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Some Favorites in Oregon
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Harris Covered Bridge, Benton County, Oregon, USA
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Visitor Information
The following information was provided by Travel Oregon. www.traveloregon.com
Welcome to a place called Oregon. It�s a place where people often find themselves roaming endlessly with no other goal than the next great meal, powdery slope, lighthouse view or salmon run. From suggestions on where to go and what to do to where to stay and where to eat�and of course our abundant outdoor recreation�you�re cordially invited to roam traveloregon.com, the complete source of Oregon travel information. ,
We encourage you to approach Oregon the way Oregonians do, with a sense of humor and adventure. So giddy-up! You've got some exploring to do, just click on the following link to find your perfect vacation.
Discover your next adventure using the Oregon interactive map
Oregon Tourism Commission
775 Summer Street, N.E.
Salem, OR 97310
1-800-547-7842 fax 503-986-0001
http://www.traveloregon.com.

 

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Click on Portland and on the Central Oregon Coast for travel guides, brochures, and money savers to help you plan your visit to these areas of Oregon. Area Travel Packets was created to help travelers get the most out of popular destination and to help them plan their vacations ahead of time.  Oregon - Order FREE Travel Brochure!

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Climate and Weather Information
For climate information on Oregon, click on Climatologies and then click on the map to find Oregon.

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Driving Information
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GE Motor Club cuts out the worry as you make a short trip to the grocery store for milk or decide to take that long family vacation you�ve been thinking about. Does this interest you? It should! You don�t have to have a new car to enjoy the perks of driving one. Here are some of the roadside emergency services you will enjoy as a member of the GE Motor Club:

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Special Travel Information for US Veterans and Their Families

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State Parks and Recreation Areas
Sunset Bay State Park has been a popular recreation site for years. Fishing, swimming, surfing, skin diving, and boating are some of the activities that make this bay an outstanding recreational area.

Pacific Crest Trail Association -- Good information on trails in Oregon.

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Annual Events

Oregon Shakespeare Festival - Founded in 1935, the Tony Award-winning Oregon Shakespeare Festival (OSF) is among the oldest and largest professional non-profit theatres in the nation. Each year OSF presents an eight-and-a-half-month season of eleven plays in three theatres plus numerous ancillary activities, and undertakes an extensive theatre education program. Operating on a budget exceeding $22 million, OSF presents more than 780 performances annually with attendance of approximately 360,000. Street Address: Oregon Shakespeare Festival, 15 S. Pioneer Street, Ashland, OR 97520. Fax: (541) 482-0446. Request Brochure: Phone: (541) 482-2111, Email: brochures@osfashland.org. Box Office: Ticket Sales: (541) 482-4331, Group Sales (15 or more): (541) 488-5406, Fax (541) 482-8045. Email: boxoffice@osfashland.org or groupsales@osfashland.org. www.osfashland.org.

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Attractions and Things to See and Do
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Click on Portland and on the Central Oregon Coast for travel guides, brochures, and money savers to help you plan your visit to these areas of Oregon. Area Travel Packets was created to help travelers get the most out of popular destination and to help them plan their vacations ahead of time. 

Umpqua Discovery Center  
The Umpqua Discovery Center is an educational and cultural resource for all ages making active, innovative contributions to preserving the Oregon "Tidewater Community" experience. Interactive exhibits and programs illustrate how land, water and people have shaped each other over time. The Umpqua Discovery Center is open 7 days a week year round except for Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year�s Days.  The Umpqua Discovery Center is wheelchair accessible and has one wheelchair that is available for use by Center visitors.

Umpqua Discovery Center, 409 Riverfront Way, Reedsport, OR, 97467. Phone: (541) 271-4816. E-mail: info@umpquadiscoverycenter.com. www.umpquadiscoverycenter.com

 


There is a nice view from the tower

Fishing
River's End guide Service and Ocean Charters
Oregon Coast fishing guide, Dennis Sherwood has 40 years of experience on the Umpqua River, Winchester Bay and the Pacific Ocean. Salmon season normally starts on the Oregon Coast on the 15th of March, and runs until the 31st of October. Sturgeon fishing on the Umpqua River starts in January & runs through June. EMAIL :
riversend@charter.net. www.umpquafishing.com.

Gold Beach
Jerry's Rogue Jets -
Jerry's Rogue Jets operates on the lower 52 miles of the Rogue River. Their largest vessels are 40 feet long and are licensed for 75 passengers. The smaller White Water vessels are 32 feet long and licensed for 42 passengers. The fleet has 8 triple engine jet boats using the 496 and 454 Chevy Vortec Marine engines coupled with triple Legend Jets and Hamilton Jets. The vessels are all equipped with a modern sound suppression system that reduces all noise to an acceptable level for all river users. The total daily passenger capacity on our combined fleet is 425 passengers. Jerry's Rogue Jets will transport between 25,000 and 30,000 passengers annually on a Rogue River tour, the trip may be the short 6 hour lower Rogue scenic trip or a 8 hour White Water trip. Call 1-800-451-3645 to discuss your travel plans or FAX (541) 247-7601. Use the 800 number for more personalized service. Open seven days per week, year round. www.roguejets.com.

Mail Boat Hydro Jets - EXPERIENCE THE WILDLIFE, SCENERY AND HISTORY OF THE ROGUE RIVER CANYON. Today, the original Mail Boats still deliver the U.S. Mail to the remote village of Agness, just as they have for over one hundred years, since 1895. Our mail boats are consistently judged to be one of the very best attractions in the entire Northwest. FEDERALLY DESIGNATED AS A "WILD & SCENIC RIVER" Oregon's famed Rogue River is born as a gushing stream high in the Cascade Range, 215 miles from the sea. It comes bubbling from massive, icy Boundry Springs in the Northwest corner of Crater Lake National Park, at the foot of Mount Mazama, the extinct volcano that holds Crater Lake. Fed by Mazama Creek, Cascade Creek, National Creek, and numerous other streams and springs, the Rogue quickly gathers size as it dashes and tumbles south down the slopes of the Cascades. Reservations are highly recommended for all of our trips. Post Office Box 1165, Gold Beach, Oregon 97444. Toll Free: 800-458-3511. Local Calls: 541-247-7033 Fax: 541-247-6225. www.mailboat.com.

Ashland
Oregon Shakespeare Festival - Founded in 1935, the Tony Award-winning Oregon Shakespeare Festival (OSF) is among the oldest and largest professional non-profit theatres in the nation. Each year OSF presents an eight-and-a-half-month season of eleven plays in three theatres plus numerous ancillary activities, and undertakes an extensive theatre education program. Operating on a budget exceeding $22 million, OSF presents more than 780 performances annually with attendance of approximately 360,000. Street Address: Oregon Shakespeare Festival, 15 S. Pioneer Street, Ashland, OR 97520. Fax: (541) 482-0446. Request Brochure: Phone: (541) 482-2111, Email: brochures@osfashland.org. Box Office: Ticket Sales: (541) 482-4331, Group Sales (15 or more): (541) 488-5406, Fax (541) 482-8045. Email: boxoffice@osfashland.org or groupsales@osfashland.org. www.osfashland.org.

Cape Foulweather
Lookout Observatory & Gift Shop - I am not big on shopping, but this is a must stop for a gift shop. The shop is one of the oldest historical landmarks along the Oregon Coast. It is located on top of a promontory of land that was discovered and named in 1778 by the famous British navigator Captain James Cook. The Look-out is perched 500 feet above the ocean, and crashing surf, sea birds on rocks, sea lions in the sun and whales are just a few of the special sights that can be enjoyed from our windows. The Lookout Gift Shop has a large oil painting of Captain Cooks ship   Resolution adorning it's fireplace, a reminder of the rough conditions the Captain and his crew faced as they discovered North America. Built in 1937, The Lookout has been a tourist and local destination view-point for thousands of worldwide visitors a year.

The Lookout Observatory & Gift Shop is located on Highway 101 3 miles South of Depoe Bay at Cape Foulweather, or 9 miles North of Newport at milepost 131.5. PO Box 248, Depoe Bay, OR  97341. (541) 765-2270. E-mail: Lookoutgiftshop@aol.com. Website: www.lookoutgiftshop.com.

Florence
Sand Master Park is the first park of its kind in the United States. The park has

Newport
Oregon Coast Aquarium
The Oregon Coast Aquarium is a private, not-for-profit aquatic and marine science educational facility offering a fun and interesting way to learn about Oregon�s unique coastal ecosystem. The Aquarium is dedicated to teaching marine wildlife and ocean conservation through responsible management and exhibition of marine life. Exhibits showcase seabirds, fishes, invertebrates, marine mammals and plants native to the Oregon coast. The Aquarium serves nearly 50,000 schoolchildren annually, opening doors to new interests and introducing science in a meaningful way. The Aquarium receives no on-going governmental support and relies on visitor-related revenues, grants and donations to finance its annual operations, including wildlife rehabilitation activities. As an accredited member of the Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA), the Oregon Coast Aquarium provides excellent care for animals, a great experience where people can connect with the animals and a better future for all living things. 2820 SE Ferry Slip Road, 541.867.FISH. www.aquarium.org.

Oroville
Old Oroville Train Depot Museum - Located in the original Great Northern depot that served the city since 1907, this museum includes railroad items, photographs and more. There is a genuine Burlington Northern caboose you can walk through. Open Wednesday through Sunday, 11 AM to 5 PM. Street Address - 1210 Ironwood, Oroville, WA 98844. Phone - 476.2570. Mailing Address - P. O. Box 853, Oroville, WA 98844.

 
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Cross-Country Ski Vacations: A Guide to the Best Resorts, Lodges, and Groomed Trails in North America - Looking for a cozy B&B in which to hide out and make a few leisurely cross-country tours? In search of a fine resort with an extensive trail system and ski school for the kids? This guide to making the most of your cross-country skiing vacation includes all the specifics you'll need to make an informed decision when choosing destination resorts and lodges. Besides the basics--items such as street and e-mail addresses, and phone numbers--the book includes descriptions of accommodations and restaurants, rates, payment options (namely, whether credit cards are accepted), the nearest airport and hospital, entertainment choices, children's activities, and, of course, trail conditions.

 
Great Vacations in Oregon & Washington - Provides lots of great ideas for your next vacation. Visit the Pacific Northwest's gorgeous rain forests, painted canyons, glacially-carved lakes, Pacific Ocean beaches, Columbia River Gorge and other scenic natural areas. Discover the best views and hiking trails on Mt. Rainier, St. Helens and Steens Mountain, as well as in the Wallowa and Cascade Mountain ranges. Learn where to find good fishing, swimming, rockhounding, festivals, historic sites, luxurious Bavarian, farm-style and lake-side bed & breakfasts, and a variety of special rv parks and campgrounds. Plus much, much more.

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Dining Suggestions
Mo's Restaurants - For some great clam chowder, and other Oregon seafood, try Mo's. You will find them in Cannon Beach, Lincoln City Otter Rock, Newport and Florence. Find out more at www.moschowder.com.

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Some Favorites in Oregon
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