Portland, Oregon at Night

Portland, Oregon at Night

featuring Pieces of a Dream's "Enmascarada"
Portland, Oregon at Night

Although it is the largest city in Oregon, Portland feels surprisingly intimate, thanks to its land-use planning, natural spaces, and implementation of light rail and bicycle routes. Though its economy centers on its port and its many technology companies, Portland … Continue reading


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Columbia River Trainwatching

featuring Nestor Torres' "Hero"
Columbia River Trainwatching

Near the city of Stevenson, Washington (population 1,465), train enthusiasts can catch magnificent views of freight moving along the edges of the scenic Columbia River Gorge. The first railroad in this area might not have appealed to even the most … Continue reading


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Columbia River Gorge Moonrise

featuring John Tesh's "Don't Let Me Be Lonely Tonight"
Columbia River Moonrise

To mark today’s Lunar New Year, eScapes brings you a peaceful “moonrise” over the tranquil Columbia River. The actual moonrise on a Lunar New Year isn’t quite as dramatic– the Lunar New Year always falls on the new moon. The … Continue reading


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Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area

featuring Chris Standring's "C.S. in the Sunrise"
Columbia River Gorge

The Columbia River Gorge along the Washington/Oregon border is home to many great natural sights. Even away from well-known landmarks like Multnomah Falls and Mt. Adams, the general beauty of the region is engaging and a wonder on its own. … Continue reading


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Multnomah Falls (Portland, Oregon)

featuring Alexander Zonjic's "Amazing Grace"
Multnomah Falls, Portland

Portland, Oregon is known for being a “green city” and indeed is full of beautiful natural places. Many of these are woven into the cityscape, but more breathtaking sights can only be found past the outskirts. In this video, eScapes … Continue reading


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Crater Lake National Park

featuring David Benoit's "Never Can Say Goodbye"
Crater Lake, Oregon

Oregon’s Crater Lake National Park is spectacular in every sense. The deepest lake in the United States, Crater Lake’s grandeur is enhanced by steep cliffs, hundreds of feet high, surrounding it on all sides. The still, blue water of the … Continue reading


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Coquille River Lighthouse

featuring Jeff Lorber's "The Simple Life"
Coquille River Lighthouse

The Coquille River Light was first lit in 1896 to aid the transportation of goods and people to and from the mouth of the Coquille River. Simple, small, and inexpensive, the lighthouse was for many years the smallest on the … Continue reading


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Portland, Oregon River Ride

featuring Euge Groove's "Too Cool"
Willamette River, Portland, Oregon

The 187-mile-long Willamette River runs through downtown Portland, Oregon, where it is spanned by eleven bridges. Many of these bridges hold world records or set records when constructed. The Steel Bridge, featured in this scene, is the second-oldest vertical-lift bridge … Continue reading


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Heceta Head Lighthouse

featuring Brian Culbertson's "I Could Get Used To This"
Heceta Head Lighthouse, Oregon

Visible for up to 21 miles, the Heceta Head Light is the brightest light on the Oregon coast– not bad for a lighthouse that has been using the same fresnel lens for 117 years. The Heceta Head Lighthouse and its … Continue reading


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