Popular Roundups

Top 5 Kid-Friendly Beaches in Vancouver

By Robin Lanehurst | June 15, 2023

Cool off the family at one of these five beaches in the Vancouver area.

Kid-Friendly Bike Paths in Portland, OR

By PDX Parent Staff | June 15, 2023

From the classics to new favorites, these trails are perfect for young riders!

Explore Portland  Like a Tourist

By PDX Parent Staff | June 13, 2023

It’s an eternal question from visitors and recent transplants: What is there to do in Portland with kids? We’ve got the ultimate answers.

The Best Spots to Pick Berries near Portland, OR

By PDX Parent Staff | June 13, 2023

Fill your pails (and tummies) at some of the best u-pick berry farms around.

Your Family’s Dream Portland Staycation

By PDX Parent Staff | June 8, 2023

Vacations are nice, but sticking around the Portland area in the summer offers so many fun opportunities for families.

Where to See Wildlife Near Portland

By PDX Parent Staff | May 29, 2023

Check out our favorite spots for wildlife viewing with kids.

Playgrounds with a View

By Michelle Carew | May 28, 2023

Portland is a city with many magical vistas – but squirrely kids often don’t want to sit and admire the view. Here are some of our favorite playgrounds that also offer lovely views.

11 Drool-Worthy Portland-Area Picnic Spots

By PDX Parent Staff | May 14, 2023

Whether you break out a red checkered blanket and wicker basket, or have a more impromptu PB&J affair, here’s a list of some of the very best spots in and around Portland to eat up outside.

Portland-Area Fairs and Festivals

By PDX Parent Staff | April 17, 2023

Check out our list of festivals for some celebratory fun.

Portland’s Mini Galleries Galore!

By Tiffany Hill | April 11, 2023

One of the enduring and endearing things we love about our city is its curation of mini sidewalk galleries and installations. Check out our round up!

PDX Parent Reader Favorites: Playgrounds

By PDX Parent Staff | April 10, 2023

Check out our 2023 Reader Favorites winners for best playground!

Best Portland-Area Playgrounds for Crawlers

By Whitney Hansen | March 30, 2023

No bark chips or sticks to chew!

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.

11+ Ways to See The Nutcracker in Portland

The Nutcracker is a can’t-miss holiday tradition, and there are options for every budget!

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!

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