Tourist Attractions

Mt. Hood near Portland Oregon offers recreation all year round
Mt. Hood near Portland Oregon offers recreation all year round

The Oregon Museum of Science and Industry

One of the nation's leading science museums. OMSI offers hundreds of interactive exhibits, hands-on demonstrations and an Omnimax theater.

(503) 797-4000


The Oregon Zoo

The zoo houses critters from all over the world (and a few from Portland), and features lots of educational and conservation programs.

(503) 226-1561


The Portland Japanese Garden

Proclaimed one of the most authentic Japanese gardens outside of Japan, the 5.5 acre Portland Japanese Garden is located in the city's west hills.


Powell's Books

It may be a stretch to call a bookstore a tourist attraction, unless it's Powell's. Book lovers will lose themselves here in the world’s largest independent bookstore.

(800) 878-7323


Timberline Lodge

On Mt. Hood east of Portland is a gorgeous historic building, and offers year-round skiing on Mt. Hood's Palmer snowfield. And there's that whole "Shining" thing.

(503) 272-3410


Mt. Hood Meadows

Mt. Hood east of Portland, offers skiing and snowboarding during the ski season.

(503) 337-2222


Mt. Hood Skibowl

The Skibowl boasts of being America's largest night-skiing area. Located east of Portland in Government Camp. They offer lifts for mountain biking during the summer.

(503) 272-3206


Mt. Saint Helens National Volcanic Monument

About 1.5 hours north of Portland, is a fascinating active volcanic landscape that just happens to offer some of the best mountain biking on the West Coast.


The Willamette Valley

Wine country in the beautiful region surrounding Portland, is home to over 400 wineries.


Travel Portland

Additional information about Portland.