There are so many things to do in McMinnville this summer, we thought we would point out some of our favorites. It’s the perfect place for a weekend getaway, but there’s also enough to do for a longer leisurely stay as well. If you enjoy the outdoors, there are amazing state parks, hiking trails, and biking loops. Of course, being in the heart of wine country means tasting rooms galore.
McMinnville is a charming little city. With a population just over 30,000 you’ll find all the major conveniences of Portland, but it maintains a very friendly small town vibe. One of the best things to do in McMinnville is explore the shopping and dining district along main street through downtown. If you’re looking for local wares and art, you’ll find it on Third Street, as well as some of the best restaurants and craft cocktails.
One of the most popular things to do in McMinnville—which won’t surprise you—is wine tasting! The Willamette Valley is bursting with wineries producing elegant wine. Our tasting room at Bailey Family Wines and our sister winery Youngberg Hill are both within ten minutes of downtown McMinnville. Thankfully, if you’re looking for lodging, we have that covered too, at our Willamette Valley Bed and Breakfast.