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Portland is a phenomenal spot to raise kids or to visit on vacation. The Rose City is easily accessible, boasts charming neighborhoods across all quadrants and is home to numerous beautiful nature areas. Arts and culture, unbeatable restaurants and fabulous attractions are at the fingertips of not just young singles, but also families with young children. You’ll find all of that here in our Welcome Guide.

The Ultimate Portland Weekend with Kids

Get reacquainted with your old favorites and find some new spots to explore.

A Year of Fun: A Month-by-month Calendar of Family-friendly Events

Save this list of the regular awesome events happening in Portland.

Kids ❤️ Adventure

Plan your family’s summer adventures with our helpful guide.

The City Guide

Neighborhood We Love: Sellwood-Moreland

Sellwood-Moreland in Southeast is the quintessential, walkable, self-contained Portland neighborhood.

Neighborhood We Love : The Historic Alphabet District

Window shop northwest’s Alphabet District. Families say it offers a European feel — right in the heart of the bustling city.

Neighborhood We Love: St. Johns

Plenty of Portlanders are proud of their neighborhoods, but when it comes to community spirit, St. Johns is in a class of its own.

Neighborhood We Love: Highland

There’s much to celebrate in Beaverton’s Highland neighborhood.

Neighborhood We Love: Maplewood

We’re mad about Southwest Portland’s Maplewood neighborhood.

Neighborhood We Love: King

Eclectic dining options, sky-high walking and biking scores, and a community of resident-advocates — there’s lots to love about King.

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Find the Fun – Welcome Guide Map

This map is brought to you by OnPoint Community Credit Union, their purpose is to build strong communities by supporting financial growth and well-being, one person at a time. Find their convenient locations as your family is out and about in Portland!

Search for schools, camps, enrichment classes, pediatricians and more in our directory!

Top 5 Smash Burgers

The smash burger craze is in full swing in Portland.

PDX Trend: Fried-chicken Goodness

Portlanders of all ages are reaching for another piece of the ultimate comfort food: crispy-crunchy chicken.

GreatSchools Ratings Aren’t the Whole Story

Are online rating systems a good way to learn about schools? One local principal suggests parents dig deeper.
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