Oregon Travel

1859’s Trip Planners are your source for exploring the great state of Oregon. Whether you are a local looking for a weekend family getaway or just visiting, each article is an insider’s guide to the best trips in Oregon.

Yaquina Head Lighthouse Oregon Coast photo by Sparkloft courtesy of Travel Oregon

Oregon Travel: Lighthouses

Our definitive guide to Oregon lighthouses. A grand coastal trip every Oregonian should experience

Troutdale

Oregon Travel: Troutdale Oregon

Troutdale, just 15 miles east of Portland, is a charming small Oregon city known for its rich historical past and as the gateway to the Columbia River Gorge.

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Oregon Travel: Baker City

Baker City, Oregon is an historic, charming downtown straight out of an old Western. Add good local beer, friendly people and stunning scenery.

South Falls, silver falls state park

Oregon Travel: Silverton

Silverton, Oregon, with a population of just under 10,000 people, is full of surprises and a reminder that good things can come in small packages.

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Oregon Travel: Applegate Valley

The Applegate Valley is Shangri-la for the Oregon wine lover. Encircled by the Siskiyou Mountains, it provides a hospitable setting for grape growers.

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Oregon Travel: Southeast Portland

Southeast Portland is a neighborhood on its way, with some of the cities best restaurants, mass amounts of vintage and a nostalgic taste in cocktails.

Oregon Travel: Joseph

Joseph is an out-of-the-way place in northeastern Oregon that rarely shows up on maps, but frequently appears in travel writing and destination lists. It’s a place where the simple, rural life is part of the charm.

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Oregon Travel: Eugene

Eugene is home to the Oregon Ducks, whose national reputation as a winning Pac-12 football team has helped change the view of Eugene as little more than a hippie holdover from the 1970s.