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July 13–17, 2013
Things to do in Portland:
Forest Park:
Extensive system of trails, fire lanes, and
roads provide excellent opportunities for hiking, walking,
running, and simply escaping the urban atmosphere. On
the west side of the city.
Portland Saturday Market:
Operating since 1974,
the Portland Saturday Market is the largest continually
operating outdoor arts and crafts market in the nation.
Centered in Portland’s historic Old Town, the Market is
one of the most popular shopping destinations for local
handcrafted goods.
Sat. 10 a.m.– 5 p.m. Sun: 11 a.m.–4:30.
Pittock Mansion:
High in the West Hills of Portland,
Pittock Mansion soars 1000 feet above the city’s skyline.
A century-old symbol of Portland’s dramatic transforma-
tion from a small lumber town to a bustling city, it’s an
architectural wonder. With picture-perfect views of rivers,
forests, bridges, and mountaintops—and 23 storied rooms
teeming with treasures—no other place in town offers a
more breathtaking view or a more revealing glimpse of
Portland’s past.
Oregon Museum of Science and Industry
Planetarium, OmniMax Theater. Five unique halls include
a hands-on Science Playground for visitors six and under
and Earth Hall featuring Science on a Sphere. Build your
brainpower with over 200 interactive exhibits and labs for
all ages in renewable energy, global climate, health and
wellness, chemistry, engineering, technology, and more.
Daily, 9:30 a.m.–5:30 p.m.
LOCATION: 1945 SE Water
Ave., Portland, OR 97214-3354;
International Rose Test Garden
The International
Rose Test Garden in Portland is among the most beauti-
ful Portland attractions. Fountains, statues, and public art
pepper the gardens with culture and beauty visitors will
find hard to resist. LOCATION: 400 SW Kingston Ave.,
Washington Park, Portland, OR 97205
Gov. TomMcCall Waterfront Park:
A breezy stroll
along the Willamette River, Waterfront Park is a must visit.
Lovely views of the Willamette River and perspective on
Portland’s many bridges. Running nearly the whole dis-
tance of downtown Portland, it is easily accessible and also
makes for a relaxing lunch or picnic stop. LOCATION:
1020 Southwest Naito Parkway.
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