Attractions & Activities in Eugene, OR
Eugene Oregon has something for every kind of travel regardless of age, or hobbies. You can water raft in the summer, watch a football game in the fall, go to splash indoor water park in the winter, and visit the rose garden in the spring. Visit the Eugene Cascades and Coast Website for a detailed list of all that Eugene has to offer.
Valley River Center (Next Door)
Featuring over 120 national and local retailers and restaurants - including over 70 that are market-exclusive to the area - Valley River Center is the largest enclosed mall between Portland and San Francisco. With a trade area that extends beyond the city of Eugene to other parts of Lane County, the mall is the dominant shopping center in the county. For a detailed store listing visit: http://www.valleyrivercetner.com.
King Estate Winery (22 mi)
Founded in 1991 by the King family, King Estate is committed to producing Oregon wines of exceptional quality using organic & sustainable farming methods, meticulous fruit selection, impeccable winemaking practices and judicious blending.
Silvan Ridge / Hinman Vineyards (15.5 mi)
Built in the style of traditional European wineries, this intimate venue provides a relaxing setting for sampling the area's distinctive wines.
Territorial Vineyards (2 mi)
Open for tastings on Fridays and Saturdays from 2 through 7, Territorial uses its own vineyards to produce Pinot Noirs, Pinot Gris', and Rieslings.
Oregon Whitewater Adventures (16.7 mi)
Whether you're looking for an afternoon on the river or a five-day adventure, this company will provide everything needed to successfully navigate Oregon's gorgeous white-water rivers.
Hop Valley Brewery
Located in Eugene's Whiteaker neigborhood, Hop Valley Brewing Company uses Willamette Valley hops, grains and yeasts at the hand of third generation Brew Master Trevor Howard (and a graduate of OSU Fermentation Science program). An additional pub location in Springfield offers large screen TVs, seven cornerstone brews and great food.
An Oregon production brewery of high quality beers, ales and lagers since 2006, Ninkasi is located in Eugene's Whiteaker neighborhood. Ninkasi is fully devoted to using local resources including pure Cascade Mountain water from the McKenzie River and hops from the Pacific Northwest. Tasting room open from noon - 9 p.m., seven days a week. Brewery tours for parties of 5 or more on Tuesday - Friday at 1:30, 4 and 7 p.m. and on Saturday at 5 p.m. Tour reservations required.
Oakshire Brewing began in October 2006 by brothers Jeff and Chris Althouse. Located in Eugene, Oregon, Oakshire Brewing is a 15-barrel production dedicated to making fine craft beer. What began as a home-brewing hobby and a love of beer has turned into award-winning beer on draft and in bottles throughout the Pacific Northwest.
Eugene Ale Trail
Visit 8 out of the 10 breweries in Eugene and receive a 16 oz amber growler! Breweries include Ninkasi Brewing Company, Hop Valley Brewing Company, Oakshire Brewing Public House, Falling Sky Brewing House and Gastro Pub, Rogue Public House, Steelhead Brewing Company, McMenamins High Street Brewery & Café, McMenamins East 19th Street Café, Plank Town Brewing Company, Claim 52 and Agrarian Ales Brewing Company.
Willamette Pass (70 mi)
This mountain resort offers a variety of winter activities, including skiing, tubing, snowshoeing, and snowboarding.
Sea Lion Caves (75 mi)
These natural caves attract herds of over 200 Northern, or Stellar sea lions. Come witness this amazing sight, and listen to the great roar of these majestic animals!
Covered Bridges (Scattered)
With over a dozen covered bridges, Lane County is an ideal spot for admiring these charming feats of engineering.