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  • Does Oregon have any professional sports team?

    • Yes,  is home to the Portland Trail Blazers (NBA) who play in the MODA Center, Portland Timbers (MLS) and the Portland Thorns both playing at Providence Park and there is a big push for a MLB team. The group called the Portland Diamond Project (PDP) is looking to bring a Major League Baseball team to Portland.  One of PDP main investors is Russel Wilson from the Seattle Seahawks.

  • What is the sales tax in Oregon?

    •  does not have a sales tax on general goods and services. This make tax-free shopping a highlight to a visit to Oregon.  Hotels and car rentals are taxed and most of that revenue is channeled to support Travel Oregon and all of the tourism commissions around the state.  A couple of cities have passed local sales tax on food, Ashland being one of them.

 

  • What is uncommonly Oregon?

    • You can not pump your own gas, the state flag is double sided, Crater Lake is the deepest lake in America. Only in towns with less than 1000 people are you allowed to pump your own gas, otherwise and attendant will come out and pump it for you.  The state flag has a gold imprint of the state seal on one side and a golden beaver on the back.  Crater Lake is 1,949 feet deep and is the 9th deepest lake in world.

  • What is the name of the mountain Crater Lake is in?

    • Mount Mazama is the original mountain that now forms Crater Lake in Southern Oregon. The eruption that formed the collapsed caldara is estimated to be around 8,000-10,000 years ago.  The volcano has show to be active in as little as 4800 years ago.

 

  • Are there any hikes in Portland?

    • Plenty of hiking to be had in and around Portland. If you stay in the city, you can hike in Forest Park, where the Wildwood Trail runs 29 miles through a thich and unpopulated forest of Doug Firs, Fern and much more. There is also Oaks Bottom, a trail that is Handi-cap friendly and runs from the Sellwood bridge along the Willamette river to down town.

 

  • Are there any hikes near Portland?

    • In less than 30 minutes from downtown Portland (date and time depending), there are dozens of hikes available. The Columbia River gorge on both the Oregon and Washington side has 100s of trails.  West there are 100s of trails in the Coastal Range Mountains, South in the Willamette Valley.  We highly suggest picking up a local hiking book, we love this one (Best book)

  • What do you call someone who lives in Oregon.

    • Someone how lives or has some association to the state of Oregon is called an Oregonian. Coincidently, the largest newspaper in the state is called The Oregonian.  However, if you visit The Oregonian Website, it now directs you to Oregonlive.com

 

  • What are the most popular college sports teams?

    • The Oregon Ducks are from the University of Oregon located in Eugene and, the Oregon State Beavers are located in Corvallis. These two schools have football, basketball, and baseball programs. In addition to the Ducks and Beavers, there is the University of Portland Pilots, who have won several NCAA soccer championships- Go Lady Pilots and, Portland State is home to the mighty Vikings.

  • Do you have to take a driving test to obtain an Oregon Drivers License (This is not 100% accurate)

    • Yes, everyone who wishes to be licensed in Oregon is required to take a driving test at least once in a lifetime. Hopeful drivers must pass the written test first and then schedule a driving test by appointment and pass the test before being issued an Oregon drivers license.  I believe should you ever let your license expire or be taken, you must take and pass the driving test again.

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