Popular Roundups

Kids ❤️ Museums

By PDX Parent Staff | October 1, 2022

The littles will soak up knowledge while having a blast at these local, kid-friendly museums.

Ultimate Portland-Area Playground Guide

By Michelle Carew | September 30, 2022

Find your next playground to explore!

12 Portland Playgrounds with Off-Leash Dog Parks

By Tiffany Hill | September 27, 2022

A win-win for all members of the family, two legged or otherwise.

Performing Arts Guide: Theater, Ballet, Concerts and More

By Meg Asby | September 20, 2022

Check out our roundup of local performance venues and find shows that fit your interests and budget.

Birthday Freebies in PDX Make Birthdays Fun and Affordable

By Meg Asby | September 19, 2022

Thanks to all the birthday freebies and discounts offered by local businesses, anyone’s birthday can feel absolutely lavish without breaking the bank.

Portland’s Inclusive Playgrounds

By Amy Crawford | September 19, 2022

Portland’s dedication to play for all is producing creative, accessible playgrounds for kids of all ages and abilities.

Our Favorite Apple Picking Spots Near PDX

By Ali Wilkinson | August 30, 2022

Apple season is here!

Local Sunflower Fields

By PDX Parent Staff | August 30, 2022

Head to local farms to check out these end-of-summer blooms.

10 Portland-area Parks with Shade

By PDX Parent Staff | August 14, 2022

We’ve got you covered.

Portland Area Fountains and Splash Pads

By PDX Parent Staff | July 24, 2022

Cool off in safe spaces to splash!

10 Great Places to Kayak or SUP with Kids Near Portland, OR

By Marcus Asby | July 24, 2022

Check out these 10 family-friendly places to kayak near Portland, OR.

Pools, Waterparks and Swimming Holes

By PDX Parent Staff | July 24, 2022

Find a local spot to cool off this summer in Portland and the surrounding area.

More Family Fun

The Ultimate Portland Bucket List: 101 Things to Do with Kids

Keep this list handy for all of those "I'm bored!" days.

10+ Ideas for Portland-Area Spring Break Fun with Kids

Whale watching, in-town adventures, tulips and more! Check out our ideas for a fun PDX spring break.

5 Tips for a Family Trip to Sunriver

Learn why Sunriver is a perfect getaway for families.

My Neurodivergent Child Thrived at Oaks Park’s Preschool Skate

The gentle pace of Oaks Park’s Preschool Skate gave one family the space and calm they needed to try something new.

A Unique Family Meet-Up Brings Queer Parents Together

Queering the Family PDX offers empowerment, connection and safety for LGBTQIA+ community.

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