- The list below includes 320 free or cheap things to do in or near Portland, Oregon, including 85 different types of inexpensive activities like Movie Theaters, Gardens, Hiking Trails and Historic Districts.
- From Columbia River Gorge to Oneonta Gorge, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Portland and in nearby cities within 25 miles like West Linn, Vancouver, Oregon City and Hillsboro.
A unique, exhilarating and competitive way to spend the time is at Laserport Beaverton. What's great with the laser tag game is that children and adults alike can play together. The area also has a sports bar and can be rented privately too.
97% 135 votes
State Highway 30, Troutdale, OR 97060 MoreLess Info
The Portland Women's Forum State Scenic Viewpoint, also called the Chanticleer Point, overlooks the Vista House and the Columbia Gorge, offering the view of the Crown Point and of the Rooster Rock State Park.
The Milwaukie Museum is housed is what was formerly the George Wise family farmhouse which was built in 1865. In addition to displays that present the history of the local region, there is a preserved horse-drawn streetcar from 1872.
98% 86 votes
1801 SE Columbia River Dr, Vancouver, WA 98661 MoreLess Info
Connecting Marine Park and Esther Short Park, Waterfront Renaissance Trail is a five mile trail running along the Columbia River. The trail can be used for walking, biking and skating and provides access to picnic spots, restaurants and shops.
With 36 lanes of bowling available, Sunset Lanes offers bowling in addition to a number of other amenities to its guests. These include large, high-definition TV's in all lanes, automatic scoring, and laneside food and drink service.
This 40 foot wide, earthen landscaped foot bridge crosses over SR14 and reconnects Vancouver's Columbia River waterfront with historic Fort Vancouver. On one side is modern civilization on the other the oldest apple tree known to the area.
100% 7 votes
2 Mount Jefferson Ter, Lake Oswego, OR 97035 MoreLess Info
Measuring 45,000 square feet, Mountain Park Clubhouse features an aquatic center with pools and a spa along with a fitness center with cardio equipment and athletic courts. It also offers fitness classes, a game room, a preschool and computers.
66% 73 votes
3200 SW Hocken Avenue, Beaverton, OR 97005 MoreLess Info
A 16-screen movie theater, Century 16 Cedar Hills displays first-run feature films using digital projection and RealD 3D. The theater offers stadium seating, arcade games and a lobby cafe with food and drinks.