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Oregon, the ninth-largest state in the USA, is one of the prettiest tourist destinations in the world. Because of its vastness, it has been divided into seven regions—Cascade Mountains, Central Oregon, Columbia Gorge, Eastern Oregon, Oregon Coast, Southern Oregon and Willamette Valley. It has two types of climate—a steppe climate in the northeastern portion and a subarctic climate in terrain regions. It has many water bodies, dense evergreen forests and deserts and houses a large array of wildlife. Various types of vacation home rentals in Oregon for the accommodationsof tourists include villas, cottages, condos, apartments, chalets and cabins.

Why Visit Oregon?

Oregon is a natural paradise with some chief natural attractions, such as amazing waterfalls, terrific deserts, exotic beaches and colossal mountains. Plus, it is famous for homemade pizza and craft beer. Those, who are fond of photography, will enjoy this tourist destination to their hearts’ content.

Things to Visit in Oregon

Oregonboasts both natural and man-made attractions. Because of their charm and beauty, they are famous the world over. Those that are the apple of most tourists’ eyes include the following:

Crystal Springs Rhododendron Garden: Spread over ten acres of land, this is one of the most beautiful attractions in Oregon.  It has magnolias, dogwood,Japanese maples and azaleas. The spring is the best season to visit this garden when it blooms to its fullest. It has many lovely features to entice tourists, such as coniferous trees, ponds and waterfalls. During the winter season, it becomes more peaceful and no admission fee is charged from tourists.

Lan Su Chinese Garden: This garden is known to have been opened in 2000 and throws light on Chinese history and culture. It has a lake, gardens, trees, plants and rocks. It is said that artists came from Suzhou to construct it. It also features a tea house. Both self-guided and guided tours are available for tourists. They can also take part in various special events such as tea tasting, tai chi and mahjong, which are organized regularly.

Portland Art Museum: This is a very old museum, whose foundation is known to have been laid in 1892. It has varied collections since then. There are over 42,000 collections and a small number of it is shown on its gallery space. Some of its best highlights include Northwest art, photography, Asian art, English silver, graphic arts and Native American artifacts. Vincent Van Gogh's Cart with Black Ox is one of the most enticing pieces of this museum.

Portland Japanese Garden: Covering 12 acres of land inside the Washington Park, this garden is a major source to attraction to both locals and tourists. In 1961, it was opened for viewing of the public. It has a Tea Garden, the Strolling Pond Garden and the picture-like Flat Garden. A great historical fact is also associated with it which states that it was built for the citizens of Portland to find peace during the day and know the cultural ties between Japan and Oregon.

Forest Park: Spread over 5,000 acres of land, it is a very peaceful and tranquil place for tourists to escape from hustle and bustle of urban life. It is also one of the largest parks in the country and provides over 80 miles of walking trails and hiking. Tourists can easily access it by bike, cars and or any public transportation. It is also connected with pedestrian paths.

Beaches near Oregon

Beaches are the best places for tourists to zonk out in Oregon. Those that are highly enjoyable in terms of modern amenities and recreational activities include the following:

Gleneden Beach: This beach has a very recreational area with restrooms for tourists. Tourists can enjoy picnicking and ocean views. It is also famous for high ocean bluffs and seal sightings. Its nearby attractions include Golf resort and Salishan Spa.

Short Sand Beach: Located inside Oswald West State Park, it is a less crowded beach. It is an ideal place for those, who are in quest of tranquility and peace. It is an excellent place for sunbathers, photographers and surfers.

Nye Beach: This is one of the oldest beaches in Oregon. Its artistic community and stunning ocean views are enjoyable sights. Tourists can enjoy strolling along the sand-strewn sidewalks.Shopping and dining options are also available here for tourists.

Seaside Beach: This is a family-friendly beach and remains crowded throughout the year. The activities that are common here include hiking trails, golf courses, spectating, suntanning and surfing. Local shops and seafood restaurants are also located on it.

Best Time to Visit Oregon

The best time to visit Oregon is from June to August when the weather remains warm and its natural attractions are in full bloom. As a result, tourists will be comfortable enjoying their vacation without any difficulty.

How to Visit Oregon?

Oregon can be easily visited by both local and international tourists without much hustle and bustle. The chief airports located here include Eugene Airport, Redmond Municipal Airport, Portland International Airport and Rogue Valley International-Medford Airport.  The local means of transportation include buses, cars, trains and trams.

Vacation Home Rentals in Oregon

Find American Rentals, one of the best Oregon vacation rentals by owner, offers no-booking-fee vacation rentalsto tourists at the very best prices. Its rental services are available around the clock, so tourists can contact it anytime to book their accommodations.