Deciding when will be the best time to tour Oregon will
depend greatly on what kinds of things you want to do
once you get there. Oregon
coast travel is often best enjoyed during the summer,
although some coast enthusiasts enjoy the quiet of the
fall or the winter. Oregon state tourism in general
is at its height in summer; however the ski hills are
of course the exception.
Oregon coast travel is perhaps one
of the best known ways to tour Oregon. The Oregon
Aquarium, located in Newport, Oregon near the coast,
is the nation’s biggest and best aquarium.
Hundreds of species, both local and international varieties,
make this particular aquarium something special.
If you plan to camp up and down the coast, summer is really
the only time when you can find all of the campsites open,
with weather that easily accommodates camping. Vacation
rentals on the beach are also a popular way to go, and
these can generally be rented throughout the year.
If you plan to ski or snowboard, you
will of course want plan your Oregon state tourism during
the winter. Mt. Hood and Mt. Bachelor are the two
big destinations for winter fun. Timberline
Lodge comes to life during the winter when guests
flock to the unique lodge as warming place and as a place
to stay on ski trips. Though these mountains are
ideal for winter fun, Mt Hood is also a great place to
visit in the summer. The Ski Bowl Action Park is
a summer fun playground where guests can mountain bike
and hike the trails with the help of the chairlift, which
stays open during the summer.
Oregon state tourism to the popular city of Portland can truly
be enjoyed any time of the year, though travelers will
likely find that the warm summer months draw more visitors
and thus attractions tend to cost more. The Portland
Rose Test garden is best seen between the months of
April and June, when the roses are in full bloom, though
the park can be enjoyed all summer long. There are
a nice variety of other flowers, and the park is one of
the loveliest places for a picnic in the city. Sightseeing
tours in Oregon through the city can also be arranged,
or you can plan your own sightseeing tours in Oregon to
the Portland Art Museum,
Museum of Science and Industry, or the Oregon
Many travelers plan to tour Oregon
for wine tasting.
The Willamette Valley is a lush valley that is perfect for growing wine grapes,
and as such a number of great wineries have sprung up
in the valley. Sightseeing tours in Oregon of wine
country can be arranged through area hotels, and can be
a great way to check out the wineries without having to
drive. Wineries are best visited between the spring
and fall months of the year.