Museum of Natural History is certainly a destination worth exploring.
You'll locate it in Eugene, approximately 60 miles (97 kilometers) from the capital of the state, Salem.
There's a decent variety of hotels that are an easy drive away from Museum of Natural History. Make your selection from 19 possibilities, all within 2 miles (3 kilometers) of the attraction. Only 1 mile (2 kilometers) away, you can kick back and relax at the Inn at the 5th. A couple of other choices are the Residence Inn Eugene Springfield, 1 mile (2 kilometers) away, and the Excelsior Inn, 0.7 miles (1.1 kilometer) away.
Close by, you will be able to find hotels to suit the most constrained budgets. The Best Western Greentree Inn, 0.2 miles (0.3 kilometers) away, and the Days Inn Eugene Downtown/University, 0.2 miles (0.3 kilometers) away, are two that you can start off with.
If you're exhausted from all the running around, treat yourself to a well-deserved caffeine break at Starbucks, just a brief walk away. If your stomach's starting to growl, you can head to Fresh Marketcafe, also close-at-hand. Wrap up a satisfying day out by strolling down the road for a wine or beer at Sam's On Franklin.