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The Tualatin Valley Explorer


Dog-friendly fun in Oregon's Tualatin Valley

The Tualatin Valley Explorer
June/July 2019

This very special issue of the Tualatin Valley Explorer is all about traveling with your dog. From dog-friendly lodging to events, this is the definitive guide to navigating the destination with your favorite four-legged friend.

Dog-Friendly Lodging: Pets Welcome Here

Tualatin Valley’s pet-friendly lodging options range from budget to boutique hotels. 

Traveling with a four-legged companion can be a challenge when deciding where to lie down the dog bed for the night. Yet options abound throughout  Tualatin Valley when it comes to hotels that welcome your furry companions. Read article >>>

Dog-Friendly Wineries

Bring your faithful friends to wine country, where many wineries welcome pets year-round.

Tualatin Valley’s winemakers love their dogs, and many a friendly Fido can be found sniffing the terroir, welcoming visitors into the tasting room, and generally showing that a day touring the northern Willamette Valley’s wineries is a tail-wagging good time. And, as a bonus, several Tualatin Valley wineries welcome well-behaved and friendly pets. Read more >>>

Pet-Friendly Camping and Outdoor Recreation

L.L. Stub Stewart State Park offers dog-friendly camping, trails and off-leash area.

When it comes to the dog-friendly outdoors, L.L. Stub Stewart State Park is tops. This year-round, full-service state park offers tent camping, RV sites and rustic cabins (including three pet-friendly cabins in the Mountain Dale Cabin Village). Learn more >>

Dog-Friendly Restaurants

Many Tualatin Valley area restaurants and taprooms allow dogs on their patios or in outdoor areas. The following restaurants and taprooms are just a sampling of places where your pups are welcome.

McMenamins Pubs
With various locations throughout the Pacific Northwest, McMenamins welcomes dogs at most of its pubs and hotels. Here in Tualatin Valley, feel free to bring your pup to the following locations:

BG’s Food Cartel
Beaverton’s very first permanent food cart pod, which opened February 2018. boasts dozens of food carts, featuring a wide variety of local food and beverage options. This dog-friendly spot features plenty of outdoor seating, and outdoor bar, and a pet relief area.

If you’re planning to travel with your pets to Oregon, Portland or to Tualatin Valley specifically, please remember that here in Tualatin Valley, you and your pets will be very welcome here. 

Plan Your Tualatin Valley Getaway Today

New Cycling Routes Launched Throughout Tualatin Valley

A series of new cycling routes have been launched throughout Tualatin Valley, in conjunction with RideWithGPS, an online tool that allows cyclists to plan, navigate and share great rides. Maps and cue sheets for 15 cycling routes—designed for beginners through advanced riders—are now available.

Winery & Vineyard Tour Experiences

Make your Tualatin Valley getaway extra special with a winery and vineyard tour. Get a bird’s eye view of how wine is grown and produced, all while sampling and savoring the tastes of Tualatin Valley wine.

Summertime Adventure

Spend three days in the Tualatin Valley taking in all facets of this diverse destination, from brews to wine to high-flying adventures and farm-to-table meals.

The Amazing Grape

Our vintners use their passions to create magic in a bottle. Watch our new videos and learn what makes Tualatin Valley a special wine destination.

Visitor Information

Visitor Guide, Maps and More

Plan your Tualatin Valley getaway. Request a complimentary printed Visitor Guide, Quilt Barn Trail Map, Bike Map and Tualatin River Water Trail Map, or view our digital visitor guide.

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