The Tualatin Valley Explorer
5 Things to do in Tualatin Valley This Spring
After an interesting winter, we are ready to say “hello” to Spring. Here are the some of the seasonal treats we look forward to in Tualatin Valley this time of year, and we hope you will come see for yourself why these are the top five things to do this spring. Read the article >>>
Spring Break Your Way
Who says Spring Break is just for kids or college students? It’s time to take back spring and use your hard-earned vacation days and dollars to make a trek to Tualatin Valley. From high-flying adventures to a round of golf, plan your you spring getaway. Read more >>>
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.
Routes consist of a mix of road cycling, car-free paved paths and gravel routes. Riders can plan their rides, as each route has a dedicated page with an interactive map, which outlines the route itself and lists elevation changes, and places to eat, drink and sleep nearby. Riders also have the option to send the map to their mobile devices. See the routes >>>
Winery 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.
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North Willamette Wine Trail Weekend
Spring marks the return of many things that make Tualatin Valley a special destination. Birds return from their winter migration, bringing songs to the valley. Wildflowers start to bloom, and the annual North Willamette Wine Trail Weekend (April 13-14) heralds the start of wine event season. Read more >>>
Other Upcoming Events Not To Miss
Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour (April 10)
North Willamette Wine Trail Weekend (April 13-14)
Vernonia Marathon & Half Marathon (April 14)
Hagg Lake Road Runs (May 4)
Hippie Chick 5K, Quarter & Half Marathon (May 11)
Memorial Day Wine Weekend (May 25-27)
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Each year Tualatin Valley hosts hundreds of events. Here are 14 annual events that showcase the very best the valley has to offer.
Do you enjoy the arts, culture and humanities? Then, you just may be a “cultural traveler,” defined as one who has a thirst for authentic cultural experiences, including the arts, cuisine and history. If so, Tualatin Valley offers a wide array of activities and sites that will quench that thirst.
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.