- TripBuzz found 320 things to do with kids in or near Portland, Oregon, including 291 fun activities for kids in nearby cities within 25 miles like West Linn, Vancouver, Hillsboro and Oregon City.
- From Washington Park to Ground Kontrol Classic Arcade, the Portland area offers 87 different types of family activities, including: Movie Theaters, Gardens, Zoos and Neighborhoods.
- The largest city in Oregon, Portland is an environmentally-friendly community with several public parks and walking trails. Historically part of the Oregon Trail, Portland is important to American history. Portland is also home to the headquarters for Adidas and Intel Corporations. Along with a ballet company, symphony and repertory theater, Portland hosts several professional and semi-professional sports teams including the NBA's Portland Trail Blazers.
Home to a variety of classic video games, Ground Kontrol Classic Arcade features over 60 arcade games along with 27 pinball machines. The arcade provides a full-service bar and is used for karaoke, trivia, game tournaments and private events.
Oaks Amusement Park originally opened in 1905 as a way to celebrate the Lewis and Clark World Expo. It currently features a variety of carnival style rides, go karts, miniature golf, carnival games, arcade games, and an area where visitors can pan for gold and gems.
With 960 acres of snow covered trails, Mt. Hood Ski Bowl is one of the most popular ski areas in the region. The resort also offers special snow tubing areas and ski lessons for both children and beginning adults.
One Center Court, Portland, OR 97227 MoreLess Info
Rose Quarter is a performance venue that hosts performances from artists like Fleetwood Mac and Jimmy Buffett as well as Disney on Ice shows. Additionally, the arena is the home of the Portland Winterhawks WHL team.
808 SE Morrison St., Portland, OR 97214 MoreLess Info
The Grand Central Restaurant and Bowling Lounge features twelve lanes with computerized scoring, HD projection screens and couches. The location also hosts college football viewing parties and an arcade game room.
The Columbia River Gorge National Scenic area is 85 miles long and covering 292,500 acres. Hiking, biking, and horseback riding are popular within the park, especially to see the 620-foot Multnomah Falls, the highest year round waterfall in the United States, 800 species of wildflowers, and 200 species of birds…
Showing movies on its second run, Laurelhurst Theater has screenings for blockbuster hits and classic films in its auditoriums. The concession stand menu has been expanded to include pizza and alcoholic beverages.
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1945 SE Water Avenue, Portland, OR 97214 MoreLess Info
Visitors to the Oregon Museum of Science and Industry can see exhibits in five exhibit halls, which started out as the private collection of a city employee and have been added to over the years. Visitors can also visit a submarine, and a planetarium.