Oregon is nationally recognized for its food and drink culture, its green ethos, and its absolutely breathtaking natural beauty. Some of that recognition has resulted in international brands like Nike, while other things continue to be regionally-based. We dug up some Only-in-Oregon gems that are either exclusively found in the Beaver State or that really could have only gotten their start there.
We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life as we all practice social and physical distancing. While we’re continuing to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, we don’t expect or encourage you to go check them out immediately. We believe that supporting local attractions is important now more than ever and we hope our articles inspire your future adventures! And on that note, please nominate your favorite local business that could use some love right now: https://www.onlyinyourstate.com/nominate/
These things obviously only scratch the surface of Oregon awesomeness. Please, tell us about the Made in Oregon things you love most in the comments below.
Serena Maria Daniels is an award-winning freelance journalist in Detroit, by way of Chicago, by way of the West Coast. She writes about Michigan for OIYS. Serena enjoys learning about language and culture and taking road trips with her beagle Ralph.
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