Portland June 22, 2017
12 Out Of This World Summer Day Trips To Take From Portland
Here in Portland, we are situated in the perfect place to explore outward. We are surrounded by so much beauty and so many great entertainment options. If you want to truly embrace summer, take a day trip to one of these amazing places for a seriously great day trip.
1. Visit A Remote Winery
Archery Summit is great winery to start your
wine country day trip.
Featuring an underground wine cave, this is one winery with a truly fascinating tour.
2. Cross The Border To Lyle
Head to Washington's small town across the border
Great views, quiet hikes, and amazing scenery awaits.
3. Visit Small Town Newberg
Enjoy a day in small town
The downtown area is great for strolling, there are wineries nearby, and even a lovely ice cream shop so you can indulge in a sweet treat.
4. Take A Natural Waterslide Down
Opal Creek is a great place to swim, but did you know you can also enjoy a
natural waterslide there?
Hike along the water to find this gem just waiting for you to slide down it.
5. Take a Swinging Bridge Hike
Head to the Oregon coast for a high swinging
and a wonderfully scenic hike.
6. Visit This Safari Park
Take the scenic trip down to Bandon to see this
wild animal park.
The whole family will enjoy this up-close encounter with big cats and more.
7. Hop In The Car And Enjoy The Drive
If you want to just enjoy a day away, consider a scenic
Columbia Gorge drive.
Travel the country's oldest scenic highway, stopping along the way at waterfalls and other scenic vistas for an escape from the everyday.
8. Take An Epic Train Journey
There is no better way to be up close and personal with the mountain than to take a trip on the
Mt. Hood Railroad.
9. Enjoy Zipping Through The Trees Together
10. Spend A Day At The Beach In Hood River
A summer is not complete without a day trip to
An outdoor wonderland, the city beach is perfect for swimming, paddle boarding and windsurfing.
11. Find Your Favorite Swimming Spot
We have so many great places to swim that is impossible to pick just one. But whatever you do, take a trip to one of these
great Portland-area swimming spots
for a day in the sun.
12. Treat Yourself To A Day At The Pool
Are you planning any fun day trips this summer? Where are you planning on going? Let us know in the comments below.