Rainbow Oregon

Beaches, Wineries, Parks and more!

Located on the US west coast, between California and Washington, Oregon provides a great alternative to its more frequented neighbours. Offering lengthy beaches, wineries, parks, tax free shopping and plenty of outdoor recreation, there's no shortage of things to explore in the beaver state.

Beaches

Oregon Coast (90 minutes from Portland), 363 miles of publically owned beaches. They offer dune buggies, sea lion and lighthouses, including one that functions as a B&B.

Nightlife

Shakespeare Festival in Rouge River, Egyptian Club (Lesbian Bar in Portland), Eagle Portland (Gay male bar), CC Slaughters (Nightclub and Rainbow Room Lounge)

Best Known For

Oregon Trail (and nearby ghost towns), 13 commercial ski areas (including the only year-round snow sports location in the US), 100 wineries available for tasting, largest tax free outlet centre in the western US, city of Portland, outdoor recreational opportunities, Crater Lake National Park (deepest lake in US), Hell's Canyon, Mt. Hood / Columbia River Gorge (with over 70 waterfalls)

 

Travel Tips

  • Portland is a great "hub and spoke" city to stay in, providing relatively easy access to the most popular regions in the state
  • Central Oregon offers 300 days of sunshine a year, so chances are the weather will be good for outdoor activities now matter when you visit
  • There are daily direct flights from Pearson Int. and Portland Int. between May and October

Where to Stay

Portland

The Jupiter Hotel - the perfect place to express your diversity. The Jupiter Hotel connects travelers and cultural creatives to the vibrancy of Portland. Host hotel for Pride NW, Cascade Cup, Latino Gay Pride, BearTown, TAG and IGLTA approved. (800 East Burnside, Portland)

 

 

 

Note: This information was accurate when it was published, but can change without notice.