The Historic Small Town Near Portland That Everyone Should Visit At Least Once

Established in the 1850s, this small town just over 25 miles northwest of Portland, is teeming with history. A stop on the Lewis and Clark expedition in 1805, this area is as rich in stunning views as it is historical buildings, and a trip to the lovely town should definitely be on your agenda.

We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life as we all practice social and physical distancing. While we’re continuing to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, we don’t expect or encourage you to go check them out immediately. We believe that supporting local attractions is important now more than ever and we hope our articles inspire your future adventures! And on that note, please nominate your favorite local business that could use some love right now: https://www.onlyinyourstate.com/nominate/

To visit St Helens, head north on US-30. A walk through history awaits at this fun small town with so much waiting to explore.