Home of the mighty University of Oregon, runner’s utopia, champion of green industry, muse for The Simpsons, craft beer hub, and base camp for outdoor adventure seekers, Eugene packs a hefty dose of Oregon into a college-town-sized package. Here you’ll find the gateway to the South Willamette Valley, where wide-open spaces and striking scenery complement hidden-gem and world-famous wineries alike. Plan to be overwhelmed by dining and drinking options in town, and expect an embarrassment of riches if you love the great outdoors. Learn more.