Scott Palmer is Bag&Baggage’s Founding Artistic Director and longtime Hillsboro resident and advocate. @bag_n_baggage


Syun Izakaya

One of Hillsboro’s great restaurant treasures, Syun is located in the heart of downtown Hillsboro and was rated as one of America’s top 15 Japanese restaurants by the renowned Zagat Survey!

Renaissance Wines

Renaissance Wines is a perfect, intimate wine shop (featuring the very best the Willamette Valley has to offer) in Orenco Station.


Rice Museum of Rocks and Minerals

The Rice Museum of Rocks and Minerals houses a world-class collection recognized as the finest in the Northwest and one of the best in the nation. The museum is also an affiliate of the Smithsonian!

McNally’s Taproom

McNally’s Taproom, located in downtown Hillsboro, is a favorite watering hole for locals and visitors, featuring 24 rotating taps, bottled craft beers, cider, and wine.

Le’Stuff Antiques

Le’Stuff Antiques has one of the coolest, quirkiest collections of antiques and collectibles in a 5,000 square foot wonderland of treasures!


Jackson Bottom Wetlands Reserve

Jackson Bottom Wetlands Reserve is a 635 acre wildlife preserve located within the city limits of Hillsboro. Free and open to the public, the Reserve is an incredible place to hike, bird-watch, and relax.

Orenco Station Farmers Market

This open-air market features features fresh, local, agricultural food and garden products, fine arts and crafts, live music, and educational information.


Pizzario is downtown Hillsboro’s place for pizza, pasta, and live music. Using a woodfired grill for their pizzas, and featuring a fantastic range of craft cocktails, Pizzario is a perfect place to hang out, enjoy live music, and eat delicious pizza.

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