More and more travelers and connoisseurs are being drawn to Newberg, Oregon. From across the state and the country, there is a growing curiosity about the place. A big part of that has to do with the wines Newberg has been producing, now considered by many to be some of the best in the world. But it goes beyond the wine and the vineyards and the wineries. Because the Newberg experience is just that: experiential. It’s a place for slowing down and tasting life and all the wonders of the region.
The brew pubs.
The coffee roasters.
It’s a place to stay. To feel welcomed. To enjoy. To learn. Learn about winemaking and making in general. It’s a straight shot from Portland. A straight shot to the beach and the mountains. Yes, there is a growing curiosity about Newberg that we come by honestly, by virtue of our 135-year old university founded by Quaker pioneers, a private learning institution consistently ranked as one of the best in the country. Newberg is a place of learning, a veritable University of the Senses. That’s why we don’t want people just to “visit Newberg.” We want them to taste all of its unique flavors and experiences. We want them to stay, and we want them to come back and taste it all over again. And again and again.
Newberg is the gateway to Oregon’s Willamette Valley — a destination for friendly, world-class hospitality in Oregon’s wine country.
The destination is the first Yamhill County town on Oregon’s Route 99W, just minutes from Portland. The famous route leads to hundreds of vineyards, wineries, acclaimed restaurants, scenic farms, orchards, and outdoor recreation opportunities on the beautiful Willamette River Trail. More than 100 wineries are located within a 10-mile radius, ranging from Oregon Pinot Noir pioneers like Adelsheim and Rex Hill wineries with bucolic estate vineyard sites to seven downtown tasting rooms, all within walking distance of one another.
Newberg’s charming, walkable downtown features owner-operated restaurants, cafés, locally-owned galleries, and shops. The city is also home to George Fox University, the public arts-devoted Chehalem Cultural Center, and the Hoover-Minthorn House, the only presidential site in Oregon.
Enjoy Newberg’s peaceful, picturesque surroundings through vineyard tours, river paddles, hikes, walking trails, golf, cycling, hot air balloon rides, scenic drives, or a simple picnic in one of Newberg’s many parks.