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9 Unique Things to Do in Pendleton Oregon You Shouldn’t Miss

9 Unique Things to Do in Pendleton Oregon You Shouldn’t Miss

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Have you ever heard about Pendleton Oregon? If so, you may know this place for whiskey, rodeo and wool. Also, this place is famous for its agricultural and ranching past.

There’s no problem finding out best things to do in Pendleton Oregon and we try our best to mention the 9 best things that you can do in Pendleton Oregon.

In this blog post, we are going to share with you top activities, scenic hiking trails and budget-friendly options that make your Pendleton stay memorable and cost effective. Read on!

1. Go to Pendleton Round-Up:

Horses in Pendleton Round-Up

Visiting Pendleton round-up should be on your top list when you go to Pendleton Oregon for the first time.

It is one of the world’s renowned rodeos in the world and annual rodeo event includes barrel racing, bull riding and other interesting games. So, if you want explore history and architecture, this place will be one of the best options.

Nearby Restaurants

Momiji Sushi & Hibatchi

Mac’s Bar & Grill

Mazatlan Mexican Restaurant

Nearby Attractions

Pendleton Roundup & Happy Canyon Hall of Farme

Heritage Station Museum

Pioneer Park

2. Wildhorse Resort:

Wildhorse ResortWildhorse Resort

Wildhorse resort is one of the prime destinations for family getaways, business meetings and large conventions and it is located between Boise, Spokane and Portland.

In this resort, you will get some of the top-notch amenities like bowling center, tribal museum, restaurants and RV park.

Nearby Restaurants

Traditions

Brigham Fish & Chips

Plateau Dining

Nearby Attractions

Tamastslikt Cultural Institute

Pendleton Round-Up

Heritage Station Museum

3. Pendleton Center for the Arts:

Pendleton Center for the ArtsPendleton Center for the Arts

It is considered as one of the finest and prime places to buy, make and view art fine crafts. Pendleton center for the arts is famous for hosting live musical performances, exhibitions, classes and sales galleries for all ages people even with different interests. It is situated in the heart of downtown Pendleton with no admission fee.

Nearby Restaurants

The Prodigal Son Brewery and Pub

Hamley Steakhouse & Saloon

Great Pacific Wine and Coffee Co.

Nearby Attractions

Pioneer Park

Wagons Ho

Pendleton Air Museum

4. Oregon Grain Growers Brand Distillery:

Oregon Grain Growers Brand DistilleryOregon Grain Growers Brand Distillery

It is one of the first and best distilleries in Pendleton, Oregon located near the Downtown. In this distillery brand, you can taste the high-quality made spirits with locally sourced ingredients.

At tasting room, you can taste the food by trying up to 4 samples and purchase any of vodka or whiskey bottle to give your mouth quality taste buds.

Nearby Restaurants

The Prodigal Son Brewery and Pub

Hamley Steakhouse & Saloon

Great Pacific Wine and Coffee Co.

Nearby Attractions

Aura Goodwin Raley

Wagons Ho

Children’s Museum

5. Children’s Museum of Eastern Oregon:

Children's Museum of Eastern OregonChildren's Museum of Eastern Oregon

If you are exploring Pendleton with your family especially kids, visit children’s museum of eastern Oregon on your top priority.

This museum offers a vast range of educational exhibits and lessons for children of all ages. You will find this museum in downtown Pendleton’s main street. This place is the best option if you want give your kids with some educational stuff.

Nearby Restaurants

The Prodigal Son Brewery and Pub

Great Pacific Wine and Coffee Co.

Hamley Steakhouse & Saloon

Nearby Attractions

Heritage Station Museum

Pendleton Air Museum

Wagons Ho

6. Pendleton Roundup & Happy Canyon Hall of Fame:

Pendleton Roundup & Happy Canyon Hall of FamePendleton Roundup & Happy Canyon Hall of Fame

Pendleton roundup & happy canyon is a hall of fame located in Pendleton, Oregon. It was started back in 1969 by individual show named as Pendleton Round-Up. This hall of fame preserves and protect 100-year history and heritage of Pendleton round-up.

It opens from Wednesday to Saturday (10am-4pm) and it is closed on Monday, Tuesday and Sunday.

Nearby Restaurants

Momiji Sushi & Hibatchi

Mac’s Bar & Grill

Mazatlan Mexican Restaurant

Nearby Attractions

Pendleton Round-Up

Heritage Station Museum

Pioneer Park

7. Tamastslikt Cultural Institute:

Tamastslikt Cultural InstituteTamastslikt Cultural Institute

Tamastslikt cultural institute is not only a museum but also a research institute located near the eastern Oregon in Pendleton.

In this museum and research center, you can explore old exhibitions as each exhibit features interactive aspects, sights and sounds which will definitely give visitors a unique and memorable experience filled with unique history and heritage.

Nearby Restaurants

Traditions

Wildhorse Resort & Casino

Plateau Fine Dining

Nearby Attractions

Wildhorse Resort and Casino

Children’s Museum of Eastern Oregon

Pendleton First Assembly

8. Test Wine at the Echo Ridge Cellars:

Test Wine at the Echo Ridge CellarsTest Wine at the Echo Ridge Cellars

Echo Ridge Cellars is one of the famous family-owned wineries located just few miles away from downtown Pendleton. It is considered as region’s best wineries. You can take a tour to this winery, enjoy wine testing and spectacular views of the countryside. You can also enjoy with your friends at this place.

9. Explore Hiking Trails:

Explore Hiking Trails Pendleton oregonExplore Hiking Trails Pendleton oregon

In Pendleton, you can explore best hiking trails with amazing scenic views. Whether you are in search of challenging hike or a stroll, you can find all type of hiking trails according to your interest. Here are some of the best hiking trails:

Hat Rock State Park Trail: This hiking trail is 1.4-mile loop trail that will show you park’s unique rock formations. On this trail, you can enjoy Columbia River and other countryside views.

Roy Raley Park Trail: This hiking trail is 1.5-mile loop trail that takes you through the park’s beautiful landscape and this trail is best suitable for all type of hikers.

Buck Mountain Trail: This hiking trail is 6.3-mile loop out and back trail that will show you the stunning Blue Mountains. On this trail, you can enjoy the stunning views of the Wallowa Mountains.

Final Words!

Pendleton, Oregon, offers a unique combination of Western heritage, cultural immersion, outdoor adventure, and artistic flair.  Whether you’re a history buff, rodeo enthusiast, art lover, or outdoor adventurer, you’ll find something to enjoy in Pendleton.

From going to Pendleton round-up to exploring the best hiking trails, the above-mentioned things are the 9 best things to do in Pendleton, Oregon. So, come explore Pendleton and discover its hidden gems for yourself!

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