100 Best Fan-Favorite Destinations in Oregon for 2019 are announced

Media firm analyzed over 66,000 online reviews to determine the best destinations in Oregon based on customer satisfaction.

Portland-based media firm MEDIAmerica, publishers of Oregon Business and the well-known 100 Best Companies to Work for in Oregon survey, have announced the third annual 100 Best Fan-Favorite Destinations in Oregon for 2019.

This year researchers studied over 66,000 reviews, a 74% increase over last year’s reviews, on the most widely used online review sites Google, TripAdvisor and Yelp. Scores were tallied and combined to determine the level of travelers’ overall satisfaction. The scores were then ranked to create the 100 Best Fan-Favorites Destinations list.

The “100 Best” will gain valuable exposure in popular statewide magazines like Oregon Home, Oregon Business, both in print and online. Winners may also promote their achievement with exclusive rights to use the “100 Best” logo on their promotional materials and at point-of-purchase.

The top 100 destinations will once again be charted on a map for visitors and residents to use as a guide for traveling the state. A total of 75,000 statewide maps will be distributed in 2019 at most of the state’s entry points and visitor centers. The map continues to be very popular, according to our distribution partner, Matt Preston of Certified Folder Display Service Inc., who said “the 100 Best Fan-Favorite Destinations in Oregon brochure is a huge hit in the Travel Oregon Welcome Center program, which includes the PDX International Airport!”

“It is fantastic to see this project grow. Travelers rely more than ever on third-party reviews. The participation increase in this important research shows that more destinations are paying attention as well,” says Andrew Insinga, CEO of MEDIAmerica.

Craig Peebles, Events Manager at MEDIAmerica, adds “To be able to tally and merge data from the big three online review sites was not easy, but the result is worth it. A ranking based purely on customer satisfaction is a true measure of what makes a great destination.”

Destinations wishing to sign up for consideration in the 2020 100 Best Fan-Favorite destinations survey may do so here. Participation is free.

Check out the full list below.


1. High Life Adventures
2. Bandon Inn
3. Sweet Cheeks Winery
4. Swan Island Dahlias
5. Wall Street Suites
6. Wheeler on the Bay Lodge and Marina
7. FivePine Lodge
8. Douglas County Museum
9. Boulder Falls Inn & Japanese Gardens
10. Historic Balch Hotel



11. Crater Lake Zipline
12. Porland Center Stage at The Armory
13. Alloro Vineyard
14. Rogue Valley ZipLine Adventure
15. Bayberry Inn
16. ScienceWorks Hands-on Museum
17. Columbia Gorge Discovery Center & Museum
18. Umpqua River Lighthouse Museum
19. Happyrock Coffee Roasting Co
20. Crater Lake National Park
21. Marine Discovery Tours
22. Cebu Lounge
23. Overleaf Lodge & Spa
24. The Wine Shack
25. Portland Farmers Market at Portland State University
26. Baker Heritage Museum
27. Monks Gate Vineyard
28. Best Western Plus Columbia River Inn
29. Agate Beach Motel
30. Western Antique Aeroplane & Automobile Museum
31. Oxford Hotel Bend
32. Morrison's Rogue Wilderness Adventures & Lodge
33. High Desert Museum
34. Bandon Dunes Golf Resort
35. Inn at the 5th
36. Columbia River Maritime Museum
37. The Driftwood Room
38. Wildlife Safari
39. Cascades Raptor Center
40. The Inn at Northrup Station
41. Tamastslikt Cultural Institute
42. Jerry's Rogue Jets
43. Evergreen Aviation and Space Museum
44. Tree To Tree Adventure Park
45. Powerland Heritage Park
46. Gilbert House Children's Museum
47. Hotel Monaco Portland
48. Pittock Mansion
49. Whale Cove Inn
50. Cafe Yumm Eugene On Broadway
51. The Grotto
52. Willamette Valley Vineyards
53. Umpqua Discovery Center
54. Timberline Lodge
55. Tu Tu' Tun Lodge
56. The Museum At Warm Springs
57. OSH Museum of Mental Health
58. Meat Cheese Bread
59. Kelly's Brighton Marina
60. Rex Hill Winery
61. Lan Su Chinese Garden
62. Cascade Brewing Barrel House
63. Abacela Winery
64. Brooks Winery
65. Shorepine Vacation Rentals
66. Enchanted Forest
67. Domaine Serene Vineyards & Winery
68. St Josef's Winery
69. RiverPlace Hotel
70. Bella Beach Vacation Rentals
71. The Happy Donut
72. HI Portland Northwest Hostel
73. Chateau at the Oregon Caves
74. Hallie Ford Museum of Art
75. Fireside Motel
76. Pine Ridge Inn Hotel & Suites
77. Best Western Plus Hood River Inn
78. Portland's White House
79. River House Inn, Florence, Oregon
80. Hotel Lucia
81. Headlands Coastal Lodge and Spa
82. Pendleton Round-Up
83. Hallmark Resort & Spa, Cannon Beach
84. Tetherow Resort
85. Eugene Saturday Market
86. SAGE Center
87. Left Coast Cellars Family Estate
88. Great Cats World Park
89. Port of Siuslaw Campground
90. River Inn at Seaside
91. Long Hollow Ranch
92. Portland Hillsboro/Brookwood
93. The Oregon Garden
94. Hotel deLuxe
95. Sentinel
96. Laurelhurst Market Restaurant and Butcher Shop
97. Dobbes Family Estate
98. Columbia Gorge Hotel & Spa
99. Oregon Garden Resort
100. Inn at Cape Kiwanda

Last modified onThursday, 20 December 2018 15:12

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