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Ready, Set, Gorge is latest Oregon promotion effort


August 3, 2016

Tyler Roemer

SCENIC OVERLOOK: Riders pause to take in the view from the Historic Columbia River Highway. The Columbia River Gorge is a top tourist attraction for Oregon and Washington.

In time for centennial celebrations of the Historic Columbia River Highway, three Oregon agencies have come together to enhance the visitor experience along the ever popular scenic route. The Oregon Tourism Commission, dba Travel Oregon, the Oregon Department of Transportation (ODOT) and the U.S. Forest Service have introduced "Ready, Set, Gorge," a new trip planning resource. takes visitors to a Travel Oregon webpage devoted to touring tips, including public transportation options and ways to enjoy the myriad of events marking the highway's 100th anniversary this year.

"The Columbia River Gorge has consistently been among the top tourist destinations in Oregon thanks to...

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