Visiting Port Orford, Oregon

Storm Watching at the South Coast’s Most Westerly Paradise Famous for its peculiar geography and hurricane-force storms, Port Orford captivates its visitors with its dramatic scenery and intriguing history. Every city has its distinctive characteristics. Port Orford, located on the rocky, windy shores of Oregon’s South Coast, is no exception. Settled in 1851, it is […]

Walking Portland’s Eastbank Esplanade

Willamette River Walkway Beckons to Strollers, Joggers and Cyclists This wide urban walkway sometimes hugs the river’s edge, sometimes floats on the water, and always offers stunning downtown views. Tom McCall Waterfront Park Formally known as the Vera Katz Eastbank Esplanade, the mile-and-a-half long pedestrian and bicycle promenade follows the east side of the Willamette […]

Best Pumpkin Patches in Portland and Hillsboro

There are many pumpkin patches and Halloween activities and events going on in the greater Portland area. There is fun to be had for the whole family in the fall in Northwest Oregon. The greater Portland area has more than its share of pumpkin patches, hay and corn mazes, petting zoos, and farm animals to […]

Best Hay and Corn Mazes in Portland

Fall & Halloween Fun at Pumpkin Patch Farms in Washington County The Portland, Oregon area has some of the best corn and hay mazes around. Use this helpful fall activity guide to find the one best suited for a family adventure. Corn and hay mazes are a fun part of fall in the Pacific Northwest. […]

Berry Picking in the Portland and Hillsboro Area

Where to Pick the Best Fruit in Washington County, Oregon There are many farms in the greater Portland area that cater to the u-pick berry purchaser. A variety of berries and other fruits are available to be picked all summer. There is nothing better than fresh-picked berries, warmed by the sun in the summertime. Picking […]

Indoor Activities for Kids in Portland

Rainy Day Fun for Winter in Washington County When Portland’s winter rains set in, locals and tourists alike look for indoor activities to please the kids. Below are five Portland sites that can turn any child’s day into a special occasion full of fun, learning, and discovery. And parents might find they enjoy the outing […]

Free and Cheap Family Activities in Portland

Families can enjoy time together in the City of Roses with budget-friendly activities parents and children will both appreciate. Tourists looking to entertain the children for a few hours and locals looking for a fun family afternoon have many options in Portland, Oregon. The city offers many no- to low-cost options – all easily accessible […]

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