By Catherine Nyorani

18 Most Beautiful Places in Oregon for Great Adventure

That Oregon is an awesome destination with a myriad of natural attractions is a well-known fact. The challenging bit is deciding which destinations to go to.

Haystack Rock

The iconic rock curiously protrudes to 235 feet high up along Cannon Beach. It’s undoubtedly the signature feature of Oregon’s coast that’s just over an hour’s drive from Portland.


Multnomah Falls

Multnomah Falls is a natural wonder of twin falls. The spectacular falls cascade down a deep valley in the Columbia River Gorge swathed in a blanket of indigenous forests.


Hells Canyon

Hells Canyon is not for the faint-hearted. It’s beautiful, wild, and remote. The 10-mile canyon in northeast Oregon forms part of the Hells Canyon National Recreation Area. 


Crater Lake

Crater Lake is a National Park. It also boasts of being the deepest lake in the USA at 1,949 feet at it’s deepest. The lake extends lengthwise to over six miles with a width stretching five miles. 


Portland Japanese Gardens

The extensive gardens feature eight authentic gardens intelligently crafted and skillfully delivered for a perfect space for meditative reflection. Beauty and purpose ooze from every inch of the botanical masterpiece.



Getting to Bend can be a taxing exercise, but pure bliss is what you get in return. Tucked between the Deschutes River and the Cascades Mountains, the city of Bend is home to more than 90,000 residents.


Wooden Shoe Tulip Farm

This man-made wonder in Oregon’s central valley plays host to droves of visitors every spring. Most tourists come here to commemorate the Wooden Shoe Tulip Festival.