2480 Grove St, Baker City, OR 97814, United States .

    the next local attraction in Baker City is the Heritage Museum. It’s also quite close to the El Dorado Inn.

    It is truly a historical location. In 1982, the Baker County Museum Commission established the Baker Heritage Museum (formally the Oregon Trail Regional Museum). The museum is located in the 100-year old Baker Municipal Natatorium, listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1977. Presently, the museum is a two-story interpretive collection of Baker County’s history. To be more specific, there are items from the 1860s through 1960s. Core exhibits in the museum are the Baker County industries (logging, ranching, and mining), historical Baker City, Wally Byam’s Airstream experience, Chinese heritage, native and non-native wildlife, and a collection of regional Native American artefacts, including stone tools.


    22267 OR-86, Baker City, OR 97814, United States .

    The National Historic Oregon Trail Interpretive Center is a historic and cultural center of Baker City. This local attraction in Baker City, near the El Dorado Inn motel offers living history demonstrations, interpretive programs, exhibits, multi-media presentations, as well as special events, and more than four miles of interpretive trails.

    Using life-size displays, films and live theater presentations, this Center tells the story of Oregon Trail pioneers of the frontier west. The 500 acre site includes remnants of the historic Flagstaff Gold Mine, actual ruts carved by pioneer wagons, and magnificent vistas of the historic trail route.


    1723 Madison St, Baker City, OR 97814 .

    This park is located near the downtown corridor with perimeters fronting on Campbell, Grove, and Madison Streets. It also borders the Powder River and connects to the Leo Adler Parkway via a foot bridge located near the local library.
    Geiser-Pollman Park is home to many community events each year including Miner's Jubilee, Memory Cruise Car Show, and the Powder River Music Revue. It also hosts many weddings, family reunions, company picnics in addition to providing a place to enjoy a quick lunch, read a book, or enjoy a lazy summer afternoon. The playground is enjoyed by young and not so young alike who visit the park. The park has over 100 trees of varying species and ages. It also includes amenities including a gazebo, covered picnic area, horseshoe pits, and restrooms.


    Elkhorn Drive Forest Service Road 73,, Baker City, OR 97814 .

    Another example of an amazing Local Attraction near El Dorado Inn is the Wallowa-Whitman National Forest. It is 2.3 million acres of varied landscape. This natural marvel extends from the Blue Mountains and rugged Wallowa Mountains down to the spectacular canyon country of the Snake River on the Idaho border. Anthony Lake Campground is in the Southern Elkhorn Mountain/Powder River Basin Area. On top of it all, the highest peak is in the Elkhorn Mountains at 9,108 feet! People love the area around the lake. It is known for conifer forests, wildflower meadows and the resident mountain goats. Definitely a Local Attraction in Baker City you should check out.


    2305 Main Street Baker City, Oregon 97814 .

    The completely renovated and restored 1889 Italianate home was the residence of Baker City philanthropist, Leo Adler, for 94 years.

    Listen to his story and feel the presence of his family as you wander through the rooms of the house on a guided tour. The downstairs parlor has been restored using elegant period wallpaper. All furniture, artwork and light fixtures are original.

    Imagine sharing a meal with Leo around the dining room table while he regales you with stories of his magazine empire and how he amassed the $21 million fortune he left to Baker County. 

    Open Memorial Day Weekend to Labor Day Weekend or by appointment on other days. Call them before visiting for opening hours. 

  • Sumpter Valley Railroad

    211 Austin St, Sumpter, OR 97877 .

    If you like both history and trains, you’ll enjoy visiting the Sumpter Valley Railroad.

    It’s perfect for a summer weekend trip, which takes you on a journey back in time as you ride vintage trains through the gorgeous Sumpter Valley.

    Go deep in the heart of Gold Rush country through restored trains that shipped all the mined gold everywhere in the country.

    If you want to know what the Gold Rush era was like, take this train to find out.


  • Glacier 45 Distillery

    1901 Main Street, Baker City, OR 97814 .

    Baker City is also the home of the Glacier 45 Distillery, which makes the finest premium spirits in the state.

    Glacier 45 crafts vodka and other drinks to cool your bones and soothe your spirit by taking inspiration from its mountain location. 

    Likewise, Glacier 45 uses only the cleanest spring water for their handcrafted creations.

    Since the distillery sits at the foot of the Elkhorn Mountain range, they source water directly from the mountain rivers and streams.

    Their vodka and gin do not contain any additives, and they are also naturally gluten-free.

  • Chinese Cemetery

    Windmill Rd, Baker City, OR 97814 .


    The United States owes much of its progress to immigrants who came to the country searching for a better life.

    In Oregon’s case, the state is proud of its rich Chinese heritage.

    When you go to Baker City, you’ll find one site commemorating this history.

    It’s the Chinese Cemetery, one of the few sites that honor this Chinese connection in Northeast Oregon.

    Inside the cemetery, you’ll find two boards explaining the cemetery history and the historical links of the Chinese to Baker County.


  • Barley Brown's Brew Pub

    2190 Main St, Baker City, OR 97814 .

    The family-owned Barley Brown's Beer has won several national and international beer-making awards for a good reason.

    Their creativity and boldness in coming up with new delicious flavors have made it a Baker City institution.

    For example, their cerveza negra caliente will surely warm your bones during winter.

    Likewise, their Shredder’s Wheat beer has won two gold medals in beer competitions held in the US and abroad.

    The restaurant sells filling sandwiches, pasta, beer-friendly grub, and steaks.

  • BELLA Main Street Market

    2023 Main St, Baker City, OR 97814 .

    Why don’t you make your Baker City trip a chance to start eating healthier?

    Just go to the BELLA Main Street Market and start shopping for organic food sourced locally.

    For instance, you can buy organic garlic and fruits harvested from nearby Cove and Eagle Creek Orchard.

    Likewise, you can buy fresh vegetables, nuts, preserves, Hells Canyon Blackberry Jam.

    You can even buy locally produced grass-fed Wagyu and Angus beef to satisfy your carnivorous urges.

    The market also sells premium Oregon cheeses, smoked salmon, freshly caught Albacore, and Dungeness Crab.

    You can even attend a wine tasting at the market, offering many of Oregon’s best wines and microbrews.