Columbia Gorge Scenic Byway – Historic Columbia River Highway

Portland, Oregon.

Probably one of the most traveled scenic byways in the United States, this highway was constructed in 1913 and features 70 miles (112 km) of scenic wonders. Waterfalls and overlooks of the gorge entice many millions of tourists every year. Head out of Portland on I-84 and take the exit to Troutdale at exit 17. Pick up the Scenic Byway on U.S. Highway 30. Continue reading