City Center, 1.77 mi
2117 Franklin Boulevard
Eugene, OR 97403
City Center, 3.17 mi
3480 Hutton Street
Springfield, OR 97477
Eugene is a city at the south end of Oregon's Willamette Valley. It sits near the confluence of the Willamette and McKenzie rivers, located about 50 miles from the coast. Eugene is also the second-most populous city in Oregon, after Portland, and is known for its recreational opportunities, natural environment and arts community. The Nike Corporation was established in Eugene, which helped influence its nickname: Track Town, USA. It also houses the University of Oregon. Eugene's climate is wet throughout much of the year, which helps keep the city very green.
When visiting Eugene, take a walk around the University of Oregon campus to see its beautiful architecture and lush grounds. You can also cheer for the Ducks at Autzen Stadium during football season. Explore the arts community at the Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art, a historic building housing modern art exhibits and a café. Explore the natural surroundings at Hendricks Park, which includes more than 80 acres of trails and picnic areas.
It's easy to find an IHG hotel option in Eugene or the neighboring city of Springfield, where visitors can relax and enjoy amenities designed to make them feel at home. Some properties are near the university campus, while others offer easy access to downtown Eugene.
Eugene Airport is the closest option for travelers. Lane Transit District offers public bus service. You can also rent bicycles at various locations throughout Eugene or explore the city by foot. Visitors will find plenty of walking and biking paths, as this is a very pedestrian-friendly city.