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Historical - Resorts and Lodges in Oregon
Although the state of Oregon may not be as old as some of the states on the east coast of the United States, that does not mean that it is lacking when it comes to historical hot spots. In 1937, President Franklin D. Roosevelt dedicated the Timberline Lodge, in Government Camp, as a National Historic Landmark as it was considered the finest example of 1930’s era “mountain architecture” by the Works Progress Administration. The Columbia River Highway was constructed between 1913 and 1922, and was the first scenic highway in the United States, allowing visitors access to the most outstanding features of the Columbia River Gorge. When you stay at Gearhart by the Sea, you are just minutes away from historic Astoria, the oldest American settlement west of the Rocky Mountains. Discover the beautiful Victorian architecture of the city, as well as the shops and restaurants that still maintain a rich history of the 1920’s. Learn more about the history of the Beaver State and start planning your own historical trip to Oregon today!
The High Desert Museum is less than a 30-minute drive from DiamondStone. One of the finest museums in the Northwest, they teach Native American and Oregon Trail history, and also have wild animal exhibits with mammals and birds of prey. It is so large that you can't see it all in a day; they give you a 2-day pass.
When you stay at Gearhart by the Sea, you're just minutes away from the historic Astoria, the oldest American settlement west of the Rockies! Come discover the beautiful Victorian architecture, and it's shops and restaurants that still maintain a rich history of the 1920s. The Astoria Chamber of Commerce offers audio tours that can take you to the...
Absorb some of the area's history by taking a day-trip to the Garibaldi Museum, which features include 18th century sailing life, and the story of Captain Robert Gray and his historical vessels, the Lady Washington and the Columbia Rediviva. Also noteworthy is a gallery that captures the early life in Garibaldi through a historic photo collection...
Oregon Top List Picks
Whether you are in search of a seaside romantic getaway, some beach time with family and friends, a lake view from your quiet deck, or skiing from the top of snowy peaks, you’ll find exactly what... more
Plan your next four seasons getaway amid the natural beauty of the Cascade Mountains in Central Oregon. Here, you'll find a wide variety of amazing luxury resorts offering plenty of amazing outdoor... more