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2012 January Media Mentions

Published: February 04, 2012
Note: Online publications often move or remove links so some of the links below may have expired.

Portland Monthly Jan-12 "Tripster: January" New travel e-newsletter by Portland Monthly Magazine. This edition featured the Inn at the 5th as the newest edition to Eugene's luxury accommodations and highlighted the Oregon Truffle Festival in the calendar.

1859, Oregon's Magazine Jan-12 "January Newsletter" Oregon Truffle Festival listed as January event for the Willamette Valley.

Oregon Lakes & Rivers magazine 16-Jan-12 "Oregon Road Trippers E-Report #125" The Siuslaw Estuary Water Trail near Mapleton offers five beautiful segments for boat lovers. If you would rather explore the area by foot, the 15-mile North Fork Biking Loop is open to hikers and mountain bikers all year long.

Oregon Lakes & Rivers magazine 23-Jan-12 "Oregon Road Trippers E-Report #126" For foodies and foragers, visit Eugene for the Oregon Truffle Festival.

Travel Oregon Newsletters Jan-12 "Renew Yourself in Oregon" Get out and experience Oregon like you never have before. In Eugene savor all the foodie delights at the Oregon Truffle Festival.

Eater PDX 27-Jan-12 "Eater Portland Newsletter: January" The High-5 on I-5, a look at restaurant news from up-and-down the Pacific Northwest corridor, features the Oregon Truffle Festival in Eugene.


The Seattle Times (WA) 4-Jan-12 "Water spouts, whales, trails at Cape Perpetua" Let whales, storms, big waves and devilish caldrons of churning sea help you escape the winter blues at Cape Perpetua on the Oregon Coast. 28-Jul-11 "Travel Lane County Seeks Photo Entries" Event announcement about the Eugene, Cascades & Coast photo contest held through the summer listing categories, contact information and contest deadline.

Smart Money 6-Jan-12 "Retire Here, Now There: Oregon" The emerging wine region, beautiful woodlands and lack of sales tax make Oregon a compelling place to retire. For outdoor enthusiasts retire in Florence, where sandboarding, hiking and fishing are around every coastal bend.

Statesman Journal (Salem, OR) 27-Jan-12 "Covered bridges, spectacular views highlight scenic bike routes" A family friendly, 36-mile tour in Cottage Grove that includes six covered bridges is one of two routes approved as state-designated scenic bikeways.

Portland Business Journal (OR) 26-Jan-12 "Oregon Introduces Two New Scenic Bikeways" The Oregon Parks and Recreation Department  and Oregon Tourism Commission announce two new state-designated scenic bikeways, bringing the total number of trails to eight. The Covered Bridges Scenic Bikeway in Cottage Grove features an all-ages, all-abilities cycling experience. 19-Jan-12 "OR Oregon" Blog post featuring photos from recent FAM to Eugene.


Northwest Palate Jan/Feb 2012 "Datebook" The datebook features the Oregon Truffle Festival in January as one of the top culinary events.

Mountain Bike Rider Magazine Jan-12 "Dreamy Rivers of Loam" Oregon with extensive dense forest and single-track trails is a mountain bikers haven. Sail down the trails in Oakridge and join in the mass fun with Mountain Bike Oregon or explore the gorgeous, green trail along the McKenzie River.

Convention Pubs

Sports Destination Management Jan/Feb 2012 "Hit the Hardwood" With march madness on the horizon, there is plenty of action on the hardwoods for diehard basketball fans around the nation. In Eugene check out the new & innovative Matthew Knight Arena.

Lodging News Dec-11 "Tourism Means Business" Letter from the President and CEO of Oregon Restaurant and Lodging Association mentions Travel Lane County and then other destination marketing organizations.

"Treasure in Tourism" Destination Marketing Organization's efforts paying dividends. Quote by Kari Westlund and photo of Heckletooth Trail.