Portland is a city we always wanted to visit and before we visited, we did some research into the best things to do with kids in Portland, Oregon to ensure we had some fun activities planned for our son. We would be coming off the back of a road trip to Yellowstone and we all needed downtime. So, in this post I’m sharing with you 5 awesome things to do in Portland with kids that we enjoyed, give you a few other ideas for family-friendly activities in the city, and some information about getting to the city, where to stay and places to eat with kids in Portland.
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.
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.
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.
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.