All Other Destinations and Attractions in Oregon
Tillamook (pop. 4,400) is a dairy farming and lumber town. Tourists enjoy the coastal beauty and recreational opportunities, including deep-sea fishing, crabbing, and other outdoor sports.
Tillamook Naval Air Station Museum
The Tillamook Naval Air Station Museum features more than 30 WWII aircraft, as well as blimps, historical photographs and other related items. The building itself is 1,072ft/372m long and 192ft/59m high and is said to be the largest clear span wood structure in the world.
Address: 6030 Hangar Road, Tillamook, OR 97141-9641, United States
Opening hours: 9am-5pm
Always closed on: Thanksgiving - USA (4th Thursday, Nov), Christmas - Christian (Dec 25)
Entrance fee in USD: Family $25.00, Adult $9.00, Military discount $8.00, Senior over 65 $8.00, Child 6-17 $5.00, Child 6 & under FREE
Disability Access: Full facilities for persons with disabilities.
Facilities: Gift shop, Restaurant or food service, Wheelchair loan or rental
Latimer Quilt and Textile Center
The Latimer Quilt & Textile Center in Tillamook displays a variety of handmade textiles and textile-making equipment. The museum features quilts from the nineteenth century to the present day.
Tillamook County Pioneer Museum
The Tillamook County Pioneer Museum is housed in the Tillamook Court House which was built in 1905. It features more than 35,000 items and 10,000 photographs on pioneer life, natural history, and a children's exhibit.
Roseburg (pop. 20,000) features covered bridges, restored 19th century homes, and historical museums. The town is also known for its recreational opportunities. River rafting, fishing, and mountain climbing are all popular sports in the area.
Douglas County Museum of History and Natural History
The Douglas County Museum of History and Natural History offers exhibits on the region's history and natural history. The collection includes displays on plants and animals, as well as historical artifacts of Native Americans and the early settlers, and a collection of more than 25,000 photographs.
Ontario (pop. 11,000) lies on Oregon's eastern edge and is an important agricultural area. The geological formations and rocks in the area also make it a popular spot for climbers. Petrified wood, agate, obsidian, jasper and sunstone are all found in the surrounding areas.
Four Rivers Cultural Center and Museum
The Four Rivers Cultural Center and Museum in Ontario is a tribute to the ethnic diversity of the region and its history. The Western Treasure Valley where Oregon meets Idaho is where the Snake, the Malheur, the Owyhee and the Payette Rivers converge. The center features a theater, gardens and museum.
Green Lantern Saloon, Nyssa, Oregon
The Green Lantern Saloon is located in Nyssa and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
Stone House Museum, Vale, Oregon
The Stone House Museum in Vale was built in 1872 on the Oregon Trail and served as a rest stop for stage coach travelers. Today the building contains a museum with artifacts, historic photographs, and interpretive displays.
The town of McMinnville (pop. 30,000) was incorporated in 1876 and features an Historic District with many restored buildings from the past.
Evergreen Aviation Museum (Spruce Goose)
The Evergreen Aviation Museum in McMinnville is home to Howard Hughes' "Spruce Goose", a single hull aircraft with an all wood airframe and surface structure. At the time it was built in 1947 it was the largest plane ever built.
Address: 3850 NE Three Mile Lane, McMinnville, OR 97128-9402, United States
Opening hours: 9am-5pm
Always closed on: Thanksgiving - USA (4th Thursday, Nov), Christmas - Christian (Dec 25), Easter - Christian
Entrance fee in USD: Adult $20.00, Senior over 65 $19.00, Child 16 & under $18.00, Child 4 & under FREE
Guides: Guided tour included with admission.
Lawrence Gallery, Sheridan
The Lawrence Gallery is located northeast of Sheridan. It features the work of artists from the Pacific Northwest. The gallery has an outdoor sculpture garden.
The town of Dallas (pop. 12,460) is located on the Rickreall Creek west of Salem in northwestern Oregon. Dallas is home to historic buildings from the late 1800's including the Polk County Courthouse and the Muir and McDonald Leather Tannery.
The Brunk House is located between Dallas and Salem. It was built in 1861. The home has been restored and is now open to the public during the summer months.
Situated at an altitude of just under 4,800 ft/1,500m, Lakeview (pop. 2,500) is one of the highest towns in Oregon. It is located on the edge of the southeast Oregon high desert near the California border.
Hart Mountain National Antelope Refuge
The Hart Mountain National Antelope Refuge is one of the largest wildlife sanctuaries in America featuring more than 250,000 acres. It is located in central Oregon's high desert northeast of Lakeview. It is home to pronghorn antelope, bighorn sheep, mule deer, sage grouse and a variety of other wildlife.
Schminck Memorial Museum
The Schminck Memorial Museum in Lakeview features American Indian artifacts and items related to pioneer life, including instruments, clothing, and toys.
Philomath (pop. 3,800) grew up around Philomath College which was established in 1867. The name is Greek for "love of learning".Philomath has walking, jogging, and biking paths, as well as numerous parks and nature preserves in the surrounding area.
Benton County Historical Museum
Located in the Philomath College Building, the Benton County Historical Museum displays art work of Oregon artists. The museum collection includes about 65,000 items related to the history of the area.
Burns (pop. 3,000) is located in the southeast part of Oregon. It is a good place to see American Indian artifacts, particularly arrow heads. The nearby obsidian-based Glass Buttes west of town provided the American Indians with an endless supply of material for their weapons.
Harney County Historical Museum
The Harney County Historical Museum in Burns offers a wide variety of displays on pioneer life, wildlife, farming, medical and dental equipment, and American Indian artifacts.
Malheur National Wildlife Refuge
The Malheur National Wildlife Refuge provides habitats for migratory birds as well as mammals native to the area. The area is comprised of wetlands, meadows, rivers, and grasslands.
Orchard's Museum, Buchanan, Oregon
The museum displays a variety of American Indian artifacts and historical items, including guns, dolls, antique clocks, an 1890 Indian chief costume, and American Indian art.