Day Trips

Portland Day Trips

Columbia River Gorge

Columbia River Gorge

The picturesque Columbia River Gorge is a river canyon that separates Oregon and Washington states. It is 80 miles in length and in some areas the black basalt cliffs are up to 4,000 feet deep. It is one of the most scenic naturally preserved…

Mount St Helens

Mount St Helens

On a clear day, a drive to Mt. St. Helens makes a great day trip from Portland. The snow-covered Mt. St. Helens looks like a giant ice-cream cone in the distant sky. The famous volcano erupted on May 18, 1980 and remnants of the devastation can…

Multnomah Falls

Multnomah Falls

Located 30 miles east of Portland on Larch Mountain, Multnomah Falls is one of the most spectacular sights in the scenic Columbia River Gorge. A hiking trail leads across Benson Bridge, which is located between the upper and lower falls. In…

Oregon Beaches

Oregon Beaches

The majority of north Oregon coast beaches are within two hours drive of Portland. The spectacular coastline has much to offer its visitors – breathtaking views of unspoiled beaches, sand dunes, and rocky cliffs and miles of nature and hiking…

Willamette Wineries

Willamette Wineries

Just southwest of Portland lie Washington and Yamhill Counties in the heart of Oregon’s wine country, boasting more than 100 wineries and 9,000 acres of vineyards. The mild climate in this part of the Willamette Valley is often compared to the…

 

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