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Willamette Valley Attractions

What to See and Do in the Willamette Valley


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WHAT TO SEE & DO — WILLAMETTE VALLEY ATTRACTIONS


MUSEUMS & HISTORICAL TOURS

Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum
500 NE Captain Michael King Smith Way
McMinnville, OR 97128
503-434-4180
www.evergreenmuseum.org
Gawk at the famous Spruce Goose, Howard Hughes' "flying boat" with a wingspan longer than a football field.

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Howard Hughes' Spruce Goose at the Evergreen Aviation Museum
Howard Hughes' Spruce Goose at the Evergreen Aviation Museum

Monteith House Museum
518 Second Ave. SW
Albany, OR 97321
541-928-0911
800-526-2256
www.cityofalbany.net
This authentically restored 1849 house is the first frame structure built in historic Albany. Some of the furnishings were brought west by covered wagon over the Oregon Trail.

McMinnville Downtown Association
105 NE Third St.
McMinnville, OR 97128
503-473-3605
www.downtownmcminnville.com
Pick up a printed walking tour map of the McMinnville Historical District's Third Street buildings.

INSTITUTIONS



Mt. Angel Abbey
Mt. Angel Abbey
Mt. Angel Abbey & Seminary
One Abbey Dr.
St. Benedict, OR 97373
503-845-3030
www.mtangel.edu
Swiss Benedictine monks built this seminary in 1883, near Mt. Angel, a charming Bavarian village that hosts Oregon's most famous Oktoberfest.

Brigittine Monastery
23300 Walker Ln.
Amity, OR 97101
503-835-8080
www.brigittine.org
Partake in some delicious chocolates handmade by Brigittine monks at this peaceful retreat.

Oregon State University
Corvallis, OR 97331
541-737-1000
www.oregonstate.edu
Tour Oregon's premiere agricultural college, where aspiring winemakers learn viticulture and enology.

NIGHTLIFE

Scotte's Imbibery
2223 N.E. McDaniel Ln.
McMinnville, OR 97128
503-435-1012
One of the valley's rockingest hotspots, offering live music, stiff drinks and fun.

Spirit Mountain Casino
27100 S.W. Salmon River Hwy.
Grand Ronde, OR 97347
800-760-7977
www.spiritmountain.com
This full-service casino has it all: gambling, fine dining and world-class entertainment.

PARKS & NATURAL WONDERS


Champoeg State Heritage Area
8239 Champoeg Rd. NE
St. Paul, OR 97137
503-678-1649
www.oregonstateparks.org
www.champoeg.org
This 615-acre park on the banks of the Willamette River offers peaceful walks, bird watching, and historical interpretation. It's a perfect spot for a picnic.
Champoeg State Heritage Area wetland
Champoeg State Heritage Area wetland

The Oregon Garden
879 W Main St.
Silverton, OR 97381
503-874-8100
877-674-2733
www.oregongarden.org
Stroll through 20 specialty gardens, a working tree farm and a Frank Lloyd Wright designed house at this 240-acre bucolic amusement park for gardeners.

Silver Falls State Park
Silverton, OR 97381
503-873-8681
www.oregonstateparks.org
www.silverfallspark.org
Oregon's largest state park has over 25 miles of trails, including the Canyon Trail that winds through forests past 10 stunning waterfalls.

SHOPPING


McMinnville Farmers Market
Cowls Street between Second and Third
McMinnville, OR 97128
503-472-3605
www.downtownmcminnville.com
Browse the Willamette Valley's regional bounty at this outdoor venue for food and crafts.


WINERIES


Amity Vineyards
18150 Amity Vineyards Rd.
Amity, OR 97101
503-835-2362
www.amityvineyards.com
Situated atop the Eola Hills, the tasting room and picnic area command a spectacular, panoramic view of the Oregon Coast Range.
Argyle Winery
Argyle Winery

Argyle Winery
691 Hwy 99W
Dundee, OR 97115
503-538-8520
888-427-4953
www.argylewinery.com
Enjoy special events and art displays at this convivial tasting room that is open nearly every day.

Bella Vida Vineyards
9380 NE Worden Hill Rd.
Dundee, OR 97115
503-538-9821
www.bellavida.com
Enjoy good wine and great views at this winery that makes only Pinot noir.

Duck Pond Cellars
23145 Hwy. 99W
Dundee, OR 97115
503-538-3199
800-437-3213
www.duckpondcellars.com
Lush gardens, a sunny patio and informative winery tours provide a unique experience for visitors.

Erath Vineyards
Erath Vineyards

Erath Vineyards
9409 NE Worden Hill Rd.
Dundee, OR 97115
503-538-3318
800-539-9463
www.erath.com
Founded in 1967, this family-run winery is one of Oregon's oldest. The tasting room offers many special events and a wide range of wines.

Lange Estate Winery & Vineyards
18380 Buena Vista Dr.
Dundee, OR 97115
503-538-6476
www.langewinery.com
The panoramic views here make this winery one of Oregon's most picturesque.

Ponzi Wine Bar
100 SW Seventh Ave.
Dundee, OR 97115
503-554-1500
www.ponziwines.com
Located in the heart of Dundee, this tasting room is adjacent to the Dundee Bistro, one the Willamette Valley's premiere restaurants.

Sokol Blosser Winery
5000 Sokol Blosser Ln.
D
undee, OR 97115
503-864-2282
800-582-6668
www.sokolblosser.com
Bring a picnic to enjoy on the deck at this bucolic spot that offers vineyard and cellars tours, tastings and great views.

Tyee Wine Cellars
26335 Greenberry Rd.
Corvallis, OR 97333
541-753-8754
www.tyeewine.com
This environmentally conscious winery, located on a family farm, is dedicated to conservation and sustainable agriculture. Enjoy wine tasting, picnicking and nature trails at this scenic spot.

Willamette Valley Vineyards
8800 Enchanted Way SE
Turner, OR 97392
503-588-9463
800-344-9463
www.wvv.com
This impressive compound, founded in 1983, offers complimentary tasting and majestic views.


MORE WILLAMETTE VALLEY INFORMATION

Sokol Blosser Winery


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