includes a theater, small room available for
private events, retail store, ice cream parlor
and cafe serving wood-fired pizzas and
other cheesy dishes.
Southern and Central Oregon
Known for gift boxes of premium pears
as well as decadent treats like chocolate
truffles, baklava, cheesecake and Moose
Munch popcorn, Harry & David (https://
a visitor attraction in Medford. Harry & David offers scheduled and customized group
tours of its company headquarters, which
depart from its retail store located next to
the Medford Convention Center. Participants traverse a catwalk through the enormous packing facility, bakery and candy
kitchen, learning about the company’s 83-
year history and watching culinary teams
create signature desserts and assemble
mail-order gourmet gift towers. The tours
include a bakery treat and a chocolate.
In downtown Bend, Goody’s Chocolate
and Ice Cream (https://goodyschoco
lates.com) offers guided group tours of a
working factory that makes over 100 sweet
treats, including gourmet chocolates, caramel corn, toffee and ice cream.
One of Oregon’s oldest companies,
Pendleton Woolen Mills ( www.pendleton-usa.
com) has turned out highly prized blankets,
robes and apparel in an array of colorful
Native American-inspired designs for over
140 years. Groups can schedule tours of the
headquarters in Pendleton, observing the
entire process of how fleece is transformed
into intricate jacquard blankets and other
items. A small on-site museum details the
history of the company, starting with the
story of a young English weaver named
Thomas Kay, who began making woolen
products in Oregon in 1863.
In its latest development, Pendleton
opened its flagship store in downtown
Portland last summer, Pendleton at Park
Avenue West. Along with merchandise and
information on company history, the store
pays homage to Oregon’s maker culture
with fixtures, signage and decorative elements made by local artisans.
• 200,000 sq. ft. flexible indoor event space
14 meeting rooms plus event center
• Highly rated on-site Catering & Concessions
75+ acres of beautifully landscaped lawns
• Close to 19 lodging accommodations
• Four season recreation
3 minutes to airport
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