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Things to do in Eugene

Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Performing Arts Venue
“Dress up in your finest attire for an evening out at The Hult to enjoy the orchestra, a play, ballet or other fine performance. Enjoy a bite to eat in one of the lobby cafes and take a stroll throughout the venue - inside & out- to explore the art & sculpture.”
  • 78 locals recommend
Brewery
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“Local brewery favorite w/ classic and new craft brews. Also in the easily walkable Whiteaker Neighborhood.”
  • 71 locals recommend
Dessert Shop
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“Because everyone deserves dessert! Certainly a local favorite. many selections of vegan treats too. ”
  • 80 locals recommend
Park
“Beautiful place for a picnic or walk. Right in town, best while rhododendron ar dew in bloom. ”
  • 70 locals recommend
Market
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“Eugene invented Saturday Market. No, really they did. It's great local merchandise and some good food carts and farmers market as well. ”
  • 83 locals recommend
Stadium
“There's nothing like a football game inside Autzen Stadium. We are welcoming to our visitors too! Go Ducks!”
  • 47 locals recommend
Park
“You can’t beat the view from the top! It is steep near the top but the trail is well maintained.”
  • 71 locals recommend
Bakery
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“Popular local bakery that offers indoor and outdoor seating with delicious pastries. ”
  • 71 locals recommend
Taco Place
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“Interesting and delicious tacos. Counter service. Indoor and outdoor seating. ”
  • 60 locals recommend
Rock Club
“A funky little pub in the heart of the historic Whitaker neighborhood - cozy & cool!”
  • 62 locals recommend
Japanese Restaurant
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“Japanese small plates, craft cocktails and great tea selection w/ beautiful outdoor patio seating available in a great neighborhood for hopping. ”
  • 65 locals recommend
College Track
“United States Olympic Trials Are Friday June 19th to Sunday June 28th at Hayward Field.”
  • 57 locals recommend
University
“The University of Oregon is a beautiful campus-- take a stroll through, and check out all the places to find yummy and unique food and gift items. ”
  • 39 locals recommend
Art Museum
“Art gallery on Univ of Oregon campus. One of many treasured places on campus. ”
  • 45 locals recommend
Park
“Nice view from the top and you can drive up there. There is also a wonderful playground in the park by the river. ”
  • 56 locals recommend
Park
“Riverside 373 acre park offers a boat launch, fishing, trails, a dog park, a playground & picnic sites. Home to UO's Autzen Stadium, the Cuthbert Amphitheater, and Eugene Science Center.”
  • 58 locals recommend

Top restaurants

Taco Place
“Interesting and delicious tacos. Counter service. Indoor and outdoor seating. ”
  • 60 locals recommend
Rock Club
“A funky little pub in the heart of the historic Whitaker neighborhood - cozy & cool!”
  • 62 locals recommend
Japanese Restaurant
“Japanese small plates, craft cocktails and great tea selection w/ beautiful outdoor patio seating available in a great neighborhood for hopping. ”
  • 65 locals recommend
Brewery
“Great beer, food cars and they have live music on the weekends in the Spring and Summer. ”
  • 39 locals recommend
Brewery
“This local brewer features more than 20 craft beers on tap and a lovely outdoor patio! Pacific Northwest faves include Citrus Mistress and Alphadelic IPA. ”
  • 46 locals recommend
Beer Store
“Largest selection of beers from around the world. Nice atmosphere. Good food. ”
  • 52 locals recommend
Shopping Mall
“Well equipped mall including department stores, large movie theater, and now a new entertainment center featuring bowling, arcade, and other activities!”
  • 37 locals recommend
Italian Restaurant
“Now an old favorite, this quaint restaurant near Hayward Field has great American Italian food and is always busy. They don’t take reservations and open at 5:30. Get there early!”
  • 37 locals recommend

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