Oregon March 26, 2016
9 Things You Really Have To Do In Oregon This Spring
Spring is a magical time in Oregon. This year, be sure to get the most out of the season by experiencing everything our beautiful state has to offer. From amazing film festivals to unforgettable wildflower hikes, here are 9 awesome things everyone in Oregon should do this Spring. Mark your calendar—and get ready for the best spring season ever.
9. Experience the Wooden Shoe Tulip Festival.
Located at the Wooden Shoe Tulip Farm in Woodburn, this annual festival takes places from March 18 to May 1, and it's absolutely phenomenal.
8. Go whale watching.
Head to the coast this spring to have the whale watching experience of a lifetime.
7. Check out Oregon's most popular destinations before they're packed with tourists.
Now is a great time to check out Oregon's natural wonders like Multnomah Falls, Crater Lake, Haystack Rock, and more.
6. Take a wildflower hike.
Go see the wildflowers in bloom on one of Oregon's beautiful hiking trails. Two of the best places to see wildflowers are the McCall Nature Preserve (shown above) and Mary's Peak.
5. Check out your local Farmer's Market.
Check the calendar to see when your local farmers market opens this spring. You'll be sure to find some incredibly fresh (and delicious) local food. Plus, it's always great fun!
4. Go on a road trip.
Because why not?
3. Head to Ashland for the annual Ashland Independent Film Festival.
This wonderful independent film festival takes place at the Varsity Theatre in Ashland from April 7-11.
2. It's not too late to hit the slopes.
Be sure to get in some skiing or snowboarding at your nearest mountain before the season ends.
1. Smell the roses at the International Rose Test Garden in Portland.
Located in Portland's Washington Park, this incredible rose garden is home to more than 500 different kinds of roses.
What other awesome things should everyone in Oregon do this spring?