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Oregon is more diverse than almost any other state. There is a lot to
discover here from the rugged and fascinating coastline, over the high mountains
of the cascade chain, to high deserts and valleys created by rivers.
The "Seven Wonders of Oregon" stand out: The huge Mount Hood, the colorful
painted hills, the rugged coast with its many lighthouses and fishing villages,
the towering rock formations in Smith Rock State Park, the mountain ranges of
the Wallowas, the Crater Lake National Park with the deepest lake in the US, as
well as the majestic Columbia River Gorge.
Attractions in Oregon.
You can also visit Portland, Salem, and Eugene as you travel through Oregon -
or sample some of the best wine in the United States in the Willamette
Valley. In winter you can go skiing in the volcanic cascade range of the Rocky
Mountains or in summer you can go on outdoor adventures such as rafting,
climbing or bike tours. Explore the unique natural phenomena of Oregon - at your
own taste and at your own pace.
Highlights in Oregon
- Crater Lake National Park
Crater Lake is one of Oregon's jewels. Hardly any other lake is so deep
blue. Add to that the unique landscape of Mount Mazama volcano, whose crater
walls rise almost 600 meters above the lake.
- Mount Hood Mount Hood
rises 3,425 meters and is the highest place in Oregon. The volcano is a
popular holiday destination in both winter and summer.
- Oregon Coast
The wild coast of Oregon offers an infinite number of wonderful photo
opportunities and the coastal road is lined with many small charming towns.
- Hells Canyon
At 2,438 meters, Hells Canyon is the deepest canyon in North America created
by a river.
- Columbia River Gorge
The wide rocky gorge of the Columbia River breaks through the cascade chain
and creates unique photo opportunities. The gorge is home to the largest
pool of waterfalls in the Pacific Northwest.
Cities worth seeing
The pedestrian-friendly city with its many parks and first-class shopping
opportunities is a real gem in the Pacific Northwest.
The small capital of Oregon is located in the Willamette Valley.
Eugene is also in the Willamette Valley. The university city is the second
largest in Oregon.
The most famous highlight of the small port city is the 38 meter high
Astoria column, which marks the completed west expansion of the USA.
State Facts & Figures
Area: 251,571 kmē
Population: approx.3,830,000 (15 per kmē)
Capital: Salem (approx.155,000 pe)
Highest point: Mt. Hood (3,425 m)
State Bird: Western Meadowlark
State flower: Oregon Grape
State tree: Douglas Fir
State animal: Bieber
Taxes: State Sales Tax: None
Time zone: Pacific Standard Time (CET -9 hours)
Mountain Standard Time (CET -8 hours)
Maximum speed: Interstates between 55 mph and 65 mph,
other roads 55 mph
Int. Airports: Portland
Festivals & events in Oregon
Oregon hosts numerous events, concerts, festivals and other events every year
that you shouldn't miss as a visitor. For you, we have listed the most important
and most beautiful events in 2018 that will enrich your
vacation in Oregon.
Oregon Truffle Festival
Newberg, January 26-28: The Oregon Truffle Festival is a
festival for gourmets and connoisseurs of what is probably the most expensive
and valuable mushroom in the world: the truffle. During the three-day event,
which takes place approx. 40 km south-west of Portland, truffle hunts with
award-winning truffle detection dogs, truffle and wine tastings, but of course
also a final grand truffle dinner will be offered. From truffle cocktails to
truffle beer, you will find everything a true truffler's heart desires.
Newport Seafood & Wine Festival
Newport, February 22nd - 25th: As if there weren't enough
reasons to visit the picturesque little harbor town of Newport on the Oregon
coast, the annual Newport Seafood & Wine Festival takes place again towards the
end of February: More than 150 vendors of various wine, Seafood and other
specialties spoil the palate of up to 20,000 visitors for three days.
Portland Rose Festival
Portland, May - Mid-June: Portland is the "City of Roses" in
the USA. At first glance, the charming city in northern Oregon may not have much
in common with the delicate rose plants, but Portland has been celebrating the
city's obvious favorite flower every spring for over 100 years. At the time of
the festival, the International Test Rose Garden was blooming a little more
colorfully than before and especially the big parade, which will take place on
June 10th 2017, is a special spectacle. The motto 2017: Brilliant.
BRITT music & arts festival
Jacksonville, June - September: The BRITT music & arts
festival is not an ordinary festival. Around 1960, two young art lovers had the
dream of founding their own music festival in southern Oregon. They found a
unique natural amphitheater on the edge of a small hill in the picturesque
Rolling Hills of Jacksonville. The festival still takes place today on the same
hill in Jacksonville in front of a maximum of 2,200 visitors and attracts
high-class acts from all areas of art and music year after year due to the
Pendleton, September 12-15: During the annual Pendleton
Round-Up, all of Pendleton is in a state of emergency: the city's main street is
declared a pedestrian zone, live music resounds through the streets and costumed
rodeo fans shape the street scene. Daily pageants, parades, pow-wows, beauty
contests - and of course the real highlight of the round-up: the rodeo. A truly
American tradition that you should definitely be part of!