25 Best Fun Things to Do in Portland for Kids Story

By Alli Sewell


25 Best Fun Things to Do in Portland for Kids Story

Some of the exciting things to do in Portland for kids include going on a...

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Hike at Columbia River Gorge

If you're looking for an activity that will get your kids exploring the outdoors, hiking...

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Ride roller coasters at Oaks Amusement Park

What kid doesn't love an amusement park? When in Portland, a trip to Oaks Amusement...

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Skate at the Oaks Park roller skating rink

Another kid-friendly attraction at Oaks Amusement Park is the roller skating rink. At the rink...

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Ski or Snowboard at Mount Hood

Does your family love snowsports? Then one of the family activities in Portland, Oregon, you...

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Eat sweet treats at Voodoo Doughnut

Voodoo Doughnut is a renowned outlet in Portland. The famous donut shop has two locations...

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Check out the best bakeries in the city on a donut tour

If your family is craving even more sweet treats, going on a Portland donut tour...

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Find the animal statues at Pioneer Courthouse Square

Pioneer Courthouse Square is a 400,000-square-foot open space in downtown Portland. Sometimes called "Portland's living...

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Learn about nature at the World Forestry Center

A visit to the World Forestry Center is another of the many fun things to...

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Discover pretty gardens at the Portland Japanese Garden

One of the Portland family activities that kids and adults will enjoy is going to...

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Walk amongst wildlife in Forest Park

Portland has many incredible outdoor locations close to it, with Forest Park being just one...

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Get some fresh air while admiring Washington Park

Washington Park is a stunning urban park that includes manicured gardens, forests, and ponds. Some...

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Cook pancakes at Slappy Cakes

When visiting Portland with kids, eating breakfast at Slappy Cakes is guaranteed to be a...

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Visit the Oregon Museum of Science and Industry

Visiting the Oregon Museum of Science and Industry will teach your kids something new and...

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Cuddle with cute kitties at Purrington's Cat Lounge

For kids that love animals (and don't have any allergies), a trip to Purrington's Cat...

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Go swimming at Mt. Scott Community Center

The perfect place to take your kids to let off some energy is at the...

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Shop for local products at the Portland Saturday Market

Going to the Portland Saturday Market is one of the things for families to do...

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Play arcade games at Punch Bowl Social

The Pacific Northwest is known for its abundance of rainy days! Therefore, having some entertaining...

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Run around at PlayDate PDX

One of the most fun activities in Portland for kids that are younger is going...

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Spot animals at the Oregon Zoo

Located in Washington Park, the Oregon Zoo is home to an array of animals. Having...

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Grab an ice cream cone at Salt & Straw

Another of the renowned dessert spots in Portland is Salt & Straw. This eatery serves...

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Kayak on Trillium Lake

Trillium Lake is a manmade lake located near Mount Hood. One of the fun things...

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Cheer for Portland's sport teams

Watching one of Portland's teams play is something the whole family will love. In professional...

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Take a trip to the Crystal Springs Rhododendron Garden

Featuring pretty flowers, lots of greenery, and tranquil ponds, Crystal Springs Rhododendron Garden is an...

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Buy some new books at Powell's Books

Powell's Books is an iconic Portland bookstore. The brand has a few locations around the...

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Bike around Portland

A perfect way to see all of Portland's landmarks is by cycling around the city...

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