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Discover Portland’s best family-friendly outings, activities, attractions, and day trips in this complete, portable guide to family fun.
The Family Adventures guides are must-haves for local parents and visitors, as well as babysitters and other family members who want to explore Portland, Seattle, and the surrounding areas with kids. These go-to guides offer comprehensive ideas and listings appropriate for a wide array of ages, from babies and toddlers to young teens. Activities range from exploring children’s museums and other hands-on creative destinations to hiking, swimming, and ziplining, as well as visiting libraries, zoos, playgrounds, and much more, including where to find the best ice cream! Bursting with relevant, reliable information and tips, as well as itineraries for one day or more, these guides will take the place of hours of tedious online research. Instead you’ll find everything you need to know in one book that you can also pop into a bag or stroller and bring along with you. Whether you unexpectedly have a couple of free hours or want to plan a weekend away, grab a Family Adventures guide and make some amazing memories with your kids!
About the Author
JEN STEVENSON is a freelance food and travel writer for various media outlets including the Oregonian, Eater, Portland Monthly, DRAFT, and Zagat. She eats and tells on her blog, Under the Table with Jen, and authors Portland’s 100 Best Places to Stuff Your Faces. She’s also coauthor of the cookbook The Picnic.
"A fun, active, family-friendly take on popular destinations."
"Loving this new Northwest family travel book, packed with fun family itineraries to explore this awesome city!"
—Thrifty Northwest Mom
“With all the guides and recommendations available for visiting Portland, it’s hard to figure out which ones have done the research and exploration necessary to really know our multi-layered city. Stevenson has clearly done that hard work, and you can trust her recommendations to steer you to the very best family friendly attractions and activities!”