Redmond Travel Guide, Oregon
Redmond U.S- Overview
Redmond, Oregon, the United States was traditionally based on agriculture. The city was discovered by Frank T. Redmond in 1905 and hence was named after him. In 1911 the town had an estimated population of one thousand people which grew to 23,000 in 2006. Redmond was used as a U.S Air Force Base during the 1940’s which later on led to the establishment of commercial air service after World War II. The city offers low cost of living, employment opportunities and better standards of life, all reasons for its rapid rate of population growth in the past few years.
Redmond experiences mild climate throughout the year with slight snowfall in winter.
This quiet city also offers several outdoor recreational activities such as fishing, horse riding, hiking, biking, rock climbing, golfing, kayaking, water skiing and snow boarding. In Redmond, Oregon, one can witness diverse forms of natural beauty, from serene lakes to Cascade Mountains which serve as a fun seeking experience for vacationers.
Some of the major Redmond attractions worth visiting are-
â- The Crooked River Dinner Train will take you back in time and in your three hour journey you will witness the beauty of Redmond which will surely take your breath away.
â- Cline Falls viewpoint is a quiet serene place for people to take a break and relax far away from the hustle-bustle of the city noise. It also provides fishing access.
â- Smith Rock Park offers rock climbing for the adventure freaks. Another feature of the park is hiking and mountain biking. And if you are lucky you might get to spot some golden eagles, falcons, beavers and deer.
It is advisable to visit Redmond during the hunting season, an annual event. Shopping in Redmond is not as exciting as the adventure activities here but you can still manage to get away with a few handpicks from the old antique stores and art galleries. You can also find a variety of exotic spice and herbs. Redmond can offer good hotels and accommodation for its visitors; there are also many lodges right in the middle of the forest or on top of the mountains. Here in Redmond you will have a lifetime experience that you will cherish forever.
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