2900 Diane Drive Springbrook Park Lake Oswego, OR 97035 +1 503 635 5550
With four indoor courts, reservations are sometimes a necessity but can be made as far as a week in advance. Classes, activities, group mixers and competitive play events are held daily. Courts are booked by the hour and can even come with a ball machine if you're missing a partner for the day.
902 Wasco Street Suite 200 Hood River, OR 97031 +1 541 308 1700
This scenic route tours the Columbia River Gorge and Mount Hood. The "Old Highway" is America's first scenic byway and winds along the cliffs of the gorge, past Oregon landmarks. Located 725 feet (220 meters) above the Columbia River, the Crown Point Vista House is a must-see. Also do not miss the extremely popular Multnomah Falls National Park while you are here. The tour will take approximately 4 hours without stops.
8239 Champoeg Road Northeast St. Paul, OR 97137 +1 503 678 1251
Champoeg is thought to be the true birthplace of Oregon, and therefore has been well preserved since 1843. As home to several festivals throughout the year, including the historical Indian Summer Folklife Festival and pageant held in the Champoeg Amphitheater, it has become very popular. The Amphitheater here is one of the newest additions to the park, built in 1993. However, many older buildings can be found, including the 1901 dedicated pavilion, Pioneer Church and the Visitors Center and Newellsville Museum Store. Daily 7AM
Get ready to race. From Indy-style Formula One machines to two-seaters that let parents and children work the wheel together, this recreational racetrack has cars for everyone, and it's a lot of fun. Great for birthdays and other group events, Malibu Raceway LLC offers special rates for groups of 10 or more, plus other specials like "Two-For Tuesday." All ages will enjoy the twisty three-quarter-mile track, as well as the game room and batting cages.
23324 Southwest Sherk Place Sherwood, OR 97132 +1 503 625 7385
Fly over beautiful vineyards and luscious hillsides of the Tualatin River Valley. Your crew handles the balloon expertly and tells tales of ballooning and local history Gift certificates and packages are available. Vista Balloon Adventures is dedicated to customizing your experience, so go ahead and discuss your dreams with them. A tour includes brunch after the voyage. The flight is about an hour long, but the whole affair lasts about three and a half hours. The company offers a full refund if the experience doesn't meet your expectations.
What used to be 170 acres of farmland is now a beautiful sprawling golf course, par 71 and nearly 7,000 yards. Located in the flat, open country south of Portland, the course has wide fairways that give mediocre golfers a little help. The nine-hole putting course is also fun, and good practice, too. The large golf shop has everything you need and more. The club's specialty is corporate tournaments and events. Green fees vary by season and time of day. Fees include golf cart. Discount programs are also available.
Nestled in the forest between bustling Portland and breathtaking Mt. Hood, this par-72 course is home to some of the best golf in Oregon. Designed by Gene "Bunny" Mason, the 182-acre course is both challenging and gracious. Even if the ball isn't bouncing your way, the site of the giant, snow-covered mountain will help calm your nerves. Persimmon Country Club Community has a fine restaurant and can accommodate banquet events. There's also a short-game practice center with professionals on hand.
12930 Old Pumpkin Ridge Road North Plains, OR 97133 +1 503 647 4747
Host of more championships than any other course in Oregon, Pumpkin Ridge Golf Club is a wonderful example of how good golf can be in Oregon. Two courses, one par 71 and one par 72, are laid out in the wooded hills and forest southwest of Portland. The golf club has been host to the U.S. Women's Open Championship. Other big tournaments include the Girls Junior Amateur Championship and the Junior Amateur Championship. Visit the Web site to view course descriptions, get directions, see rates, inquire about memberships, and tournament/outing information. This upscale golf club is an example of golf at its best.
Traditionally home of the Fred Meyer Challenge, The Reserve Vineyards & Golf Club is the only place to see Professional Golfers Association players in Oregon. The Fred Meyer Challenge is a fun, laid-back pro event, hosted by Peter Jacobsen, local golf hero. The event usually occurs the first week of August, and it gets crowded. The club is semi-private, with one of two 72-par courses open to the public year round. The Fought and Cupp courses are not to be missed.
Various Locations Beaverton, OR 97000 +1 503 644 5555
This tour is outlined in a detailed brochure distributed by the Convention and Visitors Bureau of Washington County. Filled with a map and helpful information, the brochure focuses on eleven of Oregon's premier producers of wine. The wineries are located in the fertile Tualatin Valley where climate and soil are perfect for producing varieties of Chardonnay, Pinot Noir, Pinot Gris and Riesling wines. See the sun disappear behind the coast mountain range as you sip wine that has earned a reputation worldwide.
You will enjoy gazing at this graceful bronze elk sculpture
that rests on a large pedestal on Southwest Main Street. The statue celebrates a herd of majestic elk that used to graze in the nearby area more than a ...
Public Art Gallery (Michael Graves' Portland Building)
The Public Art Gallery, located inside the Michael Graves' Portland
Building, holds information about the city of Portland and many of the artistic endeavors featured throughout the streets. The most notable element of this gallery is the display of ...
This city square is the best place to find all
kinds of people, concerts, festivals, protests, fund raisers and everything else that goes on in the city. Portland's first school was located here. Now you can eat your lunch ...