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Vacation in Tualatin Valley - Oregon


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Area Overview

The Tualatin Valley, located in Portland's backyard, is comprised of 10 cities and dozens of smaller areas of Washington County, Oregon. As the gateway to Oregon wine country, the Tualatin Valley is home to more than 30 wineries, a dozen breweries, dozens of u-pick farms, a dozen golf clubs, and hundreds of miles of walking, hiking and cycling trails. With no sales tax in the state, the Tualatin Valley also is home to the Greater Portland region's best tax-free shopping, as well as top-notch local restaurants with global cuisine.

Cities in the Tualatin Valley include: Banks, Beaverton, Cornelius, Durham, Forest Grove, Gaston, Hillsboro, King City, North Plains, Sherwood, Tigard, Tualatin and Wilsonville.

Includes Cities/Towns: Banks, Beaverton, Buxton, Cornelius, Forest Grove, Gales Creek, Gaston, Hillsboro, Manning, North Plains, Portland, Sherwood, Timber, Tualatin.

Things to Do

Recreation & Fitness













The Tualatin Valley is a diverse region, which mixes urban amenities with rural activities. Close to farms, vineyards, forests, parks, trails, lakes and rivers, the Tualatin Valley offers myriad things to see and do. Outdoor recreation is abundant, with opportunities for a wide variety of indoor and outdoor sports and activities, including zip lining, kayaking, fishing, boating, golfing, hiking, walking, cycling and more. Additional activities include tax-free shopping, wine tasting, scenic drives and more.

Cultural Activities





The Tualatin Valley has a rich cultural and arts community, with professional and community performing arts groups, including live theater, musical theater, symphony, choirs, barbershop quartets and live music from around the world.

Attractions






The Tualatin Valley is a diverse region, which mixes urban amenities with rural activities. Close to farms, vineyards, forests, parks, trails, lakes and rivers, the Tualatin Valley offers myriad things to see and do. Outdoor recreation is abundant, with opportunities for a wide variety of indoor and outdoor sports and activities, including zip lining, kayaking, fishing, boating, golfing, hiking, walking, cycling and more. Additional activities include tax-free shopping, wine tasting, scenic drives and more.

Transportation



The Tualatin Valley is serviced by Trimet, which operates buses in the region, as well as light rail that has service directly from the Portland International Airport and Portland to Tualatin Valley's cities of Beaverton and Hillsboro. The Westside Express Service commuter rail, also transports travelers to the cities of Tigard, Tualatin and Wilsonville during rush hour.

Climate

Monthly Temperatures / Rainfall


 Month  Low  Avg  High  Rain
 January  33.0  39.4  45.9  6.4 "
 February  34.6  42.6  50.6  5.3 "
 March  36.9  46.5  56.1  4.4 "
 April  39.6  50.4  61.3  2.9 "
 May  44.7  56.2  67.6  2.2 "
 June  49.7  61.5  73.3  1.6 "
 July  53.5  66.8  80.1  0.6 "
 August  53.2  67.0  80.9  0.8 "
 September  48.8  62.3  75.8  1.7 "
 October  41.9  53.2  64.5  3.0 "
 November  37.5  44.8  52.1  6.7 "
 December  33.6  39.7  45.7  7.0 "

Best Time To Go:

Summer and fall.

The weather in northwestern Oregon can be unpredictable; however, residents can expect rainy and cloudy weather for approximately 6 months of the year. Winters are usually mild, with light snow some years, and summers are typically warm and dry, with daytime temperatures averaging in the 80s.

Accommodations


Lodging options in the Tualatin Valley range from rustic camping to upscale business hotels, catering to all budgets and tastes.

Costs

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Additional Information

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