Get to know Springfield and Eugene, Oregon.
Some people living in the Springfield and Eugene, Oregon areas think these communities are some of the most beautiful locales in the country — but maybe we’re a little biased. But beyond the natural beauty there is so much to see and do!
What can you do in Downtown Springfield?
Dining: Dining in downtown Springfield can be as simple as a deli sandwich or as extravagant as braised rabbit. Whether it’s breakfast, lunch, dinner or something in between, you’ll find a surprising variety of cuisine. Enjoy Italian, Japanese, Thai, Ethiopian, Mexican, Chinese and classic American fare along with award-winning microbrews, local baked goods, coffee, ice cream and other sweet treats.
Arts & cultures: Browse the galleries, world-class community performing art center and stunning street art. You can also join the 2nd Friday Art Walk every month.
Shopping: From knick-knacks to designer brands, antiques to home décor and bicycles to specialty foods, Springfield has a wide variety of unique shops. In Springfield, we believe in shopping local and supporting local business.
And what about Eugene?
Eugene is home to the University of Oregon, Bushnell University, and Lane Community College. The city is noted for its natural environment, recreational opportunities (especially bicycling, running/jogging, rafting, and kayaking), and focus on the arts, along with its history of civil unrest, protests, and green activism. Eugene’s official slogan is “A Great City for the Arts and Outdoors”. It is also referred to as the “Emerald City” and as “Track Town, USA“. The Nike corporation had its beginnings in Eugene and in 2022, the city is scheduled to host the 18th Track and Field World Championships.
Springfield City Website: https://springfield-or.gov/
Downtown Springfield: https://www.discoverdowntownspringfield.org/
Eugene City Website: https://www.eugene-or.gov/