This 150-acre (60-hectare) sanctuary should not be missed by nature lovers, it is a nice place for walkers, bird watchers and family excursions. The wildlife exhibit is home to a number of wild birds and other animals. The facilities help rehabilitate and take care of more than 3000 animals per year. The bookstore has plenty of educational works, many of which include fantastic illustrations. There is no admission charge. Get good directions as some of the roads in the area can be confusing.
Farther up the mountain from Timberline Lodge, Meadows is known to offer more challenging terrain. It's steep, with a vertical drop of more than 2,700 feet. The Mt. Hood Express, a high-speed quad chairlift, quickly takes you to the top of the ski area at 7,300 feet. About half of the runs here are intermediate. With an average snowfall of 360 inches a year, the mountain is not to be missed by any skier or snowboarder.
Northwest St Helens Road Portland, OR 97231 +1 503 823 7529 (City Park Council)
It is hard to believe this forest is so close to the city. With miles and miles of walking paths, Forest Park has room for bicycling, picnics, hiking and more. One of the largest urban forest reserves in the country, it has over 5100 acres (2064 hectares) of space for you to enjoy a wonderful natural experience. Guided tours can be organized, and nature and wildlife enthusiasts will have a gala time observing the mammal and bird species that reside in this lush green haven.
Henry Pittock, founder of Portland's Oregonian newspaper, built this spectacular mansion in 1914. The stately mansion boasts three floors and an incredible view of Portland from the west hills.He lived n it between 1914 and 1919. The mansion has long been a museum, exhibiting a great deal of local history through displays and documentation. Guests can tour the mansion for a reasonable fee and even book space for private functions. So come visit this stunning piece of structure.
Founded towards the end of the 1950s, Rock Creek Country Club boasts of some of the finest golf courses in the city. The 18-hole, 6700 yard golf course can by enjoyed by golfers of varied skills. Immaculately maintained fairways, housing roughs and hazards, provide golfers with a challenging game. Nestled among the greens of Northshore Estates Park and Rock Creek Powerline Park, this golf course offers a serene ambiance to play in. After a tiring game, rejuvenate yourself at the clubhouse, gorging on food or enjoying the sauna.
2580 NorthWest Upshur Street Portland, OR 97210 +1 503 729 6804
Strictly for those over 21 years of age, Brewvana is an epic journey into the world of beer, tracing its popularity in the city. The tours offer an sight into the various brewing techniques used by the different breweries. The guides know their beer and explain efficiently, the various brews along with providing a few samples for tasting. The buses come well-equipped with mini-bars that can store all the beer that one might decide to buy while sampling. If one is interested in the drink, then Brewvana will prove to be a memorable experience with lots of diverse beer samples for tasting.
Enter this gallery and be transported to an artist's paradise. The setting is clean and designed to move you from one work to another, letting the work tell its own tale in its own time. And what artists they are-Carl and Hilda Morris, Michael Brophy, Paul Green and Laura Russo's uncle, Michelle Russo, just to name a few. To her credit, owner Laura Russo strives to maintain a sense of history in presenting regional art from all eras, not just the cutting edge. This is a perfect stop on any shopping or dining excursion in Northwest Portland.
Bring your kids to Staver Locomotive and let them explore the trains and engines used in the past. This fun exhibit comprises vintage steam engines, miniature models and photographic presentation of the travel routes, all of which are displayed inside a restored warehouse on 29th Avenue. The rail yard is where community events take place regularly. Tours are also conducted every day at this museum. Call ahead or visit their website to know more.
1318 Northwest Northrup Street Portland, OR 97209 +1 503 241 7179
The Bridgeport Brewing Company is one of the largest breweries in Portland and has been labeled the 'oldest craft brewery in the state.' The company specializes in all kinds of beers and you will be amazed at the variety they have. The beers are brewed to perfection which has earned them a trademark, so, when it comes to The Bridgeport Brewing Company, you are assured of quality to the hilt.
Nestled near the heart of downtown Portland, Travelodge Portland/City Center
offers the convenience of nearby Portland State University, the Portland Civic Auditorium, and a wide array of eateries and entertainment. The rooms are cozy and welcoming with muted colors. ...
This small city park lies in the shadow of Mount
Tabor. It provides nice open space for practicing chipping, throwing a Frisbee, or just stretching out. One of the nice things about Portland is the sheer number of parks. ...
Beverly Cleary Sculptures At Grant Park garden at Grant Park's
north end celebrates author Beverly Cleary's colorful characters. The writer/illustrator grew up in this neighborhood, and Grant Park is where her stories take place. Statues of Henry Higgins with ...