Woodland is constantly evolving with a thriving entrepreneurial spirit and historic downtown district. From the brewery scene to popular events, there’s plenty to keep you exploring.
This self-guided bike tour traces parts of the historic boundaries of Woodland. It covers several historic neighborhoods and reviews many styles of architecture. There are frequent stops along the way with online videos that tell you about the sections of homes and neighborhoods. You will cover about 4 miles, please go slowly, and stop at all stop signs.
The Celebration Bike Tour starts at the intersection of Third St. and Main Street.Learn More
The State Theatre and Multiplex is a fully resored historic theatre with an attached modern multiplex. The grand auditorium features a 60′ giant screen, and luxury seats are throughout the theatre. The spot also features the State Cafe where you can catch a movie meal and beverages before a flick (beer and wine available).See the Latest
Built in 1885, the original Opera House burned down in the 1892 fire that destroyed much of downtown Woodland. It was rebuilt on the same site, using some of the remaining foundations and bricks from the walls, reopening in 1896. WOH became the stopping place for such performers as Nance O’Neil, James A Herne, and Harry Davenport. The great Polish actress Madame Helen Modjeska, John Philip Sousa and his band, comics Weber and Fields, George M. Cohan’s troupe, “Gentleman Jim” Corbett and John L. Sullivan (who appeared in theatrical production followed by exhibitions of “Fistcuffs”), and such up and coming young motion picture stars as Sidney Greenstreet, Walter Huston, and Verna Felton. Over 300 touring companies have appeared on its stage by 1913 when the opera house.
The Opera House features concerts and live entertainment for the whole family.Learn More
If you haven’t had a chance to walk the shops in Historic downtown Woodland, you’ll be pleasantly surprised to find some amazing stores. And don’t limit yourself to just the downtown area, shopping options reach well beyond the Main Street corridor.Learn More
Explore Historic Woodland is the title of a book collecting more than 400 houses and buildings that grace this charming community, which also serves as the county seat. The book presents ten different walking tours to eight distinctive neighborhoods, the remarkable downtown (itself listed on the Register of Historic Places), and folksy Dead Cat Alley. Many architectural styles are represented, from stately 19th-Century Victorians to Craftsman, Bungalow, Tudor, Dutch Colonial, even Moderne designs.
Maps, addresses, color photographs along with concise descriptions of the houses and buildings, and brief glossary make this a complete, fascinating resource.Learn More
with everything from casually elegant fine dining to savory, comforting diner fare. Whatever you might want ~ a juicy steak, super-fresh sushi, tasty Thai cuisine, great pizza, something spicy from south of the border ~ you’ll find what you’re looking for here! Check out all 27 locations, most of them all within a safe, walkable five-block stretch of Main Street.Learn More
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