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.
Seize the season, plan a weekend getaway near Portland and experience autumn in its most natural state.
October is a magical month and it demands to be treated as such. Fall stops dilly-dallying and comes out in full force, inviting you to enjoy a delightful weekend getaway.
The early bird gets the worm. To watch that bird, the early bird watcher gets the coffee! Enter, the Birds & Brew Festival at Fernhill Wetlands. Held annually in Forest Grove, discover amazing birds, coffee and beer.