Area activities near Bethell Woods - A Wine Country Bed and Breakfast in Sheridan, Oregon
Bethell Woods - A Wine Country Bed and Breakfast in Sheridan, Oregon
Bethell Woods - A Wine Country Bed and Breakfast in Sheridan, Oregon
Area activities at Bethell Woods - A Wine Country Bed and Breakfast in Sheridan, Oregon

Recommended Local Attractions

Bethell Woods is surrounded by Pacific Northwest beauty waiting to be discovered by a country drive, back road bike ride or a stroll through the woods.  Visit our local restaurants, our buffalo farm, art galleries and other attractions, a selection of which are described below.

Discover L'Attitude One the local eateries, a restaurant and art gallery that offers sumptuous Northwest cuisine, a well-stock bar and wine selection and live music every Friday night.


Enjoy visiting our award-winning neighborhood vineyard, Chateau Bianca, just a quarter-mile from Bethell Woods.

Spend an afternoon hiking the exquisite Drift Creek Falls Trail. 

The trail head is about 30 miles west of our home. This gentle, 3-mile round-trip hiking trail descends a few hundred feet through a lush old growth forest to a spectacular 240-foot suspension bridge (the longest in Oregon) that hovers 100 feet above Drift Creek.  From there you have an incredible view of the cascading 80-foot Drift Creek Falls.

Please note: You’ll need a $5 Northwest Forest Pass, which can be purchased at the site, Pass.


Visit the elegant 18-hole Cross Creek Golf Course just 4.5 miles down Highway 22.

According to their website: "Cross Creek Golf Course is quickly building a reputation as one of the premier, daily fee gold experiences in the Willamette Valley.  This is truly a must-play golf course."


The lovely, award-winning Van Duzer Vineyard is just 15 minutes from Bethell Woods. Located on a scenic hilltop amidst 82 acres of vines, the family estate winery practices sustainable farming and has been endorsed by internationally recognized LIVE (Low Impact Viticulture and Enology) and Salmon Safe.

Guests of Bethell Woods Bed and Breakfast will enjoy our Salem Countryside location in the beautiful Willamette Valley Wine Region. McMinnville, Dallas, and the Ocean Beaches are all close by.

Salem Activities

Local Area Wineries

Salem Restaurants
*Also view our complete Salem Dining Guide

  • Alessandro's
    A 3 star, 3 Diamond restaurant in beautiful down town Salem. Featured in Bon Appetit and Sunset magazines. Italian food and wines served.

  • j. james Restaurant
    American cuisine featuring Northwest flavors. Exceptional wine list and world-class desserts.

  • Paprika's Hungarian Restaurant
    Authentic Hungarian cuisine, beer and wine.

  • Mimi's Golf Garden Pizzeria
    Innovative pizza restaurant and beautifully designed 18-hole miniature golf course.

McMinnville Activities

  • Left Coast Cellars Vineyard

  • 100 acres of this 306 acre Estate are in full grape production.

  • Bethel Heights Vineyard
    Pinot Noir, Chardonnay, Pinot Gris and Pinot Blanc; Enjoy a sweeping view of vineyards, valley, and mountains.

  • Cristom Vineyards
    Superb Pinot Noir, Chardonnay and Pinot Gris using natural methods and minimal handling. Panoramic view for visitors.

  • Eola Hills Wine Cellars
    Offering the most complete selection of any Oregon winery; tasting room and gift shop; Famous Sunday Brunch.

  • Honeywood Winery
    Oldest producing winery in Oregon and greatest variety of varietal, specialty, and premium fruit wines.

  • Van Duzer Wines of Oregon
    Pinot Noir, Pinot Gris, Chardonnay, and Sparkling Wines. Spectacular setting overlooking Baskett Slough National Wildlife Refuge

  • Willamette Valley Vineyards
    Oregon's landmark winery. Award winning Pinot Noir, Pinot Gris, Chardonnay and Riesling. A commanding view of the Valley from our tasting room.

  • Witness Tree Vineyard

  • Orchard Heights Winery
    Award winning Muscat, Pinot Noir, Merlot, Riesling and more. Enjoy a park-like vineyard setting with grape arbor, pool side patio, and elegantly decorated garden room.

Salem Family Fun

  • A.C. Gilbert's Discovery Village
    Premier hands-on children's museum.

  • Salem Rivefront Carousel
    42 hand-carved horses hand-painted by community artisans, artisan studio, gift shop, and Oregon wines.

  • Enchanted Forest
    Kids of all ages love our Storybook Lane, Bumper Rides, Summer Comedy Theatre and much more! Plus picnicking, food, and gift shops.

  • Aquatic Center
    Wading pool, leisure pool, water slide, lap pool, and therapy pool plus a relaxing spa.

McMinnville Restaurants

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