The Tualatin Valley offers a Wealth of Experiences
Welcome to the Tualatin Valley, the heart of Oregon’s Washington County. Located in the northern Willamette Valley, we are the gateway to Oregon wine country, Portland’s next-door neighbor. It may be known by many names, one thing is certain: the Tualatin Valley offers experiences unlike any other destination.
The Tualatin Valley features a multitude of celebrated attractions and amenities that are as surprising as they are crowd-pleasing. Whether you’re visiting for a day, weekend, week or longer, or you decided to extend your stay, you will find the valley to be a perfect getaway.
Stop by our vineyards and wineries — more than 30 tasting rooms are open year-round—explore our activities, attractions and outdoor recreation, try our global cuisine, or take the roads less traveled and explore areas untouched by motor vehicles along our hiking and cycling trails. Explore the wide-open spaces and visit a family farm, where from summer to fall, crops are ready for the pickin’, giving new meaning to the term “farm to table.” Don’t forget to bring some extra cash, because here in the Tualatin Valley, shopping always is tax-free!
Photos, clockwise from top, left: Smith Berry Barn, Montinore Estate, Decarli Restaurant, Fernhill Wetlands
Be "in the know" and stay updated on what's happening in the Tualating Valley with these trip ideas.
Whether exploring by car, on foot or by bicycle, we have the routes, trails and pathways for you.
Try these sample itineraries that will provide ideas for fun outings for solo travelers, couples and group travelers.
Read the latest articles from “The Tualatin Valley Explorer,” your guide to seasonal happenings here in the Tualatin Valley. Chock-full of information about upcoming events, travel ideas and more, this handy newsletter will keep you updated on what’s new and what’s happening here in Portland’s backyard.
Scenically situated between Portland and the northern Oregon Coast, getting to the Tualatin Valley is easy to do by car, bus or light rail. Have an electric vehicle (EV)? No worries, there are plenty of places to charge your car throughout the Tualatin Valley.