Tag Archives: Travel/Tourism

Enjoy Spectacular Wildlife Along The Uncrowded Oregon Coast, Year Round

Ask most people about a beautiful West Coast highway in America and they’ll mention Highway 1 in California, an undulating ribbon along the Pacific Ocean offering breathtaking views. But it can get crowded. Source: Enjoy Spectacular Wildlife Along The Uncrowded Oregon Coast, Year Round

Cooking up a Southern Oregon food trail to boost tourism

Local tourism agencies want to create a Rogue Valley food trail to highlight the popular culinary institutions that have root in one of the best agricultural areas of Oregon. Source: Cooking up a Southern Oregon food trail to boost tourism

Oregon Film Trail ties film and mental health history in Salem

The Oregon Film Trail, a series of signs marking film locations around Oregon, has just expanded to Salem. Two signs have been added in the area. One on the grounds of the Oregon State Hospital, and another just across the street in front of a building now occupied by the State Department of Corrections. “So […]
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On Your Marks

Athletes and public officials try to rally support for Oregon’s hosting of 2021 World Track Championships. On Saturday, Oct. 12, Kenya’s Brigrid Kosgei ran the world’s fastest marathon at 1:59:40. Now Eugene will attempt to break the record for smallest city to host an international sports championship event. Source: On Your Marks – Eugene Weekly

New hiking trail in southern Oregon connects Oregon Caves to Cascade-Siskiyou

The 80-mile trail crosses the California border and traverses the remote wilderness of the Siskiyou Mountains. Long-distance hikers will get a new adventure in southern Oregon, with the opportunity to walk between two of the region’s best natural wonders. The Siskiyou Mountain Club announced Tuesday that it has completed work on an 80-mile hiking trail […]
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Oregon Film Trail marks iconic Ecola State Park movie scenes

The rugged, iconic coastline at Ecola State Park has played a starring role in several movies, from the stormy finale of “Point Break” and a beachside stroll. Source: Oregon Film Trail marks iconic Ecola State Park movie scenes | Local News | dailyastorian.com

Eugene prepares to host 2021 world track champs, but needs more money

Public funding for big-time sports tends to generate static. So, Oregon Governor Kate Brown is building her case now for additional taxpayer support for the IAAF World Track and Field Championships, which are coming to Eugene in two years. The local organizing committee for the world outdoor track championships, Oregon21, says it needs a state […]
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Critics object to ‘urban renewal’ proposal in rural Oregon

A proposed tourist lodge along the rim of Oregon’s Lake Billy Chinook has unnerved local farmers concerned about potential conflicts between agriculture and increased visitor traffic. The potential development is at the earliest stages of consideration by the Oregon Parks and Recreation Department, which owns the property, and Jefferson County, which may enact an “urban […]
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New 80-mile hiking trail connects Oregon Caves to Cascade-Siskiyou National Monument

Thanks to crews of the Siskiyou Mountain Club, backcountry hikers can now trek 80 miles between two of Southern Oregon’s most iconic destinations — from Pilot Rock in the Cascade-Siskiyou National Monument, across the Red Buttes Wilderness to Oregon Caves National Monument. The journey connects two stunning national monuments and opens up access to some […]
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Trouble at the Inn

It was like stepping into a long-forgotten era of hospitality, and soon it might be gone. A “For Sale” sign hangs in front of the Lion and the Rose Victorian Guest House in Northeast Portland. The inn’s precarious state may seem confusing at first glance. There can be no denying the fact that Oregon is in […]
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