Find Your Center in Tualatin Valley

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Fernhill Wetlands in Forest Grove, Oregon in the Tualatin Valley

Find Your Center in Tualatin Valley

Unplug. Unwind. Relax. In Tualatin Valley, you can find your center and re-energize and soothe your mind, body and soul.

Kickstart the day with the ultimate zen experience, Pupp Yoga: Experience the Zen of Puppies, a calm and peaceful interaction with a litter of young exuberant puppies. While taking a mild yoga class, open to all ages and abilities, a litter of puppies will be roaming around you, and you can reflect upon the open beauty of the puppies’ nature. (Classes are offered periodically; check website for schedule. Preregistration is recommended.)

After yoga, grab a quick bite at Bites Restaurant. Located in the heart of downtown Forest Grove and just one block away from Pacific University, Bites offers surprising Asian fusion cuisine such as kimchi fries, nachos with shrimp tempura and udon carbonara. Bites is committed to using local ingredients, as well as serving beverages from their neighborhood breweries and wineries.

While in Forest Grove, visit SakéOne. SakéOne is the leading American owned and operated brewer of craft saké in America. With three distinctive brands—G, Momokawa and Moon-stone—explore the many styles, tastes and textures of saké. Expand your palate with cask-strength saké, or savor the mild flavors of infused saké.

Spend the late afternoon at Ruby’s Spa at McMenamins Grand Lodge. Recharge with a relaxing massage at this former rest home-turned hotel, which showcases the history of the area, with quirky and fun nods to music, books and films of decades past. Follow the massage with a rejuvenating soak in the soaking pool.

Before the sun sets over the Oregon Coast Range, take a nature walk at Fernhill Wetlands. Located near the confluence of Gales Creek and the Tualatin River, just minutes from downtown Forest Grove, Fernhill Wetlands offers the perfect respite to recharge your spirit and mind.

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Tualatin Valley in Oregon