Top 5 Wine-Tasting Destinations

3.) Willamette Valley, Oregon

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Hit the trails, but leave your covered wagon at home. Oregon’s Willamette Valley offers a range of hospitality choices, from B&Bs nestled in the countryside to sleek, urban hotels.

Its wineries specialize in pinot noir, but you’ll also discover cabernet, zinfandel, merlot and Riesling, just to name a few. Multiple wineries located from Portland all the way down to Eugene ensure plenty of wine tasting and fine dining enjoyment from north to south.

And when you’re not touring wineries, you won’t want to miss out on art galleries, and the chance to explore the countryside with pedal bike tours and hot air balloon rides.