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Explore Eugene

From the Pacific Ocean to the Cascade Mountains, Lane County’s landscape, combined with its bounty of sports, recreation, culture, and attractions, makes it unbeatable for endless discovery. The area’s burgeoning culinary enterprises range from grand estate wineries to the elusive rare truffle. A #1 Green Guide-ranked city, Eugene’s environmental consciousness is enviable, as is its miles of riverside cycling and running trails — fit for outdoor fun or serious training by local athletes. Arts and culture abound, with innovative art galleries, museums, clubs, and performing arts venues. Take one look at Lane County and you’ll wish you were here!

 

Getting to Eugene

The Eugene Airport (541) 682-5430 The Eugene Airport is a modern facility that serves more than 750,000 air travelers annually. Daily non-stop service includes Denver, Las Vegas, Portland, San Francisco and Seattle.

Amtrak (800) 872-7245 (U.S. & Canada) Amtrak passenger trains serve the Eugene/Springfield area. Unique Euro-style Amtrak Cascades "tilt" trains are featured on the Vancouver, Canada to Eugene route. Amtrak's deluxe Coast Starlight train continues south from Eugene to Los Angeles.

Getting around Eugene

Lane Transit District (541) 687-5555 During your stay, you'll find that our efficient metro bus service ranks among the best mass transit systems in the country. All LTD buses are wheelchair-accessible, and are equipped with bicycle racks.

 

Lodging

Hilton Eugene

Located in the heart of downtown Eugene, adjacent to the Hult Center for Performing Arts and within walking distance of more than 150 unique shops and restaurants, this Eugene hotel provides the perfect base from which to explore the city. 66 East 6th Avenue (500) 342-2000.

Inn at the Fifth

A boutique hotel located at 5th Street Public Market. Centrally located near the concerts, just two blocks to the Hult Center and 1.5 miles to UO. Fireplaces, soaking tubs, hosted wine tasting. Be sure to ask about the Bach Suite! 205 E. 6th Ave. (855) 446-6285.

Hilton Garden Inn

Just off of I-5, and only 10 minutes from the Eugene Airport, Hilton Garden Inn puts you within easy reach of the University of Oregon and downtown Eugene. 3528 Gateway Street. (541) 746-3530.

Home2Suites by Hilton

Located just blocks from The Hult Center and downtown Eugene, Home2Suites is Eugene's newest hotel and provides easy access to a wide array of restaurants, shops, and entertainment options within walking distance. 102 W. 11th Ave. (541) 342-3000.

Marriott Residence Inn 

Tucked alongside the banks of the Willamette River, the Residence Inn Eugene-Springfield offers an idyllic backdrop for exploring the city. 25 Club Road. (541) 342-7171.

Valley River Inn

Riverside views, elegant dining, pool, walking and biking trails. 1000 Valley River Way. (800) 543-8266

 

Dining

Dining near The Hult Center

Belly Taqueria
Boasting the best carnitas in town Belly Taqueria offers up a vibrant atmosphere and plentiful menu. 454 Willamette St, (541) 687-8226

Marché

Marché restaurant is about celebrating life and the bountiful Pacific Northwest with locally grown and gathered food, prepared with care and served in a lively and elegant atmosphere. 296 E 5th Avenue, Fifth St Market (541) 342-3612

Oregon Electric Station

An easy-going, yet classy unique destination, perfect for a drink before the show, a quick bite, or a multi-course meal made with locally sourced food. 27 E 5th Avenue, (541) 485-4444

La Perla Pizzeria

John “Gianni” Barofsky and Beppe Macchi create Napoletana-certified pizza with every aspect of production, made in authentic Italian style with fresh ingredients, layered on handmade dough, cooked for 90 seconds in a domed-shaped, wood-burning oven that reaches temperatures of up to 1,500 degrees. The intense heat and fire impart a slight rustic char with a result of a luscious blend of flavors on a light and tender crust. Buon Appetito! 1313 Pearl Street (541) 686-1313

Sixth Street Grill

Pacific Northwest cuisine, local bar, perfect for an enjoyable evening out before a show. Within walking distance to The Hult Center. 55 W 6th Avenue, (541) 485-2961

 

Dining near Beall Hall

Beppe & Giannis

Italian restaurant & bar in a converted house serving ample plates of fresh pasta & old-world wines. 1646 E 19th Ave, (541) 683-6661

Mazzi's Italian Restaurant

Serving authentic Italian cuisine, prepared with local, fresh, organic and sustainable ingredients, including produce from Mazzi’s own farm. Enjoy the menu--filled with family traditions all the way from Favignana, Italy--on the beautiful outdoor patio. Delight in the full bar with original handcrafted cocktails. So, Mangia! Eat! Enjoy! 3377 East Amazon Drive (541) 687-2252

Sweet Life Petite

Sweet Life's cakes, pastries and desserts are lovingly hand-made from scratch, using both traditional French and classic American recipes. Including many gluten, dairy, and egg free options! This is an excellent stop for a post-show dessert. 1609 E 19th Avenue

 

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