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With a temperate coastal climate, the Willamette Valley—home to the Oregon resort The Allison Inn & Spa—is alluring to visit any time of the year. The time when the area most shines is fall, which brings mild temperatures and the excitement of harvest and crush. Hazelnuts are harvested and wild mushrooms sprout. The summer’s reliable sunshine draws visitors to the Forbes Travel Guide Four-Star hotel, thanks to temperatures that hover around 80 degrees and events such as the Pinot Noir Festival in late July. The Willamette Valley's extended spring means you'll see orchard blossoms and bud breaks on the area’s thousands of acres of grapevines. It’s rainy during the winter months, but it’s also when the Oregon Truffle Festival takes place. Winter is a quieter time, a chance to cozy up next to in-room fireplaces at the luxury hotel and observe the flourishing green hillsides.