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Millennial’s Guide to Spring Break


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Millennial’s Guide to Spring Break

Spring Break is not just for students on breaks anymore. There’s plenty of fun to be had for those 20 and 30-somethings who don’t automatically get a week off from “real life” but still want to enjoy the return of nicer weather.

Start your break off right with delicious fuel from one of our many popular coffee shops. In Beaverton, Lionheart Coffee is perfectly located next to the 1st Street Dining Commons outdoor seating area, where you can enjoy a patch of sun or stay out of the rain (whichever is happening that minute).

Spend 60 minutes solving riddles, rhymes and puzzles in an escape room. This fast-thinking activities can be a fun and bonding activity and is great for team-building. Test your bravery with one of our high-flying adventures. Tree to Tree Adventure Park reopens for the season in March, just in time for spring break fun. The park features a zip-line tour, bungee jumping and a tree climbing course.

Oregonians love our beer and Tualatin Valley is lucky to have a bounty of craft breweries to try. If you’d like a peek inside where the magic happens, head to the city of Tualatin, where a new beer boom is happening. Both Ancestry Brewing and Stickmen Brewing have brewery/tap house locations there. Grab a bite or just a pint of a wide variety of beers.

While Portland is known for its beloved food carts, Tualatin Valley also has amazing food and food cart pods where you can get anything you crave and enjoy it in a fun setting. The newest, Zesti Food Carts in Forest Grove, already has a great variety and is still growing. If you’re more health-conscious or eat plant-based diet — don’t worry — we have plenty for you. Get tasty vegan treats from Carina’s Bakery in Beaverton or a simple bowl from Whole Bowl. More healthy options >>>

Bring your furry friend! Tualatin Valley has many dog-friendly breweries, wineries, coffee shops and hotels. It’s always patio season now, and most breweries will let you bring your dog along if you sit outside.

If you’re traveling with a pooch, we recommend staying Aloft Hotel in Hillsboro. They’ll pamper your pup with a special dog bed and treats. Stay overnight at one of our unique AirBnB options in wine country or pick a new hotel with all the luxuries you want on your getaway.

So whether you have the week off from work and school or just want to escape for a night or two, Tualatin Valley has what you need for the perfect spring break retreat.

Please note: Masks are required indoors and outdoors where physical distancing can not be maintained. Check businesses before visiting to learn more about their current regulations. COVID-19 information >>>

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.

Tualatin Valley may be well-known for the ample variety of delectable wines and world-famous craft beers, but hard cider recently found its way into the beverage scene and deserves its recognition as a refreshing competitor for your palate.

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April 19 , 2021

In Oregon, we value the environment and protecting natural areas all the time, and Earth Day is a good opportunity to remind visitors and locals alike of how we can take care of our space.

April 12 , 2021

Spring is in the air and as things quickly warm up, the vineyards across Oregon’s Tualatin Valley are getting ready for the literal spring of buds breaking on the vines.

April 5 , 2021

April 7 is National Beer Day and Tualatin Valley is home to many craft inventive craft breweries as well as tap houses pouring favorites from all over the state, all year long.