Portland November 29, 2016
13 Fascinating Spots In And Around Portland That Are Straight Out Of A Fairy Tale
Portland’s scenery is impressive, and can lead you to think you are living in a giant moss-covered fairy tale. Whether you are roaming the city or the woods, these are some spots around town that you may run into and think you are in a magical land far from Portland.
1. Forest Park
Shrouded in a thick tree cover, Forest Park looks like an enchanted forest pretty much everywhere you go. At the witch's castle, it seems like you may have ran into the haunted side of the forest.
2. Multnomah Falls
This majestic waterfall is something that would lie on the edge of a great and scenic kingdom.
3. Rocky Butte
Looking like a fortress on the top of a mountain, Rocky Butte could definitely show up in a fairy tale or two.
4. Mt Hood National Forest
Whether foggy or sunny, the woods of Mount Hood National Forest are enchanting.
5. The International Rose Test Garden
Overflowing with color, the rose garden is a serene location.
6. Portland Japanese Garden
Beautifully manicured, the Japanese Garden looks like it is from another era entirely.
7. Pittock Mansion
An evil stepmother or two could definitely live at this historic house in a fairy tale.
8. Powell Butte
Actually another extinct cinder cone butte like Rocky Butte, this flat and hilly land would get plenty of use in a fairy tale.
9. Wahkeena Falls
Roadside waterfalls abound along the Historic Columbia River Highway, and look like another land.
10. Latourell Falls
Another close-by waterfall, Latourell could be a hidden world all its own.
11. Lan Su Chinese Garden
Another secret world hiding in the city, Lan Su Chinese Garden is like a modern day fairy tale hiding behind city walls.
12. Leach Botanical Garden
This little cabin in the woods is the perfect place for a haunted witch tale to take place in the plush woods.
13. Crystal Springs Rhododendron Garden
The perfect site for a romantic fairy tale stroll, this garden is lovely year round.
Do you know of any other enchanting places around Portland?