If you ever visit the Beaver State, you’ll never forget what the word ‘forest’ means. An outstanding geography that varies from evergreen thickets to volcanoes and deserts draws fans of nature tourism. World’s largest living organism - fungus - is another globally-known attraction.
For more sights, visit one of the biggest metropolitan areas of Oregon. Portland serves probably the best street food in the world, not to mention its craft beers. Salem, the capital, is not the one with the witches, but still has a lot of cultural venues to attend. Eugene is always full of students and the young energetic vibe they bring along.
Major economic forces of Oregon are provided by the gifts of nature, from timber and fishing to agriculture and hydroelectric power. The Silicon Forest is home to Intel and Tektronix. Nike, Inc. is also headquartered in Beaverton. Four of the local colleges have made it to the American top list: University of Oregon, Oregon Health and Science University, Oregon State University, Portland State University.