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Heritage Station Museum - 108 SW Frazer Avenue. The local historical society run this interesting museum. Learn about the early history of cowboy country. Included is the railway story, early Byrd School and get an idea of the hard life on a ranch. They have a well stocked shop andare closed on Monday and Sunday.

Tamastslikt Cultural Institute Museum - Just a short drive from Pendleton along I-84 you will discover this museum dedicated to the early tribes that populated the area. The museum is original and creative in the way this is displayed. There is a authentic cafe and of course a museum shop.

Round-Up and Happy Canyon Hall of Fame - If you are not here for the big round up for a week in September every year (Which is a worth while event), then you can still get to see highlights from the rodeo all year round here. Meet the charictors that make this occasion a hit.

Pendleton Underground Tours - 37 SW Emigrant Avenue. Take a guide tour back to the wild days past. Chinese workers built an underground society of their own, where they lived, worked and played. You will visit one of the brothels the town was famous for, But not a working one.

Main Street Diner This is a great place to eat. They serve breakfast and lunch, and dinner on Friday nights. The fifties music and decor are so much fun and the food is great.
submitted by Billy, 02/06/09

Pendleton Popcorn Factory 347 South Main Street. This shop has any flavour of popcorn you can imagine. It is located on Pendleton's Historic walking tour route. Quaint and fun!
submitted by Mary, 24/02/06

Pendleton Shopping

Antique Stores - The area is known for antiques and a number of shops can be discovered including The Collectors Gallery, Serendipity Antiques and Collectibles on SE Court Avenue and Country Expressions on Main Street. All stock a good variety of items.

Tamastlikt Cultural Institute - 72789 Highway 331. This is not only a shopping trip, but a trip back in time as the local tribe detail their life with tribal dances, artworks and the occasional cannibalism. The well stocked shop sells the woollen blankets from the local mills and many native American gifts.

Pendleton Center for the Arts - 214 N Main Street. This lovely old building house artworks from local painters. They often host special events. So if you want to purchase art from the area or even some Native American works, then this is the right place.

Pendleton Activities

Children's Museum of Eastern Oregon - 400 S Main Street. A great all round museum with plenty of fun educational activities. Kids will enjoy the hands-on exhibits and parents will look back fondly on the 50s diner and supply stores. Special events are always happening and this will be family fun time.

Family Aquatic Centre - 1901 NW Carden Avenue.The perfect outing for the family. The kids will have fun sliding down the slides, riding the rapids and walking through the waterfalls and you can either join in, just relax on the grass or soak your day away in the hot tubs. There is a cafe for when they need fueling up.

Bar M Ranch - 58840 Bar M Lane. This popular ranch is a short drive away in Adams.This is a great place to safely ride your horse and have the full on western experience.Trout fish in the river, swim in the thermal pool, good bird watching and hiking. This is the perfect place to stay and they offer rooms and home cooking.

Pendleton Skate City - 405 NE Hwy. Get those roller skates on and have fun with the young and old at this busy rink. They teach beginners and have a laser tag game in the zone. There is a cafe and they do birthdays.

Pendleton Restaurants and Bars

Pendleton Restaurants

Shari's Restaurant - 319 SE Nye Ave. Breakfast, lunch and supper and any time between. In fact Shari's is open 24 hours and ready to serve you great food, service and prices. The desserts and pies are delicious and the kids will be happy with their menu.

Riverfront Lodge Hotel - 6 Marine Drive. Enjoy the lovely views of the Columbia River in the nearby town of Boardman. The food here is always outstanding, service is first class and the pace is relaxing.

Main Street Diner - 349 S Main St. This 1950s style diner takes you back to the times when you could take your date for an ice cream, root beer and burger without bieng approached by drug dealers and such. The prices have risen though, but it's a local favourite and you will feel welcome.

Abby's Legendary Pizza - 828 Southgate. That's a big claim to live up to and Abby's do's it in style.Thick or thin base, the great taste will always be the same. Kids parties are popular here and they have a salad bar for the vegetarians.

Pendleton children's activities

Children's Museum of Eastern Oregon - 400 S Main Street. A great all round museum with plenty of fun educational activities. Kids will enjoy the hands-on exhibits and parents will look back fondly on the 50s diner and supply stores. Special events are always happening and this will be family fun time.

Family Aquatic Centre - 1901 NW Carden Avenue.The perfect outing for the family. The kids will have fun sliding down the slides, riding the rapids and walking through the waterfalls and you can either join in, just relax on the grass or soak your day away in the hot tubs. There is a cafe for when they need fueling up.

Bar M Ranch - 58840 Bar M Lane. This popular ranch is a short drive away in Adams.This is a great place to safely ride your horse and have the full on western experience.Trout fish in the river, swim in the thermal pool, good bird watching and hiking. This is the perfect place to stay and they offer rooms and home cooking.

Pendleton Skate City - 405 NE Hwy. Get those roller skates on and have fun with the young and old at this busy rink. They teach beginners and have a laser tag game in the zone. There is a cafe and they do birthdays.

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