Portland, Oregon is a beautiful city to explore, and if you’re able to drive outside a little bit to visit Multnomah Falls. Our family took a trip to the Pacific Northwest to visit Portland and Seattle.
Watch our travel video to get a better idea of the city:
Places We Went in Portland:
Voodoo Doughnut – a unique and eclectic doughnut shop with really interesting varieties.
Stumptown Coffee – the famous coffee brand that originated in Portland.
Waterfront Park – a large stretch of green space with a walking path along the Willamette River.
Salmon Street Springs – a fun water fountain / splash pad.
Mills End Park – the world’s smallest park. It’s a quirky attraction – a small shrub in the middle of the street.
Lownsdale Square – a green space with trees in the middle of the city, one of 3 adjacent squares. Next to it are Chapman Square and Terry Shrunk Plaza
Salt & Straw – the famous ice cream brand that originated in Portland.
Powell’s Books – the world’s largest independent bookstore. It takes up an entire city block, is 3 stories tall, and has over a million books.
Portland Aerial Tram – a gondola-style tram that takes you from the waterfront to the Oregon Health & Science University on top of the hill. The roughly 15-minute ride offers great aerial views of the city.
Rocky Butte – a natural park area with a green space on top of a hill, surrounded by stone walls. It offers great scenic views of the city.