From Portland’s most family-friendly neighborhoods to an itinerary for a perfect long weekend in the Rose City to a year-long calendar of fun events for kids, the Welcome Guide is an invaluable resource for visitors and new transplants — and will even help longtime residents rediscover some of the best family-friendly fun in Portland.
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It’s time for some new adventures! Reconnect with the best of the Northwest with a summer road trip to the central Oregon Coast, or Seattle and Mount Rainier.
Explore the city and fill your long weekend with under-the-radar gems and old favorites
If easy access to all that Portland has to offer is a top priority, Goose Hollow brings just that. Learn more about the neighborhood that is older than the city of Portland itself.
One of Portland’s smallest neighborhoods, Hollywood retains the classic character and charm of historic Portland, but with modern-day conveniences.
Hillside in Northwest Portland is an urban neighborhood with small-town charm.
“The best thing Brentwood-Darlington has going for it is the strong community vibe … Neighbors support one another like I have never seen before, and I have lived in seven different states,” says neighbor Will Mohring.
For families ready to make the shift to suburban living, Happy Valley tops the list for its natural wonders and burgeoning food-and-drink scene.
The North Portland neighborhood of Kenton has everything a family could ask for — parks, a library and restaurants galore.