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. 

CULTURAL EXPERIENCES + willamette valley
ALBANY'S HISTORIC CAROUSEL MUSEUM
10 HISTORICAL DESTINATIONS IN SALEM
STOP AND STARE: GALLERY AND PUBLIC ART IN MCMINNVILLE
EXPERIENCE WINE + culture
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.
CULTURAL EXPERIENCES + willamette valley
ALBANY'S HISTORIC CAROUSEL MUSEUM
10 HISTORICAL DESTINATIONS IN SALEM
STOP AND STARE: GALLERY AND PUBLIC ART IN MCMINNVILLE
EXPERIENCE WINE + culture
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.
WINE COUNTRY blog
STOP AND STARE IN MCMINNVILLE: GALLERIES AND PUBLIC ART ON DISPLAY
Walk your way throughout McMinnville's stunning galleries and beloved public art installations. Enjoy the authentic character and charm of our historic downtown via its historic…
10 HISTORICAL SPOTS TO VISIT IN SALEM, OREGON
Take a trip through history in SalemIf the Willamette Valley could speak for itself, you d be spellbound with its tales spanning thousands…
CORVALLIS: A TOWN WITH A STORY TO TELL
Corvallis’ collective memory whispers along its tree-lined streets, punctuated with colorful gardens, majestic trees, and framed with built reminders of our shared past. Whether you walk…
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