Local Attractions

Stay Near The Best Things to Do in Silverton, Oregon

Named one of the ten most beautiful cities on the West Coast, Oregon's "Garden City" is a magical land of lush flora, cascading waterfalls and rustic beauty. Discover an abundance of outdoor recreation and things to do in Oregon, including hiking, bicycling, fishing, and horseback riding. With a welcoming small-town atmosphere, this popular travel destination also offers quaint restaurants, unique shopping venues like the Woodburn Outlets, colorful outdoor murals, art galleries and a tour of a Frank Lloyd Wright-designed house. Situated amid the top local points of interest, the Oregon Garden Resort puts you in a prime position to enjoy the best of Silverton.

Lunaria Gallery

Art lovers looking for a little adventure during their visit to the Oregon Garden Resort should consider a visit to Lunaria Gallery in the center of historic Silverton, Oregon. Nestled among quaint shops, antique stores, a retro theater, outdoor murals, and a variety of dining establishments; Lunaria Gallery is a perfect destination for a local day trip. 

Artwork at Lunaria comes in a variety of forms. You will find fine art paintings, jewelry, mosaics, ceramics, photography, woven and stitched wearables, sculpture, cards, gifts, and much more. Featured artist shows change monthly on the main floor and in the loft gallery, with an artists’ reception every First Friday. Drop in to meet the artists, explore their new work, and enjoy free refreshments.

Delighting customers for over 25 years, Lunaria enjoys a reputation for bringing a range of contemporary and innovative art to the community and to our visitors from around the globe. Be inspired! Find a treasure for a friend or for yourself. 

Tree Climbing at Silver Falls

Tree Climbing at Silver Falls is an educational climbing guide service, located at the Silver Falls State Park, less than 15 miles away from the Oregon Garden Resort. Participants climb 200-300ft giant old-growth trees, some of the tallest in the world. This adventure is so unique that less than .001% of the population has experienced this. Their tours are led by experienced tree climbing professionals with more than 50 years of combined climbing experience. Their goal is to bring new experiences and adventure to you in a fun, educational, and safe environment. During your visit to the Willamette Valley, experience the thrill of recreational tree climbing in old-growth trees.

While on a climb with Tree Climbing at Silver Falls, you'll also learn about the unique ecology of our local ecosystems, and the importance of protecting and preserving forests so they can turn into old-growth forests for future generations and local wildlife. Enjoy a truly unique climbing adventure while being immersed in Oregon's scenic treasure and largest state park, the Silver Falls State Park.

The Oregon Garden

A lush, 80-acre botanical wonderland, The Oregon Garden is a diverse collection of beautiful and unique plant species. Discover 80 acres of captivating water features, wetlands and, garden art, featuring the Children's Garden, Pet-Friendly Garden, and Rediscovery Forest, and the uniquely compelling Gordon House designed by Frank Lloyd Wright. With a colorful assemblage of flowers, conifers, and rare flora, this popular attraction provides an incomparable feast for the eyes.

Please note that our parent company, Moonstone Hotel Properties, no longer manages The Oregon Garden, so we are unable to offer complimentary Garden admission to Resort guestsThe Oregon Garden is open daily from 10am-3pm and admission can be purchased at the Visitor Center.

Frank Lloyd Wright's Gordon House

Tour one of Oregon's most fascinating structures and see influential architect Frank Lloyd Wright's Usonian vision for America. Based on a forward-thinking design for the contemporary home commissioned by Life magazine back in 1938, this intriguing house features a number of compelling architectural details you won't see anywhere else in the world.

Silver Falls State Park

With ten magical waterfalls, Silver Falls State Park is an outdoor enthusiast's dream come true. Discover clear, trickling streams and lush, green flora as you explore one of the West's most scenic settings. There's also plenty of outdoor recreational opportunities, including hiking, biking, horseback riding, fishing, and nature viewing.

Cascade Foothills Wineries

Embark on a unique wine tasting experience that takes you through 12 of Willamette Valley's most prestigious local wineries. Discover delicious small-lot, boutique-styled wines, including Riesling, Viognier, Pinot Gris, Chardonnay, Pinot Noir, Syrah, and Malbec. The area's hot days and cool nights provide an ideal setting for winemaking. Book Cascade Foothills Wine Tour and enjoy an intensity of flavors you won't find elsewhere.

Woodburn Premium Outlets

With over 100 different stores, Woodburn Premium Outlets is the West's biggest tax-free outlet center. Discover beautiful Northwest architecture, skylight-covered walkways, and lovely landscaping features. The complex hosts designer labels and famous brands, including The North Face, Tommy Hilfiger, Under Armour, Ralph Lauren, Kenneth Cole, J. Crew, Columbia, Coach Factory, Banana Republic, and Ann Taylor.

Bauman's Farm and Garden

Discover an abundance of fresh fruits and vegetables, along with entertaining tours and activities, at Bauman's Farm and Garden. Sample delicious homemade dishes and purchase your own trees, flowers, and garden plants from the oversized nursery. With holiday celebrations, a pumpkin patch, and numerous festive events, Bauman's offers plenty of family-friendly entertainment in a lovely outdoor setting.

Wooden Shoe Tulip Farm

In addition to 40 acres of colorful tulip fields, the Wooden Shoe Tulip Farm features pony rides, shops selling tulips, food, clothing and merchandise, and more. 

Evergreen Golf Course

A gorgeous golf course situated just west of Mt. Angel, Evergreen features beautiful, manicured greens and nine challenging holes. It also offers incredible views of the ever-changing surrounding hills and farmland, which paint an ideal backdrop for a fun, relaxing day on the links.

Nearby Restaurants

Akatsuki Sushi Bar
242 S Water Street, Silverton  |  503-874-4135 |  Visit Site

Fin & Fowl
202 Jersey Street, Silverton  |  503-874-4309 |  Visit Site

Garden View Restaurant
895 W Main Street, Silverton  |  503-874-2502  |  Visit Site

Guerra's Restaurant
206 E Water Street, Silverton  |  503-873-8000  |  Visit Site

High Water Grill & Rong Bar
215 N Water Street, Silverton  |  503-873-4045  |  Visit Site

Magnolia Grill
301 N Water Street, Silverton  |  503-874-4199 |  Visit Site

Noble Fox
101 N Water Street, Silverton  |  503-874-4171  |  Visit Site

200 E Water Street, Silverton  |  503-874-6882  |  Visit Site

Silver Falls Brewery & Ale House
207 Jersey Street, Silverton  |  917-319-ALES  |  Visit Site

The Den Food Carts
311 N Water Street, Silverton  |  Visit Site

The Gallon House
219 Oak Street, Silverton  |  503-874-4575  |  Visit Site