Trip Ideas

Best Brunches & Breakfasts in Eugene

Start your morning at one of these destination-worthy breakfast spots from sumptuous brunches to line-out-the-door diners. Whether you've just rolled out of bed in search of a quick bite or you want the perfect place to entertain guests or celebrate a big day, these top brunch and breakfast…

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5 Fantastic Holiday Light Displays

'Tis the season for festive light displays! Many family traditions include touring local neighborhoods adorned with thousands of twinkly lights for the holidays, enjoying the towering lighted trees at malls or city squares or making a pilgrimage to see a lighted covered bridge or spectacularly…

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Guide to Downtown Eugene's Nightlife

Downtown Eugene and the nearby Whiteaker neighborhood's nightlife scene is a buzz of music venues, craft breweries and distilleries, great dining and excellent performing arts. Here's our starter guide for exploring a fun night out on the town! Live Music WOW Hall - A volunteer-powered music hall…

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Eugene's Best Special Occasion Restaurants

An important night out deserves a dining experience beyond the typical. The restaurants on this list, with their exceptional food and elevated atmosphere, are perfect for date night or a memorable celebration. What makes Eugene's food scene so wonderful is that you can feast on creations from…

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Guide To Old Town Florence Shopping

One of the finest collections of boutique shops along the Oregon Coast is found in Historic Old Town Florence. A stroll along Bay Street offers the traditional taffy and t-shirt shops along with unexpected specialty stores including a store dedicated to olives, one jam-packed with kites and another…

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Guide to Oregon's Brilliant Fall Leaves

Oregon is a great fall destination for enjoying changing leaf color. Autumn is cool and crisp, but still sparkles with many sunshine-filled days. The striking reds, oranges and yellows pop against a deep green backdrop of the evergreen Douglas fir (Oregon's state tree), giant sequoias and ponderosa…

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Best Eugene Coffee Shops by Neighborhood

No matter where you are in Eugene, you are never far from a delicious, Instagram-worthy latté. That is why we asked @EugeneCascadesCoast Instagram followers to choose their favorite coffee shop in each of Eugene's neighborhoods. Add these locations to your Eugene bucket list and discover what makes…

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Guide to Eugene Food Truck Pods

From hand-stretched noodles to an Indian fusion crunch wrap,Eugene's food trucks and food carts offer casual culinary excellence. These small, mobile vendors are often homegrown start-ups that develop popular followings. Food cart owners tend to source local, fresh ingredients daily. Ordering from a food cart is a great way to enjoy Eugene's local food scene. Here is a list of a few of our favorite food truck pods…

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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…