January 15th, 2016

9 Reasons Why McMinnville Will Be Your Favorite Oregon Wine Country Getaway

  1. Wine Tasting Two-Step  – Stroll, skip and sip at 18 different wineries and wine tasting rooms in downtown McMinnville on foot.
  2. Oregon’s Only Indoor Waterpark – Accelerate down waterslides built around a parked Boeing 747 jumbo jet.
  3. Award-Winning Historic Downtown – Voted America’s Best Main Street, McMinnville’s darling downtown beat out more than 2,000 nominated main streets from across the country.
  4. A Whopping Wooden Plane – Howard Hughes’ famous “Spruce Goose”– the largest plane ever built from wood– roosts at the Evergreen Aviation Museum.
  5. Nosh at 34+ Restaurants in 14 Blocks – Bon Appetite magazine names McMinnville one of the nation’s Foodiest towns. Need we say more?
  6. 200+ More Wineries to Explore – Eager oenophiles will revel in Oregon’s famous Pinot Noir. But Oregon’s zesty reds, crisp whites, dry roses, and bubbly are garnering accolades, too.
  7. Beer Snobs Welcome – 7+ breweries & tap rooms to get your craft beer fix.
  8. Historic Hotels & Offbeat Accommodations – Hit the hay at a hilltop organic vineyard, a renovated historic hotel from 1905, or at a posh Coco Chanel themed flat.
  9. Alien Visits, UFO Fanatics & Festivals – Channel your inner Mulder or Scully for 4 days of UFO experts, abductees, and phenomena. Don’t miss the alien parade and pet costume contest.