Rock State Park|
Overseeing the mighty Columbia River, Rooster Rock
looks upon windsurfers, boats, tugs and barges. This dark basalt column, of
irregular conical shape is located on the Oregon side of the Columbia River.
Washington County Wineries
County is the
closest winegrowing region to Portland and has a long viticulture history, fabulous
views and scenic rural roads.
There's no need to travel all the way to Washington,
DC or Japan to witness the spectacle of blooming cherry trees when we have our
own show right here in Portland.
Our mix of moisture, mild weather, and acidic soil, make this region a Rhododendron
paradise. There are a number of outstanding public and private gardens in the
Pacific Northwest dedicated to this species.
It was the force of water that turned these wheels, that
engaged the gears, that revolved the millstones, that ground the grain, that fed
the farmers and their families. Experience an important part of farming history.
in the artistic Pearl District, Jamison Square is an interactive fountain offering
wonderful water fun that is safe for kids of all ages. The fountain attracts hundreds
of families and children on warm days.
Street in Portland
Known as the Alberta Art District, new art galleries, restaurants, clothing and
gift shops have been popping up here for over a decade.
an IMAX theater, a laser light planetarium, a motion simulator, a real US submarine
out front, and rooms filled with science activities, the whole family will enjoy
as they learn something new at OMSI.
fountains of downtown Portland
maintains 17 decorative and over 120 drinking fountains throughout the city with
a history that spans over 120 years.
Classical Chinese Garden
walkways, a bridged lake, and open pavilions frame this exquisitely arranged landscape
of plants, water, stone, architecture, and poetry.
A Gardener's Paradise|
If a few April showers bring May flowers, what
do plentiful Pacific Northwest showers bring to the city of Portland? A gardener's
paradise of lush green foliage and waves of blossoms nearly year- round!
Best of Portland's Eccentric Cafes|
If cafes are a symbol of the good
life, then Portlanders must know how to live. Coffee shops of one type of another
seem to occupy nearly every corner in town.
Discover the wonders of the Rose City's unique
shopping districts. You will find one-of-a-kind boutiques and three major retail
areas within a mile or so of each other. And, best of all, there's no sales tax.
join us for Portland's ultimate river experience. Spectacular sights and exciting
surprises make for an unforgettable adventure for all ages.