A 89-foot waterfall on Tumalo Creek about 20 miles outside of Bend. The park at the base of the falls offers hiking trails, fishing, picnic areas and restrooms. Along the way to the falls are informational kiosks that make it a great trip if you want to learn about the ecology of creeks, forests and fish habitat. 

City: Bend
Region: Central Oregon

A family-owned business since 1997 which has in the past focused on sandwiches, catering and quality food, has expanded into agri-tourism. It’s new location on a 35-acre farm is where they grow much of the food they serve and offer agri-tourism activities like a petting zoo, pumpkin patch, slides and greenhouses.

City: Aurora

The Oregon coast offers a plethora of activities and sites to see that will keep anyone busy.

Region: Central Coast

If you love the beauty and wonder you can find at the Oregon coast, there is a spot, in between Lincoln City and Newport, where there is beauty you can take home.

Region: Central Coast

On a hillside west of the entrance to Champoeg State Heritage Area, above the banks of the Willamette River, stands the home of Robert Newell. A central figure in Oregon statehood and first Speaker of the House, he resided at Champoeg for nineteen years beginning in 1843.

We have all been to those fun centers where it’s utter chaos and parents are left standing around watching children run around like ferrets on quadruple espressos.

City: Beaverton

Art is one of the fundamental elements of the Yamhill Valley wine country experience, which is why I totally get the name of the Art Elements Gallery.

City: Newberg
Region: Yamhill Valley

Kid or not, driving up to the Evergreen Wings and Waves Waterpark is cool.

Don’t believe me? Where else can you drive up to a building and see a 747 sitting on top of a building? That’s what I thought.

City: McMinnville
Region: Yamhill Valley

Bauman’s Farm has become a family tradition for thousands each year and all the fun begins this September 28th and runs till Halloween – before the farm is transformed once again for the Holiday Season!

City: Woodburn

What was once the site of an elementary school has transformed into another type of center for learning.

City: Newberg
Region: Yamhill Valley