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Float the Willamette!

Float the Willamette!

Temperatures are up and that can only mean one thing: summer is here! Luckily, there are several fun-in-the-sun adventures just a stone’s throw away from The Independence. Our personal favorite though is without a doubt floating down the Willamette River via inner...

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Johan Vineyards

Johan Vineyards

Johan Vineyards is a gorgeous vineyard near the Hotel with biodynamic and delicious wines. We love to send our guests to Johan because we know they will have an incredible experience. We were able to interview Morgan Beck, the lead Winemaker and General Manager to...

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Featured Artist: Dayna Collins

Featured Artist: Dayna Collins

 At The Independence, we have fallen in love with Dayna Collins’ work and we feel so lucky to have several of her pieces displayed throughout the hotel. Her work is bold, energetic and joyful, while also drawing you in with evocative layers and rich textures. More...

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Eola Hills Wine Cellars Q and A

Eola Hills Wine Cellars Q and A

We love Eola Hills Wine Cellars for their wines that capture the spirit and flavors of Oregon and for their great tasting room experiences. Their original tasting room, located just miles from The Independence provides barrel room ambiance with a serene private garden...

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Women Making History with Oregon Wine

Women Making History with Oregon Wine

March is Women’s History Month, and we at The Independence thought there was no better way to celebrate than highlighting some of the powerful forces behind Oregon wine, who happen to be women! These women are forging their paths and making an impact on wine in the...

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