Portland, Oregon Top 10 Attractions

Oregon Museum of Science and Industry

6: Oregon Museum of Science and Industry

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Address: 1945 SE Water Ave, Portland, OR 97214
Website: www.omsi.edu

Fill your minds with the wonders as you enjoy your Portland vacation at the Oregon Museum of Science and Industry. It lures people of all ages with the giant screen theater, the planetarium, and the USS Blueback, which is a retired Navy sub. The Science Playground is one of the Portland activities that are designed for kids, and adults can bask at the Theory Cafe, which takes museum food to the highest levels.

Pittock Mansion

7: Pittock Mansion

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Address: 3229 NW Pittock Dr, Portland, OR 97210

The Pittock Mansion is French Renaissance style Chateau located in the West Hills of Portland. Publisher Henry Pittock originally owned it until it was bought by the City of Portland. The Pittock Mansion appeared in movies like Unhinged and First Love. The house has a unique historic source and a haunted beauty. It is also ideal for bird watching due to its prime location.

Portland Art Museum

8: Portland Art Museum

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Address: 1219 SW Park Ave, Portland, OR 97205

Art is in the heart of the City of Portland. Visit the Portland Art Museum as it serves its public with the enduring quality of artworks for the next generations. It is interesting to note that you will be setting foot on the oldest museum on the West Coast. Vincent Van Gogh's Ox Cart and Water Lilies by Monet are just two of the 40,000 objects and artworks you can see.

Voodoo Doughnut

9: Voodoo Doughnut

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Address: 22 SW 3rd Ave, Portland, OR 97204

Taste the unusual, experience the eclectic decor, and delectable doughnuts at this international tourist attraction- Voodoo Doughnut. This one of a kind shop is independently owned and is only found in Oregon. Make sure you visit the shop before your Portland vacation ends and sample their treats. This dessert restaurant has fancy doughnuts with a pink box bearing the ensemble of voodoo priests.

Powell's City of Books

10: Powell's City of Books

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Address: 1005 W Burnside St, Portland, OR 97209
Website: www.powells.com

Finally, cap your Portland activities by visiting the Powell's City of Books. This book lover's paradise is the home of the largest used and new books in town. The enormity of books reflects the city's love for books. You can cruise the endless aisles, grab coffee, and enjoy every page of thumbing through bound paper stamped with words, like the books of old.

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