Trip Ideas

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Johanna Roseberg

Johanna is the Visitor Services Specialist for Travel Lane County and graduated from the University of Oregon with a degree in journalism in 2021. Having lived in Alaska, Washington, and now Oregon, Johanna loves everything the Pacific Northwest has to offer. If she's not trying out a new local restaurant, she's exploring one of Lane County's beautiful bodies of water.

Cottage Grove Area Waterfalls

The must-see highlights of the Cottage Grove area aren't only the covered bridges and the wineries, they're also the several waterfalls. I took two trips to visit most of them; each trip including three different waterfalls. To make the trips shorter, you can hike to just one or two at a time…

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Favorite Mexican Restaurants

Mexican cuisine is wonderful comfort food, reminding me of being with family, holding celebrations, or enjoying the company of friends. Eugene - Springfield offers many restaurants – seriously, so many – for great Mexican food. There are some national and regional chains, Americanized spots and…

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Explore Our Communities

Whale Watching at Sea Lion Caves
: Melanie Ryan Griffin

Visit the Eugene, Cascades & Coast Visitor Center in downtown Eugene. Find information on things to do and see in Lane County, purchase park passes and locally-made gifts and souvenirs, and…