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Fun quirky downtown

We arrived knowing that it's a small small old downtown....but had a blast just strolling up and... read more

Reviewed 21 June 2016
Portland, Oregon
One of the last few quaint old town areas around.

Lots of historical buildings and a couple really good places to eat.Busters always a fav for... read more

Reviewed 17 January 2016
Springfield, Oregon
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“main street”(9 reviews)
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Reviewed 21 June 2016

We arrived knowing that it's a small small old downtown....but had a blast just strolling up and down and some side street. If you don't have highfalutin expectations and willing to just go with the flow you will have fun. Stop at the feed store...More

Date of experience: June 2016
2  Thank richallen97225
Reviewed 10 May 2016

It is lovely, music, great food, restaurants, second hand stores, quilt supplies. Truly lovely. Have a glass of wine while looking over to a covered bridge.

Date of experience: May 2016
Thank Linda D
Reviewed 16 April 2016

This town is both historic and well preserved. The downtown is a small slice of early Oregon moving into the 21st century. Take a half-day or more to enjoy both the historic downtown and additional bonus of beautiful parks and bridges, some covered and some...More

Date of experience: April 2016
Thank elgreco251
Reviewed 25 January 2016

We decided to drive through town one rainy night drawn bythe cheery lights on the lightposts....a cozy golden glow beckoned from a little store on the corner and even though the rain was pelting down we couldn't resist and went in........so glad we did shelves...More

Date of experience: December 2015
1  Thank clyn2015
Reviewed 17 January 2016

Lots of historical buildings and a couple really good places to eat.Busters always a fav for breakfast, Jack Sprats has great food and if you want beer, food and music, you gotta try ax and fiddle. Just up Main street east is Hard Knocks brew...More

Date of experience: January 2016
2  Thank Angus2006
Reviewed 6 January 2016 via mobile

This a cute little walkable town. We walk all around the old town lots of cute shops and places to eat. It was really fun and we spent about 4 hours. The only complaint I have is that the public toilets had a sign on...More

Date of experience: January 2016
1  Thank simpleyme
Reviewed 3 December 2015

I always love visiting Cottage Grove, if for no other reason than to walk around the historic downtown. There's a bunch of very cool shops, some antique stores where you will be sure to find some unique items! Stop in at the Axe and Fiddle...More

Date of experience: October 2015
1  Thank Dustin H
Reviewed 4 November 2015

We came here because it's a hub for seeing covered bridges in Oregon (there are 51 throughout the state, but many clustered around here). One is right downtown! Quaint shops,19th century buildings, several interesting murals depicting historic scenes. Filmed here: the Buster Keaton classic "The...More

Date of experience: October 2015
1  Thank ArthritisDoc
Reviewed 30 September 2015

Once primarily a center of timber harvesting, Cottage Grove has branched out in new directions. It now has a downtown historic district decked out with murals on the sides of buildings. It is the home of the Territorial Seed Co. and has quite an array...More

Date of experience: September 2015
1  Thank Lambert W
Reviewed 22 September 2015

Small but cute. A very nice bookstore/restaurant/evening club with live bands. A good spot to stop after doing the covered bridge circuit.

Date of experience: April 2015
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