Things to Do
If you're new to Oregon, you'll soon discover that summers are why we natives can endure the rain throughout the year. With clear, sunny skies and perfect humidity and temperature, summers are the ideal time to explore the many scenic and natural wonders of this Northwest state. In other words, it doesn't get much better than a summer in Corvallis! Check out the menu to the right for list of specific things to do.
Corvallis, which is Latin for "Heart of the Valley," is conveniently situated within an hour from the Pacific Ocean and about two hours from the Cascade Mountains. When you get the itch to get out of town, check out ideas and links for more information regarding things to do around Oregon.
Fun on campus
We know that studying is your number one goal, but when you need a break, you don't have to look far for a good distraction. There are so many things to do in and around Corvallis, including a variety of on-campus activities and on-campus entertainment, like free noon concerts on the quad, recreational activities, and classes in our Craft Center.