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 (www.eugenecascadescoast.org). Including:
Cycling (Eugene is ranked #9 in the country for Best Bike Cities)
Water activities (the Willamette River runs right next to campus!)
Camping and Backpacking
If you like beer, then the local micro-brewery scene is fantastic! Here are some of our favorites:
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 Basketball
Eugene Emeralds Minor League Baseball
Portland, OR is also just a short drive away! www.travelportland.com
If you're interested in playing softball, then please contact Diana about joining the fairly non-competitive team she's putting together.