Attractions February 13, 2018
Here Are 11 Of Oregon’s Tiniest Towns That Are Always Worth A Visit
From quaint coastal towns to picturesque pioneer communities, Oregon is overflowing with charming small towns. The following 11 towns are some of the Beaver State’s tiniest towns that are always worth a visit. Take a look:
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Escape the crowds on the Oregon Coast with a visit to Manzanita. This quaint little beach town is home to seven miles of pristine beach and an impressive variety of mouthwatering restaurants.
Brownsville is no ordinary small town. This picturesque pioneer community was the filming location for the movie "Stand By Me" and hosts the annual Willamette Country Music Festival every year.
With a population of just over 200 people, Lostine is as tiny as it is charming. Considering its size, Lostine is home to a surprising number of unique businesses, including a 107-year-old general store and the quirky Blue Banana espresso shop.
Located along the majestic Columbia River Gorge, this tiny town is close to an abundance of natural beauty. You'll also find a wide range of amazing wineries around town.
For a town of its size, Talent has a lot to offer. From the popular Camelot Theatre Company to the fascinating historical museum, there are plenty of attractions to keep you busy here.
Sublimity may be small, but it's surrounded by some of the most incredible scenery in the Beaver State. Just outside of town, you'll find Silver Falls State Park and plenty of delightful waterfall hikes.
Located in Eastern Oregon, Sumpter is a historic gold mining town that belongs on your bucket list. Unexpected adventure and rich history await you here.
8. Port Orford
Tucked away on Oregon's southern coast, Port Orford is worth a visit for its stunning scenery alone. This delightful community is also home to plenty of hiking trails, cute little shops, and the historic Cape Blanco Lighthouse.
Founded in 1856, Aurora is a postcard-worthy small town loaded with history. Not only is it home to Oregon’s first registered National Historic District, but it has also been rated one of the top 10 best antiquing towns in the country.
This Southern Oregon gem is overflowing with Old West history and old-school style. You can't visit without checking out some of the delicious restaurants or quaint shops. In the summer, Jacksonville plays host to the Britt Fest, an outdoor summer concert series.
Nestled at the base of the snow-capped Wallowa Mountains, this charming little community is surrounded by awe-inspiring scenery. Home to an eclectic mix of artists and cowboys, this town is the perfect place to stay if you want to experience Oregon's small town charm and natural beauty.
How many of these towns have you visited? Let us know which ones we missed in the comments below!
For more charming towns in the Beaver State, check out our previous article:
13 Small Towns In Oregon Where Everyone Knows Your Name.