Prepare to be introduced to the city of Eugene, Oregon on this guided tour. Locations may include: Shelton McMurphey Johnson House, Skinner's Butte, Owen Rose Garden, Cascades Raptor Center, the Museum of Natural and Cultural History and Hayward Field.
About this activity
Duration 3.5 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Stop #1 – 8:30 am -Valley River Inn (1000 Valley River Way, Eugene, OR). Meet in the hotel lobby or outside the lobby doors.
Stop #2 – 8:45 am – Hyatt Place Hotel (333 Oakway Road, Eugene, Oregon). Meet at the ground floor entrance.
Stop #3 – 9:00 am – 5th Street Public Market (296 E 5th Ave, Eugene, OR). Meet under the Made In Oregon sign at the Rooster fountain in the main level courtyard.
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Visit the Raptors at the Cascades Raptor Center
See the best of Eugene
Discover Hayward Field where Nike started
Admire gorgeous Eugene murals
Travel through various parts of the "Emerald City' — from downtown to the Whiteaker Neighborhood, plus the University of Oregon. Visit all the must-see attractions, including the Cascade Raptor Center, as you learn about the history of Eugene and the interesting culture that exists here.
Enjoy phenomenal views of Eugene from Skinner's Butte and learn why this spot is known as the birthplace of Eugene! Tour through the Shelton McMurphey Johnson House, which has been a landmark in Eugene for more than a century. While visiting Owen Rose Garden, explore the 400 varieties of roses in a spectacular setting along the Willamette River.
After leaving Owen Rose Garden you will visit the Whiteaker Neighborhood. This neighborhood that has gone through an incredible transition from dilapidated houses and an anarchist hot spot, to a new generation of artist and young entrepreneurs taking ownership in this renewed districts for shops, boutiques, galleries, restaurants, wine shops and breweries.
Next you will drive along trendy downtown Broadway Street. No visit to Eugene would be complete without stopping at the University of Oregon Campus. While here, you will visit Hayward Field. You will also tour the Cascades Raptor Center, which has one of the largest collections of native raptor species in the Pacific Northwest.
Live commentary on board
Pick-up and drop off from designated meeting points
Transport by air-conditioned Mercedes Sprinter Van
What’s Not Included
When you get there
Know before you go
The trails at Cascades Raptor Center are steep, covered in gravel and can be muddy.