Our Visit to Oregon Zoo – Review and Tips

While we were in Portland at the end of our USA road trip holiday, we were kindly given complimentary entry to Oregon Zoo in order to review it. In this post you’ll learn what we got up to in our Oregon Zoo review, and discover some hints and tips to make your visit to the Washington Park Portland Zoo a great one.

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Visiting OMSI with Kids, the Oregon Museum of Science and Industry

When investigating things to do in Portland with kids, I checked with the people in the know, members of some family travel Facebook groups, and many recommended we pay a visit to the Portland Oregon Museum of Science and Industry, or OMSI as it is also know. Here is our account of visiting OMSI with kids and whether it is worth it.

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Is it worth visiting the Portland Children’s Museum?

The last stop on our two-week USA road trip last year was Portland. I’ve spoken before about why we wanted to visit Portland but one of the aims while there was to have some down time after a lot of driving and to spend some quality time together as a family, out of the car. Our plan was to find fun things to do in Portland with kids, so our son could have some fun, and one things on our bucket list for the city was visiting the Portland Children’s Museum.

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Portland to Yellowstone and Back Again – A Two-week Itinerary

Considering a road trip from Portland, Oregon to Yellowstone National Park? Then this is the post for you. Here you’ll find full details of the route we took for our Yellowstone National Park road trip and details on driving distances, travel times and places to stop in this Portland to Yellowstone 2-week itinerary.

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5 Awesome Things to Do in Portland with Kids

Portland in Oregon, the city where Grimm (the TV series) was based, is known for being a hip and trendy city. It might not be on everyone’s radar, but it had been on ours for a while. When we started planning our USA road trip and found we could visit both Yellowstone and Portland in one trip, we knew we were finally going to knock it off our bucket list. That said, as we would be travelling as a family, I needed to find things to do in Portland with kids to ensure our son enjoyed the city as much as we did. Continue reading “5 Awesome Things to Do in Portland with Kids”