tourism

Jefferson Exchange | May 1, 2014 | 8:00
10:10 am
Thu May 1, 2014

A Real Tourism Campaign For Our Mythical State

Credit Traveljefferson.com

Nick Salmon lays out his vision for Travel Jefferson, a tourism campaign across the state line.

Forget the political implications of a "State of Jefferson" for a moment. 

What would that state be like as a tourism destination?  Spectacular! 

And an effort to promote the many attractions of the region is starting up under the name Travel Jefferson.

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Jefferson Exchange | February 6, 2014 | 8:30
10:10 am
Thu February 6, 2014

Oregon Gets Even Bike-Friendlier

Credit Andrew Dressel/Wikimedia

Nastassja Pace explains the workings of the Bike Friendly Business program in Oregon.

Bikes bring bucks.

It's not an official slogan, but it neatly captures the tourism approach to bicyclists in Oregon. 

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Whales Migrating South
6:36 am
Fri December 20, 2013

Winter Whale Watching Begins

Whale watchers in Coos County, 2009.
Credit Gary Halvorson/Oregon State Archives

Winter whale watching week is almost here. The Oregon State Parks and Recreation has dubbed the week of December 26-31 Winter Whale Watching Week.

It is the annual migration of the gray whales as they make their way to warmer waters.

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Jefferson Exchange | November 6, 2013
10:55 am
Wed November 6, 2013

Encouraging Bicycle Tourism In Oregon

Credit Andrew Dressel/Wikimedia

Harry Dalgaard talks up Travel Oregon's "Bike Friendly Business" program.

So maybe you run errands or even get to work on your bicycle. 

But the idea of taking longer trips--actually taking vacations on a bicycle--is on the rise. 

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