The Umpqua National Forest is located on the western side of the Cascade Mountains. Explosive geologic events shaped the unique landscape on the 983,129-acre forest, and provide incredible scenery as well as an abundance of natural and cultural resources. Visitors discover a diverse place of thundering rapids, high mountain lakes, and quiet ponds. The Forest is known by its many waterfalls, including the 293-foot Watson Falls on the North Umpqua Highway.
Down To Earth’s Mission is in our company motto: “Practical Goods for Natural Living” Down To Earth carries a wide-variety of natural, organic, and health conscious home and garden products at affordable prices. Down To Earth only carries products that enrich people’s lives, are kind to our environment and fulfill the basic needs of daily living.
La Rambla is the perfect dining experience for anyone looking to enjoy a culinary gem nestled in the heart of Oregon’s beautiful wine country. La Rambla blends Spanish influences and classics together with the freshest ingredients from the Northwest. La Rambla offers a friendly vibe to each and every patron who walks through their door.
Eugene’s premier shopping experience located in the heart of the city. Oakway Center offers an eclectic mix of local and national shops and restaurants. The Heritage Courtyard offers an open plaza environment where one can enjoy shopping, dining and entertainment under the canopies of heritage oak trees. You’ll find Eugene’s best at Oakway Center- a family of fine stores.
Elk Horn Brewery is a southern inspired gastro pub that crafts its own cider, beer and soon mead. Elk Horn opened its doors in September of 2014 and are located at the corner of East Broadway and Hilyard close to downtown Eugene and the University of Oregon cam- pus. Closed on Mondays and serving lunch, dinner and brunch on Sundays; Elk Horn has a large patio with outdoor seating, a fire pit and live music regularly. The owners operated Delacata food cart for three years in Eugene before opening Elk Horn and they bring the same commitment to delicious food and southern hospitality to their restaurant.
A favorite spot to satisfy late night dessert cravings, Sweet Life Patisserie makes cakes, pies, and desserts com- pletely from scratch, using both tradi- tional French and classic American reci- pes. The long display cases are packed with whole cakes, desserts by the slice and breakfast pastries. Adept baristas will steam up a latte with locally roasted organic espresso or brew a pot or organ- ic tea to go with your dessert. Gluten free and vegan options.
So, what are Liège waffles, and who is Off the Waffle? With locations in Portland & Eugene, Off the Waffle is a place where waffles delight and excite, confuse you yet provide you with the answers you’re looking for, and hold your hand while floating on a rainbow of sweet, delicious waffley bliss. They source locally and organically, and offer great gluten free options. Check out their weekly waffle giveaways on Facebook!
Rooted in the coastal foothills in Carlton, Oregon, you’ll find a winery with a down to earth approach to what they do. The staff is relaxed but knowledgeable, the hospitality is genuine, and the view enviable. They partner with some of the most respected growers in the region to produce beautiful wines that are expressive of variety and place. Check out Cana’s Feast Winery online or visit their tasting room to enjoy a diverse selection of decidedly uncommon wines.
Explore 15,000 years of Oregon culture and 300 million years of Northwest natural history—from the sabertooth salmon to 10,000-year-old sandals recovered from an Oregon desert cave. Learn to think like a scientist in the laboratory. Discover 19th-century Oregon at the archaeology exhibit. Open Tuesday through Sunday, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Illustrated exhibit talks, 2 p.m. daily. Adults $5; seniors and youths $3; families $10. Free admission the first Friday of the month.