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in Portland, OR (showing 13 - 18 out of 18)

The city is full of hidden gems and treasures. If you’re tired of always hitting the same spots, take a look at all the options below. We showcase businesses near you where you could spend countless hours of endless fun with your entire family.

Say goodbye to the boring weekends and routine birthday parties. Think outside the box and dare to try something new. Take a look at what your city has to offer – all within driving distance of your location. You might be surprised!

Portland Japanese Garden

611 SW Kingston Ave
Portland, OR 97205   Directions

(503) 223-1321

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Embark on a journey through the Portland Japanese Garden, hailed as “the most authentic Japanese garden outside of Japan.” As you roam through, you'll find that there are five main gardens: Flat Garden, Strolling Pond Garden, The Tea Garden, Natural Garden, and Sand and Stone Garden. Tranquility and lovely scenery are guaranteed here.

Portland Saturday Market

2 SW Naito Pkwy
Portland, OR 97204   Directions

(503) 222-6072

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Spend family day shopping the unique vendors at the Portland Saturday Market. This weekly event is a well-known Portland attraction, and one of the longest running arts and craft shows in the nation. As you explore the booths here, you'll find everything from art to jewelry, furniture, clothing, toys for the kids, and much more.

Portland'5 Centers For The Arts

1111 SW Broadway
Portland, OR 97205   Directions

(503) 248-4335

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See a performance at the Portland Center for the Performing Arts, an entertainment venue that's considered to be one of the best in the nation. The PCPA is comprised of three buildings, and the stages of these buildings host a variety of productions, from concerts to dance performances, Broadway shows and symphony events and much more. The venue keeps a busy schedule so there's sure to be something going on that suits your interest.

The Grotto

8840 NE Skidmore St
Portland, OR 97220   Directions

(503) 254-7371

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Whether you want to appreciate your love for nature or revel in your Catholic faith, The Grotto is the place to do it. The National Sanctuary of Our Sorrowful Mother, or The Grotto, is a Catholic shrine and a botanical garden. The 62-acre garden includes beautiful plants, several sculptures, and walking paths throughout.

Waterfront Park

98 SW Naito Pkwy
Portland, OR 97204   Directions

(503) 823-7529

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Family time just got a lot more scenic. Plan a day of fun at Waterfront Park. This park overlooks the Willamette River and features a walking path throughout. Along with its gorgeous views and blooming cherry blossom trees, the park is home to a number of important landmarks, including the Japanese American Historical Plaza.

World Forestry Center & Discovery Museum

4033 SW Canyon Rd
Portland, OR 97221   Directions

(503) 228-1367

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Learn about forests and their impact on our environment at the World Forestry Center & Discovery Museum. Exhibits showcase the system and structure of forests throughout the world. There have been features on logging, the story of chocolate and the cacao tree, and the wildlife that calls the forest home, like bats and wildcats.

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