7 Top Adventurous Places To Visit In Portland, Oregon

While you’re in Portland, be sure to check out the many shopping options.


Oregon Museum of Science and Industry

The Oregon Museum of Science and Industry has several volunteer programs. 

Washington Park

Washington Park is a park that spans 410 acres and is filled with things to do. Take a walking tour of the park and you’ll find playgrounds, archery ranges, and museums.  

Portland Japanese Garden

This 5.5-acre garden in Portland, Oregon, is a great place to get away from the everyday grind and enjoy the serenity of nature. 

International Rose Test Garden

The International Rose Test Garden is one of the oldest continuously running public gardens in the United States.  

Pittock Mansion

The Pittock Mansion is located in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. It was built in 1914 and designed by Edward T. Foulkes. 

Oregon Zoo

The Oregon Zoo is located in Washington Park, just 2 miles south of downtown Portland. Founded in 1888, it is the oldest zoo west of the Mississippi River. 

Portland Art Museum

The Portland Art Museum is a premier destination for visual arts education in the Portland area.