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1. Portland: Silver Falls Hike and Wine Tour
Hike the forests and waterfalls of the Willamette Valley, discover the natural and cultural history of the area, and get intimate with the most renowned wine region for Pinot Noir in North America, on a small-group tour. Together with the other members of your group, learn about the history, terroir, and character of Willamette Valley from your naturalist guide. In the morning, travel south of Portland as your guide takes you through the verdant landscape of Willamette Valley, known for its hazelnuts, berries, Christmas trees, and Pinot Noir wine. Arrive at Silver Falls State Park, the "crown jewel" of the Oregon State Park system. Hike under, beneath, above, and around waterfalls along the Trail of 10 Falls with your guide, before stopping for a picnic lunch. After your picnic lunch, you'll wander through the rolling hills of Willamette Valley, passing through charming little village...
2. Oregon: Taste of Willamette Valley Private Food Tour
Get picked up at your accommodation or at the designated meeting location and have a private tour guide take you through the Willamette Valley. Walk the farm at your first stop at TMK Creamery and see the art of cheese making. Learn about modern agriculture, the milking process, feeding, and cow nutrition. Then sit down for a chance to sample their local cheeses and vodka. Next, it's time to load up in the tour van and head out to Middle Ground Farms. Walk a culinary vegetable garden that provides stock for the farm's kitchen. Meet the family’s 25 laying hens and a small herd of Nubian dairy goats. Then enjoy a mouth-watering boxed lunch filled with ingredients from the garden. Continue to make your way through the valley to Durant Olive Mill. Take a behind-the-scenes tour of the olive mill to learn about the making of different olive oils from basil to rosemary. Take in the views as ...
3. From Portland: Willamette Valley Character Wineries
Meander the wine appellations of the Willamette Valley, and discover vineyards and tasting rooms that stand out, not only for the views and the character of their wine, but the intriguing personalities (both human and non-human) involved. You and your small group will learn background on the history, terroir, and character of Willamette Valley wine from your interpretive guide. This day trip is a customized tour of 3-4 wineries in the Willamette Valley. You’ll travel south and west of Portland, as your guide takes you through the farmland of the Willamette Valley, one of the richest valleys in the world, known for its hazelnuts, berries, Christmas trees, and Pinot Noir. You may stop at a farm stand to get farm-fresh eggs or fruits, nuts, & vegetables. You'll be served a lunch platter at the second winery, accounting for your dietary needs. You'll wander through the rolling hills of mu...
4. Portland: All-Inclusive Willamette Valley Waterfalls & Wine
This full-day tour provides a thorough exploration of both the Willamette Valley’s Eastern and Western sections, starting with morning pickup from your accommodation in Portland. Over the course of the day, you’ll get a glimpse into the traditional small-farm country that has defined the region since the first settlers put down roots at the end of the Oregon Trail. The morning is an exploration of the crown jewel of Oregon's State Parks, Silver Falls. This lush protected area is an ideal example of the region's rain forests. Short nature walks display the trees, ferns, mosses, and unique geology, leading you between towering evergreen trees and behind dramatic curtains of falling water. In the afternoon, cross the Valley to savor world-famous pinot noir from different parts of the Willamette Valley. Although the itinerary can change from time to time, you’ll most often visit the sustai...
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