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Older woman knitting at a historical site

Taking a Step Forward and Looking Back in Wilsonville

When you’re gazing out from under the pergola at Town Center Park in Wilsonville, listening to the flowing sound of the water feature, you’re not just standing in the geographical center of everything – wine country, the Oregon Coast, the Cascade Mountains, shopping experiences, Farmlandia and more – you’re in the historical center as well....
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Family playing on the swings at a park

Winding Down to Winter in Wilsonville

Winter in Wilsonville encourages the slow savoring of experiences with the people closest to you. Whether it’s a shopping excursion with friends, sipping a local wine with visiting family, or wooded walks with a sweetheart, you can base yourself for a couple nights in the heart of it all. Explore the best of the Willamette...
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Fall activities in Wilsonville, Oregon you can’t miss

When Mother Nature decides it’s time to put on her annual autumn fireworks show, you don’t have to drive for hours or get on a plane to appreciate it. Still pumpkin-launching distance from Portland, the Wilsonville area’s farms, pumpkin patches, parks, wineries and restaurants are a change of scenery…but also of pace. With colors warming...
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Mt. Hood

Four Can’t-Miss activities for summer

Summer activities in Wilsonville are still open for you and your family to squeeze in before school starts! Here are four ideas to inspire your getaway. 1. Farmers Markets Bounty from the Willamette Valley harvest awaits you on the sidewalks at Sofia Park! Every Thursday, the small but darling park in the Villebois neighborhood is...
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Field of Tulips


Spring means it’s tulip festival time in Oregon, but flower fever continues with these delightful floral attractions and events near Portland, Oregon. Wooden Shoe Tulip Festival Every March through May the city of Woodburn, Oregon explodes with color during the Wooden Shoe Tulip Festival. Catch a case of flower fever while strolling through 40 acres...
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Father and son walking on a trail at the Champoeg State Heritage Center


The story of Oregon is one of fresh starts. Wander through the fascinating history of the French Prairie area of Oregon, where settlers put down roots and started new lives at least a decade before the long line of famous wagon trains headed west. Champoeg State Heritage Area The Champoeg State Heritage Area includes Champoeg...
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Interior of a meeting lounge


Location, location, location. Ditch the standard white-walled conference room for your next meeting and align place with productivity. Convenient to everywhere, Wilsonville has a slew of anything-but-ordinary meeting venues perfect for gathering, planning and learning. McMenamins Old Church & Pub meeting space holds fast to its hundred-year charm with polished wood floors, high ceilings and...
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Farmlandia Farm Loop

Venture out into the charming farmlands and vineyards near Portland, Oregon. Head to Wilsonville where you’ll find an abundance of fresh-picked produce, exceptional wines, belly laughs and conversations around a shared table with new friends. The Farmlandia Farm Loop winds visitors through a cluster of 17 farmstands, lavender fields, vineyards, gardens and bakeries. From cooking...
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Silver Falls State Park, the Crown Jewel of Oregon Parks


There’s no better way to explore Oregon than winding through rivers, forests and fields on horseback. Horseback Riding Near Wilsonville Several gorgeous BYOH (Bring Your Own Horse) trails pepper the area, each a unique slice of the Willamette Valley. Milo McIver State Park is a little-known gem with a trail that wanders for seven miles...
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Horse Shows & Rodeos in Wilson, Oregon


Grab your cowboy hat, dust off your boots and embrace the country casual side of the Willamette Valley. Surrounded by lush emerald forests, Hunter Creek Equestrian Park, in Wilsonville, Oregon, is home to a summer’s worth of equestrian shows — from the kickoff Oregon Trail Show in June to the NW Spectacular, the world champion hunter...
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