Coburg (http://www.coburgoregon.org/): Known for its vintage downtown, breathtaking views of the Coburg Hills and the areas quaint charm and historic homes, attract antique hunters to Coburg year round. Coburg is a small City just minutes north of Eugene, yet is fiercely independent, and maintains an active calendar community events that attracts locals and tourists alike, year round.
Cottage Grove (http://www.cottagegrove.org/): With a rich history for being knows as the ‘Covered Bridge Capital of Oregon’ and just 25 minutes south of Eugene, Cottage Grove sits on the foothills of the Cascade Mountain Range was selected as an All-America City in 1968 and 2004.
Creswell (http://www.ci.creswell.or.us/): 16 miles south of Eugene of I-5, this a destination for outdoor enthusiasts. This town is surround by numerous hiking trails, mountain biking trails, equestrian-friendly trails, birding areas, fishing spots and various river adventures.
Florence (http://www.ci.florence.or.us/ ): This coastal town is a popular destination for outdoor enthusiasts. Less than an hour away from Eugene, has become a weekend destination for everyone and anyone looking to enjoy the soft sand, salty air, and amazing seafood.
Junction City (http://www.junctioncityoregon.gov/ ): 20 minutes north of Eugene along I-5, has a tiny main street and is surrounded by large lots for agriculture and industrial use.
McKenzie River Valley (http://www.mckenzie.k12.or.us/) : Located along the scenic McKenzie River, this district includes a 50 mile stretch of the McKenzie River including McKenzie Bridge, Blue River, Nimrod, Vida and Leaburg.
Springfield (http://www.ci.springfield.or.us/ ): The next town to the east of Eugene, extends to both sides of the Willamette River and includes areas like Mohawk, Thurstom, Washburne and Glenwood. East of I-5, you can find shopping areas like Springfield’s historic downtown which is home to antique stores, breweries and other retailers.
Veneta: (http://www.venetaoregon.gov/ ): Located 12 miles West of Eugene towards the coast, Veneta is the hub for the neighboring towns. Its quiet vibe, and quick commute to Eugene wineries and outdoors makes it a desirable location for those wanting a balance between country and urban settings.