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35 Extraordinary Portland Tourist Attractions You Should Visit

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35 Extraordinary Portland Tourist Attractions You Should Visit

Introduction - If you are looking for a vacation that's out of the ordinary, then read on. Here are the 35 extraordinary...

 
 

Visit the Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area

Tourist Attraction 1 - This eighty-mile river canyon was cut from eons of volcanic activity and flooding and now marks the border between Oregon...

 
 
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Walk around Downtown Portland

Tourist Attraction 2 - Downtown Portland encompasses many of the locations on this list, but it deserves its own mention. The restaurants, shops, and...

 
 
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Explore Washington Park

Tourist Attraction 3 - Washington Park describes itself as a "community of destinations" and holds fifteen miles of trail in its 400 acres of...

 
 

Probe the UFO Boat on Sauvie Island

Tourist Attraction 4 - You may not be surprised to find that Portland is home to a nude beach, but perhaps you didn't expect...

 
 
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Go shopping at the Portland Saturday Market

Tourist Attraction 5 - For a true taste of Portland, the Saturday Market in the city's historic Old Town is the place to be...

 
 
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Learn about science and local nature at OMSI

Tourist Attraction 6 - If you're traveling with kids, the Oregon Museum of Science and Industry has interactive exhibits, classes, and summer camps, and...

 
 

Walk to Multnomah Falls

Tourist Attraction 7 - Multnomah Falls cascades more than 600 feet down the mountainside and is one of the cool places in Portland, found...

 
 

Stroll through the Portland Japanese Garden

Tourist Attraction 8 - It's easy to get lost in Portland's Japanese Garden in Washington Park, a famous Oregon landmark, as its peaceful beauty...

 
 
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Try unique ice cream flavors at Salt & Straw

Tourist Attraction 9 - The Salt & Straw was born from the desire to bring people together, and ice cream was quickly seen as...

 
 

Walk along Tom McCall Waterfront Park

Tourist Attraction 10 - Tom McCall Waterfront Park is an urban bastion of recreation, art installments, green space, and liveability. Stretching along the Willamette...

 
 

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