Sports are the heartbeat of this athletically-charged community from the trails to the track, from the waves to the slopes and from the fields to the stadiums.
Explore the Eugene, Cascades & Coast region of Oregon! In this adventure-driven destination, find yourself hiking to spectacular waterfalls or endless public beaches, kayaking white water or ocean estuaries, cycling through wine country or on Oregon's best trails, and while you're here, don't forget to sample the premier culinary bounty that awaits.
The Eugene, Cascades & Coast GeoTour is the first official geocaching tour in Oregon. Playing this game takes sightseeing to new levels and reveals great finds just off the beaten path. More
Ships at sea still rely on this picturesque, century-old lighthouse. Stay in the keeper's cottage, now a charming B&B and hike down to the beach below. More
Follow in the footsteps of legendary track star Steve Prefontaine as you run the routes he ran. Visit Pre's rock and Historic Hayward Field. More
Roar up and over towering sand dunes skirting coastal lakes and pine forests, then cruise across wide open beaches with the wind in your hair. More
All hail Oregon pinot! Over a dozen wineries are just minutes from downtown Eugene. Chat with the winemakers in their boutique tasting rooms and stock up on award winners. More
Pedal the Covered Bridge Scenic Bikeway in Cottage Grove. A gentle paved path circles Dorena Lake and passes multiple covered bridges. Fun for the whole family! More
Exquisite museums, prized works of art, historic buildings, sports memorabilia and innovative sustainability practices make for fascinating campus tours and explorations. More
Eugene, Cascades & Coast has the highest concentration of covered bridges in the West! Walk, cycle and even drive through many of these romantic beauties. More
Deep in the ocean cliff, barking and bellowing sea lions hunker down for the winter in a large marine cave. You can join them for amazing wildlife watching. More
From the Oregon Coast to the Cascade rivers, the fishing is superb! Catch the big one, or just come home with the best fish tales ever. More
Natural wonders sparkle in the snow! Visit a Sno-Park for cleared parking, accessible trails, warming huts, restrooms and a whole lot of fun! More
Reserve a festive table for Christmas Eve dinner or Christmas Day brunch or dinner. Dine on traditional favorites or enjoy pizza for the novelty. More
Witness the powerful crashing waves and dramatic skies over the Pacific Ocean. Better yet, do so from a cozy hotel room or oceanfront restaurant. More
Willamette Pass Resort and Hoodoo Recreation & Ski Area are easily accessible from Eugene - Springfield. You can even stay close to the action in mountain lodging. More
Regional shopping districts and malls are festive for the holidays - visit Santa Claus, meet reindeer, watch it "snow" or listen to carols. More
From choirs to ballet, the season is brimming with fantasic performing arts in our exquisite local venues. More
Oregon is known for its amazing craft beers. Taste award-winning microbrews at local bottleshops, pubs, breweries and growler fill stations. More
From black tie galas with dancing to quiet dinners in great restaurants, browse our New Year's Eve guide. And see what's open New Year's Day too! More
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Embrace winter's beauty from the Cascades to the Coast. From skiing to storm watching, there is always plenty going on during the winter season.