Eugene Travel Articles

 
Holiday Market – Eugene, Oregon, USA
December 2002 Update Eugene, Oregon Travel Guide Holiday Market Shoppers and holiday cheer junkies are on their mark as December arrives and Eugene’s cup of spirit begins to overflow, letting loose a multitude of events. Possibly the most anticipated by locals is the Holiday Market, an indoor holiday-themed craft smorgasbord that is the winter counterpart […]
Getaway to the Oregon Coast – Florence, Oregon, USA
Eugene, Oregon Travel Guide Florence Getaway to the Oregon Coast I was born and raised in the quaint and historical state of Massachusetts, where I spent many a happy childhood summer on Cape Cod and other Atlantic coast areas. My afternoons were spent making drip sand castles and gorging myself on mass amounts of saltwater […]
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Picnic Spots – Eugene, Oregon, USA
Picnic Spots Eugene, Oregon Travel Guide Clouds lazily float across a deep blue sky. They are in no rush to get anywhere, and neither are you. A soft breeze skips through the grass, bending each blade consecutively like sports fans doing the wave. In the distance you hear a dog bark, a child’s shriek of […]
Welcome Back Broadway – Eugene, Oregon, USA
October 2002 Update Eugene, Oregon Travel Guide October, a month that is usually characterized by the approach of dark foreboding clouds and the gradual appearance of umbrellas, was ushered into Eugene with spirit and warmth this year. Eugenians welcomed another wet winter with the grand reopening of Broadway Street, a main thoroughfare in the downtown […]
What’s There to Do in a Eugene July? Bach Festival- Eugene, Oregon, USA
What’s There to Do in a Eugene July? Eugene, Oregon Travel Guide Oregon Bach Festival “I always get goosebumps at this part,” I said to my companion at the first raising of the instruments, the first notes, the dozens of voices sliding and rising into one, into the beginning of J.S. Bach’s Mass in B […]
What’s There to Do in a Eugene July? Art and the Vineyard – Eugene, Oregon, USA
What’s There to Do in a Eugene July? Eugene, Oregon Travel Guide Art and the Vineyard The world is full of sweet combinations: bacon and eggs, beer and pizza; wine and art, festivals and parks. Every year the Maude Kerns Art Center sponsors such a great combination: Art and the Vineyard, a 3-day Friday-Sunday event […]
What’s There to Do in a Eugene July? – Eugene, Oregon, USA
What’s There to Do in a Eugene July? Eugene, Oregon Travel Guide So, so much. A Eugene July, for one, is actually warm. It even gets hot. We even see the sun. Sometimes, if we’re not careful, we develop skin tones that approach tans. Then the rain comes back, and we all dash inside. For […]
What’s There to Do in a Eugene July? Oregon Country Fair – Eugene, Oregon, USA
What’s There to Do in a Eugene July? Eugene, Oregon Travel Guide By Anthony St. Clair Oregon Country Fair A long, long time ago (well, 1969), on some privately-owned Oregon land that was far, far out, a bunch of hippies decided to have a party. And not just any party, a fair. And the land […]
What’s There to Do in a Eugene July? Oregon Bach Festival – Eugene, Oregon, USA
What’s There to Do in a Eugene July? Eugene, Oregon Travel Guide Mass in B Minor If you’re religious, then what I’m about to say might offend you. If you are a music student, aficionado or snob, what I’m about to say might offend you. So you’re warned, but here it: J.S. Bach’s Mass in […]