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Top Things to do in Corvallis, Oregon

Oct 18

Corvallis is mainly known as a college town since it's home to Oregon State University. But, it has so much more beyond the campus to offer visitors and residents alike.  There is always something exciting happening in Corvallis, Oregon. Take your pick on an adventure to suit anyone's taste!

Oregon Museum of Science and Industry

If you like fun exhibits and hands-on activities make the Oregon Museum of Science and Industry (OMSI) your first stop. With plenty of new exhibits opening regularly, there is always something new to see. Visitors of all ages will enjoy checking out the 3D theater, learning about sustainable practices, and visiting OMSI's amazing outdoor hands-on exhibits where you can dig for fossils and touch a tornado!


Oregon State University

Get your fill of art and science right on campus at Oregon State University (OSU). With over 70 different buildings to check out, visitors can tour the campus on their own or take a guided walking tour. Walking tours are offered year-round on Tuesdays and Fridays at 10 AM or Saturdays at 2 PM so be sure to check for availability before you go! For an extra fee, guests can also choose between taking a bus up to the top of Mary's Peak-Oregon's highest point- or on a ride-along on one of the OSU Buses.

For those looking for something more, visit the Corvallis Saturday Market where you can find all sorts of locally produced items from fresh produce to flowers to handmade goods!

Take a Bike Ride

Hit the trails and take your pick between either Alsea Bay Trail or South First Street for a bike ride. For those looking for an easy, flat ride, check out the paved Willamette River Trail that runs through the length of Corvallis' west side.

Hike Mary's Peak

Take a hike up to one of Oregon's highest points, Mary's Peak. Mary's Peak is the highest in the coastal region of Oregon. While the summit is only accessible during the warmer months, there are plenty of trails around Mary's Peak that offer beautiful views and peaceful scenery.

Take in a Show

If you're looking to catch a show or watch an IMAX movie, head over to The Hult Center for Performing Arts where you can catch a live show or watch a variety of movies! For those who like to be out in nature the Kidspace Children's Museum is perfect for you and your family. Explore nature and let your artistic side shine on one of their many trails complete with water features, natural materials, and more!

The best part about visiting Corvallis is that it is a very affordable place to visit! For those who want to stay overnight there are plenty of options from hotels and bed and breakfasts to safari tents and glammed up camping accommodations. In Corvallis you really can have all-fun exhibits, great shopping, outdoor recreation, an abundance of art and culture, fun activities for those young and old, and so much more.

Find out for yourself why Corvallis is the perfect place to visit by coming and checking it out first hand!

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