BEST OF WILSONVILLE: SUMMER EDITION
Summer memories await in Wilsonville. With Wilsonville as your home base, there’s plenty that’ll keep you busy in the heart of Oregon. Take it easy or pack in the activities over several days–whatever you choose.
- Instagram-worthy desserts
- Splash pads
- Happy hour
- Hiking trails
- Dahlia Festival
Wilsonville go-to for chic treats and scratch-made desserts in an Instagram-worthy setting.
Start at Lux Sucre for coffee and pastries
Meet the Wilsonville go-to for chic treats and scratch-made desserts in an Instagram-worthy setting. Specializing in delicate pastries, Lux Sucre also offers sandwiches, salads, an espresso bar and local craft brews.
Visit the Town Center and Murase Plaza splash pads
The splash pads, locally know as water features, at Murase Plaza Park and Town Center Park are both great places to let off steam and get the wiggles out. Popular with parents, the water features in Wilsonville are a great way for kiddos to get some sun and stay cool.
Grab lunch at Oswego Grill
It may be early for happy hour, but Oswego Grill is a delight at any time of the day. With lighter bites and heavier entrees available to order, you’ll always have options to enjoy from the wood-fired grill at the heart of this restaurant.
Find treasures in over 20 shops, many in historic buildings, including some of America’s best antiques and vintage stores, galleries, eateries, candy factory and garden shop.
Discover the Aurora Colony National Historic District
Find treasures in over 20 shops, many in historic buildings, including some of America’s best antiques and vintage stores, galleries, eateries, candy factory and garden shop. Don’t miss Aurora Colony Days, a special summer celebration with free concerts in the park, parade, markets, beer garden and free entrance to the Old Aurora Colony Museum. Festivities happen July through August. Plan ahead.
Choose Champoeg State Heritage Area for disc golf, hiking, biking and yurting
Champoeg State Park is your Wilsonville destination for year-round camping for families. With fishing, wildlife watching, cycling paths, hiking trails, local history and disc golf, there’s plenty to enjoy. Although camping may not be ideal if you have little ones who don’t sleep well outside of their beds, Champoeg State Park offers yurts and cabins for those who like creature comforts. The best part? They’re pet friendly!
Champoeg State Park offers year-round yurts and cabins for those who like creature comforts.
Toast the day at Lady Hill Winery
With a contemporary aesthetic, an inviting patio and compelling scenery, Lady Hill Winery is a lovely place to wind down with a glass of local wine after another jam-packed day in Wilsonville. Generous pours, live music and wandering pigs only add to the ambiance (and your memories).
Home of flower festivals, Wilsonville makes a great basecamp for your Summer trip. Walk through the fields at the Swan Island Dahlia Festival (August-September, closed Wednesdays) and Lee Farms Sunflower Festival (August 19-September 4). Stay the night (or two) and check out more itinerary inspiration. Be sure to check the events calendar for up-to-date festivities.
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