Make Memories during Spring Break 2020
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 23-27, 2020.
The forecast calls for partly cloudy with occasional rain shower so pack your jackets, a good pair of boots, snacks and a water bottle as you take in these breathtaking views during Spring Break in Oregon (and Washington).
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 $5 per person or $20 per car Monday-Friday and $8 per person or $30 per car Saturday and Sunday. The festival opens on March 20.
Whale Watching Week | Depoe Bay, OR
If you have never seen a whale on the Oregon Coast, you do not want to miss this opportunity. March 23-31 is Whale Watching Week and is free. Learn more about this adventure.
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.
Ape Caves | Cougar, WA
Looking for an indoor-outdoor vibe? Take a hike into the Ape Caves. This 3-mile hike takes you deep into the Gifford Pinchot National Forest underground. Pack a flashlight, warm clothes and lunch. Parking is about $5.
Tillamook Forest Center | Tillamook, OR
There are so many ways to get lost in nature at the Tillamook Forest Center (like, the good kind of lost). The center features different nature activities and has a whole list of weekend activities for families. See all the events during Spring Break.
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.
Free Play at Ground Kontrol | Portland, OR
I do want to offer up a fun indoor activity during Spring Break. If you want to stick close to the city and escape the unpredictable springtime weather, check out Ground Kontrol’s free play days. Ground Kontrol is Portland’s classic arcade destination, plugged in to all your golden age classics to new favorites. It’s a great spot for your family or group of friends.
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