Surrounding Area

Portland, Oregon

The Portland metro area with it’s population of 2.5 million people offers all the amenities of a big city, a convenient, half hour north of WEG (and note, we are a half hour south of rush hour!). Just jump on the interstate and point north! Read more…

Salem, Oregon

Salem is Oregon’s state capital, and located on a beautiful stretch of the Willamette River. It offers the ideal combination of “big enough to have everything”, but “small enough to not have a rush hour”. Read more…

Woodburn, Oregon

Our WEG community is located in Woodburn, Oregon, in the heart of the beautiful Willamette Valley. While Woodburn’s population is only 25,000 people, its rich heritage gives it an interesting vibe including many good restaurants. And Woodburn has the Tulip Festival and the number one tourist attraction in Oregon… the Woodburn Outlet Mall! Read more…

Champoeg State Heritage Area

“Champoeg State Heritage Area is on the National Register of Historic Places featuring a unique combination of history, nature, and recreation. This is the site where Oregon’s first provisional government was formed by a historical vote in 1843. Situated on the south bank of the scenic Willamette River, Champoeg’s acres of forest, fields, and wetlands recreate the landscape of a bygone era.” Read more…

Silver Falls State Park

“Where else can you walk behind a waterfall? Check out the famous South Falls and see what a 177-foot curtain of water looks like from behind. It’s part of the Trail of Ten Falls, a spectacular, nationally recognized hiking trail that weaves through a dense forested landscape. The trail passes a series of breathtaking waterfalls along a rocky canyon, and descends to a winding creek at the forest floor.” Read more…

Oregon Beaches

Oregon is known for it’s great variety of Pacific Coast beaches with combinations of rocky outcroppings, forest-to-sand transitions, sand dunes, secluded bays, and every turn is gorgeous! Just 1 1/2 hours from WEG, Lincoln City offers the nearest stretch of beautiful beaches. Read more…