gaming news Get “Shanghaied” in Oregon When the hot Arizona summer rages on – maybe it’s time to “Shanghai” the family to a spot where real Shanghais were a way of life – in Oregon. Buried beneath the streets of Portland, left over from the 1800s, are tunnels, where drunken and drugged visitors were transported to waiting ship captains for about $50 a head.. They arrived in the tunnels when they carelessly stepped on trapdoors in the bar floors above.
If you’re a rock climber – check out all the rock formations like Monkey Face at Smith Rock State Park it looks like an exciting climb! Continue the adventure to nearby Hood River, where you’ll find the century old Hood River Railroad, at the foothills of Mt. Hood. There are themed rides, including the Western Train Robbery – A trip back in history, with spectacular views. For a memorable adventure, head northwest to the Columbia River Gorge near Astoria, Oregon and the bridge over Multnomah Falls – What a
Center your trip in the Portland and you can tour some of those old bars and tunnels. For some wild excitement, just east of Portland is Hellgate Canyon, and the Rogue River - Take a boat tour along the same route where they filmed “Rooster Cogburn,” and “Gunsmoke.” One tour includes a breathtaking journey over white-water rapids Get ready to get wet - It’s quite a trip.
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spectacular view! Then further north into Washington - to Mt. St. Helens, one of America’s active volcanoes - Tour on foot, by road, or helicopter. The last major eruption was captured on film, and is there for your viewing. While the area is remote, many of the activities are free, and food and gift items are available including jewelry made from the volcanic ash. To plan your Cool Oregon adventure just go to www.traveloregon.com for all the help you will need
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