The town of Cornelius was built amid vibrant orchard lands during the railroad boom in the 1870s. Now book-ended by the towns of Forest Grove and Hillsboro, just west of Portland, Cornelius continues to thrive as a farming community and welcomes visitors to enjoy a rich history of agriculture. Go berry picking, sip Tualatin Valley wines or take a hike in the neighboring Chehalem Mountains.
an ItineraryRide the Tualatin Valley Scenic Bikeway
If I didn’t know better, I’d think I was in Tuscany. Golden wheat fields roll off into the distance. Grand old oaks, their leaves a dark and dusty green, cast shadows on the ripening wheat, and rows of grapevines stripe a distant hillside. But I…Continue reading this story…