Oregon

Crater Lake in Oregon, USA

Oregon

This Pacific Northwest state boasts a diverse landscape including the scenic Pacific coastline, the volcanoes of the rugged Cascade Mountain Range, dense evergreen forests, and semi-arid scrublands, prairies, deserts, and meadows sweeping across the eastern portion of the state. Highlights of an Oregon vacation can include a visit to its’ highest point, Mount Hood, Crater Lake National Park, the scenery of the Columbia and Klamath rivers cutting through the Cascade Mountains, the 363 miles of coastline and sandy beaches, brewery and vineyard visits and experiencing the distinct urban flair of Oregon’s cities such as Portland, Ashland, Bend, Corvallis, Eugene, Cannon Beach and the capital, Salem.

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Highlights
Your Oregon honeymoon could include the following activities:
  • - Drive up or down Highway 101 to enjoy Oregon’s amazing coastline
  • - Visit the beaches at Lincoln City, Seaside, or Newport
  • - Dune buggy through nearly 40 miles of coastline Dunes at the Oregon Dunes National Recreation Area
  • - Raft the Rogue River
  • - Camp at Devil's Lake
  • - Rock climb at Smith Rock
  • - Ski or snowboard on Mt. Hood
  • - Soak in the natural hot springs at Bagby Hot Springs, Breitenbush Resort, or the edge of Alvord Desert
  • - Visit a selection of Oregon’s vineyards, microbreweries and liquor distilleries
  • - Go bike riding on the Spring Water Trail or in downtown Portland
  • - Visit the Saturday market in downtown Portland
Climate and Weather
Oregon's climate is heavily influenced by the Pacific Ocean. The climate is generally mild, but parts of the state experience periods of extreme hot and cold temperatures. Precipitation in the state varies as widely as the landscape does. It is a good idea to check weather forecasts before you leave on your trip to Oregon.