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Lake Oswego's Golf Course - A City owned 18-hole Par-3 facility with holes ranging from 74-179 yards. The hillside layout offers beautifully kept, small, contoured greens with Lost Dog Creek passing among fir, cedar, and maple trees.

Oregon Jewish Museum and Center for Holocaust Education - This museum and center for education seeks to help maintain awareness of the holocaust. It was originally created as a memorial that would serve to remind us of what happened, and remind us of what may happen again if we do not guard against it.

Lakewood Center for the Arts - A non-profit community cultural center housing three theatres, one art gallery, music studios, dance and exercise company, arts pre-school, resident artists and more.

Eagle Landing Golf Course - Oregon's premier short game facility. One of the newest short course in the Northwest and one of the few places dedicated to the improvement of golf's greatest challenge, the short game.

Portland Art Museum - As the oldest art museum in the Pacific Northwest, the Portland Art Museum features a variety of exhibits that date from every decade since 1892.

Willamette Jetboat Excursions - Offers two hour tours. See giant cargo and military ships, elegant riverfront homes, the majestic Willamette Falls, as well as bald eagles and osprey.

Rice Northwest Museum of Rocks & Minerals - Contains a working collection of over 20,000 geological specimens... truly something for every curious eye. Current displays at the museum include the World's largest opal-filled thunderegg, a gold nugget bigger than your hand, dinosaur eggs and fossils, an extensive meteorite collection, and thousands of other attractions.

Portland's Rose Gardens - Offering a spectacular view of the 'City of Roses,' the 4.5-acre International Rose Test Garden in Washington Park is one of the largest and oldest rose test gardens in the country. The Peninsula Park Rose Garden is a formal sunken garden featuring masses of fragrant blooms.

Portland Children's Museum - Where imagination lives! Visit Portland Children's Museum and let your imagination run wild with hands-on exhibits for children from birth through 10 years old. Explore a world where creativity is your passport. Put on a costume and take center stage, and so much more!

Park Lanes Family Entertainment Center - A great family entertainment center featuring bowling, batting cages, Arcade and more. Set them up, Knock them down!

Sykart Indoor Racing Center - Experience the thrill of fast indoor go-karting, the most intense fun you can have inside. Get ready for a thrilling ride an inch off the ground at 30-35mph!

Oregon Symphony - Rated a 'first-class ensemble' by The Los Angeles Daily News, the Oregon Symphony would truly be a special activity for the whole family. Visit and be inspired.

Lloyd Center Ice Rink - Enjoy indoor ice skating at the Lloyd Center Ice Rink, located in Oregon's largest mall. The ice rink is a fun place to skate and build memories.

Oaks Amusement Park & Roller Skating Rink - Visitors can enjoy a wide variety of fun. Picnics, skating and rides are all part of that fun. There are thrill rides, intermediate rides, and kid's rides.

Martin's Gorge Tours - Guided, scenic tours for individuals, families, or groups. Martin will help you to discover the hidden attractions that make The Columbia River Gorge a National Scenic Area. See breathtaking waterfalls, wildflowers and rock art. Most trips are completed within 3 hours.

Hoyt Arboretum - Hoyt Arboretum is a much-beloved Portland open space, covering 185 ridge-top acres about two miles west of downtown. It is home to a collection of trees representing more than 1,000 species gathered from around the world.

Tree to Tree Aerial Adventure Park - A playground in the trees featuring aerial ropes courses, zip lines and tree top obstacles unlike anything you've ever seen before!

Mt. Hood Lanes - 24 lanes of state of the art Brunswick Vector Plus Scoring including touch screens and Pro Anvil Synthetic lanes with automatic bumpers on all lanes!

Portland'5 Centers for the Arts - Located in Portland's downtown Cultural District, this beautiful complex includes Brunish Hall, a multi-purpose performance space; Keller Auditorium, home to Portland Opera, Oregon Ballet Theatre, Oregon Children's Theatre and Portland's Broadway Theatre series.

Tualatin Hills Park and Recreation District - Visit an Aquatic Center, enjoy hiking on nature trails, pay a visit to the Nature Park Interpretive Center. Enjoy the Cooper Mountain Nature Park. There is so much to do at Tualatin Hills Park and Recreation District.

Oregon Museum of Science and Industry - Enjoy an OMNIMAX Theater, the Murdock Planetarium, view amazing astronomy and laser light shows, and board inside the U.S. Navy's last non-nuclear submarine, the U.S.S. Blueback (SS 581).

Pittock Mansion - Nestled high in the West Hills of Portland, Pittock Mansion soars 1,000 feet above the city's skyline. A century old symbol of Portland's dramatic transformation from a small lumber town to a bustling city, it's an architectural wonder

Oregon Zoo - Over 1,000 animals representing 200 species, nine major exhibits, an elephant museum, an art and photo gallery and a zoo railway.

World Forestry Center Discovery Museum - Built in dramatic Cascadian style architecture, you'll marvel at the intricate hand carvings and grand entry outside, and delight in hands-on, one-of-a-kind exhibits inside.

North Clackamas Aquatic Park - From water slides to lap swimming, North Clackamas Aquatic Park has it all. Located in a park-like setting with all the amenities, this weather-friendly indoor facility is the place to be throughout the year. Enjoy all the swimming you can imagine, including lessons, aquatic exercise and recreational swimming.

The Grotto - A peaceful oasis in the midst of the city, The Grotto is set among 62 acres of botanical gardens. As an internationally renowned Catholic sanctuary, The Grotto offers a place of peace and quiet reflection for all people. More than 100 beautifully sculpted statues and shrines are nestled among flower-lined pathways winding under towering firs.

Portland Japanese Garden - Tucked above the International Rose Test Garden in Washington Park, the Japanese Garden has been proclaimed one of the most authentic Japanese gardens outside Japan. Five traditional garden styles, an authentic tea house and a pavilion combine to recapture the mood of ancient Japan.

Lan Su Chinese Garden - The most exquisite, authentic Suzhou-style garden built outside of China is now open in Portland. Come calm yourself in its beauty.

Oregon Military Museum - Forever preserving the memory, sacrifice, and devotion to duty of those Oregonians who have served in any branch of the armed forces of the United States, whether in the National Guard, or active or reserve components.

Portland Walking Tours - The #1 ranked attraction and tour in Portland! Fun and award-winning events explore the excitement, history, food, architecture, neighborhoods, bridges, parks, fountains, artwork, and just plain weird places in Portland, Oregon.

The Old Church - A beautiful historic church. Built in 1883, The Old Church is one of the oldest and most beautiful buildings in the Pacific Northwest. The Old Church Society presents free, weekly sack lunch recitals in the Auditorium every Wednesday at noon plus special concerts, exhibitions, meetings and fairs throughout the year.

Oregon Holocaust Memorial - This contemplative and educational Memorial is set gracefully into a meadow in Portland's beautiful Washington Park. The Memorial experience begins in a cobblestone courtyard reminiscent of a European town square, from which a broad pathway leads to a gravel plaza. There the history of the Holocaust is recounted on two large tablets of polished granite, and fragments of local survivors' stories are cast in bronze panels set into a curving stone wall.