Attractions: Zoos/Aquariums

So much more than you'd expect!  The Portland Aquarium brings you up close to dozens of species including sharks, giant octopus, stingrays, reptiles, birds and more.  They offer special encounters where you can actually interact with, feed and even touch the animals. Great for all ages!

City: Portland

Rusk Ranch Nature Center is a nonprofit organization in Cave Junction, Oregon with a mission to promote the wellbeing of the residents of our community and conserve nature. 

Region: Southern Oregon

There are many opportunities to touch, see and learn about sea life in Newport.

City: Newport
Region: Central Coast

Experimentation: if there was one word that would describe the Hatfield Marine Science Center in Newport that would be it.

City: Newport
Region: Central Coast

If you are going to visit the Seaside Aquarium, and want to get the full experience, be prepared to get wet.

City: Seaside
Region: Northern Coast

Two year old Violet Johnson stood and stared in amazement.

Sure, she had seen elephants in her books at home, but had never seen the real thing.

Until today.

City: Portland