Named after a cannon that washed ashore after a shipwreck, Cannon Beach is one of the most popular of the seaside resorts that stretch along Oregon’s 300 mile (480 km) long coast.
Crater Lake, the most prominent natural feature in Southern Oregon, is the result of a volcanic eruption on Mount Mazama 7,700 years ago.
Portland is surrounded by natural beauty, with Mount Hood in the distance and the Pacific Ocean just a short drive away, and the sheer quantity of parks, gardens, and green spaces in Portland demonstrates how much the city's residents enjoy the outdoors.
The historic city of Astoria is located just a few miles southwest of the location where Lewis and Clark spent the winter of 1805-06 before returning to the East.
The trail begins in Bend and ascends through ponderosa pine forests to Mount Bachelor.
Mount Hood, Oregon's tallest mountain, is much more than just a beautiful backdrop for Portland, 60 miles (100 kilometres) away. It is a year-round travel location that attracts people.
The Hells Canyon Recreational Area, in the small town of Joseph in northeast Oregon, outranks the Grand Canyon in terms of depth.
The little village of Yachats, pronounced "yah-hots," is located at the base of the 800 foot (250 metre) high Cape Perpetua on the Northern Oregon Coast.
Wallowa Lake is set within the high Wallowa Mountains, commonly known as "America's Little Switzerland," in the northeastern portion of the state.
The Columbia River Gorge is a huge U-shaped corridor located just a few miles east of Portland.