Portland, OR Attractions

Portland, OR Attractions
For many tourists and residents, Portland, Oregon is a favorite destination that offers unlimited activities within the city such as fine dining, entertainment, shopping and a close location to many national parks and trails. During the winter months there are four ski resorts that have become a mecca for skiers, snowboarders, ice climbers and hikers. No matter what your pleasure, Portland is a city rich with culture, discovery and outdoor activities.

Mt. Hood Skibowl Winter Resort

During Portland's long winter months head over to Mt. Hood Skibowl Winter Resort to enjoy the great outdoors. The resort offers lodging on site at the Collins Lake Resort, but there are also daily tickets and season passes available. Residents and tourists can enjoy snow tubing, cross country skiing, snowmobiling, snowshoeing and sleigh rides. There is also a kids Super Play Zone for kids ages three and up, offering tubing, miniature snowmobiles and an indoor play area with slides, ball pits, net walks and more. The resort offers rentals of all equipment, as well as tours for snowmobiling and snowshoeing for those who might need some assistance.

Mt. Hood Skibowl Winter Resort
87000 E. Highway 26
Government Camp, OR 97028
(503) 272-3206

All Adventures Rafting, Inc.

All Adventures Rafting, Inc. is perfect for thrill seekers and adventure lovers, offering white water rafting trips. There are four rivers to choose from in the Portland area. The company can customize the rafting trips for special occasions such as corporate outings and family adventures. It offers half-day and full day trips, overnight excursions, and raft and fishing combination trips. You can feel safe to bring the kids along, as you will be rafting with experienced river guides. Meals are included in rates and are served on the half-day trips, full day trips and overnight excursions. There are four rivers to choose from in the Portland area. Each trips starts around $40 per person as of January 2010.

All Adventures Rafting, Inc.
20 Forest Lane
White Salmon, WA 98672
(800) 74-FLOAT

Page's Northwest Guide Service

If fishing is one of your favorite activities Page's Northwest Guide Service is where your search should end. The service offer's the best fishing in the Portland area, specializing in salmon, steelhead, sturgeon and walleye fishing, as well as crabbing and fly fishing. Rates per trip start at $150 per person as of January 2010. This includes fishing gear, bait and an Alumaweld Intruder boat that offers comfort and relaxation while you fish. A standard trip begins at sunrise and lasts most of the day.

Page's Northwest Guide Service
14321 SE Bush St.
Portland, OR 97236
(503) 704-5111

Article Written By Teresa Starr

Teresa Starr has been a professional writer since 1998, with novels to her name and credits as a screenwriter. Her novels include "The Questions Within" and "A Forgotten Tomorrow" which are both distributed internationally by Ransom Publishing, U.K. Starr studied English and creative writing at Frederick Community College.

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