outdoor activities

Pumpkin patches in and near Portland

The Portland area has many farms with U-pick pumpkin patches and fun family activities like hayrides, corn mazes, petting zoos and cozy fall food and drink.

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Apple picking near Portland

Freshly-picked Pacific Northwest apples are a local favorite, and many Portland-area orchards allow visitors to pluck the fruit right off the branch.

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Multicultural murals of Portland

Portland’s murals serve as an introduction to the city’s rich multicultural history, as illustrated by some of the world’s most accomplished muralists.

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Baseball in Portland

Portland and nearby Hillsboro offer two local baseball teams pitching nothing but summery good times, the Portland Pickles and the Hillsboro Hops.

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Summer Free for All

Portland Parks & Recreation’s Summer Free For All program offers over 250 free events from June to September, including free movie screenings, concerts and rock climbing.

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Bridges of Portland

The Willamette River, which divides the city into east and west sides, features a dozen distinct crossings that hint at the city’s eclectic personality.

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Farm dinners in and around Portland

Portland’s restaurants take advantage of the nearby farms, but many of these farms actually host their own dinners— bringing the dinner table to the fields!

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A perfect day at Portland Farmers Market

Portland’s flagship farmers' market perfectly embodies the city’s foodie sensibilities and independent spirit.

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July event picks

Trying to decide what to do in Portland in July? Here are our editors’ picks for the best activities and entertainment available this month!

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More top sights in Portland

Think you've seen all of Portland? Not so fast! We've found the next batch of Portland’s top sights, including vintage parks, extinct volcanoes and eateries.

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