Attractions: Sightseeing

Length: 218.43 miles / 349.5 km
Time to Allow: Allow about 8 hours to tour this Byway.

Region: Eastern Oregon

Take this 220-mile scenic alternative route between Portland and Eugene and discover some of the best "up-close and personal" views of thundering waterfalls, lush ancient forests, rushing whitewater and cool, placid lakes.

Region: Central Oregon

Discover the highest concentration of snowcapped volcanoes (and associated glaciers) in the lower 48 states when you drive the the McKenzie Pass-Santiam Pass Scenic Byway! Enjoy the breathtaking sight of Broken Top Mountain and the Three Sisters, along with their waterfalls, towering gloriously above the route.

Region: Central Oregon

The towering Cascade Mountains provide the backdrop for this scenic drive and offer fabulous hiking and challenging rock climbing. Wind your way along the Byway as it climbs into the Deschutes National Forest where fishing, hiking, rafting, and other outdoor sports are plentiful.

Region: Central Oregon

Personally, my favorite tourist attractions are ones where you can do a number of things at once.

City: Wilsonville

Wanderlust Tours exists to vibrantly share the natural and cultural history of the Central Oregon region to small groups of interested guests while touring via canoeing, kayaking, caving, volcano tours, snowshoeing, hiking and nature-based sightseeing.

Tags: Sightseeing
Region: Central Oregon

There are some state parks where you stop, get out of the car, maybe use the public restroom, walk around a bit to stretch your legs and the leave within 20 minutes.

City: Astoria
Region: Northern Coast

Waterfalls, shopping and tours, oh my! Oregon's Southern Coast offers a wide variety of activities for everyone.


Region: Southern Coast

Nestled behind the Fred Meyer store in Canby you will find a jewel of a park that captures the heritage of the area, as a small industrial park grows around it.

City: Canby
For some, it’s floating on roller skates listening to music. For others, it’s the wind rushing through their hair looking out over Portland from a Ferris wheel.
City: Portland