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This garden is a peaceful, beautiful place with many lovely trees, plants, and sculptures to keep the whole family busy. Kids will enjoy scampering down the garden's paths as adults...
Built more safely than the trams in the Swiss Alps, this public transportation (you read that right, it's public transport!) is the hottest new thing in Portland and a great...
Almost 200 vendors sell everything from fresh produce and cut flowers to fun whimsical art. Check out Astoria native Bill Dodge's booth of original art, magnets, and notecards, and don't miss the vendor who sells marshmallow guns....
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Fort Stevens is the largest and one of the most popular campgrounds in Oregon, but it's worth a visit even if you're not camping. Hop onboard a WWII Army truck tour, or hike into underground bunkers. ...
Portland is serious about roses. So serious that this free public garden in Washington Park has over 6,800 rose bushes in it (the city has even developed a rose martini...
Powell's is not only the best-known independent bookstore in the Pacific Northwest, it's also an entire city block that you'll need a map to explore. It's a feast of...
Enchanted Forest is a unique amusement park and a lovely place for children of all ages. Walk through the Tudor-style entranceway and find yourself among statues of favorite fairytale...
Broadway is where it all happens in Seaside. Take a spin on an old-fashioned carousel, sample dozens of candy "shoppes," snap pics at the Wild West photographer's studio, or play a round of miniature golf before taking on the tilt-a-whirl and bumper cars....
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With dozens of interactive displays and large bay windows overlooking the Columbia River, this museum inspires a new respect for the forces of nature and the seafarers who make their living on the river....
The Hatfield Marine Science Center is an aquarium, science lab, and discovery learning experience for all ages in one place. Kids get their hands wet at the touch tank, learn about how scientists use patterns in the Pattern Garden, and watch eel feedings....
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