and children, gathered for an annual summer family reunion.

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