Places to Visit in Portland

If you go on a trip in Portland or find yourself in Portland due to any other occasion, maybe you can get the chance to check out some of the places to visit in Portland on the list below. Japanese Garden The Japanese Garden is situated across from the International Rose Garden and it represents the perfect place to go for a break, no matter what you are taking the break is from. The Japanese Garden abounds with sculptures, plants, ponds – it just seems a totally separate world from the rest of Portland. Serene is the best word to describe this garden. The Japanese Garden is open daily, 7 days per week. Oregon Museum of Science and Industry (OMSI) Oregon Museum of Science and Industry is one of the best places to visit in Portland. It offers a variety of things to see, such as wonderful exhibits for children (some of them being even interactive to draw children’s attention). It is not only a great place to learn something, but it is also a fun place to visit. Within the museum there is also an Omnimax theater, where they play educational movies and fun movies, as well. You can also visit a planetarium  inside the museum – Kendall Planetarium. Oregon Zoo Oregon Zoo is a great place for the whole family to visit, no matter the age, the pleasure is just as big. Therefore, it founds itself on our list of places to visit in Portland. At the Oregon Zoo you can see an overall of 1,880 different species of animals, of which 270 are species of mammals, there are also reptiles and birds so that you can admire the exotic wildlife. Portland Art Museum Portland Art Museum is the oldest museum in the Pacific Northwest. The museum offers shelter for more than 35,000 art pieces, while their...

Places to Visit in Oregon

Oregon has one of the most diverse landscapes, being one of the most interesting state, from a geographical point of view, of the 50 states of the Union. It is known for its dense forests composed of coniferous species, rare and very tall, and its coastal regions of the Pacific Ocean. Its semi-arid regions of very poor lands, prairies and semi-deserts are less known and are covering nearly half of the state in the eastern and north-central part of it. In terms of skiing, Oregon is one of the very few places in the northern hemisphere where the ski-lift service is always open, regardless of the season. There are a lot of places to visit in Oregon. The shoreline in Beaver State interspersed with large boulders has 582 km of perfection, with steep sandstones, that are carved by the ocean, which extend and align with the forest area (two mountain chains parallel with the Pacific Coast), which shelters farmlands and picturesque towns. Oregon Shakespeare Festival is one of the best places to visit in Oregon. Founded in 1935, the Oregon Shakespeare Festival (OSF) is among the oldest and professional non-profit theaters in the nation. The Oregon Shakespeare Festival has been honored with a Tony Award. The Oregon Shakespeare Festival presents an eight-and-a-half-month season of eleven plays each year: 4 plays are by Shakespeare and 7 plays are by various classic and contemporary writers. The plays and other numerous ancillary activities are presented in 3 theaters, engaging in an extensive program of theater education. With a budget of over $ 26 million, the Oregon Shakespeare Festival plays over 780 performances annually, attended by an audience of around 400,000 people. The caldera, with a width of 9.5 km that is located in Crater Lake, was created more than 7,000 years ago as a result of the catastrophic explosions that caused the collapse...