Oregon's Best Attractions

Oregon Attractions For Kids

Oregon offers plenty of things to do and places to visit for kids of all ages. From exploring the outdoors to splashing around in the nearest indoor water park. Take a look at our list below for the top Oregon attractions for kids.

 

List of Top Attractions For Kids

  • Oregon Zoo Located just five minutes from downtown Portland, Oregon, the Oregon Zoo offers an experience into the natural world that you won’t forget. It is home to animals from all corners of the world. You can see elephants to polar bears as you tour the 64 acre park. Phone: (503) 226-1561 Website: www.oregonzoo.org

  • OMSI The Oregon Museum of Science and Industry (OMSI) is located across the Willamette River from downtown Portland. The Museum is a must see for all ages and is rated one of the top science museums in the world. From touring a submarine to discovering the universe in the IMAX dome, OMSI is sure to expand […]

  • Oregon Coast Aquarium The Oregon Coast Aquarium located in Newport, Oregon is the perfect family getaway. The aquarium offers exhibits you can touch and hear to those you can see and explore. Immerse yourself in the Passage of the Deep, an underwater walkway or snap a photo of the largest sea otter population in the state of Oregon. […]

  • Mt Bachelor Located near Bend, Oregon, Mt. Bachelor offers both winter and summer fun for all ages. In the winter, Mt. Bachelor is one of the largest ski areas in the Pacific Northwest, offering 3,700 ski-able acres and nearly 3,400 vertical drop. Mt. Bachelor ski area is perfect for beginners as well as those looking for steep back-country terrain or […]

  • Tillamook Air Museum The Tillamook Air Museum is located in Tillamook, Oregon and offers a large collection of war birds. Housed in a former military blimp hangar, the museum now has one of the best world war II aircraft collections in the United States. Phone: (503) 842-1130 Website: www.tillamookair.com

  • Oregon Caves National Monument The Oregon Caves National Monument is located near Cave Junction, Oregon. A 90 minute guided tour will take you through the twist and turns 220 feet below the mountains in southern Oregon. Make sure to dress warm as the caves are usually below 50 degrees even when its hot outside.   Things to Do at […]

  • Wildlife Safari Wildlife Safarilocated in Winston, Oregon is a 600 acre drive thru animal park. Open year round, the park includes over 90 unique animals, a train and a children’s zoo. Phone: (541) 679-6761 Website: www.wildlifesafari.net

  • Deschutes National Forest The Deschutes National Forest is located on 1.8 million acres along the east side of the Cascade Mountains. Hiking, biking, boating, camping, canoeing, fishing, sight-seeing and wildlife viewing are just a few amazing activities one can do while visiting this beautiful and pristine National Forest.

  • Mt. Hood Located 50 miles east-southeast of Portland, Oregon is the majestic Mt. Hood. Home to twelve named glaciers, six ski areas, a National Historic Landmark, amazing pristine waterfalls, miles of hiking / biking trials, camping, windsurfing and awe-inspiring views . Mt. Hood has something to offer everyone and all ages. When visiting here make sure to bring along […]

  • Cascades Raptor Center Nestled on a wooded hillside in south Eugene, this nature center and wildlife hospital specializes in birds of prey. Over 60 resident birds of 33 native species are on display, from pygmy owls to bald and golden eagles. Open Tues-Sun and Mon holidays. Phone: (541) 485-1320 Website: http://www.eraptors.org 

  • High Desert Museum The High Desert Museum is located on highway 97, eight miles south of Bend, Oregon. The museum offers educational indoor and outdoor exhibits for all ages. Experience the spirit of the west, trout ponds and other wildlife up close. Phone: (541) 382-4754

  • Sea Lion Caves Located eleven miles north of Florence, the Sea Lion Caves is the largest sea caves in the world. The caves offer a plunge into the different species of sea lions, from the Stellar to Pigeon Guillemot. On a good day it is possible to catch a glimpse of a Killer or Gray Whale. Visiting hours are from […]

  • Sandland Adventures Sandland Adventures is located just one mile south of Florence, Oregon on the Central Oregon Coast. View the sand dunes, tree islands, various wildlife and the Siuslaw River from a giant dune buggie guided by professional drivers. Once your done exploring the sand dunes, Sandland Adventures offers bumper boats, go carts, miniature golf and train […]

  • Wanderlust Tours Wanderlust Tours has two locations, Bend and Sunriver, Oregon. They provide tours of some of best attractions Central Oregon has to offer. Summer tours include canoeing, kayaking, caving, GPS Eco-Challenge, volcano sightseeing, and evening tours. Winter tours include guided snowshoeing, cave tours and GPS Eco-Challenge trips. Wanderlust Tours is great for couples, families, groups or individuals looking […]

  • Alton Baker Park Alton Baker Park is Eugene’s largest developed park and has been serving Eugene since 1959. The park includes the following attractions: Ken Nielsen Gardens The Science Factory Children’s Museum & Planetarium Cuthbert Amphitheater BMX Track Pre’s Trail Hays Tree Garden Off Leash Dog Park Community Garden Boat Launch Canoe Canal Picnic Shelters Park Host Nearby […]