Spring Break in Portland is the ideal time to get out of the house and explore the many wonderful places our corner of the Northwest has to offer. If you’re looking for a unique experience for the entire family, look no further than these Spring Break activities both in and around Portland.
Portland area schools will be on Spring Break from March 22-26, 2021.
The forecast calls for overcast skies with occasional rain showers so pack your jackets, a good pair of boots, snacks and a water bottle as you take in these breathtaking views during Spring Break.
Spring Break Activities in and around Portland
Wooden Shoe Tulip Fest | Woodburn, OR
Stroll through 40 acres of tulips and take in a beautiful view of Mt. Hood. The Wooden Shoe Tulip Farm has many fun activities for kids along with vendor booths and food available on site. Tickets are $15 per person Monday-Friday and $20 per person Saturday and Sunday. The festival opens on March 19.
Whale Watching | Oregon Coast
If you have never seen a whale on the Oregon Coast, you do not want to miss this opportunity. Nearly 25,000 gray whales will be traveling from the warm lagoons of Baja Mexico to Alaska. The first surge swims past Oregon around the end of March, and we watch the north-bound whales all the way until June.
There are many places to take in every spout and tail slap stretching the Oregon coastline, from Cannon Beach all the way south to Brookings. Find your ideal spot on the map.
Cherry Blossom Trees | Portland, OR
Portland is filled with one of the best signs that spring has officially sprung—cherry blossom trees. There are so many free, and beautiful, outdoor spaces where you can admire this spring’s bloom. Here are the best places to see—and smell—the flowers in Portland.
Instagram Scavenger Hunt | Portland Metro
There are many Insta-worthy spots around our city. I’ve collected a list of funky, picturesque and downright fun. From Paul Bunyan to the Troll Bridge, you can make a whole day out of snapping selfies around town. Plan a day to take your family or friends on a selfie hunt.
Hike Urban Parks | Portland, OR
You don’t even have to leave the city to go on a nature adventure. One of my favorite things to do on the weekends is explore our area’s awesome parks. These 6 urban parks have lots of parking, family-friendly trails and beautiful sights.
Visit a Farm | Portland, OR
Celebrate the first day of spring on the farm! Zenger Farm is a 24-acre combined farm and wetland in southeast Portland. The urban farm hosts educational activities in a natural environment. Their programs teach kids and adults the importance of food, farming, wetland conservation and environmental stewardship. Claim your spot for open farm day. This event is free. Donations are encouraged.
Go Rollerskating | Portland, OR
If you’re looking for a fun indoor activity, go rollerskating! The Oaks Park Roller Rink offers year-round fun for Portlanders with skating available seven days a week. Currently, the rink is allowing 50 people per two-hour time slot that must be booked in advance of your visit. Admission is $10.
Get Discounted Play at Topgolf | Hillsboro, OR
Weekdays are the best days to visit Topgolf. Why? Because that’s when you get cash in on all the great deals! On Tuesdays, you can cut the price in half with this Topgolf discount. No matter what time you go or how many people join you, you’re going to get a great deal. See all the discounts.
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