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Wine Country

An hour east of Lincoln City, enjoy the pop of a cork and the burble of glasses being filled in the lush, rolling hills of Yamhill Valley.

A quilt work of small towns, Yamhill brims with Oregon at its most authentic—from world-class wineries to historic main streets and roadside farm stands. Journey east from Lincoln City to celebrate the dolce vita at its finest.

McMinnville, 45 miles
Find the heart of McMinnville in its historic downtown. Tree-lined streets anchored by quaint boutiques, cool coffeehouses and chocolatiers, and kitschy antiquaries punctuated with wine tasting rooms, craft breweries and bars, and a tasty mix of award-winning restaurants. McMinnville is at the epicenter of Oregon’s famous wine valley, which produces flavorsome red, white, rosés and sparkling wines. Head indoors for some fun with a visit to the world-class Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum, home to the famous Spruce Goose, or experience the Wings and Waves Waterpark.

Dayton, 53 miles
Against a rich background of pioneer history, Dayton is home to small boutique wineries downtown to grand estate vineyards in the hills. Make your way through shops, cafes and restaurants, centered around Dayton’s historic town square.

Carlton, 54 miles
Known as Oregon’s Wine Country Capital, Carlton hosts dozens of small wineries, gorgeous vine-covered hills and a charming historic downtown. Unique boutiques, restaurants and wine tasting rooms are sprinkled along Main Street, in addition to award-winning local microbrews and traditional hard fruit ciders.

Dundee, 57 miles
Sip, savor, shop and stroll through this Oregon food and wine destination, with farm-to-table restaurants, fine dining and brunch options. Satisfy every craving from delicious food and wine to artistic wonders in the local shopping district.

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