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P&C Visits Portland, Oregon

Oregon is bursting with creative energy. The eclectic food scene is reason enough to plan a trip.

Learning Benefits

Oregon Museum of Science and Industry Meet Mexican Hissing Cockroaches, explore a giant glowing globe, and more at this super cool hands-on museum.

Bicycling Known for its bike-friendliness, Portland offers miles of marked lanes downtown and loads of paths and trails farther out.

International Rose Test Garden No trip to The City of Roses would be complete without a stop here. Over 550 varieties are in bloom from April through October!

Oregon Children’s Theater We loved James and the Giant Peach and Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. This fall: Alice and Wonderland: A Rock Opera.

Powell’s Books This amazing bookstore is one of the city’s big draws.


Bob’s Red Mill Love the breakfast menu! Try the eggs with organic corn grits and Tillamook cheddar.

Food Carts From Czech to Vietnamese, these trucks parked around the city serve up just about everything.

Country Cat Sit at the bar and watch the chefs cook farm-to-table comfort food. Sunday nights, kids under 10 eat free.

Cacao For dessert, explore the exotic selection of chocolates at this shop.

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