With over 30 breweries, countless food carts and farmers markets, there’s always plenty to eat and drink in Portland.
Wander around the walkable downtown or cycle, like a local, visit the Pioneer Courthouse Square, Lan Su Chinese Garden, the Oregon Zoo and Museum of Science and industry, and of course, shop, with 0% sales tax!
Before departing for the coast, you might wish to explore the wine regions of the state.
Journeying along the Pacific Coast Scenic Byway, pause at Seaside, Cannon Beach, Newport, Waldport, Yachats, Florence and Gold Beach near the end; be sure to spend some nights where you can. For something unique, try your hand at being a cowboy at the Long Hollow Ranch before heading out to the beaches.
From the coast travel under five hours to the Crater Lake National Park, the only National Park in the state consisting of a breathtaking lake and islands.
Best explored from late June to mid-September, drive on the Rim Drive and be sure to book the Volcano Boat and Wizard Island Tour in advance, to see this special island formed by the volcano eruption.
Board the largest and most elegant riverboat in the Pacific Northwest region for a fantastic experience on board the American Empress. The sister boat of the American Queen which flows through the Deep South, the American Empress meanwhile cruises along the Columbia and Snake Rivers in Oregon and Washington. Traversing past hills, mountains, canyons and fields the American Empress travels through...
- Discover Portland's attractions such as the Pittock Mansion, Japanese Garden and Portland Art Museum to name a few.
- Oregon's Coast many hiking trails with numerous wildlife and rare wildflowers.
- Enjoy an adrenaline-filled whitewater rafting through the powerful Rogue River of Grants Pass.
- Extensive range of activities offered by Running Y Ranch Resort such as hiking, horseback riding and boating.
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