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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
Boulder Falls Inn
A new hotel and restaurant in Lebanon, Oregon, featuring 84 spacious guest rooms, event center for up to 600 people,
Village Green
Escape to the beautiful Village Green Resort in historic Cottage Grove this season. Stroll through our 14 acres of flowering
Eugene Cascades Coast
Explore the Eugene, Cascades & Coast areas of Oregon! In this adventure-driven region, find yourself hiking to breathtaking waterfalls or
Umpqua National Forest
The Umpqua National Forest is located on the western side of the Cascade Mountains. Explosive geologic events shaped the unique
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
La Rambla
La Rambla is the perfect dining experience for anyone looking to enjoy a culinary gem nestled in the heart of
Oakway Center
Eugene’s premier shopping experience located in the heart of the city. Oakway Center offers an eclectic mix of local and
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
Elk Horn Brewery
Elk Horn Brewery is a southern inspired gastro pub that crafts its own cider, beer and soon mead. Elk Horn
Sweet Life Patisserie
A favorite spot to satisfy late night dessert cravings, Sweet Life Patisserie makes cakes, pies, and desserts com- pletely from
Off The Waffle
So, what are Liège waffles, and who is Off the Waffle? With locations in Portland & Eugene, Off the Waffle
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
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
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
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
Rex Hill
REX HILL has been making elegant pinot noir for over thirty years in Oregon’s Willamette Valley. Now owned by the
Black Walnut Inn
The Black Walnut Inn, located in the northern Willamette Valley, is an ideal destination to explore all that Oregon has
Cliff Creek Cellars
The Garvin family invites you to try Cliff Creek wines from beautiful Southern Oregon. Cliff Creek specializes in producing renowned
La Perla Pizzeria
La Perla Pizzeria is one of a select few restaurants in the nation producing pizza made in the authentic Italian
R Stuart & Co.
R. Stuart & Co. is housed in a converted granary in downtown McMinnville. It’s here that they gather carefully selected
Oregon Garden Resort
Escape to the cozy Oregon Garden Resort, with sweeping views of The Oregon Garden’s stunning eighty acres. Our guest rooms
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
Euphoria Chocolate Company
Delighting the taste buds of Northwesterners for thirty years with an array of fresh, handmade chocolate truffles, Euphoria is now
LifeSource Natural Foods
LifeSource offers an abundant selection of organic produce, an amply stocked natural and organic grocery section, a from-scratch deli &
Red Barn Natural Grocery
Red Barn Natural Grocery pledges, ‘Whole foods for whole people … fresh from the farm to you.”
Gaston Market
Gaston Market strives to provide and serve quality foods to the local community. Situated on the border of Washington and
Santiam Brewing Co.
Salem’s newest craft brewery is now open for business. Santiam Brewing rotates through its beers on tap seasonally and stylistically.
Rogue Farms Hopyard
The pub opened in May of 1989, with a small customer base composed of curious locals who dropped by to
Claim 52 Brewing
Claim 52 Brewing loves beer and food. It loves what happens when friends get together to enjoy great beer alongside
Fino in Fondo
In a rich collision of worlds and culture, Fino in Fondo brings Italy to Oregon, planting itself in the famed
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
Allison Inn & Spa
The beauty and bounty that is the Oregon experience surrounds you at The Allison Inn & Spa. Rest assured you
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
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
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
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
Fire Mountain Brew House
Fire Mountain Brewery took its first breath of fire in September of 2009, since then they have been brewing one
Pale Horse Brewing Co.
Founded in September of 2007, Pale Horse Brewing first began their equipment assembly in March 2008 here in Salem, OR.
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
Oregon Trail Brewery
The Oregon Trail brewing process is very simple. The grain is mashed using single-temperature infusion and is then sparged and
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
The Ram Restaurant & brewery – Salem
Welcome to The Ram! Your stomach wants food. Your tastebuds want beer. Satisfy them both at the Ram Restaurant &
Seven Brides Brewing Co.
Seven Brides prides itself on being a local brewery that uses local products. Seven Brides uses certified Oregon hops, and
Steeelhead Brewing Co.
Award winning beers on tap or to go! 1/2 Gallon Bottles, Kegs, Gallon Cubes available for purchase.
Two Kilts Brewing Co.
Two Kilts Brewing Company was founded by two great friends in the summer of 2009. Chris and Alex had found
Ninkasi Brewing Co.
Ninkasi Brewing began on June 15th, 2006 when Jamie Floyd and Nikos Ridge spent 17 hours brewing their first batch
Vertigo Brewing Co.
Vertigo has its very own tap room, located right next to the brewery in Hillsboro. The tap room features plenty
Chehalem Valley Brewing Co.
Their goal at Chehalem Valley Brewing is to brew the finest handcrafted ales using the highest quality ingredients. All of
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
Block 15 Restaurant & Brewery
Block 15 Restaurant & Brewery is the Mid Valley’s premier Brewpub. They specialize in locally sourced casual food and premium,
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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Inn at the 5th
Inn at the 5th is a very special boutique hotel in Eugene Oregon, offering luxurious, spacious, and inviting guest rooms,
St. Paul Rodeo
July 4th, Annual
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
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
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
Oregon Electric Station
The Oregon Electric Station is famous for its s er vice, atmosphere, prime rib and fresh s eafood. The Electric
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
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
Mio Sushi
Mio Sushi provides quality at reasonable prices in a casual, family- friendly dining atmosphere by offering fresh and delicious foods
Oakshire Brewing Co.
Strength. Independence. Community. These are the core values behind the Oakshire name and its motivation for brewing fine craft beer
Silvan Ridge Winery
Located in the heart of the southern Willamette Valley, Silvan Ridge Winery and Sweet Cheeks winery offer gorgeous vineyard views,
Sweet Cheeks Winery
Located in the heart of the southern Willamette Valley, Silvan Ridge Winery and Sweet Cheeks winery offer gorgeous vineyard views,
Adelsheim Vineyard
For more than forty years, Adelsheim Vineyard has been carefully cultivating vineyards and making wines sustainably in the Willamette Valley.
Willamette Valley Wineries
photo by Doreen Wynja Thanksgiving is a time to surround yourself with loved ones, test how far you can stretch
Domaine Drouhin
The Drouhin Family has been producing exceptionalwines in Burgundy since 1880, and in theDundee Hills of Oregon since 1988. Fourth-generationwinemaker,
Valley River Inn
Valley River Inn has been redecorated, redefined and rejuvenated. A sentimental favorite since 1973, this iconic destination has just completed
Hilton Eugene & Conference Center
The Hilton Eugene & Conference Center presents 269 spacious guestrooms including 15 suites. Rooms offer generous work spaces, high speed
3rd Street Flats
A new style of accommodations in Oregon’s Wine Country, 3rd Street Flats offers guests the stylish touches of a hotel,
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
Youngberg Hill
Accommodations at Youngberg Hill are luxurious with four king suites and four queen guest rooms. The Inn provides guests the