With summer in full force, now is the time to take advantage of the beautiful area in which we live. Sure, summer getaways are fun, but there is so much to do in our area for the entire family. Why not spend the weekend staying in town, enjoying the sunshine and the great outdoor activities that you can do with your family right here? Spending time at home doesn’t need to be boring. Check out our favorite family summer activities near Dundee.

Evergreen Aviation and Space Museum

Do you have little ones who love all things that go? If so, the Evergreen Aviation and Space Museum should definitely be on your list of summer family activities this year. This large space is full of vehicles throughout history, with a specific focus on airplanes. Tour the open building to check out some interesting things, then you can make your way through other parts of the museum to watch videos and learn more about the history of the space museum, and why it’s located here in Oregon. And, don’t forget to check out the Spruce Goose, the largest wooden airplane ever built!

Wings and Waves Waterpark

Quite conveniently located next to the space museum mentioned above, the Wings and Waves Waterpark is a natural next step for your family day in Oregon wine country. Cool off with the various water features, and enjoy this indoor water park, no matter the weather. There will surely be endless amounts of fun for the entire family at this fun waterpark!

Drive-in Movies

99W Drive-in Movie Theater in Newberg is a famous family spot that is the perfect summer activity to do with mom, dad, and the kids. The whole crew can see a nightly movie from the comfort of their own car. Get comfy, get the popcorn, and have an unforgettable and unique family experience by enjoying a retro activity like this unique drive-in movie theater down the road in Newberg.

Winery Visit

Did you know that here in Oregon, visiting a winery and wine tasting can actually be a family affair? Stoller Family Estate Vineyards, located in Dayton, is a perfect family-friendly location to plan a leisurely summer picnic with the entire crew and enjoy the sunshine. Known for its family-friendly atmosphere, you can start with tasting a bit of wine, then move out to the large lawn where kids can play, eat, and have fun. A great way to spend a perfect summer day! 

All of these activities are perfect for the entire family to enjoy, and while you spend time having fun with your fam, don’t forget to enjoy a nice meal! Come stop by Trellis for a satisfying dinner before you see your drive-in movie, or on the way back from enjoying a wine tasting. And, don’t forget to stop in to get some takeout sandwiches on the way to McMinnville to see the museum and waterpark. We can’t wait to see you and your whole crew!