Eugene, Oregon is an AWESOME place to live!


Situated within an hour's drive from the Cascade Mountains or the Oregon Coast, Eugene is consistently ranked as one of the best places to live in the US.

There are lots of outdoor activities right at your fingertips (  Including:






Cycling (Eugene is ranked #9 in the country for Best Bike Cities)


Water activities (the Willamette River runs right next to campus!)

  • Fishing
  • Rafting
  • Kayaking
  • Canoeing


Camping and Backpacking



If you like beer, then the local micro-brewery scene is fantastic!  Here are some of our favorites:


  • Ninkasi
  • Falling Sky
  • Steelhead
  • Hop Valley



If you like music and the arts, then there are lots of options:




Theatre and Dance





If you like sports, then you're surrounded by tons of other college sports fans!


University of Oregon Football


University of Oregon Basketball


Eugene Emeralds Minor League Baseball



Portland, OR is also just a short drive away!



If you're interested in playing softball, then please contact Diana about joining the fairly non-competitive team she's putting together.

Ciew from top of Spencer Butte in Eugene, Oregon in August 2014
Picture of Willamette River by University of Oregon campus in August 2014