Willamalane Trips

Explore unique areas across Oregon with Willamalane’s group trip programs. Bring friends and family, or make new friends along the way! These guided day trips take care of all the details, including transportation. All trips are for participants ages 18+ unless otherwise noted. 

Cancellation Policy
If you must cancel, please get in touch with us at least three business days in advance or by the cancellation date noted in the trip description. Late cancellations will only be credited if your spot is filled. Trips may be canceled if fewer than seven people register.  

Mobility Rating Guide
* Accessible to those using walkers, wheelchairs, and motorized scooters
+ Door-to-door destinations: some walking is required for those not using wheelchairs or scooters
++ Continuous standing or walking is required for those not using wheelchairs or scooters.
+++ Stairs, inclines, distances, uneven surfaces.

Highland Games and Clan Gathering

Celebrate Celtic heritage and history at Henry Estate Winery. Competition events, pipes and drums, haggis eating, and featured music will be part of our Scottish experience. Food and beverages will be available on-site for an additional cost. Mobility +++

  • Saturday, Aug. 27, 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
  • Mt. Angel
  • $57 in-district, $68 out-of-district
  • Register here

Whale Watching Excursion

This trip is your chance if you ever dreamed of setting out to sea alongside gray whales and other marine life. Marine biologist Carrie Newell will lead the excursion and provide information on gray whales and other creatures living in the Pacific Ocean waters. We may also encounter seals, sea lions, seabirds, and unique oceanographic features. Full refunds are not guaranteed after Aug. 15. Mobility +++

Shrewsbury Renaissance Faire

Enchantment awaits as jousting knights and noble steeds clash on the tourney field while troubadours, jongleurs, dancers, and bards fill the lanes with delight. Set in the historic renaissance period of 1558-1603, a unique interactive adventure awaits amid the artisan stalls and costumed players. Mobility +++

  • Sunday, Sept. 11, 9:30 a.m.-4 p.m.
  • Kings Valley
  • $59 in-district, $71 out-of-district
  • Register here

Depoe Bay’s Traditional Salmon Bake

Enjoy friends, live music, and an amazing meal at this community salmon bake event. Watch as salmon is slow-roasted on alder stakes over an 80-foot-long fire line, a traditional technique used by native coastal tribes for generations. Full refunds are not guaranteed after Sept. 10. Mobility++

Hazelnuts & History at Dorris Ranch

Stroll through the historic orchards of Dorris Ranch and learn the history of the ranch and the people who have made this land their home for hundreds of years. We’ll enjoy lunch in this historic setting. Register by Sept. 16. Mobility  ++

  • Tuesday, Sept. 27, 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
  • Springfield
  • $29 in-district, $35 out-of-district
  • Register here

Washed Ashore in Coos Bay

Spend the day in Coos Bay and explore popular sites. The trip’s highlight is a visit to Washed Ashore, where you can help create giant marine sculptures that educate the world about plastic pollution. Mobility +

Columbia Gorge Fall Foliage Cruise

Enjoy a two-hour cruise on the Columbia River, where we will explore the sights at the heart of the gorge. Learn about its formation, landmarks, and natural wonders as the cruise captain narrates and answers questions. Full refunds are not guaranteed after Sept. 19. Mobility *+

Grapes and Grain

This guided tour through the Thompson’s Mills State Heritage Site will showcase the grain mill in action. Learn about modern brewing techniques during a tour of Santiam Brewing. Then, spend the afternoon at Willamette Valley Vineyards for a guided tour through the production facility, vineyard, and tasting area. Registration deadline and full refunds are not guaranteed after Oct. 19. Tours and tastings are included. Mobility ++

  • Wednesday, Oct. 26, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
  • Salem
  • $88 in-district, $106 out-of-district
  • Register here

Verboort Sausage & Sauerkraut Festival and Ferry

Celebrate fall the germanic way — with sausage, sauerkraut, and applesauce! Enjoy a delicious local and handmade dinner with entertainment and fun under giant sequoia redwood trees brought to the Verboort community as seeds. Ferry schedule permitting, we’ll take the ferry across the Willamette River on our way to the festival. Mobility +

U of O Museum of Natural and Cultural History

Delve into Oregon’s story with a guided tour and behind-the-scenes look at exhibits providing insight into 300 million years of Northwest natural history. We’ll start with the archaeology of the First Americans and lead up to the dynamic cultures of today’s tribes. Mobility *+

  • Thursday, Nov. 10, 9:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m.
  • Eugene
  • $36 in-district, $43 out-of-district
  • Register here

Singing Christmas Tree

This two-hour musical production — featuring over 350 choir voices, dancers, and actors — showcases contemporary and traditional holiday music to bring you the season’s joy. Registration deadline and full refunds are not guaranteed after Nov. 18. Mobility *+

Holiday at the Belle

There’s no better way to kick off the holiday season than with a tour of a historic 1885 Victorian home dressed in a million lights. Stroll through the gardens on a magical trail of lighted trees and fun creatures. Then, tour the inside of the restored Victorian Belle and wonder at its displays of beautiful holiday décor. Mobility ++

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