Cities: Portland

Settled in 1829, Portland was named in a coin flip after Portland, Maine, birthplace of one of its founders (the losing option was Boston). An hour from skiing at Mount Hood and 90 minutes from the Oregon Coast, Portland is a recreational paradise.

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!

These routes in and around Portland vary in difficulty and offer something for everyone in the family

Recreation: Cycling

A spectacular setting along the the Columbia River waterfront further enhances everything the Red Lion Hotel on the River - Jantzen Beach has to offer.

Whether you seek comfy and convenient accommodations before your early morning departure from Portland Airport or a relaxing adventure in Oregon's Rose City, you will find the Red Lion Portland Airport is a delightful

Dancing in the breeze, the trees at The Grotto swayed to the beat of the East wind.

Water everywhere, for everyone: public fountains in downtown Portland

Although the Pittock Mansion has been overlooking Portland for more than 80 years, there is always something new to see when visiting the historic site.

Driving to the waterfront on the east side of Portland, the first thing people normally think about is OMSI – the Oregon Museum of Science and Industry.

Every time Marilyn Depew walks through the Japanese Garden, she notices something different.

“WOW! I want to be in front!” Ethan said as he rushed on to the tram car, putting his hands on the bubble-like window in the front of the tram.

Attraction: Sightseeing