Plan your trip to Eugene, Cascades & Coast.
THINGS TO DO
Discover the many things to do year-round from the Oregon Coast to the Cascades.
Oregon's temperate climate combined with the convenient proximity of urban centers to natural wonders makes adventuring easy. From Eugene - Springfield in the Willamette Valley, it is an hour west to the beach and an hour east to the foothills.
The McKenzie River awaits. Rolling through the Cascades this amazingly pure, spring-fed river is brimming with adventure. Kayak, whitewater raft or float. Cast out a line. Hike or bike the McKenzie River Trail to stunning waterfalls. Make base-camp a riverfront campground, cozy cabin or a hot springs resort.
A rainbow of fruits and vegetables are on display across the Willamette Valley. Shop farmers' markets, farm stands and local groceries for a farm to fork experience - or simply make a reservation at one of the many restaurants dishing up fresh, local fare. Take a tour of local craft breweries and award winning wineries.
Soak up entertainment outside at outdoor performances. The magical Cuthbert Amphitheater in Alton Baker Park showcases everything from symphony to rock. Parks in Eugene, Springfield, Cottage Grove and Oakridge host movie nights, Shakespeare and live music. All you need is a blanket and picnic basket.