A woman in a blue coat and with a yellow backpack walks down a path with steps and railings toward blue frothy ocean water and rocks.
: Gwyneth Manser


Escaping your routine in search of real adventure couldn't be easier. The Eugene, Cascades & Coast region is easy to get to and offers unique experiences with fewer crowds.

Thrillseekers love heart-pounding dune buggy rides, coastal windsurfing and white water rafting in the Cascade Mountains. Those searching for a soft adventure come for the cool mist of a waterfall on a summer hike, stargazing in a lava field at Dee Wright Observatory and drift boating on one of the world's purest lakes

Top Attractions

Oregon's great outdoors is an integral part of the local lifestyle. The Eugene, Cascades & Coast region stretches from the wild forests of the Cascade Mountains, down into the South Willamette Valley and ends on the cliffs and beaches of the Oregon Coast. 

Enjoy farm-to-table bounty at local restaurants, catch a live show and shop at artisan markets.


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History, Culture & Museums

Visit historic landmarks and community icons on walking tours or road trips across the region. Discover… Read More


Discover wonderful shopping districts with unique boutiques and malls with nationally-known stores… Read More

Family Fun

Family friendly activities include animal viewing, outdoor recreation, escape rooms, activity centers… Read More

TrackTown USA

Welcome to the running capital of the world! For anyone who has experienced the electrifying… Read More

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Best Places to Kayak Jul 05

Best Places to Kayak

The Eugene, Cascades & Coast region offers many lakes and rivers, even the Pacific Ocean…