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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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    Re: Must sees in Oregon?

    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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    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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    Re: Must sees in Oregon?

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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.
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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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    Re: Must sees in Oregon?

    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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