The Rhododendron Garden
The Rhododendron Garden
Magnolia at Hendricks Park
Things to Do
small farm outside of Eugene
Be sure to dine in their...
In Lane County you have everything - beaches, forests, glaciers, volcanoes, roaring rivers.
Politically Self-righteous, Wet & Rainy, Sleepy
In a nutshell
the best place to get away from frentic metropolitan madness
Be impressed, be VERY impressed
Everytime I am in the Eugene, Oregon area I make a point to stop and enjoy King Estate winery and on this trip I not only enjoyed each and every wine I sampled, but I also had the pleasure of experiencing the restaurant with friends and family and wow!!!!!I was there over...
Trip through Willamette Valley farmlands
A 139-mile drive along two-lane paved highways through Willamette Valley farmlands and Coast Range mountains. From Eugene, the route takes travelers through the western Willamette Valley and over the crumpled ridges of the Coast Range to Mapleton, then follows the Siuslaw...
La Quinta Inn and Suites Eugene
1 Review and 104 Opinions AVOID THIS PLACE! My family and I decided to stay here for the college football season for home...
Campus Inn And Suites
1 Review and 98 Opinions In town for the Eugene marathon. The fountain area on the second floor was a gathering spot for...
Holiday Farm Resort and Restaurant: Dining Next to the River Wild
I am sad to announce that this historic icon of the McKenzie Valley no longer exists as it fell victim to fire this year. How sad!!Not only can you have a fine meal at the Holiday Farm Resort but you can be akin to a bit of history and perhaps rub elbows with a celeb or two....
Long John Silver's: Seafood served fast
Long John Silver's specializes in batter-dipped fish, chicken and shrimp, along with fries, cole slaw and hushpuppies. The chain serves nearly four million customers each week. And their2-piece Alaskan Pollock Combo did taste good.
Dependable in quality and taste: Subway
U.S.A. sandwich components: The following are the standard formulas for sandwiches, salads and wraps served at Subway® restaurants. The customer can alter this formula by choosing different vegetables, condiments and breads. Standard vegetables include iceberg lettuce,...
Jack In The Box: No cookin' but convenient
Jack in the Box Inc., founded in 1951, is a restaurant company that operates and franchises Jack in the Box® restaurants and, through a wholly owned subsidiary, Qdoba Mexican Grill® in a combined 42 states. The company also operates more than 50 proprietary convenience...
Skinner's Lounge: A convenient place to "rinse"...
This is the main bar in the Hilton Hotel & Conference complex.Even though I was not staying in the hotel, I was made very welcome. The barman was especially helpful with area advice.So meet, greet and "rinse" a few Oregon Pinot Noirs down the hatch. You'll meet locals and...
A transportation information clearing site that promotes the use of existing mass transportation options and provides a forum for casual usage ride share matches. Our goals are: to reduce the number of single operated vehicles on the road, to reduce gas consumption, air...
Eugene Airport , also known as Mahlon Sweet Field, is owned and operated by the City of Eugene. It is the fifth-largest airport in the Pacific Northwest, providing commercial air service to a six-county region in mid-Oregon. The airport also has an expanded air cargo...
Postal Service: Eugene Government Offices
Again, one more option to flee the rain, get your car parked at the postal office, hang out in your truck, write post cards until your permanent wet hair gets dry. And most of all keep smiling. Btw, this Eugene Postal Office is the most structered and cleanest one I have...
Walmart - gotta love it: Live my life in Walmart fashion, says A. Jackson
And really, if you think about it from the point of view of the customer, you do want a wide assortment of good quality merchandise, the lowest possible prices, guaranteed satisfaction with what you buy, friendly, knowledgeable service, convenient hours, free parking, a...
Where were the tie dyes...?
I had been forewarned by many that Eugene was the "crunchiest" place on earth. More than one person told me to pack those proverbial tie dies for a blast back to the Summer of 68.What I found were highly motivated students, dressed in their Duck Store best, darting...
It's not just a game but (almost) a religion
Wow...school spirit is very high at U of O. These are students who love their football- especially during a winning season.I have yet to see if Ivy League schools show that kind of enthusiasm for their home teams.Make sure to book far ahead for game weekend as the hotels,...
U of O Art Museum closed for expansion
The University of Oregon Museum of Art is closed for an expansion project that will double the area of the museum by winter of 2004. The Museum when open has an amazing collection of art from Japan, China, and Southeast Asia as well as travelling exhibits. It was easy for me...
Beware the dishonest taxi driver...
Upon arriving at the Amtrak Station, I approached a driver if I might share a cab with the person ahead of me. He took me past my hotel (when I mentioned to him he just ignored me) and dropped the lady off a medium distance away. He then re-started the meter and brought me...
Dress for comfort
Best to wear rubber-soled shoes since this is a very walkable town.Dressing in layers in moderate layers is recommended. Essential to have a rain hat or hooded parka.Overall, Fall type weather. rarely cold and no humidity- perfect!
Spectacular loop drive shows off Oregon
Take a day and soak in the glorious forested mountains just outside Eugene. Take Hwy-58 east to Westfir (stop and enjoy the covered bridge there) then Aufderheide National Scenic Byway goes over the mountains to Hwy-126 which takes you back into Eugene. Along the way stop...
Do yourself a "Faber"...
It is surprising that so little attention is paid to honoring the locations used to shoot the mega-hit, "National Lampoon's Animal House". Perhaps it speaks to the fact that U of O students are not a heavily Greek bunch and are goal-directed and focused on their future...
Home of the American Running Gods
Hayward field was the original University of Oregon all purpose sports field. After the completion of Autzen Stadium for football Hayward Field was used exclusively for Track and Field events. Eugene is one of the few towns in America where Track and Field events are a major...
Explore Deeper into Eugene
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