Transport Attractions in Oregon with kids

Trains, planes and automobiles in The Beaver State for those transport loving kids! Whatever locomotive or automobile the kids love, you will have plenty of options for their family day out in Oregon!

Oregon has a host of transport related activities and adventures. Whether it’s taking a train ride, experiencing a locomotive museum, or enjoying a boat out on the water, there will be something for all ages!

Kids can hear those engines revving, or see those wheels turning as they engage in activities that spark their creativity, and give them experiences they will never forget.

They can learn all about how things work, and why things work - education can be fun too in Oregon

So get those conductor hats on, and climb aboard because the adventure is waiting for you! Choo choo…off we go!

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  • Mount Hood Railroad

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    Hood River

    Enjoy the splendors of the scenic Columbia Gorge while climbing through the spectacular Hood River Valley. One of the many fun family places to go if you're looking for things to do with kids in ...

  • Ouzel Oregon River Rafting for Families

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    Bend

    Whitewater rafting is a healthy and exciting outdoor activity that is especially fun for families. Enjoy a half-day of splashy adventure or make it an entire vacation with one of the 5-day wilderness ...

  • Mollala Train Park

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    Molalla

    Trains, trains and more trains! One of the first railroads of this size on the west coast, this train park has 4 well maintained acres in which to picnic and watch, ride and learn about trains.

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  • Jetboat Excursions

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    Portland

    Willamette Jetboat Excursions was the very first company to offer Jet Boat tours on the beautiful Willamette River, beginning in 1997. And as of Summer 2007, over two hundred thousand passengers have ...

  • Tradewinds Whalewatching and Ecology Boat Trips

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    Depoe Bay

    Amazing boat tours taking you out for whale watching, sport fishing, bird watching, and ecology tours. Educational, and super fun ocean encounters in Oregon!

  • Jerrys Rogue Jets Mail Boat Tours

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    Gold Beach

    Take on Oregon's ONLY Mail Boat Tours! Jet along the Rogue River with experienced guides, rugged scenery, and churning whitewater!

  • Portland Lan Su Chinese Garden

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    Portland

    Lan Su Chinese Garden is one of Portland’s greatest treasures—a powerfully inspiring experience that takes you through time, offering a window into Chinese culture, history and way of thinking. ...

  • Hellgate Jetboat Excursions

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    Grants Pass

    Memorable, fast paced and fun family day out river trips in Grants Pass, Oregon!

  • World Forrestry Centre

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    Portland

    Our 20,000 square foot museum is located in Portlands beautiful Washington Park. Built in dramatic Cascadian style architecture, youll marvel at the intricate hand carvings and grand entry outside, ...

  • Wallowa Lake Tramway

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    Joseph

    With the opening of the gondola in 1970, Wallowa County added one of it's most popular attractions. The 3700' vertical foot ascent to the summit of Mt. Howard is a memorable experience. The exciting ...

  • Childrens Museum of Eastern Oregon

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    Pendleton

    The Children's Museum of Eastern Oregon, the Arts Council of Pendleton, the Umatilla County Historical Society, and Tamastslikt Cultural Institute are partners in a Lewis & Clark project. This ...

  • Crater Lake National Park

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    Crater Lake

    A natural wonder in Oregon that makes the perfect outdoor day out for all ages. A national park with a historic volcanic past, pure lakes, sheer cliffs, and islands to explore.

  • John Day Fossil Beds National Monument

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    Kimberley

    A visit to the John Day Fossil Beds National Monument is like taking a journey into ancient Oregon. Whether you tour the museum at Sheep Rock, hike a trail at the Painted Hills, or picnic at Clarno, ...

  • Lost Creek Lake

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    Jackson County

    The crew at the Lost Creek Marina would like to welcome you aboard for Year-Round Fun in beautiful Southern Oregon. One of the many fun family places to go if you're looking for things to do with ...

  • Spirit Of The Rogue Nature Centre

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    Trail

    Nature never sleeps. It is always moving into balance. It is here, at Spirit of the Rogue Nature Center, that nature can be seen and experienced in new ways which capture the imagination, call to our ...

  • Portland Japanese Garden

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    Portland

    This world-renowned Japanese garden includes a Strolling Pond Garden, Tea Garden, Sand and Stone Garden, Natural Garden and a Flat Garden.

  • Midway Farms Farm Experience Day Camp

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    Albany

    We provide your child with the opportunity to develop character, learn valuable life skills, make new friends, and discover new interests, all while experiencing real life on a biodiverse local ...

  • Tillamook Forest Center

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    Tillamook

    A FREE day out in the stunning Oregon forests at this Forest Center, with picnics, climbs, hikes, and beautiful wildlife!

  • Prehistoric Gardens

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    Port Orford

    Port Orford is a great place for prehistoric monsters. It's a genuine rain forest, sheltered in a small valley, mild in climate, drenched with rainfall; a place overrun with giant ferns, drippy ...

  • Rusk Ranch Nature Center BUTTERFLY PAVILION

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    Cave Junction

    The Butterfly Pavilion features butterfly species native to Josephine County including the Painted Lady, Mourning Cloak, and Western Monarch. Visitors to the Pavilion can walk among the butterflies ...

  • Bushs Pasture Park

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    Salem

    90 acres of spacious park and botanical garden right in the heart of Salem. Perfect for biking, scooting, and playing!

  • The Oaks Amusement Park

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    Portland

    Visit the oldest continually operating amusement park in the entire country in Oregon, with rides, attractions, and fun activities for the kids

  • Enchanted Forest

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    Turner

    Come and visit a world of fantasy in the beautiful, lush forest of this land of enchantment.

  • North Clackamas Aquatic Park

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    Milwaukie

    Water fun in Oregon at this family friendly water park, with a wave pool and laps for all ages!

  • Pendleton Family Aquatic Center

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    Pendelton

    Features gigantic water slides, over 200' of open and closed tubes, three pools, family picnic facilities with gas grills, children's water features and concessions. One of the many fun family places ...

  • Splash Lively Park Swim Center

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    Springfield

    Join us for a romp in the waves, a slip down the slide, a dunk at the water basketball hoop and more. Enjoy water exercise, splashing in the kiddie pool and relaxing in the adult spa. Convenient ...

  • Southwest Community Center and Pool

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    Portland

    A great community pool with lessons, lap pool and water features.

  • Chehalem Aquatic Center

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    Newberg

    A fun local aquatic center, with lap pools, diving board, classes and hot tub for adults!

  • The Salvation Army Kroc Center

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    Salem

    Indoor and outdoor facilities comprise full sized pool plus leisure pool with fun features, lazy river and outdoor splash pad. Plus rock climbing and other activities.

  • Evergreen Wings and Waves Waterpark

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    McMinnville

    Indoor watermark with 10 slides of differing thrill level, wave and leisure pools. Plus multi level dry play structure, Museum and Hands On Science Centre.

  • Oregon Zoo

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    Portland

    The Oregon Zoo is home to animals from all corners of the world, including Asian elephants, Peruvian penguins and Arctic polar bears. From the mist-filled Africa Rain Forest to the majestic Great ...

  • Oregon Coast Aquarium

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    Newport

    In an underwater adventure. visitors are immersed in Keiko's former home through acrylic tunnels surrounded by several feet of sea water. Passages of the Deep has proven to be an unique attraction. ...

  • Wildlife Safari

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    Winston

    Wildlife Safari is a fun-filled family destination where you can view over 500 animals in their natural habitat, roaming freely as they do in the wild! Visitors to the park drive through a 4.5 mile ...

  • Cascades Raptor Center Home

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    Eugene

    An intimate experience with eagles, hawks, owls, falcons and more! With over 60 non-releasable, permanent resident birds on display, of 33 native species, Cascades Raptor Center provides an ...

  • Great Cats World Park

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    Cave Junction

    An interactive, exciting and educational day out in Oregon with the big cats of the world, with guided tours and a chance to get interactive with the animals!