Trip Ideas

World Class Wine Tour

Indulge your senses exploring Oregon's wine country on a two-day tour of some very special boutique wineries along Territorial Highway. Taste the region's lauded Pinot Noir wine, enjoy an abundance of farm-to-table gourmet offerings and soak up the beauty and quiet of the Willamette Valley. For…

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Family Friendly Farms Tour

Bring your kids to a farm for u-pick fruit and vegetables or for a special harvest event. Whether picking peaches, crushing apples for cider or taking a hay bale ride into a pumpkin patch, your children can enjoy the farm-to-table experience too. All around Eugene - Springfield and the surrounding…

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Craft Beer & Covered Bridges

Combine the exploration of historic covered bridges with a cold, craft beer from a local Cottage Grove brewery. This former mining town is rich in history, landmarks, murals and great food and beverages, all coming together for a perfect day in Cottage Grove. Late Morning / Early Afternoon Pick up…

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Plan a Relaxing Vacation

Contemplative and meditative experiences are abundant throughout the Eugene, Cascades & Coast region. Find your little piece of peace and quiet for a relaxing vacation getaway that soothes the soul and restores the mind. First, book a comfortable retreat place for the center of your stay. Add in…

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McKenzie River Foodshed Tour

Follow the McKenzie River from the Willamette Valley into the Cascade Mountains and discover a bountiful trail of natural, farm-fresh and foraged foods. Treat yourself to a wholesome foodie experience along the banks of one of the country's purest waterways. This is your guide to fresh-caught fish…

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Get a Taste of Eugene

Maybe you've heard about the kefir-sipping, smoothie-blending, tofu-eating folks out here in Eugene, Oregon. And judging by the number of vegan, vegetarian and farm-to-table restaurants and our farmers' markets loaded with sprouts, kale and homegrown tomatoes, it's true - we do love our veggies…

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Top Summer Golf Greens

From golf courses on the Oregon Coast to the Tokatee golf course high in the Cascade mountains, discover the joy of golf in Oregon. Unique locations, notable course designers and fun, nearby activities to enhance your golf vacation make this region a rewarding golfing destination. Below our some of…

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A Day Trip to Coburg

Coburg is a delightful historic town just north of Eugene that makes a perfect destination for the day. Immerse yourself in 1800s architecture, antique and boutique shopping, and rustic country living with a slower paced day lingering in the parks and cafes. University of Oregon students…

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A 10 Mural Walking Tour in Cottage Grove

The Cottage Grove mural walking tour is an easy self-guided tour you can do in one day. Ten spectacular murals adorn the sides of buildings throughout Cottage Grove's downtown historic district, telling Cottage Grove's story through early settlement, the gold rush, and then discovery by Hollywood…

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Shopping in Downtown Eugene

While you are out exploring downtown Eugene and falling in love with the unique people and culture, these top shopping destinations have the best finds to memorialize your favorite characteristics of the city. Take advantage of the tax-free shopping that makes souvenirs from Oregon even more…

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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…