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    Must sees in Oregon?

    I know this is fairly last minute, but thought I'd ask this worldly group anyway. We're heading to Oregon July 4 (third time in 3 years, but mostly have been visiting relatives and them driving us around.) What should we see/where should we go July 5-7 around the Portland to The Dalles area?
    Also, any recommendations for coastal must-visit locations or anywhere else in the valley?

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    Re: Must sees in Oregon?

    Crater Lake.



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    Re: Must sees in Oregon?

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    Re: Must sees in Oregon?

    Rogue Brewery in Portland is pretty sweet--good beer and good eats, as well. Only other thing I can recommend is running down to the coast. Can't remember the name of the town, but there's a huge rock on a beach there that was used in "The Goonies." Really cool little town and the beach is GORGEOUS, especially at sunset.

    Edit: Cannon Beach, OR is where that is. Definitely worth the jaunt to get there.



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    Re: Must sees in Oregon?

    Mt St Helens Park.


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    Mt St Helens Park.

    The gorge drive.

    Mt Hood restaurant at 8000 ft.

    Voodoo Doughnut.


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    Re: Must sees in Oregon?

    National Volcano Monument park in the Bend area. MUST SEE - especially the obsidian fields. Not just a quick jaunt from Portland though. Mt St Helens another MUST SEE as well. Portland rocks in general and Cannon Beach is a nice beach destination about an hour or so from Portland.



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    00clone's must see list:





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    Re: Must sees in Oregon?

    Astoria and Cannon Beach. Multnoma falls is a must.



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    Re: Must sees in Oregon?

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    Ba da bing. I did not see that in Portland when I was there.


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    Beat me to it. Some nice views to be had out there.



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    Re: Must sees in Oregon?

    Quote Originally Posted by no2cyclones View Post
    Rogue Brewery in Portland is pretty sweet--good beer and good eats, as well. Only other thing I can recommend is running down to the coast. Can't remember the name of the town, but there's a huge rock on a beach there that was used in "The Goonies." Really cool little town and the beach is GORGEOUS, especially at sunset.

    Edit: Cannon Beach, OR is where that is. Definitely worth the jaunt to get there.
    AKA: Haystack Rock. I enjoyed climbing to the top of Multnomah Falls. Voodoo Doughnuts...yes please. Grab some spicy cheese fritters at Salvador Molly's.



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    Re: Must sees in Oregon?

    If you go cannon beach route, check out hug point. Also if you do go to Astoria, hit Bowpicker's fish and chips. It's awesome :)

    There are some side roads around Seaside and along the coast where you can drive onto the beach as well, great thing to do and build a campfire.


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    Quote Originally Posted by aeroclone View Post
    Beat me to it. Some nice views to be had out there.
    You could try Casa Diablos Vegan Strip Club. Sounds interesting.



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    Re: Must sees in Oregon?

    Oregon rules.......anyways, most people know that.

    1. Crater Lake
    2. Bend....many breweries.
    3. Waterfalls....take your pick of a bunch.
    4. Oregon Coast....take your pick.
    5. Portland....strip club capital of the USA. Take your pick.
    6. Crater Lake
    7. The Gorge is ok.
    8. I have heard Voodoo Donuts is good.....but then again, I havent been there.
    9. Mt. Hood.

    Good luck...and let us know what you liked!



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