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

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

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

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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