With an arts scene rivaled only by an emphasis for outdoor activity, Eugene serves as a sort of Portland-in-miniature (complete with an eclectic personality all its own). Bolstered by a thriving, hyper-local culinary scene, a bustling University presence, and proximity to all the attractions of Wine Country, Eugene is a worthy addition to the itinerary.

Fly Into

EUG Eugene Airport 
(Eugene, OR)

Drive

20minutes Eugene, OR
Where is

Eugene

TOP TIPS FOR EUGENE

  1. Visit University of Oregon. The gorgeous grounds of the University are dotted with some fascinating museums.

  2. Sports fans have plenty of options: the University of Oregon has amazing football, baseball, and basketball programs.

  3. The city is lined with walking trails and public parks, so make time for a foot tour.

When to Go

Eugene is warmest in the summertime, but springtime is an underrated favorite: there’s nothing like watching this green city come into bloom.
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Nearby

Nearby Cities
  • Portland, OR
  • McMinnville & Dayton, OR
  • Dundee & Newberg, OR
  • Hood River, OR
Regions

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  • Southern Oregon AVA
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Don't Miss

  1. Fifth Street Public Market This remodeled center provides a quaint, satisfying shopping experience with no shortage of luxury.
    296 East Fifth Ave., Eugene OR
  2. Silvan Ridge Winery A slice of Alsace in the heart of the Willamette Valley, Silvan produces a fine Muscat.
    27012 Briggs Hill Road, Eugene OR
  3. Studio One Cafe Arrive early for a seat outside, and get ready for one of the best brunches in town.
    1473 E 19th Ave, Eugene OR
  4. Pre's Rock A solemn memorial to a college star, Pre’s Rock is a shrine respected by the local running community.
    1614 Skyline Blvd, Eugene OR
  5. Fisherman's Market Folksy, fun, and utterly delicious, this seafood eatery has been serving its famous fish ‘n’ chips for 40 years.
    830 W 7th Ave, Eugene OR

Lodging

Bed & Breakfast/Inn
Valley River Inn

Enjoy a comfortable river with a great location close to the river with walking and bike paths. There is a pool, hot tub, and restaurant on site.

Restaurants

GREEK
Cafe Soriah

Romantic yet casual, this eatery touts a unique menu featuring a fusion of Mediterranean-inspired dishes.

Things To Do

Attractions
Pre's Rock

Wineries

Winery
King Estate Winery

This lodge-like winery is located among rolling fields of flowers. Take the tour to learn the interesting story behind King Estate before making your way to the tasting room or restaurant.

Winery

Did you Know?

Movie buffs will like this one: the hit movie "Animal House" was filmed on the University of Oregon campus.

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