Classical Chinese Garden
NW Third Avenue and Everett, 503.228.8131
The largest urban Suzhou-style garden created outside of China'a borders.
End of the Oregon Trail Interpretive Center
1726 Washington Street, Oregon City, 503.657.9336
Showcases the challenges of the early pioneer's 2,000 mile trek west thorugh living-history presentations,, mixed media shows and exhibits.
International Rose Test Garden
400 SW Kingston, Portland, OR 97201
Portland's International Rose Test Garden is considered the oldest official, continuously -operated public rose test garden in the United States. Roses are sent from throughout the world to be tested in the Northwest climate here. The 5-acre garden in the Washington Park Neighborhood / Botanical Garden was founded in 1915 by rose lover Jesse Currey and delivers spectacular views of Portland and its backdrop of mountains. Open daily from 7:30am-9pm.
611 S.W. Kingston Ave Washington Park, 503.223.1321
The Japanese Garden features five formal garden styles on 5.5 acres in Portland's Washington Park.
Oregon Ballet Theatre
Keller Auditorium: SW 3rd & Clay, Newmark Theater : SW Broadway & Main , 503.2.BALLET / 1.888.922.5538
Each season, Oregon Ballet Theatre presents four outstanding programs of dance including the popular holiday classic, The Nutcracker, and OBT's annual festival of new works, American Choreographers Showcase. The season also features world premieres of new works by artistic director James Canfield and OBT Exposed!, the company's annual open air studio held each August the South Park Blocks downtown.
Oregon Convention Center
777 NE Martin Luther King Junior Boulevard, 800.791.2250 / 503.235.7575
The Northwest's premier meeting place is a magnificent crystalline sentinel gracefully rising on the banks of Portland's Williamette River overlooking downtown and the West Hills.
Oregon Museum of Science and Industry
1945 SE Water Avenue, 503.797.4000
Climb aboard a real submarine, touch a tornado, travel the world in a five-story Omnimax theater, experience an earthquake and journey through the galaxy at the Murdock Planetarium.
Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall: SW Broadway and Main, 800.228.7343 / 503.228.1353
Called "a virtuoso ensemble" by The Washington Post, the Oregon Symphony is the oldest major orchestra in the West and one of Portland's great cultural attractions. Under the baton of Music Director James DePreist, the Oregon Symphony performs over 120 concerts annually at the Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall (SW Broadway and Main), from September through June.
4001 SW Canyon Road, 503.226.1561
Meet animal ambassadors from nearly every continent - in habitats that make them feel at home. Open every day at 9 a.m., except Christmas. Take a virtual visit 24 hours a day 7 days a week at www.oregonzoo.org.
3229 NW Pittock Drive, 503.823.3624
Pittock Manison is located up West Burnside Street in NW Portland commanding a view of five mountains. The park is open every day dawn to dusk. The twenty-two room mansion is open, everyday 12:00-4:00 p.m. Tours are available during that time or you can go self guided. Beautiful 1914 craftsmanship and elegant furnishings adorn the four story 16,000 sq. ft. mansion. Built by Henry and Georgiana Pittock in 1914, they were joined by children and grandchildren who lived here until 1958. Admission is $5.00-$2.50. Closed major holidays.
Portland Art Museum
1219 SW Park Avenue, 503.226.2811
The oldest art museum in the Pacific Northwest, the Portland Art Museum features 35 centuries of European, American, Asian and comtemporary art.
Portland Center for the Performing Arts
In the heart of Portland's downtown Cultural District, 503.796.9293 (Event Information)
Featuring the Dolores Winnigstad Theater, Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall, Newmark Theater and the Portland Civic Auditorium.
Portland Saturday Market
West end of Burnside Bridge. Open every Saturday and Sunday, March through December.
Portland Portland Saturday Market, founded in 1974 is the largest open-air arts and crafts market (in continuous operation) in the United States. The vendors at the Market are individual small business owners from all over Oregon and Washington.
Sternwheeler Riverboat Tours
The Columbia River Gorge and the Portland Harbor, 503.223.3928 / 541.374.8427
Cruise either the scenic Columbia River Gorge (June through September) or the Williamette River (October through June) year-round on this authentic triple-decker sternwheeler.
NE 85th Avenue and Sandy, 503.254.7371
Established in 1924, The Grotto is a lush 62-acre sanctuary and botanical garden dedicated to peace, solitiude and prayer for all peoples of the earth. Here you will find spectacular views of the Cascade Mountains including Mount St. Helens.
World Foresty Center
4033 SW Canyon Road, 503.228.1367
The World Forestry Center and its Portland museum features permanent and changing exhibits on forests of the Pacific Northwest and from around the globe. Group tours and school educational programs are available.