Portland, OR (PRWEB) February 17, 2008
USATravelPal.com is in the midst of publishing an online travel guide for each of the nation's 50 states.
For those interested in visiting the Great Northwest and the great state of Oregon, consider visiting USATravelPal.com first to get a first-rate review of the great attractions and sites of this state. The website USATravelPal.com contains two sections, labeled 'Portland' and 'Greater Oregon,' where users can access information about the state.
Under 'Portland' visitors may peruse what the city has to offer. Some attractions include the Battleship Oregon Memorial, the districts of Old Town & Chinatown, the Oregon Zoo, the Pioneer Courthouse and Square, the Portland Art Museum, and the RiverPlace Marina. Like all American cities, Portland is a metropolitan center that has a well-balanced industry, commercial and residential zone. According to USATravelPal.com, Portland is known as the 'City of Roses' and is also home to the NBA team the Portland Trailblazers. Since the city is located in the Pacific Northwest, prepare for rainy weather and the like. Nonetheless, the city is the largest of the state at 562,690 and was founded in 1843 on the west bank of the Willamette River (according to USATravelPal.com).
The other attractions of the state include Greater Oregon, including the cities of Astoria, Eugene and Salem. As USATravelPal.com shows, there are other worthy sites of interest, including the Steens Mountains, the Newberry National Volcanic Monument, the Crater Lake National Park and the Columbia River Gorge. Located in Eugene, the University of Oregon is one of the state's premier places of higher education and is surely an asset of the state. The Oregon Ducks are part of the Pac-10 and is also one of the top-notch universities on the West Coast.
As Oregon is north of the great state of California, the state also enjoys one of the most pristine and most breath-taking coastlines in the world. Some worthy attractions include Cannon Beach, Cape Perpetua Scenic Area and the Oregon Dunes National Recreation Area (according to USATravelPal.com).
In all, if one is interested in seeing the Pacific Northwest, then the state of Oregon is the place to go and USATravelPal.com is the website to visit for free and informative advice. Before you travel, consider visiting USATravelPal.com for all your travel-related research.
Source: Complete Oregon Guide
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