Oregon's Willamette Valley's Rich History

Sure Oregon is outdoorsy, but we’ve got some great insides too.

Breathtaking views are plentiful in the Willamette Valley, but we’ve got more than a few cozy nooks and interesting crannies that invite indoor adventure. 

Wind through a few Oregon wineries that feature art collections in Yamhill Valley for a memorable two-for-one experience. Or, visit the most varied collection of historic buildings in Oregon, including the Monteith House in Albany.

Check out a few not-to-miss cultural sights and sounds during your visit through the Willamette Valley. 

ALBANY'S HISTORIC CAROUSEL MUSEUM
10 HISTORICAL DESTINATIONS IN SALEM
STOP AND STARE: GALLERY AND PUBLIC ART IN MCMINNVILLE
COVERED BRIDGE TOURS - ALBANY
Covered bridges are a picturesque reminder of Oregon’s past, and Linn County is home to nine of the wooden wonders. Take a cycling or driving tour of peaceful country roads and be transported to a slower pace of life.
CELEBRATE THE ICONIC CORVETTE - MT. HOOD TERRITORY
Few cars are as recognizable as the Corvette. The World of Speed museum in Wilsonville is celebrating the heritage of this American icon in a new exhibit, as they celebrate the car's 65th anniversary.
OREGON BACH FESTIVAL - EUGENE
The annual Grammy Award-winning Oregon Bach Festival in Eugene offers 40+ music events, and runs for two weeks every summer. Watch as international musicians and vocalists perform legendary orchestral and vocal concerts.
FIBER DESTINATIONS IN THE WILLAMETTE VALLEY
Looking for the perfect road trip with fiber and fun in the Willamette Valley?  Look no further!  We’ve gathered together a collection of fiber destinations…
COZY BOOK NOOKS THROUGHOUT THE WILLAMETTE VALLEY
Whistling wind, pattering rain, and even drifting snowflakes strike a secret urge in the Oregonian heart. It signals the time to brew some tea, wrap…
CIDER PRESSING AT HISTORIC THOMPSONS MILL STATE HERITAGE AREA
You know fall is on the way when it’s time for apple cider!  As with most products in the Willamette Valley, our cider making is…
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