Settled in 1840 and named for the Oregon white oak that once flourished on the site, Forest Grove revels in its botanically inspired past. The town’s tree-lined streets complement the graceful collection of turn-of-the-century homes within minutes of some of the region’s finest wineries. The city also boasts the two largest giant sequoia trees in Oregon, the largest tree located on the grounds of the historic Hinman House.
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…