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The little town of Gaston grew up along with the railroads and stagecoach lines in the late 1800s, and eventually became a thriving farming community. Today this little burg to the west of Portland has joined the burgeoning wine industry with several award-winning vineyards and tasting rooms. Thrill seekers whiz through the forest at Tree to Tree Aerial Adventure Park on the zip line. Hike up to scenic Lee Falls or mountain bike around Henry Hagg Lake.

Greater Portland

Gaston is located in Greater Portland, where you'll find the distinctive neighborhoods of Portland surrounded by wine country and the foothills of Mt. Hood.

Nearby cities are: Forest Grove, Yamhill, Cornelius, and Carlton.

an Scenic BywayThe Vineyard and Valley Tour Route

by Amy Nyberg / February 21, 2016

Winding through the heart of Tualatin Valley’s vineyard country, this tour route beckons you to enjoy the region’s agricultural and viticultural bounties among bucolic rural scenery.

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an ItineraryOrganic Wineries Tour in Tualatin Valley

by Carrie Wynkoop / April 19, 2016

You can celebrate Earth Day every day in Oregon with a glass of wine.After all, what is wine if not the natural product of clean air, land and water? There are lots of ways for winemakers to reduce their impact on the planet. In Oregon, wineries…

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an Oregon Story32 Wineries Near Portland

by Eileen Garvin / April 18, 2014

Oregon’s Washington County Wine Country, just a stone’s throw from Portland, is a great place to celebrate the seasons. This little spot at the gateway to the Willamette Valley is home to 32wineries ranging from boutique newcomers to long…

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an Oregon Story12 Top Summer Dog Spots

by Eileen Garvin / June 26, 2015

Welcome to the dog days of summer so named for gloriously sunny days and the ascension of the Dog Star in the night sky.Summer is an epic time to explore Oregon with your best four-legged friend. Don’t miss these great spots to roam, fetch,…

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Find things to see and do In Gaston

  1.     Attractions
    1.     Amusement Parks
    2.     Aquariums & Zoos
    3.     Art Galleries & Studios
    4.     Casinos
    5.     Movies and TV filmed in Oregon
    6.     Museums & Interpretive Centers
    7.     Outdoors & Nature
    8.     Performing Arts
    9.     Shopping
    10.     Theater
    11.     Tour Companies & Guides
  2.     Recreation
    1.     Birding
    2.     Camping
    3.     Cycling
    4.     Fishing
    5.     Golf
    6.     Guides & Charters
      1.     Back Country Guides
      2.     Bicycle Guides
      3.     Charter Boats
      4.     Fishing Guides
      5.     Hunting Guides
      6.     Jet Boat Charters
      7.     Outdoor Guides
      8.     Whitewater Guides
    7.     Hiking
    8.     Indoor Sports
    9.     Jet Boating
    10.     Kayaking
    11.     Oregon Winter Trips
    12.     Rafting
    13.     Snow Sports
    14.     Sustainable Travel
  3.     Eat & Drink
    1.     Artisan Producers
    2.     Beer & Breweries
    3.     Cideries
    4.     Coffee & Tea
    5.     Culinary Experiences
    6.     Distilleries
    7.     Farmers' Markets
    8.     Farms & Farm Stays
    9.     Oregon Food Trips
    10.     Picking & Foraging
    11.     Ranches & Ranch Stays
    12.     Restaurants
      1.     American
      2.     Asian Fusion
      3.     Cajun / Creole
      4.     Chinese
      5.     French Bistros
      6.     Greek
      7.     Irish
      8.     Italian
      9.     Japanese
      10.     Latino
      11.     Mediterranean
      12.     Pacific Northwest
      13.     Pizza
      14.     Seafood
      15.     Southern
      16.     Thai
    13.     Seafood
    14.     Wineries & Wine
  4.     Oregon Heritage
    1.     Covered Bridges
    2.     Ghost Towns
    3.     Heritage Areas
    4.     Heritage Museums
    5.     Indian Country
    6.     Lighthouses
    7.     Old West & Oregon Trail
  5.     Natural Wonders
    1.     Bodies of Water
      1.     Lakes & Reservoirs
      2.     Rivers
      3.     Waterfalls
    2.     Forests, Parks & Refuges
      1.     National Forests & Parks
      2.     National Wildlife Refuges and Areas
      3.     State Parks
    3.     Mountains & Hills
  6.     Events
    1.     Animal & Agriculture Events
    2.     Culinary Events
    3.     Cultural Heritage Events
    4.     Exhibit & Lecture Events
    5.     Fairs & Festivals
    6.     Flower & Garden Events
    7.     Oregon Food Trips
    8.     Performing Art Events
    9.     Snow Sports
    10.     Sports Events
    11.     Visual Art Events
    12.     Volunteer Events
  7. All Places to Stay
  8.     Lodging
    1.     Bed and Breakfasts
    2.     Boutique Hotels
    3.     Farm or Ranch Stay
    4.     Glamping or Tree Houses
    5.     Hostels
    6.     Hotel / Motel
    7.     Resorts
    8.     Vacation Rentals
  9.     RV Parks
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