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 too. 

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.

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
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
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
CELEBRATE HISTORIC PRESERVATION MONTH IN CORVALLIS THIS MAY
May is a beautiful month in Corvallis, Oregon, full of sun and warm days, and lush, green scenery bursting with colorful flowers. It also marks…
COVERED BRIDGES, MODERN MURALS AND CLASSIC WINE IN COTTAGE GROVE OREGON
The Willamette Valley offers exceptional wines that can be paired with unique cultural experiences and stunning landscapes. Cottage Grove in the South Willamette Valley is a fine…
UNCOVER THE OREGON TRUFFLE THIS YEAR
Did you know that Oregon is home to varieties of truffles? Embrace the cool Oregon weather this winter and discover this amazing culinary treat waiting…
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