Willamette River with view of Willamette Falls and boat in distance framed under the historic 1922 Arch Bridge

Overlooking thundering Willamette Falls, Oregon City lures you with its authentic heritage, unique natural setting, and a bustling Main Street. Explore Oregon’s first capital by trolley. Catch the view from atop the Elavator. Stroll the Promenade to the home of Dr. McLoughlin, Father of Oregon. The old and the new co-exist in a community where restaurants and art, recreation and culture, shopping and bike paths sit side-by-side. Discover Historic Oregon City!

City of Oregon City
 625 Center St, Oregon City 97045
503-657-0891
Oregon City Chamber of Commerce 
2895 S Beavercreek Rd, Oregon City 97045
503-656-1619
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Kicking off Oregon wine month at Forest Edge Vineyard
As you may have heard, May is Oregon Wine Month. It's a wonderful time of year where we celebrate everything special about our wine industry...and that's a lot to celebrate! We kicked off our fun at...
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Forest Edge Vineyard idea circle
May is Wine Month in Mt. Hood Territory
May is a wonderful time for wine lovers in Oregon's Mt. Hood Territory, as it has been designated as Oregon Wine Month. There are a plethora of special wine related events happening throughout th...
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Wooden posts at ends of rows of grape vines at Pete's Mountain Vineyard with snow-covered Mt. Hood in distance across valley
Adventuring with Friends in Mt. Hood Territory
Grab your friends and paddle, yoga or hike your way through Mt. Hood Territory while still leaving time for some delicious craft beverages. So that takes it from a trifecta to a superfecta, right? Wh...
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Six helmeted whitewater rafters and their guide lift their paddles as their blue raft floats through the river's ripples.
First food cart in Oregon City is fantastic
The food cart trend has come to Oregon City, as the first cart has recently opened. The Perky Pantry is the total definition of a fun cart that is located inside The HiVe, a taproom featuring the craf...
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Serving of golden brown pierogis with sour cream at The Perky Pantry, Oregon City's first food cart
Roll Out, the 7 best road cycling routes in Oregon's Mt Hood Territory
Oregon is known for its robust bicycling culture; two-wheeled travel is a way of life for many people here. Visitors also enjoy taking in the many bike rides available in Oregon’s Mt. Hood Ter...
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Blue bicycle rests along wire fence's wooden post in the shade of a big tree in tall green grass along the Century Ride route
Bring your friends to Mt. Hood Territory
Day 1 Head up to Mt. Hood early with your group to grab the first treats of the day at Joe's Donuts in Sandy. It's the perfect quick pit stop to get your sweet fix and be back on your way up...
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Female doing a yoga pose in the pasture with alpacas at Alpacas at Marquam Hill Ranch in Oregon's Mt. Hood Territory
Live Life to the Fullest in Mt. Hood Territory
Day 1 If you can swing it, mid-week trips have quite the list of appeals. Less traffic, shorter to no lines and lower prices! Start your trip off right with breakfast and a tour of Timberline Lodge,...
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Unique presentation of dinner entree by Field & Vine chef at a Dinner in the Field in Oregon's Mt. Hood Territory
Sweets & Suites for Valentines Day in Mt. Hood Territory
Valentines Day falls on a Wednesday this year and you can get some serious brownie points from your loved one if you gift them some sweet treats from Mt. Hood Territory to celebrate. Even more browni...
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A delicious gooey dark chocolate cupcake at Kyra's Bake Shop in Lake Oswego.
175th Anniversary of the Oregon Trail
Growing up in Oregon we learned at a young age about the importance of our home State in our nation's history. In particular, a town just outside of Portland named Oregon City since it is home to...
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Close-up of wooden wagon wheels at Oregon City's End of the Oregon Trail Interpretive Center in Oregon's Mount Hood Territory
Trail Distilling keeping Oregon's spirits alive
Oregon's Mt. Hood Territory is known for its award-winning wineries and has also earned quite the reputation for its fast-growing craft beer scene which inspired the Mt. Hood Territory Tap Trail. Try...
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Circular photo of close-up of bottle of First City Vodka from trial Distilling in Oregon City
Resolving to put yourself first this year in Mt. Hood Territory
New Year's resolutions are a great way of setting a goal for positive change. Getting healthier by making smarter choices with what you eat, drink and your activity level is an incredibly popular res...
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Woman in yoga attire leads a fluffy headed brown alpaca in a pasture to the alpaca yoga class in Oregon's Mt. Hood Territory
Take to the new Heritage Trail
There's a lot of history here in Oregon's Mt. Hood Territory. We're the end of the Oregon Trail, we had the first newspaper west of the Rockies, first long-distance transmission of electricity, not t...
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Historic Stevens-Crawford House in Oregon City with Mt. Hood Territory Heritage Trail signage for phone app tour.
The HiVe getting big buzz in Oregon City
The craft beer scene in Mt. Hood Territory continues to grow at a rapid pace, and no where is that more visible than Oregon City. This town of little more than 30,000 has five breweries, two cider ma...
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Hive Taphouse large logo'd glass filled with amber beer with a frothy white head set on counter with 3 taps behind it
Mt. Hood Territory Tap Trail guides you on a craft drink journey
Oregon has become renowned for its makers culture, and Mt. Hood Territory has been at the forefront of this wave. In the past few years we’ve gone from having a small handful of breweries to well m...
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Mt. Hood Territory Tap Trail stainless steel pint glass superimposed over photo view of Mt. Hood from Sandy's Jonsrud Viewpoint
King's Raven Winery - farming for 75 years in Mt Hood Territory
King's Raven Winery just outside of Oregon City is a unique combination of history and wine making, and the end result is something truly special. Darrin Ingram's family has been farming on that scen...
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Close-up of bottle and glass of King's Raven Pinot Gris on the tasting room patio table with the vineyard in the background
Breaking bread at Grano Bakery
If you’re a craver of carbs, lover of loaves, breaker of bread or however you want to say it, Grano Bakery is the place for you. This bakery in downtown Oregon City has been open for about 8 months...
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Counter display of fresh ciabatta rolls and apricot-cinnamon oat and other small batch breads at Grano Bakery in Oregon City
Tour highlights the spooky side of Oregon City
Oregon City is rich with history. It was the final destination for thousands of pioneers who traveled The Oregon Trail. It was the first city incorporated west of The Rockies. It served as the territ...
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Rocky Smith, local historian and paranormal investigator leads a group on a night tour of spooky sites in Oregon City.
Angling for adventure in Mt. Hood Territory
Mt. Hood Territory is home to 20 of Oregon’s top 50 places to fish within a 60-minute drive from Portland. Lakes, rivers and streams team with salmon, steelhead, trout and small mouth bass. Use our...
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Fisherman stadning in boat in river holds up his salmon catch.
See Willamette Falls up close
Next to Mt. Hood, Willamette Falls is probably the most iconic and photographed location in all of Mt. Hood Territory. The sheer power of the falls combined with their scenic beauty and important rol...
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Water flows over Willamette Falls on the Willamette River between Oregon City and West Linn.
Farmers' markets offer a taste of Oregon's Bounty
There's something special about food purchased from a Farmers' Market. You'll never find something quite so fresh, and you can all but taste the passion from the local farmer who nurtured...
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Shoppers wander umbrella and canopy covered booths of flowers and produce as farmer's market lamp post banners hang above.
Oregon's wine country named best in world
Oregon’s Mt. Hood Territory is a diverse landscape, ranging from stately Mt. Hood itself and includes part of Oregon Wine County. And according to Wine Enthusiast Magazine, the Willamette Valle...
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Two rows of vineyard grapevines cast shadows on the long stretch of dirt pathway between them.
Oregon City's Year-Round Farmers Market in Mt. Hood Territory
For the freshest veggies, sweetest fruits and best local foods in your community, the smart move is to go right to the source and check out that town’s farmers market. Oregon’s Mt. Hood Territory...
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Circular photo close-up of red and green heirloom tomatoes and clusters of multi-colored grape tomatoes.
5 Best Dog Parks in Mt Hood Territory
There is no reason to leave your best doggie friend at home when you go on vacation in Oregon's Mt. Hood Territory. In addition to dozens of dog friendly businesses, lodging properties, and hiking tra...
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Young woman paddles her stand up paddleboard with her golden retriever along for the ride on the Willamette River
U-Pick: Get to the Source
Confession, I love hummus. On Wednesday’s in East Portland, I would go to King’s Harvest and get 2-for-1 hummus and would stock up for the week. Total cost? About 1/4 of what you would pa...
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Cupped hands holding freshly picked blueberries
Kayaking, Rafting and Stand-Up Paddle Boarding Guides in Oregon's Mt Hood Territory
Summer is the perfect time to head to the refreshing rivers in Mt. Hood Territory. With endless adventure possibilities on the water you might not be taking advantage of some of the most fun class IV...
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Six helmeted whitewater rafters and their guide lift their paddles as their blue raft floats through the river's ripples.
Great kids fishing spots in Mt Hood Territory
Few things are more exciting for a kid than bringing in their first fish. From the tug of the line to actually landing the fish, it's a milestone in many kids' lives. Mt. Hood Territory is home to som...
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Circular photo of parents helping kids fishfrom the water's edge at the Canby Community Park fishing pond
Living history at the End of the Oregon Trail
The pioneer past is literally at your fingertips at the End of the Oregon Trail Interpretive Center in Oregon City.  In the first of three buildings, you can see and touch many of the goods and...
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Close-up of two wooden wagon wheels found at The End of the Oregon Trail Interpretive Center in Oregon City.
Golf in Mt Hood Territory is a hole in one
If you're idea of clubbing isn't dancing to loud, bass-driven music but breaking out the driver and crushing the perfect drive right down the fairway, then Mt. Hood Territory is the place for you. Or...
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A golfer hits one of his woods down a fairway dotted with autumn colors at The Courses at the Mt. Hood Oregon Resort.
The arts draw visitors to Oregon's Mt Hood Territory
While outdoor recreation is a huge draw for Oregon's Mt. Hood Territory, many people come here to take in the cultural tourism assets that make The Territory such a unique destination. The story of O...
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Metal waterfall sculptures along Willamette River walkway on McLoughlin Boulevard in Oregon City with Arch Bridge in distance
Explore our 7 Wonderful Trails
You've heard about the 7 Great Wonders of the World and the 7 Wonders of Oregon, but are you familiar with Mt. Hood Territory's 7 wonderful trails? From biking routes and water ways, to heritage trai...
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Couple with daypacks walk across footbridge covered with leaves to begin a hike in the Molalla River Recreation Corridor.
Shopportunities in Oregon's Mt Hood Territory
Oregon's Mt. Hood Territory is home to great shopping options, from full-blown malls with all the big names, to local shops featuring unique gift items when you want something special.  The Favo...
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Three girlfriends with filled shopping bags in hand enjoy an afternoon of shopping and dining in Lake Oswego.
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