Tualatin Valley Visitor Guide 2021-2022

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Discover Tualatin Valley’s Wineries & Breweries Best Scenic Routes & Trails Top Nature Walks & Outdoor Adventures Guide to Places to Stay, Play & Dine 2021 - 2022 Official Visitors Guide tualatinvalley.org



54 Breweries & Spirits The Tualatin Valley is exploding in the growing Oregon craft beer scene. Our breweries attract the serious beer connoisseur, as well as the casual beer aficionado. When it comes to spirits, our distilleries don’t just make gin, vodka, whiskey and brandy, they excel in it.

58 Farms, Markets & More Farmers markets, u-pick farms and miles and miles of beautifully manicured farms are more reasons why Tualatin Valley ranks among the best agricultural sites in Oregon.

Table of Contents 3 Meet Tualatin Valley Learn what Tualatin Valley is all about. Meet its people. See what’s new. Check out its annual events. The more you discover about our slice of paradise, the more you will want to plan your escape to Tualatin Valley.

11 Tualatin Valley’s Cities & Towns Tualatin Valley is made up of a collection of friendly cities and quaint small towns, each with its own personality and providing its own experience. Wherever your travels in Tualatin Valley take you, you’ll find a warm welcome and friendly faces.

19 Lodging History, charm and luxury can be found in the many hotels and other lodging options that dot Tualatin Valley’s landscape. Our hotels are close to Portland and have many urban amenities, but are only a fraction of the cost. Plus, parking is always free!

28 Golf, Cycling & Outdoor Recreation Discover Tualatin Valley’s outdoor gems. Find a golf course. Read more about the region’s premier cycling routes, such as the Banks-Vernonia State Trail. Plan an outdoor adventure with a hike. Set up camp at a campsite in the Tillamook State Forest or L.L. Stub Stewart State Park.

35 Tour Routes & Trails The region’s designated tour routes and trails add to the Tualatin Valley’s experience. Drive along the Quilt Barn Trail and the Vineyard and Valley Scenic Tour Route, or pedal along the Tualatin Valley Scenic Bikeway.

42 Wineries Learn why Tualatin Valley’s estate wineries produce some of the region’s best wines (hint: it’s the soil).

63 Tax-Free Shopping Big savings await when shoppers take advantage of tax-free shopping. Buy big ticket items, splurge on fashion, or simply seek out a handcrafted gift to take home.

66 Arts & Culture Whether your passion is theater, art or natural history, Tualatin Valley has some of the finest experiences to fill your cultural needs. Explore rock gems and muscle cars, or sit back and enjoy a live theatrical performance from our professional theater companies.

70 Dining & Restaurants Tualatin Valley is known for its international cuisine. Satisfy your cravings for authentic Korean BBQ, highquality sushi, savory Indian, and spicy Mexican. Grab a delicious pizza or try an inventive Italian dish. Nosh on hamburgers and fries prepared from local ingredients. The choices are endless.

75 Itineraries Tualatin Valley truly is a year-round destination that is fun for the entire family. Explore the area via these itineraries designed for all types of travelers and plan your own getaway here.

Resources 26 Hotels Map 53 List of Wineries 84 Scenic Routes & Trails Map 86 Tualatin Valley Scenic Bikeway Maps 88 Tualatin River Water Trail Map 90 Tualatin Valley Map 92 Visitor Information Centers

Official Tualatin Valley Visitors Guide © 2021-2022, Washington County Visitors Association (WCVA) Great effort is made to ensure the accuracy of the information contained herein. The WCVA assumes no responsibility for errors or omissions. Information contained herein is subject to change without notice. For additional information and resources, visit tualatinvalley.org.

Production Team Carolyn E. McCormick President & CEO Writer/Editor Sylke Neal-Finnegan Vice President of Marketing & Communications Production Design Christopher Glawe Senior Graphic Designer GARDEN VINEYARDS

Welcome to Tualatin Valley, Your Home for Exploring the Pacific Northwest! It is our pleasure to welcome you to Tualatin Valley, our little slice of heaven. Nestled on the outskirts of the city of Portland, Tualatin Valley is unparalleled. Ours is a varied destination filled with forests and trails, vineyards and wineries, farms and markets, small towns and main streets, and much of what makes Oregon a must-visit destination. Our restaurants and festivals showcase the many diverse cultures from around the globe that make Tualatin Valley one of the most distinct destinations in the state. Plus, you’ll meet some of the friendliest people in the Pacific Northwest, and the people who make Tualatin Valley so great. We have taken great care to showcase our region. As you dive into this guide, you will get acquainted with the wineries, breweries, outdoor activities, restaurants, tax-free shops and growing variety of lodging options here that make Tualatin Valley an ideal getaway. Our hotels, restaurants, wineries and breweries have taken extreme steps to ensure your health and safety during your stay. Learn more about safety measures Tualatin Valley’s businesses are taking at tualatinvalley.org/safety. We are ready to help make your travels to and in Tualatin Valley easy, safe and memorable. We are looking forward to your visit.


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All Are Welcome Here Meet the people who make Tualatin Valley a warm and welcoming destination: Locals who love to meet visitors and talk about passions, from berry farming and cycling to worldclass winemaking and craft beer. Spend time with us and you’ll experience the warmth and kindness of Tualatin Valley. tualatinvalley.org


Situated between Portland and the Oregon Coast, Soak in the Tualatin Valley Experience In Tualatin Valley, our Oregon, you go at your own pace—slow if you like. We’re a place built of friendly local communities, in a region of lush natural beauty. So, take a wander in the farmers market. While away an afternoon tasting wine. Bring your curiosity,

your sense of wonder, and a pair of comfortable shoes. There’s so much to explore. And no matter what you choose, you’ll uncover something memorable. Once you experience Tualatin Valley, you’ll know, Oregon is yours, too. What is Tualatin Valley? Geographically speaking, the Tualatin Valley is the heart of Oregon’s Washington County. The Tualatin River runs through the valley with the Tualatin Mountains—also known as the “West Hills”—creating a north and east border for the region, and the Chehalem Mountains to the

south. Tualatin Valley is part of the northern Willamette Valley, which makes for rich soil and diverse winemaking opportunities. Tualatin Valley has more than a dozen cities, towns and neighborhoods, each with its own flair and style. From bustling urban centers to quaint rural communities, our cities, towns and neighborhoods provide visitors with authentic flavors of Oregon life. X For more information about the Tualatin Valley, attractions, activities, restaurants and hotels, visit tualatinvalley.org.




Meet Tualatin Valley

Where in the World is Tualatin Valley, Oregon? 10 minutes west of Portland, Oregon 30 minutes from Portland International Airport (PDX) 50 minutes from the Columbia River Gorge 80 minutes from the Oregon Coast 90 minutes from Mount Hood 4 hours from Smith Rock 5 hours from Crater Lake 5 hours from Painted Hills Tualatin Valley is scenically situated between the city of Portland and the Oregon Coast, providing visitors quick and easy escapes to downtown Portland, Astoria, Cannon Beach and Seaside. The majestic Mt. Hood is a 90-minute drive, as are Multnomah Falls, Hood River and the Columbia River Gorge.





What’s New & Exciting in Tualatin Valley?

Beaverton’s first Burmese

Portland favorite The Whole Bowl

restaurant opened in March 2020.

(4580 SW Watson Ave., Beaverton;

Bistro Royale, (12655 SW 1st

503-381-0586; thewholebowl.com)

St., Beaverton; 503-746-4563;

opened a take-out window location

topburmese.com) from the team

in downtown Beaverton in late

Tualatin Valley is an ever-changing

behind Portland’s Top Burmese

November 2019. Known for its tasty

destination with new hotels,

restaurant, serves an array of

vegetarian and vegan fare, The

culinary attractions and more that

traditional and innovated takes on

Whole Bowl was founded in 2001 as

are generating buzz among visitors

Myanmar classic dishes, such as its

a single food cart in Portland, it now

and locals alike. Here is a peek of

famous Tea Leaf Salad.

has 12 locations (mostly food carts)

what’s new in the valley and what’s on the horizon.

Welcome to Beaverton’s Restaurant Row

in four states. Syndicate Wine Bar (12620 SW 1st St., Beaverton; 971-979-4637;

New Hotels

syndicatewines.com) downtown

The 80-room, all-suite, extended

Beaverton’s first wine bar, opened

stay hotel Staybridge Suites

The city of Beaverton, one of the

August 2019 and features its own

Hillsboro - North (6225 NE Casper

largest cities in Oregon, is solidifying

wines, as well as a curated selection

Ct., Hillsboro; 877-238-8889; ihg.

itself as a culinary destination with

of local wines and wines from

com/staybridge) is situated near the

the introduction of new restaurants

around the world.

Hillsboro burg of Helvetia, close to

in its downtown core, playfully named “Restaurant Row.”

some of the area’s best attractions. Lionheart Coffee Co. (4590 SW Watson Ave., Beaverton; 503-746-

The city of Sherwood welcomed its

Hip Tokyo export AFURI (12555

4429; lionheartcoffee.com) opened

first hotel, Hampton Inn Sherwood

SW 1st St., Beaverton; 503-336-

its second location on “Restaurant

Portland (22000 SW Meinecke

0027; afuri.us) opened its second

Row” in late 2019. Lionheart

Pkwy., Sherwood; 503-825-9004;

Portland-area location in downtown

specializes in serving local coffees,

hilton.com/en/hampton) in 2020.

Beaverton in 2020. AFURI, named

teas and pastries. The downtown

Located just off 99W, this cozy

by Eater as one of the best ramen

location also offers local beer

73-room hotel is in the heart of

shops in the Portland region,

and wine.

Oregon wine country.

specializes in seasonal bowls made with local ingredients.

Hillsboro Welcomes New Japanese-Themed Hotel Cedartree Hotels welcomes its first U.S. property in Hillsboro, Oregon, the Cedartree Hotel (4901 NW Five Oaks Drive, Hillsboro; cedartreehotels.com). This new high-end property offers guests an exquisite Japanesestyle hotel experience featuring a variety of unique Japanese amenities, including a saké bar and Onsen stone bath soaking pool. Additional amenities include a full-service restaurant, state-ofthe-art conference rooms and 120 comfortable guest rooms. 6


Meet Tualatin Valley


The new Home2Suites Hillsboro

Hampton Inn & Suites by Hilton

live entertainment, soccer

(9790 NE Tanasbourne Dr.,

Tigard (11799 SW 69th Ave., Tigard;

tournament, 5k run and more.

Hillsboro; 1-877-6Home02; hilton.

877-214-6722; hilton.com/en/hampton)


com/en/home2/) is an all-suite

is the city of Tigard’s newest hotel.

extended-stay hotel located in the

With 152 rooms, the Hampton Inn

Washington County Fair (July) is

Tanasbourne neighborhood, and is

features many amenities, including

an annual carnival and traditional

close to shopping and restaurants.

free WiFi and fitness center, ideal for

county fair with food, music and

business and leisure travelers.

entertainment, livestock, contests, vendors and more. bigfairfun.com

Hyatt House Beaverton (12820 Southwest Crescent St., Beaverton;

X For more information about

855-214-9288; hyatt.com ) boasts

new hotels in Tualatin Valley,

Sherwood Robin Hood Festival

125 suites that include a kitchen,

visit tualatinvalley.org/new-hotels.

(July) is a charming medieval

living room and spacious

event featuring a parade, archery

bedrooms. Located in the heart of

tournament, castle-building,

Beaverton, close to Beaverton’s

live entertainment and revelry.

best restaurants and food carts, the hotel is just steps away from the MAX light rail.

Festive Events, Cultural Gatherings & Celebrations of Culinary Bounty

robinhoodfestival.org Tualatin Crawfish Festival (August) is a long-running festival

Element by Westin Beaverton

featuring crawfish and watermelon

(15655 NW Blueridge Dr., Beaverton;

eating contests, relay races, 5k and

800-627-7468; element-hotels.

Festivals and special events are

half marathon, and much more.

marriott.com) a 107-room hotel with

a regular part of life in Tualatin


a focus on sustainability. Spacious

Valley. While not all of the area’s

rooms include in-room kitchens,

events are able to be listed here,

West Coast Giant Pumpkin

on-site laundry, fitness center,

visit tualatinvalley.org/events-festivals

Regatta (October) is the largest

electric vehicle charging and more.

for more information about these

festival of its kind in the western

events and for a complete list of

U.S., and features wacky boat

events and festivals.

races, where boaters (often

AC Hotels by Marriott Beaverton (15705 NW Blueridge Dr.,

dressed in outrageous garb) Totally Tualatin Valley: Signature Events

navigate Tualatin Lake at the

European hotel experience with 117

Festival of Balloons in Tigard

pumpkin “boats.” tualatinoregon.gov

sleek and stylish rooms that include

(June) is an annual weekend-long

luxurious linens, mini-fridges,

event featuring early-morning

free WiFi and televisions with

balloon launches, evening

streaming capabilities.

“Night Glow,” carnival rides,

Beaverton; 888-236-2427; ac-hotels.

marriott.com) features a modern

Commons in 1,000-pound

Events are subject to change.




Celebrate Diversity: Cultural Celebrations

cultural backgrounds to be

including live entertainment,

appreciated and celebrated.

food trucks and a beer and wine


garden. Afterward, Main Street becomes a fiesta with the Latino

Beaverton Night Market (Summer)

Festival, showcasing Latino

Annual Lu'au (April), presented

showcases the diversity of the city

entertainment and food.

by Na Haumana O Hawai'i, is a

of Beaverton, complete with global


celebration of Hawaiian culture

foods, entertainment and cross-

and Polynesian dance and music,

cultural exchanges.

preceded by an authentic Lu'au


meal of traditional island cuisine.



X During summer months, cities throughout Tualatin Valley offer live music, live

Beaverton International

theater, art walks and other

Celebration (September)

outdoor activities. Visit

Annual Latino Cultural Festival

celebrates the many cultures of

tualatinvalley.org for a complete

(May) highlights Latin culture with a

the city of Beaverton with a

list of events and festivals.

festival of food, entertainment, arts,

showcase of food, music, dance, art

a parade and soccer tournament.

and interactive activities.



Ten Tiny Dances (July) features

The Tigard Street Fair & Latino

a rich mix of contemporary and

Festival (September) features

traditional dances from myriad

fun activities for the entire family,

Helvetia Lavender Farm & Market

Oregon Heritage Farms Apple Fest

McMenamins IPA Festival Cedar

(October) offers tastings of more

Hills Pub (February) celebrates

than a dozen apple varieties at this

India Pale Ales and all its styles with

country-style festival, complete

22 diverse IPAs from McMenamins’

with pony and hay rides and live

breweries. mcmenamins.com/

music. oregonheritagefarms.com


Meet Tualatin Valley

Agricultural Events

(July) is held for the first two weekends of July. This lavender

Heirloom Apple Fest (October)

festival features a host of activities

showcases the bounty of apple

for the entire family, including food,

season with apple tastings

u-cut lavender, vendors selling

of an array of heirloom and

Cornelius Pass

lavender products and more.

modern varieties picked fresh

Roadhouse, is an


from the orchard, plus wine

Smith Berry Barn Berry Festival


annual noncompetitive celebration of beers from


the region.

mcmenamins.com/ roadhouse-brewfest

as berries take center stage on this live entertainment, berry treats and

(July), hosted by

and beer tastings and live music. (July) celebrates summer harvest, 4th of July event, complete with

Roadhouse Brewfest

Beer Festivals

berry u-pick. smithberrybarn.com

Wilsonville Brew Fest (August) is a family-friendly annual beer festival featuring local breweries

Elephant Garlic Festival (August) is

Zwickelmania (February) is an

from around the region, paired

three days of music, food, a vintage

annual backstage pass to Oregon’s

with food and entertainment.

car show, parade, entertainment

breweries, which also showcases


and a celebration of all things garlic.

many of Tualatin Valley’s breweries.





Taste of Tualatin Valley: Wine Events Valentine’s Wine Loop (February)

acclaimed wines from around

Forest Grove Uncorked! (August)

celebrates romance with a

the Willamette Valley, including

celebrates Oregon wines (beers,

weekend of special tastings

many located in the Sherwood

too) during this annual tasting event

and pairings at select wineries.

area. sherwoodwinefestival.com

on Main Street. fguncorked.com

ardiriwine.com/valentine Drink Pink Rosé Festival (July)

Thanksgiving Weekend in

Memorial Day Wine Weekend

beckons visitors to sample the

Wine Country (November)

(May) jump-starts the start of

best of summer Rosé releases

welcomes the holiday season for

summer with wineries open for

from a host of Willamette Valley

a weekend of tastings, pairings

a weekend-long open house

wineries. pattonvalley.com

and festive offerings at area wineries. tualatinvalley.org

complete with tastings, pairings and more. tualatinvalley.org

Canines Uncorked (August) is a unique event that invites wine lovers

Sherwood Wine Festival &

and their dogs to participating

in Tualatin Valley, please visit

Artisans Fair (June) showcases

wineries for a day of wine tasting,


local wines and artisans during

special demonstrations, dog-friendly

this two-day festival. Taste the

activities and more. oregonhumane.org


X For more events and festivals

Cities & Towns


Explore Tualatin Valley’s Warm and Welcoming Cities and Communities We welcome you to explore our cities, towns, hamlets and enclaves, where you will be greeted with a smile and a story.




Banks and North Plains: From Trestle to Tee

at the Café 47, serving home-

to one of Oregon’s most notable

style comfort foods for breakfast

golf courses, Pumpkin Ridge

and lunch. After an invigorating

Golf Club. Disc golf is the name of

ride, grab a pint at the new Hop

the game at Horning’s Hideout’s

Cycle Brewing Company.

championship course. For a treat, stop in at Abbey Creek Winery

In the northwestern part of the

X For more information about

Tualatin Valley are two cities

Banks, visit the Banks Chamber

that are known for their stellar

of Commerce (13480 NW

X For more information about

outdoor recreation. Banks and

Main St., Banks, OR 97106.,

North Plains, visit the North

North Plains should be at the

Banks, OR 97106; 503.324.1081

Plains Chamber of Commerce

top of the list for cyclists, thrill

bankschamberofcommerce. wildapricot.org).

(inside Kim’s Styling Korner)

seekers and adventurers, as the opportunities here are unparalleled.



after a weekend round of golf.

10395 NW Glencoe Road, North Plains, OR 97133; 503.647.2207;



Surrounded by lush farmland,

Banks marks the start of the Banks-

North Plains attracts throngs

Vernonia State Trail, a 21-mile

of sports enthusiasts and thrill

linear trail open to cyclists, hikers

seekers who flock to the area for

and horseback riders. This popular

its collection of activities. Road

path was the state’s first rail-to-

cycling, zip lining at Pumpkin Ridge

trail project and remains one of

Zip Tour, and glider plane rides

the most popular multi-use paths

at the North Plains Gliderport

in the region. Enjoy the stillness

satisfy the thirst for adventure.

of the night and sleep under the

For those who prefer a leisurely

stars at L.L. Stub Stewart State

visit instead of heart-pumping

Park. Fuel up before your journey

adventure, North Plains is home


Beaverton, visitors can visit

Beaverton and Hillsboro. Aloha

u-pick farms and farm stores

is home to one of the region’s

during summer harvest season.

most prestigious golf courses,

Farmers and food lovers flock to

The Reserve Vineyards and Golf

downtown Beaverton throughout

Club, as well as the region’s first

the year to shop at one of Oregon's

all-accessible park, Mountain

largest farmers' market, the

View Champions Park, with

Nestled in the eastern edge

Beaverton Farmers Market. As

play areas and sports fields

of Tualatin Valley, the city of

the gateway to Oregon wine

designed for athletes of all

Beaverton and the community

country, Beaverton also boasts

abilities. When driving through

of Aloha are surrounded by

two vineyard estate wineries with

Aloha on Tualatin Valley Highway

farmlands and natural resources.

tasting rooms—Cooper Mountain

(Hwy 8), don’t forget to wave

Vineyards and Hamacher Wines.

to Harvey the Rabbit, Aloha’s


Beaverton’s Historic Downtown

The vibrant city of Beaverton has

District and Central Beaverton

gained recognition in culinary

offer many surprises, including

circles and has attracted many

history, art and culture.

foodies to the area with its

Cities & Towns

Discover the Treasures of Beaverton and Aloha, Gateway to Tualatin Valley

famous roadside attraction. X For more information about Beaverton and Aloha, visit the Beaverton Area Chamber of

collection of acclaimed restaurants,


Commerce (12600 SW Crescent

specifically its variety of authentic

Aloha (pronounced “a-LOW-ah”)

St., Ste. 160, Beaverton, OR 97005;

Korean eateries. As Beaverton

is an unincorporated community

503.644.0123; beaverton.org).

grows, so does the number of

located between the cities of

exciting new culinary developments. Dining options include BG’s Food Cartel, the city’s first-ever permanent food cart pod with more than two dozen carts, Ex Novo Brewing Company, which opened its first location outside of Portland, and Big's Chicken, another beloved Portland staple. New in 2020 are the acclaimed restaurants AFURI, a ramen shop straight from Japan, and Top Burmese Bistro Royale which showcases cuisine from Burma. In addition to its expanding culinary scene, Beaverton has the distinction of being the state’s most culturally diverse city in the state. Several events throughout the year celebrate this diversity, including the Ten Tiny Dances, a showcase of dances from across the globe, and the Beaverton Night Market, a festive evening of international foods and entertainment. In the agricultural region of

HAMACHER WINES tualatinvalley.org



Wild About the Western Valley: Forest Grove, Cornelius and Beyond

wineries, as well as the region’s

and support a diverse habitat

only saké brewery, SakéOne.

for plant wildlife communities.

Tranquility also is not far away, with the meandering trails and peaceful


sounds of the water garden at

The agricultural community of

Fernhill Wetlands, designed by

Cornelius is where rolling hillsides,

landscape architect Hoichi Kurisu,

vineyards and farms abound.

Located in the foothills of the

who also designed the famed

Situated in the Chehalem Mountains

Coast Range at the base of the

Portland Japanese Garden.

American Viticultural Area

Tillamook State Forest, the western

(AVA), Cornelius is home

part of Tualatin Valley provides


some of the area’s best outdoor

Located south of

can also visit u-pick

recreation, wine and more.

Forest Grove is the

farms such as Unger

to four wineries. Visitors

small city of Gaston, the smallest city in

The growing city of Forest Grove

Tualatin Valley. Despite

is home to Pacific University. This

its small population,

destination has a lot of history, from

there is no shortage of places

having the oldest vines in the valley

to visit in northern Gaston, as this

at David Hill Winery to the oldest

area is home to four acclaimed


educational building west of the

wineries, each producing a variety

Located just outside of Forest Grove

Mississippi: Old College Hall (at

of wines, including Pinot Noir,

is Gales Creek, home to one of the

Pacific University). Forest Grove’s

from their estate vineyards.

region’s most popular sites, Gales

Main Street houses a collection


With miles of outdoor

several wineries, or play a round at one of the Pacific Northwest’s oldest golf

courses, Forest Hills Golf Course.

Creek Campground. This rustic

of charming shops, a summer

recreation opportunities, cyclists,

campground (open mid-May to

farmers’ market and innovative

birdwatchers, hikers, swimmers and

October) is situated along Gales

and notable restaurants, such as

boaters enjoy Gaston’s recreational

Creek, a popular spot for catch-

Kama'aina Hawaiian Comfort

areas such as Henry Hagg Lake and

and-release fishing. Gales Creek also

Foods, which was named by Travel +

Scoggins Valley Park, a popular

is close to wineries and tree farms.

Leisure magazine as one of the top

spot for triathlons and other

Hawaiian restaurants not in Hawaii.

endurance sports. Visitors also flock

Those who live and work

X For more information about

to Tree to Tree Adventure Park,

Forest Grove, Cornelius and

here know that Forest Grove’s

an aerial ropes course and zip-line

surrounding areas, visit the

appeal extends beyond its quaint

park located minutes from the lake.

Forest Grove/Cornelius Chamber

downtown to its rural, agricultural


Farms, sample wines at


Gaston's newest attraction is

of Commerce (2417 Pacific

landscapes. This area boasts an

Wapato Lake National Wildlife

Ave., Forest Grove, OR 97116;

impressive collection of six estate

Refuge, where rich peat soils create

503.357.3006; visitforestgrove.com).

Cities & Towns

From High Tech to Low Tech: Find Innovation in Hillsboro, Helvetia and Scholls

Valley’s “beervana.” The city has multiple breweries centrally located within three miles of each other, as well as several wineries that are a stone’s throw

Smack dab in the heart of Tualatin Valley, the city of Hillsboro and

from downtown. In downtown, Main

its surrounding communities are

Street Hillsboro is the

among the oldest in the state. At

city’s cultural center, with

the turn of the 20th Century, it was

attractions such as the

a rural outpost; today Hillsboro is

Walters Cultural Arts

the capital of the “Silicon Forest,”

Center, which features

named for the abundance of

art exhibits and live

some of the biggest and brightest

performances, and the prestigious

home to several farms, including the

names in technology that call

Bag&Baggage Productions,

famed Roloff Farms, the aromatic

Hillsboro “home.” In the hamlets

one of the Portland area’s most

Helvetia Lavender Farm and the

of Helvetia and Scholls, the old-

acclaimed professional theater

rustic Helvetia Winery. Helvetia

time, rural atmosphere still exists.

companies. Main Street also hosts

marks the start of the Vineyard and


two farmers markets, Saturday’s

Valley Scenic Tour Route, which


Hillsboro Farmers Market (May-

includes historic site Old Scotch

The friendly folks of Hillsboro know

October) and the Hillsboro

Church (located west of Helvetia),

that there are gems—literally—in

Tuesday Market (June-August).

one of Oregon’s oldest churches

their backyard, and there is an

This bustling downtown is also

still in use. Several of the pioneers

assortment of authentic places

ushering in a new era of innovation.

who came over on the Oregon

to discover. The Jackson Bottom

Businesses such as D'Anu Wines,

Trail—including Joseph Meek—are

Wetlands Preserve, attracts

Study of Sweets chocolate shop,

buried in the church’s cemetery.

hundreds of birds—and bird

and Insomnia Coffee, home to

watchers—while the Smithsonian-

Dapper & Wise Roasters’ coffee


affiliated Rice Northwest Museum

roasting facility, have made this

Located south of downtown

of Rocks and Minerals attracts

changing area their home.

Hillsboro, the agricultural

rock hounds with the largest

community of Scholls (pronounced

collections of rocks and gems


SH-olls) is abundant with charm

in the Pacific Northwest.

Located north of downtown

and hospitality. Also on the

Hillsboro, Helvetia (pronounced

Vineyard and Valley Scenic Tour

Hel-VAY-sha) is an agricultural area

Route, Scholls is home to several

When it comes to innovation in the craft beer scene, Hillsboro is Tualatin

rural treasures, including the South Store Café, Smith Berry Barn, Rowell Brothers u-pick farm and Raptor Ridge Winery. X For more information about the Hillsboro area, visit the Hillsboro Chamber of Commerce (5193 NE Elam Young Parkway, Ste. A Hillsboro, OR 97124; 503.648.1102; JACKSON BOTTOM WETLANDS PRESERVE

hillsborochamberor.com). tualatinvalley.org


core are Christmas shop

Welcome to Sherwood, an Old Town with Modern Sensibilities

Sleighbells, roadside farm store the Red Berry Barn, and the Tualatin River National Wildlife Refuge, which hosts an annual

Located in the southern portion

bird festival each May.

of Tualatin Valley, the small city

Located in the Chehalem

of Sherwood is a place steeped in tradition, yet has evolved into a


charming destination for travelers

Sherwood is one of the

looking for Americana. Old Town

Brewhouse are must-see stops

fastest growing wine destinations

Sherwood is the community center.

while perusing quaint shops

in the northern Willamette

Antique and specialty shops and

and galleries in Old Town.

Valley, with seven (and counting)

historic buildings recall smalltown living from another era. Sherwood's newest attraction is

Each July, the Robin Hood

vineyard-estate wineries.

Festival pays homage to the

Additionally, Sherwood’s

fictional Robin Hood and his

agricultural region is growing,

Langer's Entertainment Center.

band of Merry Men in the streets

with several u-pick farms, such

This family entertainment center

of Old Town. As one of the oldest

as Sherwood Orchards, and tree

features ziplines, bowling, laser

and most unique community

farms dotting the landscape.

tag and more, all under one roof.

events in the state, this two-day

Popular gathering places, such

festival features a crowning of

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as Symposium Coffee, a locally

Maid Marian and her court and an

Sherwood, visit the Sherwood

owned coffeehouse, 503 Uncorked

international archery tournament

Chamber of Commerce (16273

wine tasting bar, Rallison Cellars

with Nottingham, England.

SW Railroad St., Sherwood,

wine tasting room, Barking Frog wine tasting room and Smockville



Viticultural Area (AVA),

Adding to the quaint charm of Sherwood in its outer rural

OR 97140; 503.625.7800;


Cities & Towns


Visit Tualatin Valley’s Own Twin Cities: Tigard and Tualatin Here in Tigard and Tualatin, shopping is the top attraction, and outdoor recreation is a close second. Located just south of Portland, these "twin" cities welcome visitors with their mix of high-end shopping, relaxing outdoor recreation, lively arts scene, and a growing beer culture. Collectively, Tigard and Tualatin are home to the region’s premier tax-free shopping destinations: Washington Square, Bridgeport Village, and the Portland region’s only Cabela’s Sporting Goods store. Another attraction that connects these two cities is the Tualatin River. Tigard’s Cook Park and Tualatin’s Brown’s Ferry

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shops, restaurants and a lakeside

Park and Tualatin Community

Tigard, visit the Tigard Chamber of

hotel, The Century Hotel. This

Park provide access to the

Commerce (12345 SW Main St.,

lake is home to the famous West

Tualatin River, a calm waterway

Tigard, OR 97223; 503.639.1656;

Coast Giant Pumpkin Regatta.

that is popular with paddlers.

tigardchamber.org). X For more information about



the city of Tualatin, visit the

Tigard (pronounced TIE-gurd) has

The city of Tualatin (pronounced

Tualatin Chamber of Commerce

a community that is devoted to

Too-WALL-uh-tin) is notable

(8101 SW Nyberg St., Ste. 102,

the arts, with the only professional

for its relation with the Ice Age

Tualatin, OR 97062; 503.692.0780;

musical theater company in the

Floods. Explore this history at the


region, Broadway Rose Theatre

Tualatin Heritage Center, or trek

Company. Tigard also boasts a

along the Greenway Trail, where

distillery—Rose City Distilling,

interpretive signs tell the tale of

a retail store for internationally

this prehistoric event. Tualatin

acclaimed tea maker, Stash

also is a fast-growing destination

Tea, and two breweries, FlyBoy

for craft brewers, as the city

Brewing and Cooper Mountain

boasts three breweries: Stickmen

Ale Works. A reinvigorated

Brewing Company, G-Man

downtown Main Street is home to

Brewery and Ancestry Brewing.

sculptures and glass art, the new

The city’s town center, Tualatin

Tigard Outdoor Museum, and

Commons, is a promenade and

local favorites, such as Symposium

plaza complete with a three-acre

Coffee and Tigard Taphouse.

lake surrounded by a collection of

ANCESTRY BREWING tualatinvalley.org


Welcome to Wilsonville

Situated in the southernmost

located in a renovated historic

corner of Tualatin Valley, the city of

church, with a brewery in the former

Wilsonville offers both the comforts

church’s basement daycare.

of a big city and the qualities of

When it comes to outdoor

small-town life. Here, a collection

recreation, Wilsonville is not to be

of attractions and restaurants

ignored. An extensive trail system

beckon. The newly renovated

throughout the city provides many

Bullwinkle's Entertainment is an

opportunities to explore the natural

entertaining indoor/outdoor center

beauty of the area, by bike or by

for all ages, complete with bumper

foot. Several river access points

boats, bowling, rock wall, laser

and boat ramps allow water buffs

tag, miniature golf and arcade.

to access the Willamette River.

Sample the tastes of Wilsonville through its taprooms. Ordinance Brewing shares its fun and

Wilsonville, visit explorewilsonville.

experimental beers at its cozy

com or contact the Wilsonville

Wilsonville taphouse, while

Area Chamber of Commerce

Vanguard Brewing brews a variety

(8565 SW Salish Ln., Ste. 150,

of beers from pale ales and wheat

Wilsonville, OR 97070; 503-682-

beers to reds and porters, and, of

0411; wilsonvillechamber.com).

course, IPAs. Wilsonville also is home to McMenamins Old Church and Pub, a family-friendly eatery



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Explore Tualatin Valley’s Hotels and Lodging Stay the night, extend your stay and take in all the sights Tualatin Valley has to offer. Free and ample parking, rates to meet every budget, warm hospitality, plus well-appointed rooms and amenities are among the perks of staying here. tualatinvalley.org



The Beaverton area offers an assortment of hotels designed to fit all tastes and budgets. Hotels in Beaverton offer easy access to highways, and include some of the closest hotels to Portland, without all of the hassle of big-city parking.









AC Hotels by Marriott Beaverton (Opening 2021) 15705 NW Blueridge Dr., Beaverton; 888-236-2427; ac-hotels.marriott.com









The Marriott AC features a modern European hotel experience with 117-room sleek and stylish rooms that include luxurious linens, mini-fridges, free WiFi and televisions with streaming capabilities.

Beaverton Budget Inn 13295 SW Canyon Road, Beaverton; 503-646-2155









The Beaverton Budget Inn provides an economical choice for visitors, close to some of Beaverton’s best restaurants, and accommodations near the heart of Beaverton.


Close to the MAX light rail line, the Comfort Inn and Suites Beaverton - Portland West makes traveling around the Portland metro area easy and affordable. The three-story hotel includes a seasonal pool and game room for the kids.


The ideal location for an overnight stay. This property is a short drive to many of the area’s attractions, such as Washington Square shopping center, wineries and downtown Portland.


A warm chocolate chip cookie awaits you at the check-in desk of the DoubleTree by Hilton. Corporate travelers make good use of the complimentary shuttle service that runs within a five-mile radius of the hotel, transporting guests from business to business.


The Element is a 107-room hotel with a focus on sustainability. Spacious rooms include inroom kitchens, on-site laundry, fitness center, electric vehicle charging and more.


Find the comforts of home at the Extended Stay America where a fully equipped kitchen, workspace, and pet-friendly environment will set you at ease. Housekeeping service, laundry facilities, and complimentary grab-and-go breakfast adds convenience to comfort.


Hotel amenities are mixed with the coziness of home at the Extended Stay America. Make yourself comfortable with the fully equipped kitchen, modern workspace, laundry facilities and complimentary grab-and-go breakfast. This is a non-smoking hotel.


Located in Oregon’s “Silicon Forest,” this hotel provides comfortable studio suites for respite between nearby work places, tax-free shopping, and golf courses. The expansive continental breakfast buffet will sustain you for your next adventure.

Comfort Inn & Suites Beaverton - Portland West 13455 SW Tualatin Valley Hwy., Beaverton; 503-643-9100; choicehotels.com/oregon

Courtyard by Marriott - Portland Beaverton 8500 SW Nimbus Ave., Beaverton; 503-641-3200; courtyard.marriott.com

DoubleTree by Hilton Portland - Beaverton 15402 NW Cornell Road, Beaverton; 503-614-8100; hilton.com

Element by Westin Beaverton (Opening 2021) 15655 NW Blueridge Dr., Beaverton; 800-627-7468; element-hotels.marriott.com

Extended Stay America Portland Beaverton 875 SW 158th Ave., Beaverton; 503-690-3600; extendedstayamerica.com

Extended Stay America Portland Beaverton Eider Court 18665 NW Eider Ct., Beaverton; 503-439-1515; extendedstayamerica.com

Fairfield Inn & Suites Portland West/Beaverton 15583 NW Gateway Ct., Beaverton; 503-972-0048; marriott.com/pdxfh






















































Hilton Garden Inn - Portland/Beaverton 15520 NW Gateway Ct., Beaverton; 503-439-1717; hiltongardeninn3.hilton.com

Homewood Suites by Hilton Hillsboro/Beaverton 15525 NW Gateway Ct., Beaverton; 503-614-0900; homewoodsuites3.hilton.com

Hyatt House Beaverton (Opening 2021) 12820 Southwest Crescent St., Beaverton; 855-214-9288; hyatt.com

Motel 6 Beaverton 12255 SW Canyon Road, Beaverton; 503-646-4131; motel6.com

Peppertree Inn 10720 SW Allen Blvd., Beaverton; 503-641-7477; peppertreeinn.com

Aloha Inn & Suites 3333 SW 198th Ave., Aloha; 503-642-1124; alohainnandsuites.com

Rodeway Inn & Suites 10207 SW Park Way, Portland; 503-297-2211; choicehotels.com/oregon

Shilo Inns Beaverton 9900 SW Canyon Road, Portland; 503-297-2551; shiloinns.com

TownePlace Suites by Marriott Portland Beaverton

3900 SW 114th St., Beaverton; 503-605-9368; marriott.com









































































Minutes from downtown Portland, the Hilton Garden Inn provides relaxation and hospitality via its warmly decorated rooms. Business travelers appreciate the ergonomic chairs and high-speed Internet.


Homewood Suites boasts spacious one- and two-bedroom suites near Hillsboro's "High Tech Corridor." Guests will feel at home with a kitchenette, and the hotel offers daily hot breakfast, and an evening social, Monday through Thursday.


Located in the heart of Beaverton, close to Beaverton’s best restaurants and food carts, the Hyatt House boasts 125 suites that include a kitchen, living room and spacious bedrooms. Amenities include free WiFi, 24-hour market and fitness center.


Kids under 17 stay free with an adult family member. Complimentary coffee will be sure to perk up your mornings. This is the perfect getaway for families traveling on a budget.


Peppertree Inn has remodeled its dog- friendly rooms with new décor and premium bedding (no cats, please). A flower-lined patio and courtyard overlooks a heated swimming pool and hot tub.


Aloha Inn & Suites is a wonderful choice for economically conscious visitors. This eco-friendly hotel model includes many amenities.


A quick 10-minute drive from downtown Portland, this is an ideal location at an affordable price. Enjoy free coffee, as well as other amenities. Group and extended stay discounts are available.


The hotel boasts a relaxing garden area, a fireplace lounge, on-site steakhouse, cigar bar and beautiful outdoor pool.


Beaverton’s newest hotel comes with fully equipped kitchens and high-speed Internet access. Relax by the fire pit and outdoor pool, or work out in the fitness center. Close to downtown Portland and many of Tualatin Valley’s top attractions.




Forest Grove is home to one of Oregon’s most iconic destination hotels, as well as other hotels who provide Oregon hospitality to leisure travelers and parents, family and prospective students of Pacific University. POOL

Americas Best Value Inn & Suites Forest Grove Hillsboro 3306 Pacific Ave., Forest Grove; 503-357-9000; redlion.com Best Western University Inn & Suites 3933 Pacific Ave., Forest Grove; 503-992-8888; bestwestern.com























One short mile from Pacific University is America’s Best Value Inn & Suites, which provides a plethora of amenities for visitors, including an indoor heated pool and hot tub.


This hotel is a choice pick for budget-minded visitors coming to enjoy the nearby Pacific University, golf courses, and other outdoor recreation. Fuel up for your day with a complimentary breakfast.

Budget Inn - Forest Grove 1925 C St., Forest Grove; 503-359-5766; budgetinnoregon.com









Situated just four blocks from the historic Pacific University, this hotel is a good location for those looking to mix urban amenities with quick access to the nearby rural setting.

Forest Grove Inn 4433 Pacific Ave., Forest Grove; 503-357-9700; forestgroveinn.com









Each room and suite includes refrigerator and microwave. Only two miles away from the historic Pacific University, and less than an hour from the Oregon Coast.


This hotel is conveniently located and is close to downtown Forest Grove, Pacific University and several of Tualatin Valley's acclaimed restaurants, wineries and outdoor recreation.


This whimsical hotel is decorated with historic photographs and original art. New and newly renovated rooms include in-room bathrooms (European-style rooms with common, shared bathrooms also are available).

Holiday Motel 3224 Pacific Ave., Forest Grove; (503) 357-7411 McMenamins Grand Lodge 3505 Pacific Ave., Forest Grove; 503-992-9533; mcmenamins.com/grand-lodge
















Situated in “Silicon Forest,” Hillsboro’s hotels are perfect for business travelers. However, you don’t have to be here on business to enjoy the comfortable luxury you will find in these hotels. POOL

Aloft Hillsboro - Beaverton 1705 NW Amberglen Ct., Hillsboro; 503-277-1900; alofthillsborobeaverton.com Cedartree Hotel Hillsboro (Opening 2021) 4901 NE Five Oaks Dr., Hillsboro; 310-897-5358; cedartreehotels.com Courtyard by Marriott Portland Hillsboro 3050 NW Stucki Pl., Hillsboro; 503-690-1800; courtyard.marriott.com/pdxhs Econo Lodge Inn & Suites Hillsboro - Portland West 622 SE 10th Ave., Hillsboro; 503-640-4791; choicehotels.com Embassy Suites by Hilton Portland/Hillsboro 9355 NE Tanasbourne Dr., Hillsboro; 503-718-0007; hilton.com/en/embassy 22



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The Aloft is a stunning property featuring many of the modern services and amenities for which the brand is known. This hip new hotel also has an indoor pool, on-site bar, local live music and free parking.


The Cedartree is a 120-room, Japanese-style hotel experience featuring a variety of unique Japanese amenities, including a sake bar, onsen soaking pool, gardens, traditional tatami room and more.


Located smack-dab in the middle of “Silicon Forest,” this is a great location for both work and play. The nearby MAX light rail makes it easy to travel to the airport, business meeting or a Hillsboro Hops game.


Minutes away from the Hillsboro Civic Center and charming downtown Hillsboro, the Econo Lodge Inn & Suites is equipped with all the necessities for a successful vacation or business trip.


Embassy Suites provides all-suite accommodations. Guests can unwind in the inviting atrium. Enjoy a complimentary cooked-to-order breakfast, and beverages at the Evening Reception.


Extended Stay America Portland - Hillsboro 19311 NW Cornell Road, Hillsboro; 503-439-0706; extendedstayamerica.com

















Take care of business in a relaxed style while staying at the Extended Stay America. These pet-friendly studios come with a work space and fully equipped kitchen. Additionally, complimentary printing is available for all of your career needs.

Hampton Inn & Suites Portland/HillsboroEvergreen Park 9399 NE Tanasbourne Dr., Hillsboro; 503-718-0006; hilton.com/en/hampton









Close to shopping, dining and entertainment, Hampton Inn is ready for business and pleasure. Guests enjoy close access to tax-free shopping at The Streets of Tanasbourne shopping center, Hillsboro Hops baseball games and more.

Hillsboro Budget Inn 432 SE Baseline St., Hillsboro; 503-648-3168; budgetinnhillsboro.com









Only a few blocks from the picturesque Main Street, the Hillsboro Budget Inn offers spacious, economical rooms.


Positioned close to some of the area’s big name companies and sports complexes, Holiday Inn Express is a newly-renovated property. Business travelers love the 24-hour business center, while families delight in the “kids-stay-free” policy.

Holiday Inn Express Portland West/Hillsboro 5900 NE Ray Cir., Hillsboro; 503-844-9696; ihg.com/holidayinnexpress Holiday Inn Hillsboro 2575 NE Aloclek Dr., Hillsboro; 503-640-1745; ihg.com/holidayinn

Home2 Suites by Hilton Hillsboro (Opening 2021) 9790 NE Tanasbourne Dr., Hillsboro; 1-877-6Home02; hilton.com/en/home2/

Larkspur Landing Hillsboro 3133 NE Shute Road, Hillsboro; 503-681-2121; larkspurhotels.com/Hillsboro

Residence Inn by Marriott - Portland West 10555 NE Tanasbourne Dr., Hillsboro; 503-531-3200; marriott.com/pdxhb

Residence Inn by Marriott Portland Hillsboro/Brookwood 3160 NE Brookwood Pkwy., Hillsboro; 503-844-7777; marriott.com/pdxbw

SpringHill Suites by Marriott Portland - Hillsboro 7351 NE Butler St., Hillsboro; 503-547-0202; marriott.com/pdxhl
























































The new Holiday Inn offers contemporary furnishings and amenities. Located near The Streets of Tanasbourne shopping center, amenities include room service, on-site marketplace and complimentary transportation within a three-mile zone.

Located near the Streets of Tanasbourne, shops and dining, Home2Suites is a 153-suite hotel featuring spacious rooms, free WiFi, fitness center, indoor pool and more. Close to golf courses, wineries, and some of the nation’s top companies, the Larkspur Landing goes to great lengths to ensure that guests can take full advantage of work and play during their stay. Pet-friendly rooms are fully equipped with kitchens that will make any stay great.


Whether on an extended stay for work or pleasure, Residence Inn combines creature comforts with all-star service. Prepare meals in the fully equipped kitchens, or indulge in a hot breakfast buffet, evening Manager’s Reception or grill in the property’s barbecue area.


As one of Hillsboro’s newest lodging options, Residence Inn encourages guests to make themselves at home in spacious suites with many amenities. Located in the heart of the “Silicon Forest,” prepare for a business meeting with a complimentary breakfast and unwind with weekday evening social hours.


SpringHill Suites is an award-winning hotel centrally located near the Hillsboro Hops ballpark, world-class golfing, and other top attractions. Located near the Orenco neighborhood, the hotel is close to numerous restaurants, wine bars and taprooms. tualatinvalley.org 23










Staybridge Suites Hillsboro North 6225 NE Casper Ct., Hillsboro; 877-238-8889; ihg.com/staybridge









This 80-room, all-suite, extended-stay hotel has all the amenities perfectly suited for the leisure and business traveler. Located near the town of Helvetia, close to farm country.

Staybridge Suites Hillsboro Orenco Station 7715 NE Cherry Dr, Hillsboro; 971-762-2868; ihg.com/staybridge









This 80-room, all-suite extended-stay hotel is located in the Orenco Station neighborhood, close to Hillsboro’s signature breweries and restaurants.


Travel as affordably as possible, using the nearby local transit, the MAX light rail, which has a stop nearby. The hotel is conveniently close to restaurants and shops.


The Orenco is a unique boutique hotel offering an unsurpassed level of amenities and luxuries, featuring comfortable suites with large flat-screen televisions, DVD players with DVD libraries and more.


TownePlace Suites by Marriott mixes neighborhood charm with suite-style hotel living. Adding more convenience to your stay, the hotel is near the MAX light rail and offers free local shuttle service.

The Dunes Motel 452 SE 10th Ave., Hillsboro; 503-648-8991; hillsborodunesmotel.com The Orenco 1457 NE Orenco Station Pkwy., Hillsboro; 503-208-5708; theorenco.com TownePlace Suites by Marriott Portland Hillsboro 6550 NE Brighton St., Hillsboro; 503-268-6000; marriott.com/pdxts


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Located south of Portland, the cities of Sherwood, Tigard, Tualatin and Wilsonville provide convenient lodging options, ideal for leisure and business travelers. These hotels are close to shopping and dining in Tualatin Valley.










Best Western Plus Northwind Inn & Suites 16105 SW Pacific Hwy., Tigard; 503-431-2100; bestwestern.com









Best Western Plus Northwind Inn & Suites fuses modern amenities with eco-friendly practices. Take advantage of the hotel’s relaxing hot tub, free breakfast, and free Internet.

Best Western Plus Parkway Inn 8815 SW Sun Pl., Wilsonville; 503-682-3184; bestwestern.com









Located off Interstate 5, Best Western Plus offers quick access to all of the area's cities and attractions. Start the day with a free newspaper and breakfast.

Century Hotel 8185 SW Tualatin-Sherwood Road, Tualatin; 503-692-3600; thecenturyhotel.com









Overlooking the Tualatin Lake at the Commons, the Century Hotel offers a welcoming and comfortable experience for leisure and business travelers.

Comfort Inn & Suites Tigard 10830 SW Greenburg Road, Tigard; 971-252-3968; choicehotels.com/oregon Comfort Inn & Suites Tualatin - Portland South 7640 SW Warm Springs St.; Tualatin; 503-612-9952; choicehotels.com/oregon Courtyard by Marriott Portland - Tigard 15686 SW Sequoia Pkwy., Tigard; 503-684-7900; marriott.com 24



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The Comfort Inn & Suites is a fully renovated, 68room hotel conveniently located near world-class shopping, dining and iFly Indoor Skydiving.


Wake up to a complimentary hot breakfast and come back from a long day to find fresh-baked cookies. Visitors can also book suites with whirlpools and additional space.


Enjoy breakfast or dinner from the on-site hotel restaurant. Guests find added convenience from the on-site Starbucks Coffee and electric vehicle charging station.

DoubleTree by Hilton Portland - Tigard 9575 SW Locust St., Tigard; 503-624-9000; hilton.com

















DoubleTree offers spacious suites featuring a wide array of amenities. For added comfort, this all-suite hotel offers an extended continental breakfast buffet for a fee.

Embassy Suites by Hilton Portland Washington Square 9000 SW Washington Square Road, Tigard; 503-644-4000; hilton.com/en/embassy









Indulge in a complimentary Manager’s Reception and full complimentary breakfast. A short walk to tax-free shopping and dining at Washington Square, the hotel has everything you need.

Extended Stay America - Portland Tigard 13009 SW 68th Pkwy., Tigard; 503-670-0555; extendedstayamerica.com









Creature comforts are the norm at the Extended Stay America, with a fully equipped kitchen and other amenities.

Hampton Inn Sherwood Portland 22000 SW Meinecke Pkwy., Sherwood; 503-825-9004; hilton.com/en/hampton









Located in Oregon wine country, close to wineries, breweries and outdoor recreation, Sherwood's first hotel offers many amenities.









This hotel has 152 guestrooms, indoor pool, hot tub, fitness room, and a meeting room.









Find a restful night’s sleep at the Holiday Inn Express. Children under 18 are welcome to stay in their parents’ room for free.


This conference hotel is conveniently located off Interstate 5, close to shopping and restaurants. Experience deluxe accommodations and enjoy the on-site restaurant and lounge.


The family friendly Motel 6 is affordable and accommodating, and offers a kids-stay-free policy. Additional amenities include complimentary coffee and access to a coin-operated laundry. Motel 6 Tigard hosts guests in pet-friendly, quiet and clean rooms, located within minutes of a movie theater, shopping and restaurants. Coffee is free in the mornings.

Hampton Inn & Suites by Hilton Tigard (Opening 2021) 11799 SW 69th Ave; Tigard; 877-214-6722; hilton.com/en/hampton Holiday Inn Express Portland South - Lake Oswego 15700 SW Upper Boones Ferry Road, Lake Oswego; 503-620-2980; ihg.com/holidayinnexpress Holiday Inn Portland South 25425 SW 95th Ave., Wilsonville; 503-682-2211; hiportlandsouth.com Motel 6 Portland South - Lake Oswego - Tigard 17950 SW McEwan Road, Tigard; 503-620-2066; motel6.com















Motel 6 Tigard - Portland Southwest 11455 SW Pacific Hwy., Tigard; 503-246-8451; motel6.com









Motel 6 Portland - Tigard West 17959 SW McEwan Road, Tigard; 503-684-0760; motel6.com









Motel 6 Portland - Wilsonville 25438 SW Parkway Ave., Wilsonville; 503-682-2088; motel6.com









Motel 6 is the perfect place to catch a few restful and much-needed Z’s. Kids 17 and under stay free at this pet-friendly hotel.


Nestled in a park-like setting, the Quality Inn Tigard is a quiet respite, in a walkable area, with first-rate restaurants, shopping and movie theater options nearby.


Located in the Bridgeport Shopping District, The Grand Hotel offers luxurious business-class accommodations. Near shops, restaurants and movie theater.

Quality Inn Tigard Portland Southwest 11460 SW Pacific Hwy., Tigard; 503-245-6421; choicehotels.com The Grand Hotel at Bridgeport 7265 SW Hazel Fern Road, Tigard/Tualatin; 503-968-5757; grandhotelbridgeport.com

















Free coffee, pet-friendly atmosphere and a “kidsstay-free” policy.

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Choose Your (Outdoor) Adventure Sure it’s a cliché, but in Tualatin Valley you really can pick your own adventure. We have rolling hills, peaceful forests perfect for camping, wild canyons and just about everything in between. That means pretty much whatever outdoor activity gets you moving, you’ll be able to find it here. TUALATIN RIVER NATIONAL WATER TRAIL 28

Park (30380 NW Hwy. 47, Buxton; 503-324-0606; oregonstateparks.

org) to find an impressive system of trails—including a freeride skills park—waiting for you. Intermediate and advanced

Outdoor Recreation

forest of L.L. Stub Stewart State

riders will brake at the chance to ride the Tualatin Valley Scenic Bikeway (read more on page 39), a


gorgeous, yet challenging 50-mile (80km) ride through the Tualatin

Pedal & Paddle

mapped the routes on Ride with GPS and installed bike hubs along

Valley countryside and forests. Closer to the urban center, the

the way with amenities like shelters,

lush meadows surrounding the Rock

work stands, pumps, solar USB

Creek Trail (Hillsboro; 503-645-

Choose your own outdoor

chargers and information about

6433; thprd.org) are an enchanting

adventure: by foot, on two wheels

the area. tualatinvalley.org/cycling

backdrop for a family-friendly ride.

or even by horseback. From paved

Fifteen routes were mapped with

The paved five-mile (8km) trail is

paths to exhilaratingly rugged

Ride with GPS, including the 21-mile

long enough to feel accomplished,

terrain, we welcome wildlife

(34km), car-free Banks-Vernonia

but short enough that young cyclists

lovers, cyclists, hikers and strollers

State Trail, Henry Hagg Lake loop

won’t feel deterred by the length.

(both kinds). Outdoor activity

and Wine Country Ramble.

Beaverton's Eichler Park (13710

is an integral part of the Tualatin

Situated in the scenic Scoggins

SW Farmington Road, Beaverton;

Valley lifestyle, and we invite

Valley Park (50250 SW Scoggins

thprd.org) has an off-road bike skills

you to experience it your way at

Valley Road, Gaston; 503-846-

park for bikers of all ages and skill

whatever pace you choose.

7000; co.washington.or.us), follow

levels. Eichler Park features a pump

the soft bends around Henry

track, a type of terrain for sport

Hagg Lake. This popular lakeside

cyclists with dirt berms and jumps.

CYCLING Discover your pedal

path welcomes a gentle

There are many ways to move

potential. There’s a

breeze and soft dappled

trail for all types of

light throughout its

cyclists in Tualatin

25-miles (40km)

are few modes, however, that are

Valley, from little

of road cycling.

as transformative and rewarding

tykes on tricycles

Seasoned cyclists

as pedaling your own path. A

invite the challenge

bike seat is, in fact, the best seat

to veteran riders on souped-up twowheelers. No matter the path you choose, your time on Tualatin Valley trails will not just be a ride, but a journey.

of elevation shifts and hilly peaks (ending with well-earned views of the lake below them).

through and experience Tualatin Valley’s natural wonders. There

in the house for viewing Tualatin Valley’s splendor. For more cycling routes, visit tualatinvalley.


Some cyclists don’t consider a ride done until they are covered


Tualatin Valley is the ideal cycling

in dirt. Those adventurous riders

Life is a series of steps. It’s baby

destination, with miles of bike

love the prime mountain biking

steps and giant ones. It’s steps via

paths, urban trails between cities,

at Gales Creek Trail (oregon.gov/

leisurely strolls and steps taken by

and rural paths into the forest. In

ODF). Gales Creek Trail’s seven-mile

sweeping strides. Make your steps

2019, cycling proponents from the

singletrack for technical riding

in Tualatin Valley special. Bring your

region identified the best routes in

will have cyclists on cloud nine.

curiosity, your sense of wonder

the area for bicycle tourists. They

Similarly, look through the verdant

and a pair of comfortable shoes. tualatinvalley.org 29

Revel in the mist of a waterfall.

Connecting the Banks-Vernonia

adventure. The Tualatin River, a

That is what you will find along

State Trail to L.L. Stub Stewart State

tributary of the Willamette River,

the Storey Burn Trail in the

Park, Hares Canyon is a trail lush

runs through Tualatin Valley. This

Tillamook State Forest. The

with local fauna and well-marked

calm, meandering river is a popular

trail is a downhill trek flanked by

guideposts. With views from the

waterway for kayaking, canoeing

Oregon’s signature Douglas firs

Oregon Coast Range, plan plenty of

and stand-up paddleboarding,

hovering above you and a verdant

rest breaks. After all, the views are

as well as for birding and wildlife

sword fern forest at your feet.

your reward for a hike well done.

viewing. This peaceful, meandering

Trailhead: Hwy. 6 to milepost 33, turn

Trailhead: L.L. Stub Stewart State

north onto Storey Burn Road and

Park (30380 NW Hwy. 47, Buxton)

travel 1.8 miles to the trailhead sign

Distance: 2.8 miles (4.5km)

Distance: 4.3 miles (6.9km)

Difficulty: Moderate

Difficulty: Moderate

Fee: $5 day-use parking permit required

As your steps connect you from one scenic place to the next, the

Step into the mountains, the forest

Storey Burn Trail intersects with

and the well-traveled paths of

the Gales Creek Trail. The Gales

Tualatin Valley’s favorite hiking trails.

Creek Trail includes more small

Each step will bring you closer to

waterfalls, as well as a glimpse

wildlife, gurgling creeks, a waterfall

into Oregon history with its forest

or two, and your hiking companion.

of snags. The snags, which are standing dead trees, are a nature-


made remnant of the Tillamook

Going from the treetops to the

Burn fires of 1933-51. Today, this

riverbanks, Tualatin Valley’s serene

area stands as a striking statement

waterways offer popular Oregon

of nature’s beauty and resilience.

pastimes of kayaking, canoeing and stand-up paddleboarding.

Trailhead: Hwy. 6 at milepost 35

The Tualatin River, which was

Distance: 11.4 miles (18km)

named a national water trail in 2020,

Difficulty: Moderate

is a quick escape to low-key outdoor


Chehalem Ridge Nature Park After more than a decade of planning, Tualatin Valley’s newest nature park, Chehalem Ridge Nature Park ( 39551 SW Dixon Mill Rd, Gaston;

oregonmetro.gov/chehalem-ridgenature-park) opens in 2021. Chehalem Ridge rests on the homeland of Kalapuya tribes, and the lands surrounding it sustained Indigenous people and cultures. The 1,250-acre nature park will have multiple habitats, including upland forests, oak woodlands, wetlands, and spectacular views of the Tualatin Valley. This new park will feature about 10 miles of trails, open to walkers, equestrians and off-road cyclists.

Tualatin River Rentals: • The Tualatin Riverkeepers (tualatinriverkeepers.org) rents boats on a first-come, first- served basis at Tigard’s Cook Park (17005 SW 92nd Ave., Tigard; 503-7182591; tigard-or.gov). Rentals available Friday- Sunday, Memorial Day to Labor Day. • Alder Creek Kayak and Canoe (aldercreek.com) offers a range of gear rentals at Browns Ferry Park (5855 SW Nyberg Ln., Tualatin. Boat rentals available daily, June-October.

of all abilities, backgrounds and— perhaps most notably—fears. Afraid of heights? There has never been a better place to conquer your fear. Tree to Tree Aerial Adventure Park (2975 SW Nelson

Outdoor Recreation

During Summer Months, Boat Rentals are as Easygoing as the River Itself

Road, Gaston; 503-357-0109;

tree2treeadventurepark.com) is a bona fide “playground in the trees.” Open March through November, the family-friendly zip-tour includes six zip-lines, six aerial rope courses, and 10 tree-top obstacles. For an extra dose of adrenaline, take a jump from the 65-foot-high bungee plunge.


river moves slowly, making it as easy to paddle upstream as it is to paddle

Zip Across Tualatin Valley

downstream. Advanced hikers can access the river’s spectacular Ki-aKuts Falls, a picturesque waterfall

The great outdoors is an integral

only accessible through a rugged

part of the Tualatin Valley

hike through forests. (For a map

lifestyle, but it is up to you how to

of the Tualatin River National

experience it. Pick your element:

Water Trail, see page 88-89.)

the air or the water. Choose from

Set in a peaceful valley with beautiful views of the forest and

aerial zip-line adventures that will make your heart skip a beat.

the Coast Range, Henry Hagg Lake (50250 SW Scoggins Valley Road,


Gaston; co.washington.or.us) provides

Open year-round, Pumpkin Ridge

a much needed retreat from the

Zip Tour (22616 NW Pumpkin

everyday. Fish, swim, water ski, or

Ridge Road, North Plains; 971-371-

simply float and watch the clouds

3895; pumpkinridgeziptour.com) is

roll by. (Life jackets recommended

a favorite way to catch sweeping

and are available lakeside.)

views of the changing seasons. A

Variety is the cornerstone of

two-hour tour with seven zip lines

the Tualatin Valley experience.

ensures ample time to take in the

When it comes to the outdoors,

awe-inspiring views of Brunswick

you will find variety not just in

Canyon. The zip tour crew prides

what you experience here, but

themselves on working with people

also in how you experience it.



Birder's Paradise

503-681- 6206; jacksonbottom.

Sherwood; 503-625-5944; fws.gov/

org) along four miles of walking

refuge/Tualatin_River/), a sanctuary

trails. The preserve is home

for indigenous and migrating

to native plants, wildlife

birds, waterfowl and

Vibrant bird and wildlife habitats

and indigenous and

provide naturalists opportunities

migratory birds, such as

is one of a handful of

to spot flora and fauna, as the

bald eagles, egrets, and

urban national refuges

valley is home to more than 200

red-tailed hawks. Visit

nationwide. A one-

species of birds, dozens of species

the Education Center

of mammals, many species of

to view an authentic

reptiles and amphibians and more.

bald eagle’s nest, which

Access to wildlife viewing areas is abundant in Tualatin

mammals. The refuge


was recovered from the wild. At Killin Wetlands Nature Park

several different habitats, allowing for outstanding wildlife viewing all year long.

Valley, with several nature parks

(46280 NW Cedar Canyon Road,

Wapato Lake National Wildlife

and preserves offering unique

Banks; 503-797-1545; oregonmetro.

Refuge (fws.gov/refuge/wapato_lake),

access to visitors who want to see


is Tualatin Valley’s newest outdoor

wildlife in their natural habitats.

walk the trails, observe wildlife and

attraction. Located in Gaston,

Bring your binoculars, scopes and

enjoy the views of rolling hills and

this sister refuge to the Tualatin

cameras and head out on a wildlife

admire the beauty of the “Doves in

River National Wildlife Refuge is

adventure to explore, discover

the Window” quilt block pattern.

named after the Native American

and commune with nature.

Red-tailed hawks, blue heron,

word for the broadleaf arrowhead

Sitting atop a mountain

deer, squirrels, rabbits and reptiles

plant. The lake was formed by

overlooking the valley is Cooper

find refuge in the Tualatin Hills

seasonal floodwaters from the

Mountain Nature Park (18895 SW

Nature Park (15655 SW Millikan

Tualatin River. Through years of

Kemmer Road, Beaverton; thprd.org/

Way, Beaverton; 503-629-6350;

development for agriculture, this

parks-and-trails/detail/cooper-mountainnature-park), a park noted for its

thprd.org/parks-and-trails/detail/tualatinhills-nature-park). Nearly five miles

natural area was set aside for

mosaic of distinct habitats: oak and

of trails (1.5 miles/ 2.4km of which

mammals, 13 species of reptiles, 14

madrone woodlands, native prairies,

are paved and ADA accessible)

species of amphibians, 16 species

and conifer forests. With 3.5 miles

meander through evergreen

of fish and 179 species of birds.

(5.6km) of trails, visitors may spot

and deciduous forests and near

a host of rare and native wildlife.

creeks, wetlands and ponds.

Fernhill Wetlands (1399 SW Fern

A variety of habitats make up the

wildlife. It’s home to 56 species of

Note: For the protection of wildlife, dogs, horses and other

Hill Road, Forest Grove; 503-681-

Tualatin River National Wildlife

pets are prohibited from these

3600; fernhillnts.org) boasts a variety

Refuge (19255 SW Pacific Hwy.,

nature and wildlife parks.

of open water sources providing safe haven to eagles, hawks, herons and migrating waterfowl, as well as beavers, minks, otters and many other animals. Approximately 1.25 miles (2km) of trails takes visitors to two viewing shelters that overlook the peaceful refuge designed by world-renowned landscape designer, Hoichi Kurisu. Explore the Jackson Bottom Wetlands Preserve (2600 SW Hillsboro Hwy., Hillsboro; 32

mile walking trail takes nature lovers through


Outdoor Recreation

Hello, Starlight It starts with the campfire. After the marshmallows are roasted and the embers are at a low glow, that’s when it happens: the stars begin to sparkle in a way that feels as though it’s just for you. From sleeping under the night sky to stargazing out your window, we’ve got you covered. Set up camp in the lush lands


• Rustic wood cabins are ideal for

• Reehers Camp in the Tillamook

between Portland and the Oregon

those who want to experience

State Forest (Cochran Road, 2.5

Coast. The Tillamook State Forest

the great outdoors with some

miles west of Timber; 503-357-

is one favorite nature destination

extra amenities. Cabins include

2191; available May- September),

with multiple campgrounds:

multiple bedrooms and the

is a horse-friendly campground

comfort of electricity.

featuring equestrian and

• Browns Camp (Hwy. 6 Beaver Dam; 503-357-2191; available

non-equestrian campsites • RV travelers who like the

April-October) along the

comforts of home can camp in

Wilson River Highway (a.k.a.

an RV site with full hookups.

• Gales Creek Campground

Pitch your tent in Tualatin Valley’s campgrounds and sleep under the

Highway 6) is a hub for ATV and 4x4 enthusiasts.

above the Nehalem River.

Equestrians, take advantage of

stars. Spending some time in our

not one, but two full-service horse

outdoors will give you the insider

camps in Tualatin Valley:

Tualatin Valley experience.

• Hares Canyon Horse Camp,

X For more about camping

(Wilson River Hwy. Milepost 35, Forest Grove; 503-357-2191; available May-September) is an

located in L.L. Stub Stewart State

in Tualatin Valley, visit

emerald gem within Oregon’s

Park (Buxton; oregonstateparks.


camping options. The dense

org; available March to mid-

flora hangs low over the creek,

October), offers universally

which is a favorite fishing

accessible features that

spot for a lazy afternoon.

make horse camping easy.

For drive-up, hike-up and cycle-up campgrounds, L.L. Stub Stewart State Park (30380 NW Hwy. 47, Buxton; 503324-0606; oregonstateparks.org; available year-round) offers a variety of campsite options: • Hikers can find hike-in sites deep into the park, while drive-in sites offer convenience. GALES CREEK CAMPGROUND tualatinvalley.org 33


May The Course Be With You: Golf Tualatin Valley

and Golf Club (4805 SW 229th Ave.,

features 27 regulation holes—as well

Aloha; 503-649-8191; reservegolf.

as foot golf!—and is rich with a mix

com) offers play on two distinct

of open spaces, trees and ponds.

championship 18-hole courses. Stately trees line the one-hundred

clubs, courses and putting

When it comes to golf, variety is key.

Golf Course (36260 SW Tongue

greens in Tualatin Valley, visit

Choose from prestigious courses

Ln., Cornelius; 503-357-3347;


that challenge your long game or

golfforesthills.com), located among

meticulously manicured greens for

scenic farmland. This course was

your short game. Whether you get a

carved out in 1927, making it one of

bogey or an eagle, the fun is playing

the oldest in the Pacific Northwest.

on our peaceful greens. We invite

For high-tech play, look no further

you to experience our golf courses,

than RedTail Golf Center (8200

where everyone is welcome.

SW Scholls Ferry Road, Beaverton; 503-646-5166; golfredtail.com).

Framed by spectacular vistas and

This public, 18-hole championship

quiet surroundings, Pumpkin Ridge

golf course has won accolades

Golf Club (12930 NW Old Pumpkin

for its 80-stall state -of-the-art

Ridge Road, North Plains; 503-647-

practice facility, driving range

4747; pumpkinridge.com) is home

and instructional technology.

to the Ghost Creek course and the

Located in the agricultural area

exclusive Witch Hollow (available to

of Hillsboro is Meriwether National

members of the National Golf Club).

Golf Club (5200 SW Rood Bridge

Just 20 minutes from downtown Portland, The Reserve Vineyards 34

X For a complete list of golf

acres of rolling terrain at Forest Hills

Road, Hillsboro; 503-648-4143;

meriwethergolf.com). The course


Take a Swing at Topgolf • Topgolf Hillsboro (5505 NE Huffman St., Hillsboro; 503-5495197; topgolf.com/us/hillsboro) is an ideal spot to get your golf fix. Grab a bite, a drink and test your swings in the temperaturecontrolled hitting bays.

Tour Routes & Trails


Scenic Rides: Trails and Tour Routes What is Tualatin Valley? It's a mix of rural landscapes, tree-lined forests, calm waters and fertile farmlands. We invite you take the road less traveled and explore Tualatin Valley's accessible paths and scenic roads. The pace is up to you. tualatinvalley.org 35


Here in our Oregon, we take our

you drive from the valley through

which houses interactive exhibits

lush, scenic landscapes seriously.

grand forests to the ragged

that tell the stories of the area’s

So seriously, in fact, that we have

coastline of the Pacific Ocean.

native tribes and early European

a designated scenic byway, scenic

a story of the historic Tillamook

here in Tualatin Valley! These stateapproved routes all have been

Downtown Banks is the trailhead

and dedication of Oregonians,

driven, tested and approved, and we

for the popular Banks-Vernonia

brought back this thriving forest.

can’t wait to share them with you.

State Trail, a 21-mile (33km) car-

As you near the coast, stop in

Trees to Sea Scenic Byway

Burn, which through the hard work

free, rail-to-trail pathway that

the city of Tillamook and venture

leads to the town of Vernonia.

to the Tillamook Creamery (4165

As you travel along Highway 6,

US-101, Tillamook; 503-815-1300;

stop at Apolloni Vineyards (14135

Tillamook.com) for a self- guided

NW Timmerman Road, Forest

tour, and the Blue Heron French

Grove; 503-359-3606; apolloni.

Cheese Company (2001 Blue

One of Oregon’s newest designated

com) and pick up a bottle or two

Heron Road, Tillamook; 503-842-

scenic routes is the Trees to Sea

of wine to commemorate your

8281; blueheronoregon.com). Locally

Scenic Byway, which starts on

travels. Apolloni produces Italian-

produced cheeses are the perfect

Highway 6 in the small town of

style wines that complement

complement to Apolloni wines!

Banks, travels through the Tillamook

any visit to the coast.

State Forest, over the Oregon


settlers. The center also features

Not-to-Miss Attractions Along the Route

tour route and scenic bikeway all

Enter the Tillamook State Forest,

Eats Along the Route

Coast Range, and leads straight

where you will soon come to the

There are several places to stop

to the Oregon Coast. This 68-mile

Tillamook Forest Center (45500

along the Trees to Sea Scenic

(109km) drive showcases the

Wilson River Hwy., Tillamook; 503-

Byway, including one of Tualatin

beauty of northwestern Oregon as

815-6800; tillamookforestcenter.org)

Valley’s most under-the-radar

the serene Oregon countryside.

popular among those in the know.

Best to be enjoyed during a full day

OutAZABlue Market Café (57625

of discoveries, the Vineyard and

NW Wilson River Hwy., Gales

Valley Scenic Tour Route offers

Creek; 503-357-2900; outazablue.

a day of lush rural adventures.

com) is a quaint restaurant situated

Stop at diners, wineries, nurseries,

on the Wilson River. Chef Gabriel

u-pick farms and farm stands,

Barber works magic with a menu

while experiencing Tualatin

that changes with the seasons, and

Valley's warm hospitality.

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restaurants, which is wildly

dishes made with locally sourced ingredients. The market side

The Route at a Glance

to Prohibition, this area was known

features snacks, wines, toiletries

Follow the Vineyard and Valley

as “Grape Hill” due to its cottage

and other necessities for travelers.

Scenic Tour Route via directional

wine industry. Most grapevines that

signage, which will take you

existed at the time were destroyed

X Learn more about the Trees to Sea

through rural communities and

during Prohibition. Today, wine has

Scenic Byway at tualatinvalley.org.

to majestic scenic viewpoints,

made a comeback in this area, and

See pages 84-85 for a map.

glimpse a slice of life in the Oregon

the tasting room at Helvetia Winery

countryside along this rural driving

(23269 NW Yungen Road, Hillsboro;

route, which showcases much

503-647-7596; helvetiawinery.com) is

of Tualatin Valley’s agricultural

located in the 100-year-old former

bounty. In addition to farms, the

house of Jacob Yungen, an early

route has natural open spaces

Washington County winemaker.

The Vineyard & Valley Scenic Tour Route

and scenic viewpoints of the

Just off the route is Maloof Wines

In Tualatin Valley, nature,

Cascade Mountains, including

(6200 NW Gales Creek Road, Forest

agriculture, history and wine are

snowcapped Mt. Hood. The route

Grove; maloofwines.com), which

undeniably intertwined. Just

also showcases the area’s historic

opened a new winery and tasting

minutes from nearby Portland,

sites, such as pioneer cemeteries.

room at this beautiful vineyard site

the Vineyard and Valley Scenic

in the hills of Tualatin Valley. While

Tour Route showcases this special

Wine Along the Route

this winery is new to Tualatin Valley,

commingling of attractions along

The hamlet of Helvetia starts the

their wines are not and have gained

its 60-mile (96km) drive through

northern part of the route. Prior

a following by Oregon wine lovers.



Not-to-Miss Attractions Along the Route

Not far from the barn is Rowell Brothers Berry Farm (24100 SW

Berry Barn is the South Store

Explore the grounds of the Old

Scholls Ferry Road, Hillsboro;

Café (24485 SW Scholls Ferry

Scotch Church (30685 NW

503-628-0431; rowellbros.

Road, Hillsboro; 503-628-1920;

Scotch Church Road, Hillsboro;

com), a berry u-pick farm.

southstorecafe.com), a popular

503-648-9573; oldscotchchurch.

local spot featuring housemade

org) and view the interpretive

Eats Along the Route

soups, salads, sandwiches,

panel, which provides a historical

One bite out of a Helvetia Tavern

pastries and coffee drinks.

perspective about the earliest

(10275 NW Helvetia Road, Hillsboro;

settlers in Washington County,

503-647-5286) burger, and you

from the Atfalati tribe to the arrival

will see why it continually lands on

and Valley Scenic Tour Route

of early European settlers.

the top 10 list of best burgers in the

at tualatinvalley.org. See pages

On the southern end of the

X Learn more about the Vineyard

Portland region. This legendary

84-85 for a map of the Vineyard

route is Scholls, a former sawmill

hamburger hot spot is home to the

and Valley Scenic Tour Route.

town that is now home to many of

juicy “jumbo burger.” Bring your

Tualatin Valley's most well-known

appetite and some cash, because

farms. Smith Berry Barn (24500

the tavern doesn’t take cards.

SW Scholls Ferry Road, Hillsboro;


Across the street from Smith

For a hot and cheesy pizza,

503-628-2172; smithberrybarn.

check out Midway Firehouse

com) occupies the site of a former

Pizza (14805 SW Hillsboro

canning facility. Today, the site is

Hwy., Hillsboro; 971-228-8057;

a bustling u-pick berry and apple

midwayfirehousepizza.com). This

farm and country store, and an

firehouse-themed restaurant honors

interpretive panel illustrating

our first responders with pies such

the rich agricultural history of

as "Hot Fireman," "Smokejumper,"

Tualatin Valley is installed here.

and "Hook and Ladder."


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Tualatin Valley Scenic Bikeway If traveling on two wheels is your thing, the Tualatin Valley Scenic Bikeway is the way to go. As avid cyclists are compelled to pedal outside of their hometowns and into new, exciting locations, many find the perfect ride along the


50-mile (80km) Tualatin Valley Scenic Bikeway. Intermediate

NW Sellers Road, Banks; call for

Road, Cornelius; 971-285-7507;

and advanced riders love not

hours, 503-596-2433; banksbikes.

ungerfarms.com), a farm store

only the bikeway, but also the

com) located at the trailhead of

and café that sells fresh berries,

intriguing spots along the way.

the Banks-Vernonia State Trail.

produce, jams and gourmet foods,

This 50-mile (80km) trail starts

as well sweet and savory treats.

at Rood Bridge Park (4000 SE

Attractions Along the Route

Rood Bridge Road, Hillsboro) and

With easy navigation in place,

route is Oak Knoll Winery (29700

continues along nearly 30 miles

cyclists can channel their

SW Burkhalter Road, Hillsboro; 503-

(48km) of scenic farmlands.

energy toward enjoying the

648-8198; oakknollwinery.com), one

historical and agricultural

of the area’s pioneering wineries.

bounty surrounding them.

Today, this winery produces a wide

A history lesson on wheels, journey past the arrestingly beautiful sight of the Old

The final stretch of the bikeway

variety of red and white varietals, as well as its signature berry wines. A stone's throw away from Oak

Farmington Schoolhouse (at the

Knoll is Blizzard Wines (29495

intersection of SW Rood Bridge

SW Burkhalter Road, Hillsboro;

Road and SW Burkhalter Road), a

503-334-8832; blizzardwines.com)

one-room schoolhouse from the

one of the newest wineries in the

1800s. Nearby, the resting place

valley. The tasting room boasts

of influential Oregon pioneers

spectacular views of the Chehalem

from the 1700s can be seen at

Mountains and tasty red wines.

takes you along the Banks-Vernonia

the Lewis Pioneer Cemetery

State Trail (trailhead located at NW

(near Burkhalter Road).

Banks Road at NW Sellers Road,

Speaking of pioneers, right on the

Beyond wine, farms and historical sites, cycling in the northern

The vast farmland features

direction of the route will unveil the

Banks; oregonstateparks.org), a 21-mile

a couple of u-pick farms, both

natural beauty of Fernhill Wetlands

(34km) tree-lined multi-use trail.

from pioneering farming families

(1399 SW Fern Hill Road, Forest

With 12 bridges and two railroad

in the region. Duyck’s Peachy

Grove; 503-681-3600; fernhillnts.org).

trestles, this pastoral path takes you

Pig Farm (34840 SW Johnson

The nature area features pedestrian

through a stretch of open glades

School Road, Cornelius; 503-

trails for exploring, making it an

of the green, pine-scented forests

357-3570; peachypigfarm.com) is a

ideal spot for easy bird watching.

and across babbling streams. Some

farmstand and u-pick farm offering

of the area’s best wildflower and

seasonal u-pick and “already

wildlife viewing is waiting for even

picked” fruits and veggies.

the most casual of adventurer. Rent or repair a bicycle at Banks Bicycles Repair and Rental (14175

Just a tad down the street

X Learn more about the Tualatin Valley Scenic Bikeway at

tualatinvalley.org. See pages

from Duyck’s is Unger Farms

86-87 for a map of Tualatin

(34880 SW Johnson School

Valley Scenic Bikeway. tualatinvalley.org 39

Exploring History via Quilt Art: Tualatin Valley's Quilt Barn Trail


The Stories of the Quilt Barns

The property includes several

of Tualatin Valley is illustrated by the barns and buildings that make up

A 1940s-era barn serves as the

well as the Sears Modern Home.

the Quilt Barn Trail of Washington

ideal location for the “Crossed

Blooming Junction Nursery

County. The trail is made up of 59

Canoes” quilt block, located at

(35105 NW Zion Church Road,

hand-painted wood blocks affixed

Browns Ferry Park (5855 SW

Cornelius; 503-681-4646;

to barns and buildings in rural

Nyberg Ln., Tualatin). Behind the

bloomingjunction.com) celebrates

Tualatin Valley. Each block has

barn is the peaceful Tualatin River,

the art of the flower with the

been hand-painted in traditional

and the boat launch is nearby.

“Black-Eyed Susan” block. Visit

The nostalgia, heritage and history

quilt patterns, often telling a story


In the early 1900s, the Sears

buildings from the original farm, as

the nursery for an up-close look at

about the farm where it’s located.

catalog was the go-to place to order

The patterned blocks along the trail

whatever you needed…including

the farm’s many colorful flowers.

highlight the valley’s agricultural

your home. This long-gone era is

Unger Place (10300 NW Gordon

and historical heritage, while

commemorated by the quilt block

Road, Cornelius) with the quilt

creating accessible public art and

at Taghon Century Farm (1645 NW

block “Tweet Sanctuary,” named

showcasing the art of quilting.

Cornelius-Shefflin Road, Cornelius).

for the site’s cedar trees that

Birds are given their due at

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attract lots of birds, especially the red-winged blackbird, which is commemorated on the block. Woodpeckers also get the quilt block treatment at the Davidson Farm (16511 NW Davidson Road, Banks). Designed by local artist Allison Rogers, the block, titled “Pileated Woodpeckers,” adorns the barn on this century-old farm. The bright “Sunflower” quilt block at Sun Gold Farm (6995


NW Evers Road, Forest Grove; 503-260-2491; sungoldfarm.com)

theme for some of the quilt blocks.

Please note that Quilt Barn

perfectly illustrates the vibrancy of

The “Hovering Hawks” block at the

Trail is meant to be a driving

this farm, which grows and markets

Simpson Century Farm (31535 SW

route, and several quilt barns

vegetables, fruits and nuts.

Simpson Road, Cornelius) pays

are located on private property, and access may be limited.

The "Double Wedding Ring" block

homage to the pattern created by

is prominently displayed at Plum Hill

women crossing the Oregon Trail.

Vineyards (6505 SW Old Hwy. 47,

The “Eight-Pointed Star” at 2476

Gaston; 503-359-4706;

SW Old Highway 47 in Forest Grove

request a Quilt Barn brochure,

plumhillwine.com). This romantic

was also inspired by the Oregon

visit tualatinvalley.org/quilt-barn-trail,

pattern has been around since

Trail, as well as the “Covered Wagon”

or visit the Westside Quilters Guild

the 1920s, and is used here to

at 3150 NW Thatcher Road in Forest

at quiltbarnswc.blogspot.com.

commemorate the marriage

Grove, in honor of the farm owner’s

See pages 84-85 for a map

of the property's owners.

great-grandfather who came

outlining the quilt barns.

The Oregon Trail is an ongoing

X For more information, or to

westward along the Oregon Trail.

PLUM HILL VINEYARDS tualatinvalley.org



Old Favorites & New Discoveries Pinot Noir put Oregon wine on the map, but did you know that dozens of other varietals are grown and made here? Whether your taste runs to the tried-and-true or the newest trends in winemaking, Tualatin Valley is the perfect place for your wine-centered adventure. 42


It’s the Soil that Makes Tualatin Valley’s Wine Spectacular Located in the Tualatin River Basin, in the northern Willamette Valley, Tualatin Valley is a wine growing area rich in Laurelwood soils, which give our wines a unique and delectable flavor profile. From the northern Chehalem Mountains to the base of the Oregon Coast Range, you will find hillside vineyards that produce a variety of grapes from the terroir made up from these unique soils. The ease of life that’s characteristic of Tualatin Valley doesn’t stop when you reach our wineries. We invite you to meet our winemakers, enjoy relaxed conversation in a truly beautiful setting, and, of course, to try our world-class wines.


The wineries in Tualatin Valley offer a wide variety to suit every

two new distinct AVAs were

The 33,600-acre Laurelwood

palate and budget. So whether you

established for vineyards located

District AVA covers the northern

want to enjoy your favorite varietal

throughout the Tualatin Valley.

slopes of the Chehalem Mountains

or discover something new, Tualatin

An AVA is a delimited grape-

AVA, including Cornelius, Scholls

Valley’s vineyards are the perfect

growing region with specific

and Sherwood. This AVA is

place to share the beauty and

geographic or climatic features that

differentiated by its Laurelwood

bounty of Oregon’s wine country.

distinguish it from the surrounding

soils, iron-rich Missoula Flood

regions and affect how grapes are

loess soil contributing to the

grown. Using an AVA designation

unique flavor of the wines.

on a wine label allows vintners

The 144,000-acre Tualatin Hills

to describe more accurately the

AVA aligns with the watershed

origin of their wines to consumers

of the Tualatin River and is north

and helps consumers identify

of the Chehalem Mountains AVA.

wines they may purchase.

Tualatin Valley also is defined

These two AVAs are “nested”

by its Laurelwood soil. However,

Taste of Tualatin Valley Meet the Laurelwood District and Tualatin Hills AVAs

within the Willamette Valley AVA.

unlike its neighboring Laurelwood

Tualatin Valley is now home to

A nested AVA is an appellation,

District AVA, the Tualatin Hills has

not one, but two new American

used to identify where the

slightly higher temperatures.

Viticultural Areas (AVAs): Tualatin

grapes grown in the production

We invite you to visit and taste

Hills and Laurelwood District.

of wine, located inside the

for yourselves why these soils are

After years of planning, these

boundaries of a larger AVA.

worthy of special AVA designation. tualatinvalley.org 43

Guide to Wine Tasting in Tualatin Valley

Situated in the northern edge of the Willamette Valley is one of Oregon’s premier wine tasting destinations. With its proximity to downtown Portland, Tualatin Valley’s wine country is easily accessible to all. You don’t need to be an expert to enjoy the wines of the valley. Tasting rooms are welcoming to all wine drinkers, from beginners to seasoned wine enthusiasts. We love wine, and once you visit, you will understand why our winemakers are passionate about our soils and about the wines they make. And we are, too. Here are some tips to help you navigate our piece of wine country in Tualatin Valley. • Plan ahead Some wineries may only be open by reservation only. Please visit the winery’s website before heading out into wine country.

• Ask before bringing Fido Many wineries do allow pets; however, please check before visiting. • Eat before you arrive Wine tasting on an empty stomach is not recommended, and there is no guarantee that the winery you will be visiting will have food available for purchase. • Ask questions The wine professionals who work in the tasting rooms are knowledgeable about the wine they are pouring. • Have fun While wine tasting may have an outdated perception of being “snobby,” wine tasting is a fun, memorable experience that is open for everyone! • Drink responsibly Please don’t drink and drive and use a designated driver.

New Wineries Coming to Tualatin Valley Tualatin Valley’s wine offerings just grew by three! We’re excited to welcome the addition of these new tasting rooms to the destination in 2021: • Maloof Wines (6200 NW Gales Creek Rd., Forest Grove, OR 97116; maloofwines.com; wine@maloofwines.com), winery and tasting room • Amaterra Wines (8150 SW Swede Hill Dr., Portland, OR 97225; amaterrawines.com; 503961-6057), winery, tasting room and restaurant


• Barking Frog Winery (20840 SW Chapman Rd., Sherwood, OR 97140; barkingfrogwinery.com; 503-702-5029), tasting room



The Science of Sustainability: Biodynamic Wines

Northwest. The Cooper Mountain philosophy is to craft authentic wines with minimal intervention while respecting the soils and climate they originate from, resulting in excellent organic

Oregon has been the leader in

and biodynamic wines.

sustainable growing practices for

Montinore Estate (3663 SW

decades. These practices include

Dilley Road, Forest Grove; 503-

techniques such as incorporating

359-5012; montinore.com) is an

cover crops, using natural fertilizers

organic and biodynamic vineyard

and pesticides to ensure native

and winery, located outside of

habitats, watershed quality and

Forest Grove. Montinore holds high

wildlife are protected, and to

standards in sustainable agriculture

hold to a high standard of worker

and careful craftsmanship and is

health and safety practices.

committed to creating balanced

Visit Tualatin Valley’s two

wines that are true to the vineyard’s

biodynamic and organic wineries

characteristics. Nestled near the

and sample wines that are not

foothills of the Oregon Coast

only great tasting, but are also

Range, Montinore has an impressive


and diverse selection of organic

Cooper Mountain Vineyards (20121 SW Leonardo Ln., Beaverton; 503-649-0027; coopermountainwine.

com) was the first certified biodynamic winery in the Pacific

varietals, including Pinot Noir, Pinot Gris, Gewürztraminer and Riesling. Hours vary; reservations may be required. Please check with the winery before visiting.

Private Tastings Enjoy a private tasting at these fine wineries. While most wineries in Tualatin Valley have regular tasting room hours, these wineries are open only by appointment or during special events (including Thanksgiving Wine Weekend and Memorial Day Wine Weekend). Freja Cellars (16691 SW McFee Pl., Hillsboro; 503628-0337; frejacellars.com) is a family-operated vineyard and boutique winery established in 1998. Freja produces Pinot Noir in the classic Burgundian tradition. Six Peaks Winery (19495 Vista Hill Dr., Hillsboro; 503341-3618; sixpeakswine.com) is a small, family-owned boutique winery in Hillsboro. The winery specializes in producing handcrafted, estate-grown Pinot Noir, Pinot Gris, Rosé and sparkling wines. tualatinvalley.org 45

Old Vines Make Great Wines

and Burgundy, and cultivated these

winemaker, Willamette Valley

Pinot Noir clones on the property

Vineyards, which still produces

in Forest Grove. He also planted an

wines from this historic vineyard.

assortment of white wine grapes, such as Gewürztraminer, Pinot

of vineyards at Ruby Vineyard

Tualatin Valley has been an

Blanc and Riesling, which

important part of the history of

are still on the property

Oregon. Some of the Pinot Noir

today. While Coury


vines remain among the oldest in

no longer owns the


the Willamette Valley, including

property, his legacy

produces premium

one vineyard that was one of the

and contributions to

first—if not the first—Pinot Noir

Oregon wine remain.

planted in the Tualatin Valley more than 50 years ago.

Tualatin Estate Vineyard (10850 NW Seavey

and Winery (30088 SW Egger Road, Hillsboro;

Pinot Noir from some of the oldest own-rooted vines in the Chehalem Mountains.

Road, Forest Grove; 503-357-5005;

Enjoy the picturesque views of Mt.

David Hill Vineyards and Winery

wvv.com/Tualatin), established in 1973,

Hood and taste Pinot Noir from

(46350 NW David Hill Road, Forest

is another of the region's oldest and

Old Vines, as well as Chardonnay

Grove; 503-992-8545; davidhillwinery.

most respected vineyard sites in

and Rosé of Pinot Gris. Its tasting

com) boasts some of the oldest vines

Oregon’s Willamette Valley. Wine

room is a cozy, homey place to

in the Willamette Valley. Oregon

grapes from this 145-acre vineyard

relax and share tastes of wine.

wine pioneer Charles Coury arrived

have produced world-renowned

in 1965 and planted Pinot Noir

wines for more than 40 years. Today,

grapes with root stock from Alsace

the site is owned by Oregon's largest


Planted in 1973, the 7.25 acres

Hours vary; reservations may be required. Please check with the winery before visiting.



Unique Varietals: Explore the Unexpected

producing wine for more than 20 years, has never shied away from

compelling and textured wines. Oak Knoll Winery (29700 SW

producing Old World varietals.

Burkhalter Road, Hillsboro;

Tempranillo, Grüner Veltliner,

503-648-8198 / 800-625-5665;

and Auxerrois—varietals not

oakknollwinery.com) is one of

Many winemakers throughout

commonly found in the northern

Oregon’s pioneering wineries.

Oregon are inspired and influenced

Willamette Valley—are among

Established in 1970, early vintages

by the styles, varietals and

the favorite varietals here.

were a variety of grape and fruit

winemaking techniques from the

Beckham Estate Vineyard

wines, a tradition the founding

“Old World.” Taste what happens

(30790 SW Heater Road,

family’s second-generation

when the “Old World” pairs

Sherwood; 971-645-3466;

continues to this day. Oak Knoll

with Oregonian winemaking on

beckhamestatevineyard.com) has

has a diverse variety of wines—

this tour of unique varietals.

employed an ancient technique

including Riesling, Pinot Gris, Pinot

to produce some of its limited-

Noir, and sweet red wines. This

Raptor Ridge Winery (18700

production wines. Potter and

is the only place in the Tualatin

SW Hillsboro Hwy., Scholls; 503-

winemaker Andrew Beckham

Valley where you will find the

628- 8463; raptorridgewinery.com) is

creates his own handcrafted,

delicious nectar of berry wines.

making waves with its exceptional

terra cotta amphorae, an ancient

take on unique varietals. This

Greek and Roman vessel used

venerable winery, which has been

to make wine. The result is rich,

Hours vary; reservations may be required. Please check with the winery before visiting. tualatinvalley.org 47


A Taste of Italy

and Italian-style wines. Apolloni’s

house” overlooking its vineyard

40-acre vineyard, located in the

estate. Perched in the Chehalem

northern part of the Tualatin River

Mountains, the brand-new cozy

Basin, provides an ideal growing

tasting room and impressive views

Inspired by Italy, these wineries

climate for Pinot Noir, Pinot Gris

are the perfect pairing for Alloro’s

transport you to the Bel Paese,

and Pinot Blanc varietals. Apolloni,

delicate wines, which includes Pinot

the beautiful country. Spectacular

in its love for Italian varietals, also

Noir, Riesling and Chardonnay. For

views and exquisite wines are

grows and produces Pinot Grigio,

a treat, try the dessert wine, Vino

the hallmarks of these Tualatin

Sangiovese and Nebbiolo.

Nettare, which means nectar wine.

Valley wineries. Saluti.

Alloro Vineyard (22075 SW Lebeau Road, Sherwood; 503-

Ponzi Vineyards (19500 SW

625-1978; allorovineyard.com)

Mountain Home Road, Sherwood;

features a brand-new “tasting

503-628-1227; ponziwines.com) has made an indelible mark on Oregon’s wine industry. Established in 1970, this family-owned winery—now run by the second generation of winemakers—incorporates Italian varietals in its diverse assortment of wines: Arneis and Dolcetto. Set atop a Northwest facing Chehalem Mountains slope, taste Ponzi’s internationally acclaimed wines in its modern tasting room, which overlooks the majestic and sustainably farmed Avellana Vineyard. Apolloni Vineyards (14135 NW Timmerman Road, Forest Grove; 503-359-3606; apolloni.com) specializes in the sustainable production of traditional Pinot Noir 48


Hours vary; reservations may be required. Please check with the winery before visiting.


Rosé All Day

in 1984, Kramer Vineyards is a two-generation family business, and produces a diverse—and unique—variety of wines. Do you

In recent years Rosé has skyrocketed

like your Rosé dry or sparkling?

in popularity in Oregon.

Kramer Vineyards offers both!

Patton Valley Vineyard (9449

Olson Road, Gaston; 503-985-

SW Old Hwy. 47, Gaston; 503-

7760; elkcove.com) is continuing the

985- 3445; pattonvalley.com) is

tradition of producing excellent

focused on producing fine hand-

Pinot Noir with the second

crafted, estate-grown Pinot

generation of winemakers at

Noir using certified sustainable

the helm. Founded in 1977, this

farming practices. Patton Valley

family-run vineyard and winery

producer of Pinot Noir, Chardonnay,

specializes in Pinot Noir, as well as

sits atop a knoll with breathtaking

Riesling, and, yes, Rosé. Each spring,

other varietals, including Rosé.

views of vineyards and the

Hamacher hosts an open house

valley, where you can sample

celebrating the release of its Rosé,

Elk Cove’s Pinot Noir Rosé.

complete with food pairings.

Elk Cove Vineyards (27751 NW

Kramer Vineyards (26830 NW Olson Road, Gaston; 503-6624545; kramerwine.com) is located

Hamacher Wines (14665

just outside Washington County,

SW Winery Ln., Beaverton;

not far from Elk Cove. Founded

hamacherwines.com) is an artisan wine

Hours vary; reservations may be required. Please check with the winery before visiting.

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Wineries with a View

frequently appears on lists of Oregon wineries with great views. Enjoy the postcard-perfect views of the Chehalem

Sometimes the best pairing is

Mountains and Mt. Hood

a glass of wine and an amazing

at the indoor/outdoor

view. These wineries are notable

tasting room, complete

for their incredible wines and

with fireplaces and fire

breathtaking scenery.

pits. This estate winery features wine crafted

Located in the foothills of the

from the grapes grown in

Tualatin Mountains and surrounded

vineyards in the Tualatin

by Douglas fir trees, forests and

Valley, as well as Napa

vineyards, Helvetia Winery (23269

Valley, California. The result is

NW Yungen Road, Hillsboro;

lush, flavorful wines that artfully

A stone’s throw from Blizzard is

503-647-7596; helvetiawinery.com)

blend the complementary tastes

Dion Vineyard (33155 SW Riedweg

provides a unique pastoral wine

of the two different wine regions.

Road, Cornelius; 503-407-8598;

tasting experience. Established in

Visitors to the tasting room

wines and delicate Pinot Noir.

dionvineyard.com). Situated

1982, Helvetia Winery is housed in a

at Blizzard Wines (29495 SW

in the Chehalem Mountains,

quaint farm cottage, where guests

Burkhalter Road, Hillsboro; 503-

overlooking rolling hills and

can taste the winery’s Pinot Noir,

334- 8832; blizzardwines.com)

facing west, the sunsets here

Gewürztraminer and Riesling.

rave about the views here. With

are spectacular. For more than

panoramic views of the valley,

30 years, three generations

(35040 SW Unger Road, Cornelius;

Blizzard’s tasting room is elegantly

have grown premium Pinot Noir,

503-628-6060; ardiriwine.com),

bathed in white and cream colors,

Pinot Gris and Chardonnay in

known for its stunning views,

which pair well with its big red

Dion’s 60-acre vineyard. Grapes

Árdíri Winery & Vineyards




grown in Dion’s sustainable vineyard are used by a variety of wineries throughout Oregon, as well as in its own estate wines. Another winery that often appears on “best of” lists for its views is Blakeslee Vineyard Estate (20875 SW Chapman Road, Sherwood; 503-625-6902; blakesleevineyard.

com). Blakeslee has been producing wine for more than a decade, and focuses on sustainable practices, resulting in acclaimed Pinot Noir, Riesling and Chardonnay. Enjoy the panoramic views from The Piazza patio, complete with a fireplace and heaters. Settle into the cozy Hawks View Winery (20210 SW Conzelmann Road, Sherwood; 503-625-1591;

hawksviewwinery.com) for views that will blow you away. Nestled in the Chehalem Mountains, this boutique winery and vineyard overlooks the valley below and boasts the perfect view of Mt. Hood. Hawks View specializes in estate-grown Pinot Noir, which is best enjoyed in its legacy tasting room and deck or its brand-new, members-only tasting room and rooftop terrace. At Plum Hill Vineyards (6505 SW Old Hwy. 47, Gaston; 503-359-4706;

plumhillwine.com) sample wine and enjoy the Double Wedding Ring quilt pattern of the winery’s quilt barn, while sampling Pinot Noir, Syrah and “Red Velvet” dessert wine. Set in a farmhouse, built on a historic dairy farm, this dog-friendly tasting room—complete with an outdoor dog run—features red and white varieties, and just introduced its newest varietal, Schönburger.

Hours vary; reservations may be required. Please check with the winery before visiting.

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Welcome to Our Main Street Tasting Rooms

Hillsboro; 503-746-4773;

danuwines.org), Named after a

& Tasting Bar (19930 SW 112th

Celtic goddess, D’Anu crafts its

Ave., Tualatin; 888-703-0007;

wines with “Alaskan spirit and

lachinivineyards.com), has three

an Oregonian sense of Mother

vineyards in three AVAs along the

Located in the heart of the city

Earth.” D’Anu’s wine portfolio

West Coast: Oregon’s Willamette

center, these wineries eschew the

includes Chardonnay, Pinot Gris,

Valley, Washington’s Red Mountain

view to bring their handcrafted

Tempranillo, Pinot Noir, and more,

and California’s Sonoma Coast.

wines and an urban wine

all made with sustainably farmed

Lachini makes a diverse selection

experience to many of Tualatin

grapes sourced from vineyards

of varietals, each showcasing the

Valley's main streets, without

throughout the Pacific Northwest.

best fruit from each vineyard,

Dauntless Wine Cø (2003 Main

which can be tasted from the

all the trappings of a big city.

St., Forest Grove; (971-517-5004;

comfort of its Tualatin Tasting Bar.

On the city of North Plains’ main

dauntlesswine.co), founded by three

drag sits Abbey Creek Winery

Iraq war veterans, brings wine

to the tasting room for Rallison

(31441 NW Commercial St.,

grown in Carlton, Oregon

Cellars (16079 SW Railroad

North Plains; 503-389-0619;

to Forest Grove. The tasting

St., Sherwood; 503-347-9173;

abbeycreekvineyard.com), the

room also features wine, cider

rallisoncellar.com), a boutique winery

first African-American owned

and beer made by veterans

located on Parrett Mountain.

winery in the state. Abbey Creek

around the country.

Here, visitors can taste Rallison’s

produces handcrafted, premium

Syndicate Wine Bar (12620 SW

Old Town Sherwood is home

wide variety of small production

wine, with grapes grown at its

1st St., Beaverton; 971-97-WINES;

wines, including Sauvignon

vineyard located just miles from

syndicatewines.com), is Beaverton’s

Blanc, Chardonnay, Viognier, and

the winery and tasting room.

first wine bar and features a

Albariño, as well as Pinot Noir.

In downtown Hillsboro’s main


Lachini Vineyards’ Winery

growing library of wines, including

core is D’Anu Tasting Room

its own label. The small bar offers

and Wine Bar (173 NE 3rd Ave.,

wine, food and live music.

Hours vary; reservations may be required. Please check with the winery before visiting.

Abbey Creek Winery 31441 NW Commercial St., North Plains, OR 97133; abbeycreekvineyard.com; 503-389-0619

Hamacher Wines 14665 SW Winery Ln., Beaverton, OR 97007; hamacherwines.com; 503-594-4133

Raptor Ridge Winery 18700 SW Hillsboro Hwy., Newberg, OR 97132; raptorridgewinery.com; 503-628-8463

Alloro Vineyard 22075 SW Lebeau Road, Sherwood, OR 97140; allorovineyard.com; 503-625-1978

Hawks View Winery 20210 SW Conzelmann Road, Sherwood, OR 97140; ​hawksviewwinery.com; 503-625-1591

Ruby Vineyard & Winery 30088 SW Egger Road, Hillsboro, OR 97123; rubyvineyard.com; 503-628-7829

Amaterra Wines 8150 SW Swede Hill Dr., Portland, OR 97225; amaterrawines. com; 503-961-6057 Apolloni Vineyards 14135 NW Timmerman Road, Forest Grove, OR 97116; apolloni.com; 503-359-3606 Ardiri Winery and Vineyards 35040 SW Unger Road, Cornelius, OR 97113; ardiriwine.com; 503-628-6060 Beckham Estate Vineyard 30790 SW Heater Road, Sherwood, OR 97140; beckhamestatevineyard.com; 971-645-3466 Blakeslee Vineyard Estate 20875 SW Chapman Road, Sherwood, OR 97140; blakesleevineyard.com; 503-625-6902 Blizzard Wines 29495 SW Burkhalter Road, Hillsboro, OR 97123; blizzardwines.com; 503-334-8832 Cooper Mountain Vineyards 20121 SW Leonardo Ln., Beaverton, OR 97007; coopermountainwine.com; 503-649-0027 D'Anu Wines* 173 NE 3rd Ave., Hillsboro, OR 97124; danuwines.org; 503-746-4773 Dauntless Wine Cø* 2003 Main St., Forest Grove, OR 97116; dauntlesswine.co; 971-517-5004 David Hill Vineyards & Winery 46350 NW David Hill Road, Forest Grove, OR 97116; davidhillwinery.com; 503-992-8545 Dion Vineyard 33155 SW Riedweg Road, Cornelius, OR 97113; dionvineyard.com; 503-407-8598 Elk Cove Vineyards 27751 NW Olson Road, Gaston, OR 97119; elkcove.com; 503-985-7760 Freja Cellars 16691 SW McFee Pl., Hillsboro, OR 97123; frejacellars.com; 503-628-0337

Helvetia Winery 23269 NW Yungen Road, Hillsboro, OR 97124; helvetiawinery.com; 503-647-7596

Six Peaks Winery (formerly J. Albin Winery) 19495 Vista Hill Dr., Hillsboro, OR 97123; sixpeakswine.com; 503-341-3618

Kramer Vineyards 26830 NW Olson Road, Gaston, OR 97119; kramervineyards.com; 503-662-4545

Syndicate Wine Bar* 12620 SW 1st St., Beaverton, OR 97005; syndicatewines.com; 971-97-WINES

Lachini Vineyards’ Winery & Tasting Bar* 19930 SW 112th Ave., Tualatin, OR 97062; lachinivineyards.com; 888-703-0007

Tualatin Estate Vineyard 10850 NW Seavey Road, Forest Grove, OR 97116; wvv.com/Tualatin; 503-357-5005

Maloof Wines 6200 NW Gales Creek Rd., Forest Grove, OR 97116; maloofwines.com; wine@maloofwines.com Montinore Estate 3663 SW Dilley Road, Forest Grove, OR 97116; montinore.com; 503-359-5012


Wineries & Tasting Rooms a Glance

Tualatin Valley’s wineries are committed to keeping customers and our visitors safe. Some wineries may be open by reservation only, while some may accept walk-ins. Hours and tasting fees vary at each winery. Know before you go: We recommend that you find out each winery’s policies, hours and fees before heading out to enjoy wine country

*Tasting Bar Hours vary; reservations may be required. Please check with the winery before visiting.

Oak Knoll Winery 29700 SW Burkhalter Road, Hillsboro, OR 97123; oakknollwinery.com; 503-648-8198 Patton Valley Vineyard 9449 SW Old Hwy. 47, Gaston, OR 97119; pattonvalley.com; 503-985-3445 Plum Hill Vineyards 6505 SW Old Hwy. 47, Gaston, OR 97119; plumhillwine.com; 503-359-4706 Ponzi Vineyards Winery 19500 SW Mountain Home Road, Sherwood, OR 97140; ponzivineyards.com; 503-628-1227 Rallison Cellars* 16079 SW Railroad St., Sherwood, OR 97140; rallisoncellar.com; 503-347-9173

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Take a Tualatin Valley Beercation Beer in Tualatin Valley is a big deal. With nearly two dozen breweries in the valley alone, it’s a part of the vast Portland region beer lovers call a “Beervana.” Portland is one of the top cities for craft breweries, and Tualatin Valley’s proximity to this famous beer city has its perks. 54

We've Got the Brews

Binary Brewing Company is now brewing at Uptown Beer. Co (6620 Scholls Ferry Road, Beaverton; 503336-4783; uptownbeer.co). Tualatin Valley's newest brewery is a start-up

Take a beercation to Tualatin

craft brewery that is developing

Valley and explore the diversity

new beers and revitalizing classic

of tastes of Oregon beer. It can

styles for modern tastes and

be a little intimidating to find and

features craft beers named for high-

drink beer here because there are

tech influences, such as the

so many options. Many taprooms


have dozens of beers available

Deep Space Brewing (6482 NE

and craft breweries rarely only

Jacobson St., Hillsboro; 503-629-

make one style of brew. IPAs rule

8700; deepspacebrewing.com). The

here, but stouts and porters (even

malt-forward styles of Deep Space's

better when infused with locally

galactic brews, such "Marshian

roasted coffee), ambers, reds,

Peat" Scottish ale and the "Plan

pilsners and wheats are easy to

B" pale ale, please many palates.

find at these local craft breweries. As a craft beer destination,

Breweries & Spirits


12-11 Brewing is a "nano brewery" now brewing at Smockville

Tualatin Valley is growing and

Brewhouse (22793 SW Pine St.,

these additions to the local brew

Sherwood; 503-610-1506; smockville

scene continue the Oregon

brewhouse.com). The brewery's slate

tradition of hand-crafted and

of beers include IPAs, a pale wheat

innovative beverages.

ale, porters, saison and more. RIDGEWALKER BREWING

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array of browns, including a series of experimental bread beers. New to beer? Vertigo Brewing (21420 NW Nicholas Ct., Suite D-6, Hillsboro; 503-645-6644; vertigobrew.

com) may be the perfect starter location. The Apricot Cream Ale offers a taste of mellow fruit, and the fruity Razz Wheat is a must-try. Seasoned


and discriminating beer drinkers also will find the perfect brew here.

Let's Hear it for the Masters

first McMenamins brewpub to be

Tualatin Valley plays a significant role

built from the ground up. Its six-

in Oregon’s craft beer origin story, as

barrel, on-site brewery is visible

these venerable breweries illustrate.

from the public dining area.

Sample Cascade Brewing's pucker-

• Oak Hills Brewpub (14740 NW

inducing ales at The Lodge at Cascade

Cornell Road, Portland; 503-645-

Brewing (7424 SW Beaverton-

0286; mcmenamins.com), is adored for

Hillsdale Hwy., Portland; 503-296-0110;

the colorfully painted fermentation

lodgeatcascade.com). Not that into

tanks of the on-site brewery,

sour beers? The Lodge also features

affectionately dubbed “Captain

Cascade's rotating list of beers,

Neon’s Fermentation Chamber."

including IPAs and pilsners and more.

This brewery originated some of McMenamins’ most-loved brews.

For more than 30 years, McMenamins has been an integral part of Oregon’s

It's All About Beer Here

craft brewery scene. Today, it operates

The tap list is the only menu needed

26 breweries, where each batch

at these breweries, as beer is the only

is handcrafted, bringing out the

thing they serve. These taprooms

unique qualities of each brewery.

are for adults 21 and older only.

• Cornelius Pass Roadhouse & Imbrie

There’s not an IPA in sight at

Hall (4045 NW Cornelius Pass

Ambacht Brewing (1060 NE 25th

Road, Hillsboro; 503-640-6174;

Ave., Suite B, Hillsboro; 503-828-

mcmenamins.com/CPR) reclaims a

1400; ambacht.us). Ambacht uses

pioneer homestead of the 1850s

local and unique ingredients, such

into a rustic-chic brewery, distillery

as cherries, ginger and even matzah,

and eatery. The brewery pumps

to create its Belgian-style ales.

out some McMenamins classics,

The diversity of brews at Three

like the Old Samhain—using fruit

Mugs Brewing Co. (2020 NE Aloclek

from nearby grapevines and the

Dr., Suite 108, Hillsboro; 971-322-

Barn Owl Bitter— named after the

0232; threemugsbrewingco.com) will

farmstead’s hooting inhabitants.

be sure to satisfy any beer drinker. Try a handful of beers, from their

• John Barleycorns (14610 SW


20-plus taps ranging from golden

Sequoia Pkwy., Tigard; 503-684-

to Cascadian dark to extra strong

2688; mcmenamins.com) was the

bitter ales. Three Mugs offers an

The Tap Starts Here We do love our local, craft beer in Tualatin Valley! You don’t just have to visit a local brewery or brewpub for craft brews here. There are welcoming taprooms aplenty in the area that pour beer, cider (and sometimes wine) from around the state. • Craft Pour House (16055 SW Regatta Ln., #700, Beaverton; 503-747-5864; craftpourhouse.com) • Fido’s Tap House (7700 SW Darthmouth St., #110, Tigard; 503-941-5757; ilovefidos.com) • Growler House (21319 SW Sherwood Blvd., Sherwood; 503-465-2337; growler-houses.com) • The Growlerie (15151 SW Barrows Rd, Beaverton; 503469-2932; thegrowlerie.com) • Hop Cycle Brewing Company (13965 NW Main St., Banks; hopcyclebrewing.com) • White Oak Taphouse (14661 SW Teal Blvd., Beaverton; 503-521-7456 whiteoaktaphouse.com) • Wildwood Taphouse (9345 NE Windsor St., Hillsboro; 503-521-7924; wildwoodtaphouse.com)

Brewing (15230 SW Sequoia Pkwy.,

Stickmen features a long list of

brewing style, Waltz Brewing

Tigard; 971-317-0137; flyboybeer.com)

award-winning craft brews—

(1900 A St., Forest Grove; 503-536-

chose Tualatin Valley. Sample FlyBoy's

including barrel-aged and nitro—and

7693; waltzbrewing.com) features a

signature craft brews, such as Kölsch,

serves pizza from its wood-fired

great variety of beers on tap that

Imperial IPA, and fruit beers.

pizza oven, the perfect pairing.

represent the Pacific Northwest's

Cooper Mountain Ale Works (12562

Ex Novo Brewing Co. (4505 SW

brewing styles, from hearty IPAs

SW Main St., Tigard; 503-624-8900;

Watson Ave., Beaverton; 971-249-

to robust coffee porters.

coopermountainaleworks.com) started in

3737; exnovobrew.com), located in

a garage in Beaverton to create beers

Historic Downtown Beaverton

Craft Brews and Tasty Grub

that were hard to find locally. They now

showcases Ex Novo’s flagship and

In Tualatin Valley, many of our breweries

brew a wide range of beer, including

seasonal brews, and brings tasty

also run their own restaurants; a

small batches of specialty beers.

Detroit-style pizza to the region.

successful combination. These

Taste the ever-popular "Mr. Toad's

Great Notion Brewery (230 NW

family-friendly establishments

Wild Red" at The Old Market Pub

Lost Spring Terrace, Ste. 10, Portland;

are open to all ages.

& Brewery (6959 SW Multnomah

503-746-4372; greatnotion.com)

Blvd., Portland; 503-244-2337;

opened its newest taproom in the

The worldly brews of Ancestry

drinkbeerhere.com). Old Market is known

Timberland neighborhood, near

Brewing (20585 SW 115th

for its innovative brews, such as the

Beaverton. Hazy IPAs and sours and

Ave., Tualatin; 503-454-0821

"Hot Tamale," infused with fresh

stouts pair well with the smoked

ancestrybrewing.com) are a must-try

habanero and jalapeño peppers.

barbecue entrees on the food menu.

here. Scottish Red, English Mild,

If rounded, American-style, hop-

Irish Red and Russian Imperial Stout

forward beers make your mouth water,

are just some of the handcrafted

head to Ridgewalker Brewing (1921

and brewpubs through the

beers found at this brewery.

21st Ave., Forest Grove; 503-

Tualatin Valley, visit tualatinvalley.

747-0271; ridgewalkerbrewing.com).


Bethany Public House (4840 NW Bethany Blvd., Portland; 971-371-

IPAs rule the roost; however,

2954; bethanypublichouse.com) offers

Ridgewalker has perfected its

four of its own craft brews at its brew

stouts, ambers and browns.

pub just outside of Beaverton. Red

Breweries & Spirits

If you favor Pacific Northwest

For seasonal and experimental

ale, IPA, and porters are just some

brews, try Stickmen Brewing

of the styles you may find on tap.

Company Tualatin Beer Hall (19475

X For a complete list of taprooms

Find Your Tualatin Spirit in Tualatin Valley

When searching for a second

SW 118th Ave., Ste. 1, Tualatin; 503-

It’s been more than 80 years

location for its brewery, FlyBoy

486-7197; stickmenbeer.com/tualatin).

since the end of Prohibition, and Oregon has blossomed into a leader of craft beer, full-bodied wines and wellaged spirits. Taste the spirit of Tualatin Valley at Rose City Distilling (7272 SW Durham Road, Ste. 100; Tigard 503-620-0313;

rosecitydistilling.com) has been producing distilled spirits since 2004 (as Indio Spirits), and produces whiskey, vodka, rum, as well as fun specialty spirits (must be VERTIGO BREWING

over 21). tualatinvalley.org 57

Sink Your Teeth Into This You’re invited to reap the bounty of Tualatin Valley’s agricultural lands. Here you will find something truly special. You’ll find a kind greeting and easy conversation with a farmer. You’ll find flavorful berries and apples at farms where you pick your own fruit. You’ll find a wide assortment of locally produced goods at a friendly farmers market. 58

Hillsboro Saturday Farmers' Market (hillsboromarkets.org; Saturdays

take over downtown Tigard. Each Saturday, Old Town

from April through October) and

Sherwood sets the stage for

Hillsboro Tuesday Marketplace

the Sherwood Saturday Market

(tuesdaymarketplace.org; Tuesday


In our Oregon, a trip to a farmers

evenings, mid-June through

Saturdays, May-September)

market feels decidedly special.

August). These joyful markets

features several local farms,

It's not only an outdoor market,

feature locally grown produce,

food and artisan crafts

it's a festive atmosphere where

live entertainment, classic car

vendors, and showcases live

you can chat with the farmer, learn

displays, regional crafts and more.

music from local musicians.

why eating honey is good for

Main Street Forest Grove gets

you, or gain some fun farm facts.

into the festival-like atmosphere

Additional markets, which

It's also a place where you can

on Wednesday evenings for the

are small in size, but big

get cooking or gardening tips.

weekly Forest Grove Farmers

on taste, include:

Market (adelantemujeres.org/forest-

Aloha Community Farmers Market

The Beaverton Farmers Market

grove-farmers-market; Wednesdays

(Thursdays, May- September)


from May through October). On the

Bull Mountain Farmers Market

Saturdays from February through

first Wednesday of each month,

(Saturdays and Sundays,

November) is the granddaddy of

Main Street becomes extra fun with

May- October)

Tualatin Valley’s farmers markets.

downtown merchants opening

Cedar Mill Farmers Market

Visitors will find locally grown fruits

their doors for evening festivities,

(Saturdays, May-October)

and vegetables, artisan foods,

such as wine tastings, live music

Cornelius Farmers Market

jams, pastas and handcrafted

and arts and crafts vendors.

(Fridays, July- September)

wine, beer and cocktails created from locally produced spirits. During the summer months, Main

On Sundays, the Tigard Farmers Market (tigardfarmersmarket.org;

Orenco Station Farmers Market (Sundays, April-October)

Sundays, May-October) welcomes

Street Hillsboro is transformed

farms and artisans to showcase

X For a complete list of farms

into an outdoor festival with two

their goods. Fresh veggies and

and farmers markets, visit

markets during the peak season:

fruits, honey, jerky, and more




Straight from the Farm: Farmers Markets

BEAVERTON FARMERS MARKET tualatinvalley.org 59


Berries, Lavender, Peaches, Apples and More: Seasonal Guide to Tualatin Valley Farms

end your visit perusing the country

Pick a bushel of blueberries

store and sipping on a berry shake

at Hoffman Farms (22242 SW

at Smith Berry Barn (24500 SW

Scholls Ferry Road, Beaverton;

Scholls Ferry Road, Hillsboro;

503-628-5418; hoffmanfarmsstore.

503-628-2172; smithberrybarn.

com). This farm grows several

com). Open nearly year-round, this

varieties of berries, including

farm also offers u-pick tomatoes,

strawberries, tayberries, blueberries

apples, pears and more. (Open

From June through November,

and more. Visit the farm store for

February-December; check website

various crops are ready for picking

ready-picked berries, berry jam,

for hours and crop availability)

throughout Tualatin Valley. From

kettle corn and freshly baked pies

berries to pumpkins, the agricultural

from the on-farm bakery. (Open

own strawberries at Unger Farms

areas of the region provide fun and

May-October; check website for

(34880 SW Johnson School

memorable hands-on experiences

hours and crop availability)

Road, Cornelius; 971-285-7507;

for visitors of all ages. With this handy guide, see what’s in season.

Berries are the crop-du-jour at

Grab a bucket and pick your

ungerfarms.com) then order a sweet

Rowell Brothers U Pick Or We

treat at the Berry Café and browse

Pick (24100 SW Scholls Ferry

the gift items in the store. (Open

June-August: It’s a Berry Good Time for Berries

Road, Hillsboro; 503-628-0431;

June-September; check website

rowellbros.com). The Rowell family

for hours and crop availability)

June usually marks the start of

has been tending this farm for more

berry season, with strawberries

than 160 years, and they know

the first out of the gate. Sweet

berries. The farms’ blackberries,

Albions and the cute, stout and juicy

blueberries, boysenberries,

Hoods are the darlings of Oregon’s

marionberries and raspberries

strawberry world. When summer

ripen throughout the summer.

is in full swing, several varieties

(Open June-September; check

of blueberries, blackberries and

website for hours and availability)

raspberries make an appearance, keeping Tualatin Valley rich in 60

berries until late August or later.

With dozens of varieties to choose from, take your pick of berries and

During the month of October, Tualatin Valley is awash in shades of orange. No, it's not just the changing leaves of the trees, it's the colorful pumpkin patches that beckon you to visit.

The fresh, relaxing scent of lavender fills the valley air during the mid- summer months. Journey through bucolic farmland to visit these lavender farms. From your visit, take home a

Roloff Farms (23985 NW

bundle of freshly cut lavender,

Grossen Dr., Hillsboro; rolofffarms.com). Best known for its nationally televised series, "Little People, Big World," the farm offers a carnivallike atmosphere complete with pumpkins.

dried and culinary lavender, oils, soaps and bath products. With more than 1,000 plants, lavender-infused products and a tea pavilion, Helvetia Lavender Farm (12814 NW Bishop Road, Hillsboro; 971-228-0938; helvetialavenderfarm.


Plumper Pumpkin Patch (11435

School Lavender (10400 NW

apple orchard. No u-pick is available

Jackson School Road, North Plains;

here, but you can buy already-

NW Old Cornelius Pass Road, Portland; 503-645-9561; plumperpumpkins.com) also provides a festive experience in October with its mazes, slides, tire garden and obstacle course, as well as hayrides and more.

503-647-2259; jacksonschoollavender.

picked apples—10 varieties are

com) and choose from many

grown here—and apple cider

Lee Farms (21975 SW 65th

varieties of lavender to create the

made from the estate-grown

perfect bouquet. (Open late-June

apples. (Open daily, 10 a.m. to

through late-July; check website

5 p.m.; August-November)

com) is a popular stop for everything lavender. (Open weekends in

Oregon Heritage Farms (22801

June and July; check website for

SW Scholls Ferry Road, Hillsboro;

hours and crop availability)

503-628-2775; oregonheritagefarms.

For a quick stop, pull into Jackson

for hours and crop availability) At Mountainside Lavender (17805

com) is a 250-acre commercial

The family-owned Jossy Farms (31965 NW Beach Road, Hillsboro;

SW Hillsboro Hwy., Hillsboro; 503-

503-647-5234; jossyfarms.com)

936-6744; mountainsidelavender.

is a best-bet for u-pick Bartlett

com) Choose from more than 20

pears, tart Gravenstein apples and

varieties of lavender available

sweet Earligold apples. (Open

for u-cut. The farm store also

June-September; check website

sells distilled lavender and other

for hours and crop availability)

farm-made lavender products.


Pick A Pumpkin

June-July: Lavender Fields in Bloom

Ave., Tualatin; 503-638-1869; leefarmsoregon.com) transforms into a pumpkin paradise each fall, with a corn maze, hay rides, pony rides, barrel wagon rides and so much more. Even more popular are Lee Farms’ signature apple cider donuts and pumpkin donuts. (Open daily, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., May-December)

Peaches, plums and pears

(Open June-July; check website

are just the tip of the iceberg at

for hours and crop availability)

Sherwood Orchards (23995 SW Pacific Hwy., Sherwood; 503-625-

August-November: Pick a Peck of Pears and Apples

7705; sherwoodorchards.com). This

As summer gives way to early

persimmons and apples. (Open

autumn, stone fruits are at their

July-October; check website for

ripest. Peaches, pears and plums

hours and crop availability)

farm also has cherries, quince,

are in season now and it’s time to visit a u-pick farm to pick your own or buy ready-picked treats.

X For a complete list of farms, visit

tualatinvalley.org/farms-and-markets. tualatinvalley.org


stonebergalpacas.com) is a quaint

has been the go-to shop for

country store, with a fun and

holiday décor and Christmas

fashionable selection of soft

trees. As the name suggests, this

socks, shawls, gloves and hats.

two-story store features mostly

Cuddle up with a plush stuffed

Christmas décor, but also boasts a

toy alpaca, appropriately

large selection of Halloween and

Here in Tualatin Valley, farms aren’t

made with soft alpaca wool.

Thanksgiving décor. (Open daily,

just a place to pick up produce. Find

Find all things alpaca at

July 1st through December 23rd)

Farm Finds: Alpaca Wool and Holiday Shops

one-of-a-kind gift items, alpaca

Alpaca Farm & Gardens (11785

yarn and other fun farm finds.

SW River Road, Hillsboro;

alpacafarmandgardens.com). A portion

Alpaca Yarn Creations

of each sale of alpaca products

Visit the barn store at Alpacas

goes to the Quechua Benefit, a

of Oregon (21345 SW Aebischer

nonprofit organization dedicated

Road, Sherwood; 503-348-6958;

to helping the Quechua people of

alpacasoforegon.com). This full-

Peru. The farm also offers a unique

service alpaca farm and store

farm-stay experience, where you

features alpaca wool yarn, fiber

can stroll through gardens and

and hand- knit items. Cozy up to

hand-feed friendly alpacas.

a shawl, poncho, vest, or sweater, lovingly knit using alpaca yarn. Stoneberg Alpacas Farm

For more than 30 years Sleighbells

Store (28700 SW Farmington

Farm and Gift Shop (23855 SW

Road, Hillsboro; 503-628-3723;

195th Pl., Sherwood; 503-625-6052)



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It's Never Tax Time Here Three words: No. Sales. Tax. Add the allure of free parking and it’s no mystery why shopping is one of Tualatin Valley’s prime attractions. What you will find here are two premium shopping centers to satisfy bargain hunters and fashionistas. Boutiques, big-box shops and more will satisfy your desire to shop ‘til you drop. tualatinvalley.org 63

Big-ticket Items, TaxFree Savings There is no sales tax in Oregon, and when you shop for big-ticket items that means big savings! As the premier shopping destination in Oregon, Tualatin Valley has the big names, the trendy shops, and the must-get items. Plus, parking is ALWAYS free! Oregon’s premier destination


shopping center is Washington Square (9585 SW Washington

The open-air, European-style

center chock-full of big-name

Square Road, Tigard; 503-639-

Bridgeport Village (7455 SW

stores and acclaimed local and

8860; shopwashingtonsquare.com).

Bridgeport Road, Tigard; 503-968-

regional restaurants, providing

This indoor mall boasts more

1704; bridgeport-village.com) features

a pleasant daytime or evening

than 170 retail stores, including

a unique blend of national retailers,

shopping and dining experience.

Coach and an Apple Store, four

including Oregon’s only Saks Off

anchor stores—and the largest

5th location. Excellent restaurants,

Nordstrom in Oregon—and

a day spa, and a first-run multiplex

high-quality restaurants.

INSIDER TIP: Washington Square offers additional perks to out-of-town visitors.

INSIDER TIP: Macy’s shoppers may receive visitor savings movie theater provide the makings passes, which are good at both for a full day of exploration. Tualatin Valley Macy’s locations In addition to destination at Washington Square and The shopping centers, Tualatin Valley Streets of Tanasbourne. Learn has several smaller shopping centers more at tualatinvalley.org/shopping. that cater to the community with

X For more information about

storefront parking and easier access

visitor savings, visit shop

to stores for those who may only

shopwashingtonsquare.com/ VisitorIncentives

want to shop at a couple of stores. Cedar Hills Crossing (3205 SW Cedar Hills Blvd., Beaverton; 503-

The Thrill of the Hunt: Antiques and Specialty Shops

643-6563; cedarhillscrossing.com) is notable for the only non-Portland location of the storied Powell’s

Experience the thrill of the hunt, the

Books, a smaller version of the

excitement when you discover a

country’s largest independent

rare find, a collectible that reminds

bookstore. Cedar Hills Crossing is

you of your youth, or the perfect

home to nationally known retailers

memento of your Tualatin Valley trip.

and a recent expansion added

These antique and specialty shops

new shops and restaurants.

are ideal for those on the hunt for

The Streets of Tanasbourne


something unique. Antique, vintage

(19350 NW Emma Way, Hillsboro;

and collectibles shops are abundant

503-533-0561; streetsoftanasbourne.

here. Each shop has its own vibe,

com) is an outdoor shopping

collections and genre of items.

Kinokuniya Bookstore, Japan’s

Antique furniture, kitchen

largest bookstore chain boasts the

wares, collectibles, clothing,

largest collection of anime books

jewelry and more are what’s in

in the region. The store is housed

stock at these fine stores.

inside the Beaverton location of

Curiosities Vintage Mall (12550

Uwajimaya (10500 SW Beaverton-

SW Main St, Tigard; 503-646-8653;

Hillsdale Hwy., Beaverton;

curiositiesvintage.com) showcases

503-643-4512 uwajimaya.com), a

high-quality antiques, retro, mid-

one-stop shop for Japanese foods,

century and vintage treasures.

kitchenware, beauty and more.

Le’Stuff Antique Mall (234

Fans of graphic novels flock

E. Main St., Hillsboro; 503-640-

to Things from Another World

9197; lestuffantiques.com) is one of

(4390 SW Lloyd Ave., Beaverton;

Tualatin Valley’s largest antique

503-643-4222; tfaw.com), which

shops, with more than 5,000

has an outstanding selection of

square feet of treasures.

graphic novels, comic books and

Musi’s on Main (12400 SW Main St., Tigard; 503-367-2939;

musisonmain.com) is a charming

pop-culture items. Incorporated POWELL’S BOOKS AT CEDAR HILLS CROSSING

more than 40 years ago, Things from Another World is now

women’s consignment boutique on Tigard’s Main Street offering a variety of gently used designer items in every price range.

the third-largest comic book handcrafted products to fine arts.

retailer in the United States.

Bennett Urban Farm Store (276 E. Main St., Hillsboro;

For Gamers

bennetturbanfarmstore.com) offers a

Versus Board Games (12551 SW

Mall (16167 Railroad St.,

selection of fun gifts for the home,

Main St., Tigard: 971-312-9566;

Sherwood; 503-625-2246;

plus chocolates, caramels and

versusboardgames.com) specializes


fresh-roasted coffee.

The Railroad Street Antique

is a haven for antique lovers, with collectibles from eras of long ago. In Beaverton, The Vault

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For Fans of Estate Sales

in modern board games, as well as card games,

Stylish décor is the

dice and more. The

specialty of White

modern board

Birch Design

(12680 SW Farmington Road,

Company (137 SE

game shop also

Beaverton; 503-520-9369;

2nd Ave., Hillsboro;

features a play



space with eight

specializes in high-end vintage clothing and accessories from the

whitebirchdesignco. com), where you’ll

'40s, '50s and '60s, each piece is

find one-of-a-kind

curated specifically for the shop.

pieces for your home.

with friends or family.

For Fans of Artisan Markets

For Book Lovers

(18105 SW Tualatin Valley Hwy.,

Handmade, artisan goods make

With more than one-half-million

Aloha; 503-642-4100; rainy-

the perfect Tualatin Valley

used, new, rare, and hard-to-find

day-games.com) is a community

souvenir or heartwarming gift.

titles, it’s very easy to get lost in

staple with its broad selection

These shops fit the bill when

the aisles of Powell’s Books at

of board games, party games,

it comes to unique goods.

Cedar Hills Crossing (3415 SW

card games, puzzles, and even

Cedar Hills Blvd., Beaverton; 800-

disc golf supplies and more.


tables where guests can try out some games

In Aloha, Rainy Day Games

The makers studio and artists collective, Perks of Art (384 E.

878-7323; powells.com). This sister

Main St., Hillsboro; 503-718-7252;

location to the famed Powell’s City

perksofart.com), showcases local

of Books in downtown Portland

artisan pieces, ranging from

is a haven for bibliophiles.

X For more inspiration, visit


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Explore the Arts and Culture of Tualatin Valley From the canvas to the stage, Tualatin Valley is an artist’s enclave. Learn about the world around you at a world-class museum. Enjoy the top-notch performances of professional actors. Discover the visual works of local artists, or simply create your own work of art. It is all possible here. 66

Arts & Culture

Museums That Move You

ricenorthwestmuseum.org). Whether or not you’ve ever had a rock collection, all will be impressed by this collection of gems, rocks, fossils and petrified wood at this

It’s no wonder that museums begin

Smithsonian-affiliated museum.

with the prefix “muse” as visiting

Walk through the rooms of the

these houses of intrigue provide an

unique 1953 ranch-style house to

endless spring of inspiration. The

see the literal gems of the region.

relics stored inside our museums

Dedicated to showing the

are just as wondrous as the sights

diversity of Tualatin Valley’s story,

to be seen outside of their walls,

the Five Oaks Museum (17677

throughout the rest of Tualatin

NW Springville Road, Portland;

Valley. The museums here celebrate

503- 645-5353; fiveoaksmuseum.org)

all forms of geekdom, ranging from

includes exhibits on the area’s rich

geology to history. Pick your passion

past and exciting future. Visitors

and let the exhibits be your muses.

leave with a better understanding of

The museums of Tualatin Valley

the deep heritage and multicultural

will move you—perhaps even

tapestry of the region.

tectonically speaking at the Rice Northwest Museum of Rocks and

X For more museums to include

Minerals (26385 NW Groveland

on your own itinerary, visit

Dr., Hillsboro; 503-647-2418;

tualatinvalley.org/museums. FIVE OAKS MUSEUM


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Let’s Get on with the Show

retellings of classic stage shows. No

takes Shakespeare’s “all the world’s

matter the script, Bag&Baggage

a stage” quite literally with unique

Productions promises a fresh

performance venues. Venues may

take on it.

include an outdoor space or a bar

It is not uncommon for audience

where the actors drink beside you.

You’ll hear “break a leg” quite often

members to dance in their seats at a

The broken “fourth wall” provides

in Tualatin Valley as multiple plays,

Broadway Rose Theatre Company

an experience instead of merely a

musicals and other live performances (12850 SW Grant Ave., Tigard; 503-


debut each month. Three acclaimed

620-5262; broadwayrose.org) show.

professional theater companies

The award-winning professional

on spotlight with the Beaverton

lead the way for thought-provoking

theater company produces a

Civic Theatre (12375 SW 5th

theater experiences. Additionally,

mix of classic Broadway hits, as

St, Beaverton; 503-754-9866;

a robust community theater scene

well as new works from up-and-

beavertoncivictheatre.org). The

showcases the immense local talent

coming composers. The company’s

community theater company has a

and creativity of Tualatin Valley’s

renowned yearly youth theater

seat for theatergoers big and small,

actors and artists.

program rightly celebrates the next

young and old. The company also

In its home at The Vault Theatre,

Family-friendly classics are often

generation of actors and audiences.

debuts a few lesser known gems

Bag&Baggage Productions

Raising the curtain for well over

each year for its grownup crowd.

(The Vault Theater, 350 E. Main

20 years, Broadway Rose Theatre

St., Hillsboro; 503-345-9590;

Company has well-earned its title

bagnbaggage.org) provides an

as the Portland region’s premier

intimate black-box venue for

musical theater company.

professional theater. Plays range from raucous farces to provocative

X For more live theater options, visit


Experience Theatre Project (844387-7469; experiencetheatreproject.org)

The Patricia Reser Center for the Arts is a world-class arts center coming to central Beaverton in the fall of 2021. Beaverton’s first state-of-the-art performing arts venue will feature diverse offerings of regional, national and international performances. The center is just steps away from the Beaverton Central MAX light rail station and dozens of restaurants and shops.


Arts & Culture

Relish the Arts As artists of the region know, the beauty of Tualatin Valley can be expressed through many mediums. Galleries throughout the valley are yet another way to see and experience the rich texture, history and spirit of the Pacific Northwest. The Kathrin Cawein Gallery of


Art (Pacific University, Scott Hall, 2043 College Way, Forest Grove;

Since 1966 in historic downtown

503-352-6151; pacificu.edu/arts/cawein-

Forest Grove, more than 200

gallery-art) is located in the heart

artists from the Pacific Northwest

of the Pacific University campus.

have shown their art at Valley Art

This small gallery presents free art

Gallery (2022 Main St., Forest

exhibits throughout the academic

Grove; 503-357-3703; valleyart.org).

year featuring works of notable

While you’ll find some high-brow

artists, as well as works by faculty,

art on the gallery’s walls, Valley

alumni and students.

Art also celebrates street art as it

Live Laugh Love Art (9160 SW Hall Blvd., Tigard; 503-244-7811;

hosts September’s annual Chalk Art Festival.

livelaughloveglass.com) has private and group workshops for all types

X Please visit TVCreates.org for more

of art forms, including glassblowing

comprehensive information

and welding. Make a reservation and

about the arts and arts

challenge yourself to learn a new

programs in Tualatin Valley.

Public Art Map Dozens of murals, sculptures and more are on display in cities across Oregon’s Tualatin Valley. Our cities have been fostering substantial public art programs over the years, and you can see these pieces made by a diverse collection of artists. These works explore the area’s history and heritage, honor its natural areas and show hope for the future. Explore the map on our website at tualatinvalley.org/ public-art-map and start planning your art-filled journey.

artistic skillset.

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Eat Global. Stay Local Variety is the hallmark of our Tualatin Valley food scene. There’s something for everyone here, including an abundance of casual cafés, restaurants and brewpubs. For the truly adventurous, Tualatin Valley is home to the region’s best multicultural eateries, while more conventional tastes will be satisfied with great burgers and the coffee shops and cafés. 70

Dining & Restaurants

Global Dining Our destination has made a name for itself in food circles for its wealth of authentic foods, from meals inspired by the agricultural bounty of the Willamette Valley to trendy global cuisine. With hundreds of restaurants at your fingertips, you’re never far from a savory and satisfying meal. From sweet treats to exotic cuisine, we’ve got the goods to make


your mouth water. Too much of a good thing is just about right.

in Forest Grove. The restaurant

503-646-9382) is the godfather.

is a collaboration between local

This popular restaurant has earned

Caribbean cuisine is getting its due

families with roots in O’ahu, and

acclaim and loyal patronage

in Tualatin Valley at Boriken (12800

the dining experience includes a

by Portland-area residents.

SW Canyon Road, Beaverton;

taste of true Hawaiian cuisine.

503-596-3571; borikenrestaurant.

Pho Van (11651 SW Beaverton-

For a variety of different foods from around the globe, BG’s Food

com), the Portland area’s first

Hillsdale Hwy., Beaverton;

Cartel (4250 SW Rose Biggi Ave.,

Puerto Rican restaurant. Try the

503-627-0822; phovanrestaurant.

Beaverton; bgfoodcartel.com) has you

mofongos, served in hollowed-

com) serves authentic dishes

covered. BG’s is Tualatin Valley’s

out coconut halves lined with

that are sure to please fans of

first food cart pod, and features

fried and mashed plantain.

Vietnamese soups and noodles.

nearly 30 food carts with cuisine

Popular Salvadoran lunch

Tualatin Valley locals and

spot Gloria’s Secret Café

visitors alike can visit

(12500 SW Broadway St., Beaverton;

ranging from Hawaiian poke and Thai noodles to tacos and burgers.

Frank’s Noodle House

This pet-friendly, outdoor/indoor

(15950 SW Regatta

pod has ample seating, two bars

503-268- 2124;

Ln., Beaverton;

serving local beer, wine and

glorias-secret-cafe. business.site) is a


cider and is open year-round.

franksnoodlehousepdx. com), which was

crowd pleaser with its authentic dishes, such as Sandra’s


Papusas served with pickled

featured on an episode of Guy Fieri’s series “Diners, Drive-Ins and

While Beaverton is known for its tasty Korean food, Hillsboro is the undisputed king of Indian food. The crown jewel is Chennai Masala (2088 NW Stucki Ave., Hillsboro;

purple cabbage and saffron rice

Dives.” Known for its authenticity,

503-531-9500; chennaimasala.net),

(which is even tastier mixed in with

Frank’s fresh, hand-pulled

which has a loyal following and

Gloria’s homemade salsa verde).

noodles are a tradition passed

consistently ranks among the best

down from his family in China.

restaurants in the Portland area.

Named by Travel + Leisure magazine as one of the best

In local circles, the nearly

Hawaiian restaurants not on the

10 Korean restaurants near

X For complete list of local

island, Kama'aina Comfort Foods of

downtown Beaverton has earned

restaurants throughout Tualatin

Hawaii (1910 Main St., Ste. A, Forest

the area the nickname “Little

Valley, visit tualatinvalley.

Grove; 503-430-0465; kamaainacfoh.

Korea,” and Nak Won (4600


com) is a must-visit restaurant

SW Watson Ave., Beaverton; tualatinvalley.org


Fresh, Local and Delicious Fresh ingredients paired with world-class wines are the perfect recipe for an exquisite dining experience. Tualatin Valley’s restaurants garner rave reviews with innovative menus and a range of global cuisine. Impressive wine, beer, cocktail, and saké lists—many with locally produced beverages— are the hallmarks of the region’s growing culinary offerings. Big’s Chicken (4570 SW Watson Ave, Beaverton; 503-747-3190;

bigschicken.com) is the latest venture


from chef Ben Bettinger, who won an episode of Food Network’s

vast selection of local and regional

has an impressive menu full of

“Chopped.” Big’s Chicken specializes beers, cider and wine. Pair your

scrumptious appetizers, hearty

in fried chicken, sandwiches,

beverage of choice with an elk

sandwiches and entrée salads, but

crispy jojo potatoes, “dirty” rice,

burger, “Chef’s Choice” pizza or

it’s their burgers that win a ton of

mac and cheese and more.

a tasty pulled pork sandwich.

raves. Be sure to add an egg and an

Beer lovers will enjoy the 34

Copper River Restaurant and Bar

avocado onto any of the burgers.

draft taps at ABV Public House

(7370 NE Cornell Road, Hillsboro;

(And the fry sauce is amazing.)

(5676 NW Clara Lane, Hillsboro;

503-640-0917; copperriver

503-372-9117; abvpub.com) with its

restaurant.com) satisfies with its menu Bethany neighborhood boasts two

In the northern Tualatin Valley, the

of seasonal comfort foods. Pot

world-class, upscale restaurants.

pie, fried chicken, steak, seafood

Brooklyn Trattoria (4708 NW

and ribs complement its extensive

Bethany Blvd., Suite E-3, Portland;

menu of cocktails, wine and beer.

503-430-7248; brooklyn

Try an alpaca burger at Cruise

trattoria.com) uses local ingredients

In Country Diner (9785 SW

to make seriously delicious classic

River Road, Hillsboro; 503-628-

Italian cuisine. Bethany’s Table

0500; cruiseincountry.com). These

(15325 Northwest Central Dr.,

burgers—made with natural and

Suite J-1, Portland; 503-614-0267;

organic beef, buffalo, lamb, chicken

bethanystable.com) serves a variety of

and alpaca—are prepared with

dishes inspired by the abundance

locally grown produce and served

of locally grown, sustainable and

with Tualatin Valley hospitality

organic ingredients in the region.

(and a little info about how your meal was made, to boot). Westgate Bourbon Bar (3800


X For complete list of local restaurants throughout Tualatin

SW Cedar Hills Blvd., Beaverton;

Valley, visit tualatinvalley.

503-746-7178; thewestgatepdx.com)


MiNGO serves simple, Italian

pleasing to the palate with its

food prepared with the freshest

seasonal menus that showcase

ingredients. The ravioli, lasagna

the region’s fresh produce. Open

and risotto options change daily.

for breakfast, lunch and dinner, La

If Nordic food pickles your

Provence also boasts an impressive

Tualatin Valley excels when it

herring, Broder Söder (8800 SW

cocktail menu, and fresh French

comes to Asian and Latin cuisine,

Oleson Road, Portland; 971-373-

breads and pastries, baked on-site.

and the global influence doesn’t

8762; broderpdx.com/soder) is

stop there. Several local eateries

a must-try restaurant.

excel in bringing European cuisine

Located in the Nordia

to the region. Whatever your

House, which houses

tastes, we have your flavors.

a collection of

Cedar Hills Blvd.,

From croissants to pretzels, Bargarten Bavarian Social Haus (2905 SW

contemporary and


Located in Historic Downtown

traditional Nordic


Beaverton, decarli (4545 SW

art, Broder Söder

Watson Ave., Beaverton; 503-

serves breakfast and

641-3223; decarlirestaurant.com)

lunch prepared with a

bargarten.com) brings German MINGO

showcases chef Paul Decarli’s Swiss- Nordic twist. Specialties Italian-American roots and pairs it

include house-cured gravlax,

with Oregon’s bounty of seasonal

Swedish meatballs and, of course,

comfort food to the masses. Wursts (sausages) and Schnitzels

dominate the menu, along with

ingredients. The menu changes daily pickled herring. Make your meal

other German favorites, such

and features a diverse selection

extra special with a flight of Aquavit,

as spätzle and classic meat

of pastas and fish and meat

popular Scandinavian spirits.

dishes. The beer menu features

dishes, including the restaurant’s signature beef shortribs.

Ooh, la la, the French-inspired

German imports, hearty beers

La Provence (15151 SW Barrows

that complement the rich foods.

Road, #153, Beaverton; 971-246-

If you can’t get enough German

in Beaverton is MiNGO (12600 SW

8627; provencepdx.com/lp-beaverton

foods, visit Bargarten’s sister

Crescent St., Ste. 120; Beaverton;

and 937 NE Orenco Station

restaurant, Gustav's Pub & Grill

503-646-6464; mingowest.

Loop, Hillsboro; 503-747-3667;

(10350 SW Greenburg Road, Tigard;

com). Open for lunch and dinner,

provencepdx.com/lp-hillsboro) is

503-639-4544; gustavs.net).

Another popular Italian restaurant

Dining & Restaurants

Europe Meets Pacific Northwest

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Taste of Japan

forerunner of “best of” lists. This family-owned Japanese restaurant has garnered top scores for its fresh sushi, authentic Japanese

Boba tea (n): A cold, frothy

Tualatin Valley is the go-to

dishes and saké selection. Don't

destination for locals who want

miss Syun's sister restaurant, SaWa

to have an authentic dining

Sushi & Saké (2036 Main St., Ste. B

drink made with iced tea, sweetened milk or other flavorings; usually with sweet balls made from tapioca.

experience without long waits,

Forest Grove; 971-727-8115; sawasushi.

business.site), located in Forest Grove.

Milk tea (n): Tea with milk added;

pretension, or difficulty finding parking. Japanese influence can

The menu at the cozy Yuzu (4130

sometimes can be sweet, flavored or used in boba tea.

be found all over the destination,

SW 117th Ave., Ste. H; Beaverton;

where authentic Japanese

503-350-1801) is much like a


cuisine is accessible and tasty.

traditional Izakaya in Japan with a

Boba and milk tea shops are opening all over Tualatin Valley. Here are some of the notable tea bars around the region.

variety of small-plate dishes and Ramen shops from Japan are

ramen. The menu changes daily

finding homes here. Kizuki Ramen

at this hole-in-the-wall gem.

& Izakaya (Timberland Town

Another stop for adventurous

Center, 11830 NW Cedar Falls

foodies, Oyatsupan Bakers (16025

Dr., Ste. 128, Portland; 855-257-

SW Regatta Ln., Beaverton; 503-

6822; kizuki.com) specializes in a

941-5251; oyatsupan.com) mixes

variety of ramen soups that are

traditional Japanese breads and

traditional, delicious and authentic.

pastries with specialties, such as the

Milk+T (4545 SW Angel Ave.,

Beaverton; 503-336-0027; afuri.

In 2019 Oyatsupan Bakers

us), one of Japan's most acclaimed

opened a small second location

Ste. 160; Beaverton; 971-2706110; milkandt.com) opened its second location (its first is in Los Angeles) in late summer 2018. This self-serve boba bar offers classic milk teas, and add-ins include boba, tajin, ice cream and more.

ramen shops, opened its newest

at Bridgeport Village in Tigard.

Kafé (1832a Pacific Ave., Forest

AFURI (12555 SW 1st St.,

location in Beaverton. The menu

kare doughnut, filled with beef curry.

Other Japanese-inspired spots in

centers around its signature bowl,

Tualatin Valley include Uwajimaya

Yuzu Shio Ramen, hand prepared

(10500 SW Beaverton Hillsdale

using the same techniques as

Hwy., Beaverton; 503-643-4512;

their locations in Japan.

uwajimaya.com), which sells candy

When it comes to sushi, Syun

and treats, cream puffs from Beard

Izakaya (209 NE Lincoln St.,

Papa's and noodles at Ramen

Hillsboro; 503- 640-3131; syun-

Ryoma, and SakéOne (820 Elm

izakaya.com) has long been the

St., Forest Grove; 503-357-7056;

sakeone.com), the first OYATSUPAN BAKERS

American owned-andoperated saké brewery. Sip the finest saké from Japan at Kiyomizu, a saké bar at the new zen-like Cedartree Hotel (4901 NE Five Oaks Dr., Hillsboro; 310-8975358; cedartreehotels.

com), a Japanesestyle hotel slated to open in early 2021. 74

Milk and Tea

Grove; 503-372-6250; drinkkafe. com) also opened in 2018 and serves specialty coffee and teas made from organic, natural and fair trade ingredients. Kafé’s tea drinks include matcha, anchan (a blue tea from Southeast Asia) and boba. Bubble N Tea (3496 SW Cedar

Hills Blvd., Beaverton; 503747-7526; thebubblentea.com) offers a variety of milk teas, including matcha and Thai tea, tea smoothies, and seasonal teas, such as jasmine rose and hibiscus blue cheese. T’efinition (10140 SW Wash-

ington Square Rd., Portland; 503-747-7510; tefinition.com) is a very pink shop that serves milk tea, fruit tea, blended drinks and bubble tea, among other specialties.



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a six- acre farmstead, Cornelius

Road, Sherwood; 503-625-

Pass Roadhouse houses buildings

1591; hawksviewwinery.com) stays

and barns dating back to the 1850s.

open until 7 p.m. Owned by the

Today, these buildings are home to a

Ponte Family Estate, Hawks

brewery, distillery and a restaurant.

View Winery focuses on crafting

Be sure to pop into the Little White

exceptional wines while providing

It’s not all work and no play in

Shed, the farmstead’s milk storage

an authentic guest experience.

Tualatin Valley. When business

shed, for a pint and a cigar.

The Business Traveler's Guide to Tualatin Valley

meetings are over and you find

done, but don’t want to spend the

some free time on your hands, this

at Topgolf Hillsboro (5505 NW

evening in your room, visit Insomnia

handy guide will help you plan your

Huffman St., Hillsboro; 503-549-

Coffee (317 E. Main St., Hillsboro;

after-hours schedule. Grab a couple

5197; topgolf.com/us/hillsboro). This

971-245-6176; insomniacoffee.co).

colleagues and set out to explore

is an ideal spot for post-meeting

Open until 10 p.m. on most nights,

the fun side of business travel.

energy. You and your colleagues

Insomnia provides large tables

can grab a bite, a drink and compare

and ample seating and studying

Grab a bite and a beer at Cornelius

swings in the temperature-

areas. Sip a latte or a cup of drip

Pass Roadhouse and Imbrie

controlled hitting bays.

coffee, brewed from Dapper &

Hall (4045 NE Cornelius Pass

If wine is your preferred after-

Road, Hillsboro; 503-640-6174;

work beverage, Hawks View

mcmenamins.com/CPR). Located on

Winery (20210 SW Conzelmann



Next, test your driving skills

If you want to get some work

Wise coffee, roasted right on-site!

Find Your Center in Tualatin Valley



just one block away from Pacific

and fun nods to music, books

University, Bites offers surprising

and films of decades past. Follow

Asian fusion cuisine such as

the massage with a rejuvenating

kimchi fries, nachos with shrimp

soak in the soaking pool.

tempura and udon carbonara.

Before the sun sets over the

Start your morning with a relaxing

Bites is committed to using local

Oregon Coast Range, take a

beverage from Telvet Coffee (1928

ingredients, as well as serving

meditative nature walk at Fernhill

Cedar St., Forest Grove; telvetcoffee.

beverages from their neighborhood

Wetlands (1399 SW Fern Hill Road,

com). This cozy coffeehouse

breweries and wineries.

Forest Grove; 503-681-

specializes in handcrafted espresso

Spend the late

3600; fernhillnts.org)

drinks made with its house-roasted

afternoon at Ruby’s

and listen to the

beans. Settle in with a latte or

Spa at McMenamins

treat your taste buds to one of

Grand Lodge

or birds chirping.

Telvet’s adventurous signature

(3505 Pacific Ave.,

Located near

drinks. Discover beverages from

Forest Grove;

around the world, including


chai, bubble tea and horchata.

mcmenamins.com/ grand-lodge). Recharge

Grab a quick bite at Bites

sounds of silence

the confluence of Gales Creek and the Tualatin River, just minutes

Restaurant (2014 Main St., Forest

with a relaxing massage

Grove; 503-746-6812; bitesrestaurant.

at this former rest home-turned

from downtown Forest

com). Located in the heart of

hotel, which showcases the

offers the perfect respite to

downtown Forest Grove and

history of the area, with quirky

recharge your spirit and mind.

Grove, Fernhill Wetlands

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Discover the Arts of Tualatin Valley: Cultural Traveler Getaway Do you enjoy the arts, culture and

(Portland Community College

Performing Artistry

Rock Creek, 17677 NW Springville

Tualatin Valley is rich in culture,

Road, Portland; 503-645-5353;

with several civic and community

fiveoaksmuseum.org). Permanent

theater companies providing

and temporary exhibits tell

opportunities to entertain and

the story of the region’s

to be entertained. Professional

agricultural, technological,

theatre companies also are prolific

natural and cultural history.

in the region, each bringing a

humanities? Then, you just may be a “cultural traveler,” defined as

Arts in the Tualatin Valley

one who has a thirst for authentic

Learn about the art of coffee

(350 E. Main St., Hillsboro; 503-

cultural experiences, including

at Dapper & Wise (317 E. Main

345-9590; bagnbaggage.org)

the arts, cuisine and history. If

St., Hillsboro; 503-716-0839;

performs classic plays with modern,

so, Tualatin Valley offers a wide

dapperandwise.com), located

often unexpected twists at its

array of activities and sites

in Insomnia Coffee Co. Each

new space, The Vault Theater.

that will quench that thirst.

Saturday at 10 a.m., this growing

Bag&Baggage Productions

Broadway Rose Theatre

local roasting company offers

Company (12850 SW Grant

Historic Tualatin Valley

a complimentary coffee

Ave., Tigard; 503-620-5262;

When European settlers set off

“cupping” class at its Coffee

broadwayrose.org) stages a diverse

to the west via the Oregon Trail,

Lab. For those who really want

mix of musicals year-round in

several stayed here and made this

to dive into the world of coffee,

Tigard, earning the company

their home. Listed on the National

additional classes are available.

accolades and multiple awards.

Register of Historic Places and one

Art and culture is accessible

of the oldest continuously used

throughout Tualatin Valley, most


churches in the state, the cemetery

notably the Tualatin ArtWalk

While visiting, travelers may want

at Old Scotch Church (30685 NW


to explore their creative side in the

Scotch Church Road, Hillsboro;

a self-guided tour of the city of

Tualatin Valley. Glass blowing and

503-648-9573; oldscotchchurch.org)

Tualatin’s diverse public art, natural

welding are two popular classes

is the final resting place for notable

and cultural history. This series of

available at Live Laugh Love Art

Oregon pioneer Joseph Meek.

interconnected trails takes walkers

(9160 SW Hall Blvd., Portland; 503-

to works of art, including murals

244-7811; livelaughloveart.com).

Get up close and personal


unique perspective to theater.

with the history of the Tualatin

and sculptures, and to Ice Age

Valley at the Five Oaks Museum

artifacts and historic structures.

(3663 SW Dilley Road, Forest

For lunch, head over to the

Grove; 503-359-5012; montinore.

Cruise In Country Diner (9785

com), the largest producer of

SW River Road, Hillsboro; 503-

biodynamic wines in the U.S. This

628-0500; cruiseincountrydiner.

organic and biodynamic vineyard

com). This ‘50s-style burger joint is

and winery, located outside of

known for its delicious beef, bison

Explore Tualatin Valley’s eco-

Forest Grove, holds high standards

and alpaca burgers, made with

friendly wineries and restaurants

in sustainable agriculture and

locally sourced meats and organic

and visit some of the special

careful craftsmanship and is

ingredients. This is not your typical

places in the region where

committed to creating balanced

burger joint, though. The diner

sustainability is mission one.

wines that are true to the

is decidedly health conscious as

vineyard's characteristics.

the owner uses his food science

Jump-start the day with a visit

Just a stone’s throw from

background to make healthful

to South Store Café (24485 SW

Montinore is SakéOne (820 Elm

updates to his mouth-watering

Scholls Ferry Road, Hillsboro;

St., Forest Grove; 503-357-7056;

burgers, milkshakes and fries.

503-628-1920; southstorecafe.

sakeone.com), the first American

com) for a variety of pastries and

owned and operated brewer of craft

Vineyards (20121 SW Leonardo

breakfast sandwiches all made with

saké in the world. SakéOne, which

Ln., Beaverton; 503-649-0027;

fresh locally sourced ingredients.

was the first brewery to produce

coopermountainwine.com), the

Located in the farming community

a USDA-certified organic saké,

Pacific Northwest’s first certified

of Scholls, South Store Café is

leads this fast-growing beverage

biodynamic winery. The vineyard

a historic landmark housed in a

category with distinct styles,

was established in 1978, and has

century-old clapboard building.

flavor infusions and a penchant

been adhering to biodynamic and

Thanks to relationships with

for education and sharing their

organic farming practices since

local farmers, freshness is on top

unique beverage. A visit to the

the mid-1990s. Cooper Mountain

of the list of this café’s menu.

SakéOne kura (brewery) is an

is also a leader in researching and

educational experience at all levels.

producing sulfite-free wines.

Next, travel to Montinore Estate


An Eco-Friendly Getaway for Sustainable Travelers

Finally, visit Cooper Mountain

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Bikes & Brews: Travel Ideas for Bicyclists Who Love Beer


Reward your accomplishment with dinner at Copper River

com). The menu is chock-full

Restaurant & Bar (7370 NE Cornell

of hearty entrees, and it also

Road, Hillsboro; 503-640-0917;

features 34 taps of wine, beer

copperriverrestaurant.com). Copper

and cider from around the region,

River features great food prepared

including several beers from


from locally sourced ingredients in

Ridgewalker’s on-site brewery.

Start your Tualatin Valley adventure

a fun atmosphere with an industrial

in Hillsboro’s Rood Bridge Park

retro vibe. The menu features

Forest Grove. Sample the brews at

(4000 SE Rood Bridge Road,

Northwest specialties, including

Waltz Brewing (1900 A. St., Forest

Hillsboro) with a ride on the Tualatin

salmon and steelhead, as well as

Grove; 503-536-7693; waltzbrewing.

Valley Scenic Bikeway (tualatinvalley.

classic comfort foods, such as pot

com). This home-grown brewery

org), a 50-mile (80km) designated

pie, fried chicken and meatloaf.

produces high-quality brews,

cycling route for intermediate and

Enjoy a night out in downtown

ranging from hoppy IPAs to well-

advanced peddlers. The first 30 miles


(48km) will take you along

The day begins with an invigorating

picturesque, rural roads through the

ride along the Hagg Lake Loop at

(2104 Main St., Forest Grove; 503-

balanced stouts and porters. Wind down at Diversity Cafe

Scoggins Valley Park (50250 SW

746-6093; diversitycandc.com). This

Scoggins Valley Road, Gaston) This

casual diner features a diverse

Company (13965 NW Main St., Banks;

10.4-mile (17km) ride loops around

menu with dishes crafted to work

hopcyclebrewing.com) for a bite and

Henry Hagg Lake and provides

with the seasons. The bar offers

a beer before heading on to the

a scenic, rural ride with minor

a wide selection of fine whiskeys,

Banks-Vernonia State Trail (NW

(<500-feet) elevation changes.

single malt scotches, tequilas and

Tualatin Valley’s pristine farmlands. Stop at the Hop Cycle Brewing

Banks Road and Sellers Road, Banks).


503-747-0271; ridgewalkerbrewing.

After the ride, head to downtown

wines, while karaoke, live music and

This 21-mile (34km), one-way, car-free

Forest Grove to enjoy a meal and

dancing are the fun goings on in the

pathway traverses through forests,

a beer at Ridgewalker Brewing

lounge and adjacent nightclub.

over trestles and near springs.

(1921 21st. Ave., Forest Grove;

Village” is designed specifically

than a dozen of Cascade Brewing’s

for kids two to eight years old.

acclaimed beers, including their

Next, venture to Topgolf (5505 NE Huffman St., Hillsboro; 503549-5197; topgolf.com/us/hillsboro), a family-friendly, golf-focused

Tualatin Valley has something fun for entertainment center. Snack on all ages that adds to the excitement

delicious bites while hitting balls

of traveling. From restless young

from the temperature-controlled

ones to the young at heart, plan

state-of-the-art hitting bays. Play

a getaway that is sure to please

for fun, or get competitive to see

everyone in the family. Experience

who can get the highest score.

the destination like those who

For more adventure, make an

live here do, with a mixture of fun,

appointment to fly at iFly Indoor

food and a little bit of education.

Skydiving (10645 SW Greenburg Road, Tigard; 971-803-4359;


iflyworld.com/Portland). Adventure

Your Tualatin Valley adventure

seekers of all abilities and all ages,

starts at Tree to Tree Adventure

from 3 to 103, can experience

Park (2975 SW Nelson Road,

the thrill of free falling, all under

Gaston; 503-357-0109;

the guidance of a trainer.

tree2treeadventurepark.com). This

claim to fame: sour beers.


Multi-Generation Travel: The New Way to Travel

For dinner, try The Lodge at

is a playground in the trees and

Cascade Brewing (7424 SW

provides the perfect escape for

Beaverton-Hillsdale Hwy., Portland;

all ages. The park’s aerial ropes

503-296-0110; lodgeatcascade.

courses are designed for all levels,

com). This popular brewpub offers

from beginner to the experienced.

a kids menu (kids eat free on

Dueling zip lines and the zip line

Mondays) plus a variety of entrées

tour are perfect for older kids

for adults. For the 21-and-older

and adults, while the “Adventure

crowd, the beer list features more

Additional Activities for the Entire Family • Paddle along the calm Tualatin River National Water Trail, an ideal river for all paddlers, from firsttimers to seasoned pros. • Hike Jackson Bottom Wetlands Preserve’s 4.5 miles (7.24km) of trails and use the wildlife viewing blinds to view the many species of birds who frequent the preserve and to see the bald eagle’s nest located deep in the preserve. • Stroll through the Tualatin Hills Nature Park and make a leaf rubbing using a leaf that has fallen from the ground, a pencil or crayon and a piece of paper. Or create a sketch of a tree or wildlife found in the park.

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There's a Map for That There are many different ways to experience the Tualatin Valley. Cycle the valley along the Tualatin Valley Scenic Bikeway, explore the agricultural treasures of the Vineyard & Valley Scenic Tour Route, view the art of quilting along the Quilt Barn Trail and so much more. These maps will help you navigate and plan your Tualatin Valley getaway.

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Getting Here & Getting Around is Easy Tualatin Valley is easily accessible by plane, train and automobile, and is approximately 30 minutes from Portland International Airport (PDX), which serves northwestern Oregon. Private and corporate jets may land at the Hillsboro Airport.

Arriving by plane or via Amtrak or Greyhound? TriMet’s MAX light rail train transports travelers from the airport and Union Station (short walk to light rail) to the cities of Beaverton and Hillsboro. Simply hop on a westbound train, or catch a TriMet bus to travel to your destination. During the Monday– Friday rush hours, the WES Commuter Rail whisks travelers between the Beaverton and Wilsonville Transit Centers.

Driving here? Tualatin Valley is situated west of downtown Portland and is accessed by Interstate 5, U.S. Route 26 (also known as the Sunset Highway), State Route 217 and numerous other highways and roads.

Helpful tip: In Oregon, there are no self-service gas stations and drivers are not allowed to pump their own gas. Also, it is not necessary to tip the station attendant after filling up. Driving an electric vehicle? Several electric vehicle charging stations are available for public use throughout Tualatin Valley. For a partial list of stations, visit tualatinvalley.org.

Biking your way through the state? Interconnected bike lanes and dedicated bike paths ensure that you can cruise on two wheels throughout the region. tualatinvalley.org


Washington County Visitors Association 12725 SW Millikan Way, Suite 210 Beaverton, OR 97005 U.S.A.

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Toll Free: 800.537.3149 Main: 503.644.5555 email: info@wcva.org


Hillsboro Chamber of Commerce 5193 NE Elam Young Parkway, Ste. A Hillsboro, OR 97124; 503.648.1102;

Tualatin Chamber of Commerce 8101 SW Nyberg St., Ste. 102 Tualatin, OR 97062; 503.692.0780

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Visitor Information Centers Banks Chamber of Commerce 13480 NW Main St., Banks, OR 97106., Banks, OR 97106; 503.324.1081

bankschamberofcommerce.wildapricot.org Monday-Saturday; hours vary Beaverton Area Chamber of Commerce 12600 SW Crescent St., Ste. 160, Beaverton, OR 97005; 503.644.0123;


Monday–Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. *From Memorial Day to Labor Day the office closes at 12:00 p.m. on Fridays


North Plains Chamber (inside Kim’s Styling Korner) 10395 NW Glencoe Road, North Plains, OR 97133; 503.647.2207; northplainschamber.org Sherwood Chamber of Commerce 16273 SW Railroad St., Sherwood, OR 97140; 503.625.7800


Monday–Friday, 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Forest Grove/Cornelius Chamber of Commerce 2417 Pacific Ave., Forest Grove, OR 97116; 503.357.3006; visitforestgrove.com Monday–Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.


Monday–Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Tigard Chamber of Commerce 12345 SW Main St., Tigard, OR 97223; 503.639.1656; tigardchamber.org Monday–Friday, 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Wilsonville Area Chamber of Commerce 8565 SW Salish Ln., Ste. 150, Wilsonville, OR 97070; 503-682-0411; wilsonvillechamber.com and


Monday–Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.


Washington County Visitors Association 12725 SW Millikan Way, Suite 210 Beaverton, OR 97005 U.S.A.

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