- Our list of the best things to do in Oregon City, Oregon, features the top 496 nearby activities — including 211 great attractions with user approval ratings of 90% or more!
- Oregon City, OR has a variety of great sights and experiences nearby. Top categories include: Outdoor Places, Food & Drink, Entertainment & Shows, and Sights & Landmarks.
- The results below include the top 28 things to do within the city of Oregon City, OR , followed by 468 popular activities in nearby cities, including Portland, West Linn, Newberg, Vancouver, Dundee, Hillsboro, Lake Oswego, Sherwood, Wilsonville, Beaverton, Molalla, Troutdale, Canby, Tualatin, Gresham, Corbett, Dayton, Tigard, Sandy, Aurora, Milwaukie, Estacada, Carlton, Hood River, Boring and Gaston
Since 1926 the Elsinore Theatre has been entertaining Salem patrons with exceptional stage entertainment. The theatre puts on an array of musicals, stage plays, comedy shows and concert performances throughout the year.
91% 69 votes
1313 Mill St. SE, Salem, OR 97301 MoreLess Info
The Willamette Heritage Center at the Mill explores the wool production process, with costumed history interpreters leading tours in the historic water-powered mill, built in 1889, that stands with 8 other historical buildings on the 5-acre site.
Unlike many carousels, the Riverfront Carousel was created with over 80,000 hours of volunteer labor starting in 1995. The hand-carved wooden horses on the carousel are located inside a building that is closed to the elements in the winter, and open to the river breezes in the summer.
85% 27 votes
16250 SW Oldsville Rd., McMinnville, McMinnville, OR MoreLess Info
The Yamhill Valley Vineyards is the oldest winery in Oregon. It is a 150-acre estate located along the foothills of the Coast Range Mountains. They offer wine-tasting events for their locally fermented Pinot blanc, Pinot gris and Pinot noir wines as well as other varieties.
Patrons can find over 350,000 items including print books, audio books, DVDs, videos, music CDs, cassettes, public computers, meeting space, and art shows at the Salem Public Library. Visitors can also view a small art gallery.
With its grand architecture, Victorian gardens and intricate stained glass, the Historic Deepwood Estate is a must-see for locals and visitors to Salem. The estates rich history began in 1893, and today the grounds are available for weddings and private events.
Bush's Pasture Park contains the oldest greenhouse conservatory in Oregon, the Bush Barn Art Center featuring contemporary art, and the Bush Museum in the Asahel Bush home. The park also contains numerous playgrounds, horseshoe courts, tennis courts, and ball fields.
Guided tours take visitors to Bush House Museum back to 1878, the year the family mansion was constructed. Inhabited for 75 years by the family of owner Asahel Bush II, the house, located in Bush's Pasture Park, was kept largely in its original condition.
610 SPECIAL GROUPON DEAL: Up to 50% Off Wine Tasting and Appetizers at Honeywood Winery
1350 Hines St. SE, Salem, OR 97302 MoreLess Info
Offering a unique, and extensive, selection of wines, Honeywood Winery is a wine shop and tasting room. The shop offers interesting flavors such as golden pineapple wines, an apricot supreme, and the more traditional options such as pinot noir and chardonnay.