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Explore Albany

Discover your story


Albany is well-placed in Oregon’s farm-to-fork experience. Our proximity to rich farmlands, sustainably grown crops and naturally raised livestock have attracted award-winning chefs whose creations compliment local vintners, distillers, and craft-brew artisans.


In the mood for rest and relaxation? Make reservations at one of our nearby lodging facilities. From conference-ready hotels to cozy bed & breakfasts, and camping or RV spots under the stars, find your dream spot and settle in.


Do you like to hike? Bike? Explore unique shops or partake in outdoor summer concerts? From local theater to annual festivals and magical family holiday events, Albany is a gateway to Mid-Willamette Valley recreation. Come find out what’s happening.

Explore History

Albany is a history and architecture lover’s destination. Our four historic districts include styles from the 1840s through the late 1920s. In fact, we have one of the most varied collections in Oregon. Tour them on your own or join us for seasonal celebrations.

Plan Your Visit

Explore on foot, by bicycle, boat, or car. Albany is the perfect place to enjoy the outdoors.



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Event Calendar

If you’re looking for a free family event or a workshop on how to plant a garden, AVA’s event calendar is chock full of fun. Take a peek at what’s happening over the next month.

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Notable Blogs

Read a bit further about our city, the history and the people. We feature guest writers from all over the US and our in-staff writers help you find out about new coffee spots or eateries.

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News and Press

Sign up for our monthly E-news or grab a copy of our digital publications. Save on paper and download a self-guided historic tour or participate in our annual photo contest.

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Current Topics

Wintertime still a good time to fish. The mid-Willamette Valley is full of places to go fishing for trout, and some of the best are right here in Albany.

Star of the Show

Experience the magic of the Albany Historic Carousel & Museum