Eugene blends the unique atmosphere of a college town with the upscale amenities of a larger city. The year ‘round events here celebrate a lively culture and appreciation for the arts, performances, music, wine, craft beer, local food, outdoors and sports. Whether you are visiting from out of town or on a staycation in Eugene, staying at the Inn at the 5th will maximize your experience.
University of Oregon
The University of Oregon is a huge part of Eugene, contributing a large student population, college sports and a robust art and music scene. The University of Oregon campus features many attractions to visitors and locals including Autzen Stadium, Matthew Knight Arena, Hayward Field, Riverfront Research Park and Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art. Just a mile away from the Inn at the 5th, parents of students can rest easy while visiting.
Oregon Duck Football
Oregon Duck Football is a staple of Eugene bringing in alumni and Duck fans from near and far. The Inn at the 5th makes game day a win with complimentary game day shuttles to and from Autzen Stadium for safe tailgating and celebrations.
Oregon Football Home Game Weekend Schedule*:
- Sept. 1-2: Southern Utah Thunderbirds
- Sept. 8-9: Nebraska Cornhuskers
- Sept. 29-30: California Golden Bears
- Oct. 6-7: Washington State Cougars
- Oct 27-28: Utah Utes
- Nov. 17-18: Arizona Wildcats
- Nov. 25: Civil War - Oregon State University
Call us to make your game weekend reservation: 541-743-4099
* Two-night minimum stay required for University of Oregon home football games
Performance and the arts are at the heart and soul of Eugene. With large event halls such as Matthew Knight Arena and the Hult Center, to more intimate spaces such as the W.O.W. Hall, McDonald Theater and the Shedd, Eugene attracts local, regional and national performances. Harmonize with the Eugene Symphony, with classical, pop and community engagement performances. Be moved by the Eugene Ballet, with over 100 classical and contemporary performances under their belt. Savor the sounds of the Eugene Opera, providing a range from classic to modern, and comic to tragic. Don’t forget to book a room at the Inn at the 5th to complete your evening of luxury.
The Willamette Valley offers some of America’s finest winemaking with a wide range of styles and varietals. Some of the region's top wineries are within easy driving distance of the Inn at the 5th including King Estate, Sweet Cheeks Winery, LaVelle Vineyards, Benton-Lane Winery, Silvan Ridge Winery, and IRIS Vineyards. With daily wine tastings and numerous events throughout the year, escaping to the area's vineyards will delight all wine enthusiasts. If you enjoy wine, book one of our Wine Packages today!
Opportunities for enjoying the outdoors are abundant in Eugene. Those interested in physical activities can hike the buttes in Eugene, bike along the best paths throughout the city, raft on the Willamette river or run on TrackTown USA’s trails. Nature lovers can explore the many parks within city limits including Skinner’s Butte Park, Alton Baker Park and Hendricks City Park. Eugene is also home to some incredible golf courses including Oakway Golf Course, RiverRidge Golf Complex and Laurelwood Municipal Golf Course. Tokatee Golf Club is also just a quick scenic drive up the McKenzie highway. Not too far away are the mountains to the east and the coastal range to the west, making Eugene a central location for year round activities.