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10 Best Oregon Tourist Attractions

Oregon became a fascinating tourist attraction throughout the year, especially outdoor activities such as climbing, hiking, fishing, skiing on snow, surfing, rafting, or the charm of the outposts along the village by car and bicycle. The whole nature of Oregon, became interesting tourist attraction to explore, including caves used as a national monument, and the old bridges.

Here are 10 best Oregon tourist attractions you must visit:

1. Crater Lake National Park 

Located in the center of the Southern Oregon region, Crater Lake National Park is the deepest lake in the United States. Formed more than 6,500 years ago in the mouth of a collapsed volcano, Crater Lake is renowned for its crystal blue water.

2. Oregon Shakespeare Festival

Near the border of California is the city of Ashland, home of the famous Oregon Shakespeare Festival. You won't want to miss this annual theater festival held from February to October that uses Shakespeare as its standard and inspiration.

3. Mt. Bachelor

Mt. Bachelor offers skiing and other snow sports during the winter and fly fishing, hiking, mountain biking, rock climbing and golfing during the rest of the year.

4. Oregon Coast Aquarium

All family will enjoy a visit to the Oregon Coast Aquarium, one of the most fascinating attractions on the Oregon coast. The Oregon Coast Aquarium is home to more than 1,500 marine animals and the exhibits showcase seabirds, fish, marine mammals and plants native to the Oregon coast.

5. The Rogue River

Southern Oregon is the perfect place, offering a well-balanced mix of natural and cultural wonders. You'll enjoy whitewater rafting, fishing, hiking, jet boating and endless adventure on the scenic Rogue River, which runs through the city of Grants Pass. If not soaking up adventure on the Rogue River, visit historic downtown Grants Pass, brimming with antique shops, art galleries and restaurants.

6. Cottage Grove

When visiting the Willamette Valley region, you must visit the historic town of Cottage Grove, which has earned the title of "Covered Bridge Capital of the West." You can tour to the six beautiful covered bridges, dating back to 1920, within a few minutes of downtown Cottage Grove.

7. Ontario

Enjoy charm small-town in Ontario, which serves as the retail, service and medical center within a 45 mile radius in the Eastern Oregon region. While in Ontario, you can enjoy a good, old-fashioned home-cooked meal made with some of the prime agriculture growing in the area, including onions, russet potatoes, corn and sugar beets.

8. Oregon Zoo

Oregon Zoo is home to a wide variety of points of interest, including the Oregon Zoo and Rose Quarter entertainment and sports facility. Trek through the tropics amidst the sounds of birds, monkeys and other creatures at the Oregon Zoo. From the tundra of Alaska to the coastal waters of Peru, at the Oregon Zoo you can travel around the world in just an afternoon.

9. Astoria

Wonderful city of Astoria, situated in the Coast region in northern Oregon. As the oldest American settlement west of the Rockies, Astoria offers a rich history for your exploration. Within a 20 mile radius, you can enjoy dozens of interesting attractions, including Fort Stevens State Park, Fort Astoria, Heritage Center Museum and the Columbia River Maritime Museum.

10. Pearl District

You have to visit the Pearl District to shopping, Portland's premier shopping district, featuring artist lofts, hip boutiques, chic galleries and the city's hottest restaurants. Another unique shopping and dining experience can be found in the Nob Hill district in the northwest part of the city. Nob Hill is a unique community offering first-class restaurants and some of the best shops nestled among tree-lined sidewalks