Willamette Valley



Stories from the Journey



Events

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Where to Eat in the Willamette Valley During Oregon Wine Month
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Around Oregon | May 2017
Six Favorite Restaurants in Salem


Trips

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A Journey Through Oregon’s Covered Bridges
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72 Hours in McMinnville

Recreation

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Following Oregon’s Emerald Trail
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Travel Spotlight: Enchanted Forest

Culture

A Truly Vintage Wine, and its Old-World Journey to the City
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The Painted Lady

Continue Your Adventure



Best of the Region


ArborBrook Vineyards
ArborBrook Vineyards is a boutique producer of exceptional hand-crafted wines. Family-owned and operated, it is located in the heart of
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Boulder Falls Inn
A new hotel and restaurant in Lebanon, Oregon, featuring 84 spacious guest rooms, event center for up to 600 people,
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Village Green
Escape to the beautiful Village Green Resort in historic Cottage Grove this season. Stroll through our 14 acres of flowering
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Eugene Cascades Coast
Explore the Eugene, Cascades & Coast areas of Oregon! In this adventure-driven region, find yourself hiking to breathtaking waterfalls or
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Umpqua National Forest
The Umpqua National Forest is located on the western side of the Cascade Mountains. Explosive geologic events shaped the unique
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Down to Earth
Down To Earth’s Mission is in our company motto: “Practical Goods for Natural Living” Down To Earth carries a wide-variety
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La Rambla
La Rambla is the perfect dining experience for anyone looking to enjoy a culinary gem nestled in the heart of
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Oakway Center
Eugene’s premier shopping experience located in the heart of the city. Oakway Center offers an eclectic mix of local and
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Made in Oregon
Made In Oregon’s first store opened at Portland International Airport in 1975. Since then they’ve built a solid reputation as
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Elk Horn Brewery
Elk Horn Brewery is a southern inspired gastro pub that crafts its own cider, beer and soon mead. Elk Horn
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Sweet Life Patisserie
A favorite spot to satisfy late night dessert cravings, Sweet Life Patisserie makes cakes, pies, and desserts com- pletely from
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Off The Waffle
So, what are Liège waffles, and who is Off the Waffle? With locations in Portland & Eugene, Off the Waffle
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Cana’s Feast Winery
Rooted in the coastal foothills in Carlton, Oregon, you’ll find a winery with a down to earth approach to what
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Museum of Natural and Cultural History
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
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Mt. Angel Oktoberfest
September 17 – 20, 2015 In the heart of Oregon’s hop growing region, Mount Angel’s Oktoberfest brings 350,000 people to
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Willamette Valley Vineyards
Willamette Valley Vineyards produces high-quality, sustainably grown pinot noir and other cool-climate varieties, earning the distinction as “One of America’s
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Rex Hill
REX HILL has been making elegant pinot noir for over thirty years in Oregon’s Willamette Valley. Now owned by the
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Black Walnut Inn
The Black Walnut Inn, located in the northern Willamette Valley, is an ideal destination to explore all that Oregon has
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Cliff Creek Cellars
The Garvin family invites you to try Cliff Creek wines from beautiful Southern Oregon. Cliff Creek specializes in producing renowned
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La Perla Pizzeria
La Perla Pizzeria is one of a select few restaurants in the nation producing pizza made in the authentic Italian
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R Stuart & Co.
R. Stuart & Co. is housed in a converted granary in downtown McMinnville. It’s here that they gather carefully selected
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Oregon Garden Resort
Escape to the cozy Oregon Garden Resort, with sweeping views of The Oregon Garden’s stunning eighty acres. Our guest rooms
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The Fisherman’s Market
The Fisherman’s Market in Eugene is a full-service fish market and restaurant that offers the largest seafood menu in Lane
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Euphoria Chocolate Company
Delighting the taste buds of Northwesterners for thirty years with an array of fresh, handmade chocolate truffles, Euphoria is now
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LifeSource Natural Foods
LifeSource offers an abundant selection of organic produce, an amply stocked natural and organic grocery section, a from-scratch deli &
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Red Barn Natural Grocery
Red Barn Natural Grocery pledges, ‘Whole foods for whole people … fresh from the farm to you.”
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Gaston Market
Gaston Market strives to provide and serve quality foods to the local community. Situated on the border of Washington and
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Santiam Brewing Co.
Salem’s newest craft brewery is now open for business. Santiam Brewing rotates through its beers on tap seasonally and stylistically.
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Rogue Farms Hopyard
The pub opened in May of 1989, with a small customer base composed of curious locals who dropped by to
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Claim 52 Brewing
Claim 52 Brewing loves beer and food. It loves what happens when friends get together to enjoy great beer alongside
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Fino in Fondo
In a rich collision of worlds and culture, Fino in Fondo brings Italy to Oregon, planting itself in the famed
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The Joel Palmer House
The cuisine at Dayton’s Joel Palmer House is inspired by the exotic mushrooms and truffles the staff collect themselves to
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Allison Inn & Spa
The beauty and bounty that is the Oregon experience surrounds you at The Allison Inn & Spa. Rest assured you
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Heater Allen Brewing Co.
They are a small artisan brewery located in McMinnville, Oregon. They specialize in producing distinctive all-malt lager and other German
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Golden Valley Brewery – McMinnville
Since they started in 1993, they’ve followed a fresh, local, made-in-house cuisine program at Golden Valley. They’ve always had their
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Gilgamesh Brewing Co. – The Lounge
Brothers Mike, Nick and Matt along with their father, Lee have loved brewing beer at home for years and decided
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Flat Tail Brewing Co.
Flat Tail is located on the waterfront in Downtown Corvallis. Daily Happy Hour from 3p-6p & 9p-Close. Try one of
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Fire Mountain Brew House
Fire Mountain Brewery took its first breath of fire in September of 2009, since then they have been brewing one
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Pale Horse Brewing Co.
Founded in September of 2007, Pale Horse Brewing first began their equipment assembly in March 2008 here in Salem, OR.
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Rogue Ales – Public House Eugene
Rogue Ales Public House is an artisan varietal brewery founded in October of 2004. Previously known as the West Brothers
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Oregon Trail Brewery
The Oregon Trail brewing process is very simple. The grain is mashed using single-temperature infusion and is then sparged and
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Rogue Ales – Chatoe Rogue Tasting Room
The tasting room at their Micro Hopyard in Independence, Oregon is 468 square feet of proof that they’re about World
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The Ram Restaurant & brewery – Salem
Welcome to The Ram! Your stomach wants food. Your tastebuds want beer. Satisfy them both at the Ram Restaurant &
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Seven Brides Brewing Co.
Seven Brides prides itself on being a local brewery that uses local products. Seven Brides uses certified Oregon hops, and
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Steeelhead Brewing Co.
Award winning beers on tap or to go! 1/2 Gallon Bottles, Kegs, Gallon Cubes available for purchase.
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Two Kilts Brewing Co.
Two Kilts Brewing Company was founded by two great friends in the summer of 2009. Chris and Alex had found
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Ninkasi Brewing Co.
Ninkasi Brewing began on June 15th, 2006 when Jamie Floyd and Nikos Ridge spent 17 hours brewing their first batch
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Vertigo Brewing Co.
Vertigo has its very own tap room, located right next to the brewery in Hillsboro. The tap room features plenty
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Chehalem Valley Brewing Co.
Their goal at Chehalem Valley Brewing is to brew the finest handcrafted ales using the highest quality ingredients. All of
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Brewers Union Local 180
The Brewers Union Local 180, Oregon’s only Real Ale Pub and Brewery, is a blend of the best of the
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Block 15 Restaurant & Brewery
Block 15 Restaurant & Brewery is the Mid Valley’s premier Brewpub. They specialize in locally sourced casual food and premium,
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Ambacht Brewing Co.
At Ambacht, they believe in producing delicious Belgian-inspired ales that are balanced, flavorful and go great with food. Their products
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McMenamins
Check out one of McMenamins many Willamette Valley locations by clicking on the map below:  
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Inn at the 5th
Inn at the 5th is a very special boutique hotel in Eugene Oregon, offering luxurious, spacious, and inviting guest rooms,
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St. Paul Rodeo
July 4th, Annual
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Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art
The University of Oregon’s Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art is a premier Pacific Northwest museum for exhibitions and collections of
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Beppe & Gianni’s Trattoria
Consistently rated Eugene’s best Italian restaurant by residents and local publications, Beppe & Gianni’s Trattoria has been serving authentic Italian
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Puddin’ River Chocolates and Winebar
A unique gathering place to indulge yourself in the Willamette Valley’s finest Chocolates and wine. Offering specialty desserts, appetizers, Stumptown
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Oregon Electric Station
The Oregon Electric Station is famous for its s er vice, atmosphere, prime rib and fresh s eafood. The Electric
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Bentley’s Grill
The Grand Hotel and Bentley’s Grill, Salem’s premiere hotel and fine dining restaurant, bar and lounge, has an elegant downtown
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Marché Restaurant and Provisions
A place to find seasonal, sustainable, delicious food in the tradition of the historic market, offering hearth-baked pizza to stay
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Mio Sushi
Mio Sushi provides quality at reasonable prices in a casual, family- friendly dining atmosphere by offering fresh and delicious foods
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Oakshire Brewing Co.
Strength. Independence. Community. These are the core values behind the Oakshire name and its motivation for brewing fine craft beer
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Silvan Ridge Winery
Located in the heart of the southern Willamette Valley, Silvan Ridge Winery and Sweet Cheeks winery offer gorgeous vineyard views,
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Sweet Cheeks Winery
Located in the heart of the southern Willamette Valley, Silvan Ridge Winery and Sweet Cheeks winery offer gorgeous vineyard views,
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Adelsheim Vineyard
For more than forty years, Adelsheim Vineyard has been carefully cultivating vineyards and making wines sustainably in the Willamette Valley.
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Willamette Valley Wineries
photo by Doreen Wynja Thanksgiving is a time to surround yourself with loved ones, test how far you can stretch
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Domaine Drouhin
The Drouhin Family has been producing exceptionalwines in Burgundy since 1880, and in theDundee Hills of Oregon since 1988. Fourth-generationwinemaker,
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Valley River Inn
Valley River Inn has been redecorated, redefined and rejuvenated. A sentimental favorite since 1973, this iconic destination has just completed
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Hilton Eugene & Conference Center
The Hilton Eugene & Conference Center presents 269 spacious guestrooms including 15 suites. Rooms offer generous work spaces, high speed
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3rd Street Flats
A new style of accommodations in Oregon’s Wine Country, 3rd Street Flats offers guests the stylish touches of a hotel,
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The Lodge at Detroit Lake
The Lodge at Detoit Lake is located in Detroit, Oregon, in the heart of the Willamette National Forest. The Lodge
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Youngberg Hill
Accommodations at Youngberg Hill are luxurious with four king suites and four queen guest rooms. The Inn provides guests the