Autumn’s in the Air
Situated between Portland and the Oregon Coast, the Tualatin Valley’s outdoor spaces are literally in Portland’s backyard.
Many of the Tualatin Valley’s 727 square miles are devoted to pristine, rural wetlands, nature parks, wildlife refuges, verdant forests, tranquil waters and open fields.
The vastness of the Tualatin Valley, especially when venturing beyond the urban cities, offers innumerable options for outdoor recreation. Explore our outdoors and find the perfect spots for hiking, cycling, paddle trips, fishing, wildlife watching, scenic drives and other outdoor pursuits.
Whether you’d like to try bird watching or you’re already a bona fide expert, the Tualatin Valley is the place to be for a one-day (or weekend) birding trip.
The Tualatin Valley is rich in outdoor recreation, and water sports–especially kayaking, stand-up paddleboarding and fishing–are popular pastimes.
From tree-top fun to exhilarating indoor skydiving, these adventures are sure to get your adrenaline pumping!
Intermediate and advanced avid cyclists find the perfect ride along the Tualatin Valley Scenic Bikeway, a 50-mile scenic bike trail through the Tualatin Valley.
If you plan to set up camp in the outdoors near the Oregon Coast, the Tillamook State Forest and L.L. Stub Stewart State Park can be part of that plan.
The Tualatin Valley hosts some of Oregon’s best festivals, including art festivals, agricultural and culinary events, fall festivals and harvest events, live theater and performing arts, and much more.
The Tualatin Valley--a stone's throw from Portland, Oregon, and a quick trip to the Oregon Coast--is the perfect getaway in the Pacific Northwest. Learn more and plan your trip today.
Our hotels are close to Portland and have many urban amenities, but are only a fraction of the cost. Plus, parking is always free!
We love Oregon wine, and once you visit, you will understand why our winemakers are passionate about the wines they make.
In Portland’s backyard, the Tigard Festival of Balloons provides a majestic experience in the Tualatin Valley.
The trail is many things at once: grounds for a relaxing walk, a historian of sorts, a front-row view of migratory birds in the region and—believe it or not—great shopping close to Portland.
The upcoming three-day weekend is the perfect excuse to take advantage of greater Portland events in the Tualatin Valley.