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2011 August Media Mentions

Published: September 07, 2011

Note: Online publications often move or remove links so some of the links below may have expired.

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Northwest Travel Magazine
July/August 2011
"The Sweet Sounds of Summer: Live at the Cuthbert"
The Northwest offers a variety of venues to listen to outdoor summer music. In Eugene, enjoy popular and local bands at the Cuthbert Amphitheater.

Courier (National Tour Association)
August 2011
"A Nature Lover's Playground"
Locations around the Pacific Northwest to enjoy mother nature. Get on the water and raft the McKenzie River.

Horizon Air Magazine
August 2011
"The Perfect Match: Pairing local wines and foods"
The Willamette Valley with a variety of soils and microclimates produces a wide variety of high quality wine and many wineries are pairing these specialties with local foods, like the Restaurant at King Estate.

"Destination Oregon: The Oregon Coast"
Fun things to do and see when visiting the Oregon Coast. Get sandy at the Dunes near Florence with ATV ride and sandboarding. Sidebar - visit Eugene, the gateway to the coast for sporting events, trails and gardens.

Alaska Airlines Magazine
"Destination Oregon: The Oregon Coast"
Fun things to do and see when visiting the Oregon Coast. Get sandy at the Dunes near Florence with ATV ride and sandboarding. Sidebar - visit Eugene, the gateway to the coast for sporting events, trails and gardens.

E-Newsletters

Oregon Lakes & Rivers Magazine
August 1, 2011
Oregon Road Trippers E-Report #102
When winter ends, a new season of fun begins at Willamette Pass. Explore the cascades via the Gondola. Photo and featured Event (Dinner in the Sky).

Oregon Coast Visitors Association
August 3, 2011
Consumer E-news: Giddy UP!
In August explore the Oregon Coast with sand boarding & belly dancing competitions, helicopter rides, concerts, festivals and horseback riding in Florence.

The Oregonian
August 6, 2011
Oregon Travel News
Travel E-news featuring article about wineries with views around Oregon. Sweet Cheeks and King Estate recommended with photo of Sweet Cheeks.

Travel Oregon
Fall 2011
Oregon is all about the harvest season and fall colors. Explore the state for Oregon bounty and beautiful road trips. For updates about the fall colors, call the Fall Foliage Hotline.

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The Oregonian
August 8, 2011
"More Oregon and Washington wineries with views, courtesy of our readers"
Wineries around Oregon with great tasting room views. Sweet Cheeks and King Estate recommended by readers.

The Oregonian
August 10, 2011
"Lowell Covered Bridge in Lane County is an ungraded tourist attraction"
Lowell Covered Bridge is a tourism spot for Oregon's covered bridges with restrooms and information.

7x7 Magazine
August 12, 2011
"Oregon's Pinots & Prolific Vineyards Prove That Wine Country Reaches Beyond Sonoma"
Over the past 15 years, Oregon's Willamette Valley has come into its own as a wine destination. Travel Hwy 99 for scenic sips including Pfieffer & LaVelle near Eugene. Then stay the night in Eugene, enjoy food, beer & the path systems before the next day at Sweet Cheeks and King Estate.

The Oregonian
August 12, 2011
"Mount Pisgah, site of Eugene's arboretum, gives view of Oregon's promised lands"
For views of the Eugene air country side hike to the top of Mount Pisgah or enjoy the natural scenery from the Arboretum along the river.

Tri-Valley Central
August 17, 2011
"Oasis on the Ocean"
Escape the Arizona heat by visiting the fresh and cool Oregon Coast. Florence offers a central location to explore the coast, its sea life and beaches.

The News Tribune
August 21
"The Fun Starts in the Sand in Florence, Ore."
Lon Beale came to Florence for the sand and never left. Now his sandboarding park, Sand Master Park has grown into an internationally known outdoor coast adventure location.

"5 More Things to Do in Florence, Ore."
Five things to do near Florence on the Oregon Coast: Sea Lion Caves, lighthouses, explore the dunes, bike Hwy 101, and visit Darlingtonia. 

Statesman Journal
August 31, 2011
"Mid-Valley: Day 152: The Fall Foliage"
Fall delight in the mid-valley. If you want to know when the colors are changing check out the Fall Foliage Blog and hotline.