Self-Guided Tours

Self-guided tours provide a way to explore the community at your own pace. Enjoy a close-up look at historic landmarks, the arts, natural wonders and other popular attractions all within close proximity. Enrich your tour with shopping and dining along the way; employ a pedicab, rent a bike or simply walk. Below are some of our favorite tours.

Self-Guided Tours by Topic or Theme

Historic Landmarks 

From monuments to architecture, discover significant sites across the region on these self-guided tours.

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Strides for Social Justice in Eugene

Learn about the people, places and events that have shaped the experience of Black residents in Eugene. The Strides for Social Justice app is a unique…

Murals and Street Art

The collection of public street art is sizable in many of our local communities. Spend an afternoon discovering captivating and creative public art installations around town.

  • 20x21EUG is a collection of international murals commissioned by the City of Eugene for the World Athletics Championships Oregon22. These diverse and colorful artworks from around the world blanket the downtown area.
  • Springfield Main Street Murals (PDF) showcases indoor and outdoor public art pieces throughout the historic downtown area of Springfield.
  • Upstream Art (PDF) highlights several clusters of easily walkable murals also within the historic downtown area. 
  • Cottage Grove (PDF) Cottage Grove has an amazing collection of murals throughout their historic downtown. 
  • Florence's "Dancing with Sea Lions" A collection of artist interpretations of the sea lion sculpture augment the Old Town area.

Art Walks

Art Galleries & Studios

Art flourishes across the Eugene, Cascades & Coast region, on display at fine art museums, galleries, artists' private studios, art events and receptions…


Some hiking trails serve double-purpose with interpretative signage.


Hike through old-growth forests and quiet canyons, across ancient lava beds, along dramatic cliffs and around serene lakes. The joy is in the journey as you…

University of Oregon Self-guided Campus Tours

Explore the University of Oregon's beautiful campus. Download the tour app to your phone for a self-guided walking tour or explore the UO's compilation of virtual experiences remotely. You can also schedule a campus tour with a student ambassador.

Below are popular themed campus tours in a printable PDF format.

Worthy stops along any walking tour include the museum collections at these UO museums. Call ahead for hours and entrance requirements.

Hayward Hall

Hayward Hall is a place to celebrate the legacy of UO Track and Field. Inside this 4,000 square-foot space visitors can…

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