Oregon Attractions

If you’re considering purchasing Central Oregon real estate, or taking a vacation there, you may be interested in what attractions there are in Oregon. On this blog, we’ve wrote about the abundance of outdoor sports and activities Oregon has to offer, so this article will highlight some other fun things to do.

Enchanted Forest
Located in Salem Oregon
This amusement park is open from March through September.
Storybook Lane, English Village, and Old Europe are among the park’s themed areas. Rides include the largest log ride in the Northwest, the Big Timber Log Ride and Speedway Bumper Cars. They also have an area of rides for younger children.

Oregon Coast Aquarium
Located in Newport, Oregon
The Oregon Coast Aquarium is open every day except December 25th and the hours vary with the seasons. Some of their exhibits include Passages of the Deep, Sea Otters, Seals & Sea Lions and Sea Bird Aviary. They also offer outreach programs and special days for homeschoolers.

Oaks Park Amusement Park and Roller Skating Rink
Located in Portland, Oregon
The roller skating rick is 100′ by 200′ and offers lessons, birthday parties and daily open skating.
Besides the amusement park staples, such as a merry go round and a ferris wheel, Oaks Park also has many thrill rides like Looping Thunder Roller Coaster.

Oregon Zoo
Located in Portland, Oregon
The zoo is open seven days a week, every day of the year, except Christmas and visitors may remain on zoo grounds one hour after the gates close. Some of their many exhibits include the Red Ape Reserve where visitors have opportunities to observe orangutans and white-cheeked gibbons and the African Rainforest where bats and a variety of tropical birds live among lush vegetation.

Plan a day, or two, at any of these fun filled destinations on your next Oregon vacation! Don’t forget to send us a postcard. 🙂

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