Oregon truly does have it all: a rugged coastline boasting gorgeous beaches, a high-desert region full of hiking opportunities, majestic mountain peaks for skiing, a fertile valley renowned for its wineries, and a laidback city bursting with world-class restaurants. Overwhelmed? Use this Web guide to find the destinations and attractions on offer, and get help planning your trip. You’ll find tips on how to get there, how to get around and where to put your feet up after a long day of exploring.
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Once you arrive in Oregon, you’ll want to see as much of the diverse scenery as possible. Use this section to find sites with information on flights and driving in Oregon, or to get advice on buses and trains.
- If you’re visiting Oregon during the winter and planning a road trip, be aware that weather conditions can change drastically from one region to the next. For safe driving in mountainous areas, check out “The Oregon Winter Driving Guide.”
- Portland is one of the most bike-friendly cities in the country, and has a thriving bike culture. For a blog devoted to all things biking in and around Portland, visit BikePortland.org.
offers general advice on traveling in the state. Look for information on all of the airports in Oregon, a mileage calculator and road cams, as well as guides to some of the state’s “Scenic Byways
details how to get around Oregon starting from Portland, the state’s major metropolitan area. Get specific advice for getting around the city by train, bus or trolley, and find information on flying, renting a car, and taking the train or bus to get around the state.
has flights within Oregon, and between Oregon and the U.S. and Canada. Sign up for the airline’s newsletter
to receive 500 bonus miles, and be alerted of savings, typically up to 20 percent. Also peruse “Air Deals and Fare Sales
” for a list of the latest discounted fares.
The City of Portland Office of Transportation
has information on bike touring in Oregon. Look for bike maps for the Oregon Coast, the Columbia River Gorge and the Willamette Valley. Scroll to the bottom of the page for links to information on guided bike tours.
provides an interactive map of Oregon that details road and weather conditions across the state. Select a region from the map to view road cams, learn about weather hazards, see construction areas and more.
Amtrak’s Empire Builder
line travels daily between Chicago and Portland along portions of the Lewis and Clark Trail. Visit the site to see the stations served, find schedules and build your own custom route through the Wild West. Or take the Amtrak Cascades
line up and down the west coast, from Eugene, Oregon to Vancouver, B.C.
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