Popular Roundups

25-Plus (Truly) Kid-Friendly Portland Restaurants

By PDX Parent Staff | August 15, 2023

25-Plus (Truly) Kid-Friendly Portland Restaurants

Pools, Waterparks and Swimming Holes

By PDX Parent Staff | August 13, 2023

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

Portland Area Fountains and Splash Pads

By PDX Parent Staff | August 13, 2023

Cool off in safe spaces to splash!

Local Water Fun Near Portland

By Kat Merck | August 13, 2023

Our guide to hitting the water with the kids, be it pool, lake, river or ocean.

Portland Indoor Play Spaces

By PDX Parent Staff | July 31, 2023

Your ultimate guide to indoor fun.

Family-Friendly Portland-Area Mini Golf Courses

By PDX Parent Staff | July 30, 2023

From glow-in-the-dark, to bucolic country club swinging, there are fun options for mini golf in and around Portland.

Where to See Farm Animals around Portland

By PDX Parent Staff | July 13, 2023

Take animal-loving kids for a meet and greet.

Experience the Charm of Kid-Friendly Wineries near Portland

By Katie Carrick | July 10, 2023

Enjoy a tasting without having to hire a sitter!

10 Portland-Area Parks with Shade

By PDX Parent Staff | July 9, 2023

We’ve got you covered.

PDX-Area Aerial and Zip Line Attractions

By PDX Parent Staff | July 2, 2023

If your family is looking for a treetop thrill, check out one of these aerial or zip line attractions.

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

By Marcus Asby | June 19, 2023

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

Top 10 Portland-Area Destination Playgrounds

By Ali Wilkinson | June 17, 2023

Top 10 Portland-Area Destination Playgrounds

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.

Portland-Area Holiday Markets

Shop local at these Portland-area craft fairs and holiday markets.

Portland Kids’ Storytimes

Portland Storytimes

Portland-Area Tree Lighting Ceremonies

Don’t miss these annual holiday tree lightings!

Portland-Area Thanksgiving Turkey Trots

For many Portland families, running before feasting has become an annual Thanksgiving tradition. These Turkey Trots are family favorites.

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