Corvallis is a small town in Oregon with over 50,000 people, and the home of Oregon State University. It is located 85 miles south of Portland and is about an hour drive from the beautiful Oregon coast. In 2008, Fortune Magazine ranked Corvallis as one of the top 50 places in America to live and/or start a small business. Hotels in Corvallis can be found in and near the OSU area overlooking the Willamette River, largely appropriate for business and family travelers.
Business can book a meeting is the Corvallis Inn & Conference Center, which has meeting room accommodations up to 7,000 square feet.
Fun, independent restaurants near Corvallis hotels include American Dream Pizza, FireWorks Restaurant & Bar, and the vegan establishment Nearly Normals Gonzo Cuisine.
The region is full of green parks such as Central Park where the annual Corvallis Fall Festival is held in September. The event includes over a hundred booths and live performances.
The Arts Center is an interesting place for art lovers who want to shop for handcrafted jewelry, ceramics, and books. Corvallis is an ideal place to shop for organic foods at places such as Cafe Yumm, the Beanery, and First Alternative Natural Foods.
Cheer on the Beavers of Oregon State University at Goss Stadium, which is also the home of the minor league club Corvallis Knights.