View this page for Oregon family vacation ideas, best things to do with kids and family friendly hotels with vacation offers. Visit Crater Lake National Park or Oregon Caves; get excited at End of the Oregon Trail Interpretative Center; jet the Rouge River. Attend Oregon Shakespeare Festival then enjoy family time making discoveries at the beach with playful seals and great wind for kite flying. Try cross-country skiing or mountain skiing, ride in a dog sled or take a snowshoe hike.
Sharing authentic, one-of-a-kind vacation experiences with the next generation is one of the benefits of being a grandparent. Do the cool stuff with your grandkids and let their parents do the rest.
It is always the season to ride the rails with kids. Featured below you will find our favorite train excursions for families from Washington to Oregon it’s all about doing the fun stuff with your kids.
From Oregon to Washington day trips to corn mazes, pumpkin patches, harvest festivals, and story telling events make weekend time more fun for families.
Camping is a terrific way for families to reconnect, strengthen family bonds, and counter the stressful effects of busy lifestyles.
If talking about dinosaur makes your family smile then adding a dinosaur encounter to your family vacation makes perfect sense.
Whatever your family’s passion, we have spring break vacation ideas to fit the quest. Consider biking along the coast and investigating tide pools or go fossil hunting in Eastern Oregon. Create your own urban family adventure in Seattle or camp out in a yurt.
Yurt camping family-style is one of the best-kept secrets in Oregon. In spite of the weather and last minute planning the Gourleys found the perfect location and have insider information to share.
Taking a green beach vacation just got easier and definitely cheaper. From Alaska to Puerto Rico and Pennsylvania to Oregon’s coast, the NWR island locations welcome visitors, not just the birds.
Getting out and doing as well as seeing the real stuff is energizing for everyone, and the epic journey of Lewis & Clark is an ideal theme for parents wishing to augment school studies.
Ever been a tad jealous when reading about the fun planned for you kids at summer sleepover camp? You are not alone. The good news is there are family camps to fit all family types and some of the best are in the west.
From Montana to Florida and Delaware to South Dakota spring is a time to observe the amazing conversion of the seasons. America's First National Wildlife Refuge, tiny Pelican Island, hosts a celebration each March. The annual antics are really wild family fun to break up the monotony of daily life.
Making a snowman that also looks like a cowboy is a daunting task but at Sunriver, the land of Kit Carson and pioneer legends, the idea makes perfect sense.
What a difference the right clothing makes. Whether skiing, snowboarding, skating, hiking, snowshoeing, sledding or just making snow angels, staying dry means staying warm. Winter feels good, try it!
From making snow angels (my personal favorite) to snow forts, snow hikes, and snowman making, fun is waiting and there are memories to be shared and family traditions established.
Winter Trails offers children and adults who are new to snow sports a chance to try snowshoeing and/or cross-country skiing FREE at venues throughout North America.
Wanderlust Tours is offering a schedule of monthly special evening snowshoe events for the winter and spring holidays, in addition to its daily half-day guided snowshoe tours. Half-day snowshoe tours will begin around Thanksgiving, depending on snowfall, and run through winter and spring.
The sun shone on the glistening blue lake. My family and I were row boating on Wallowa Lake for the first time. Little ripples lapped against our boats. After awhile, I couldn’t resist and I lowered my hand into the appealing cool water.
Each summer the Northwest Civil War Council conducts a living history event at Mission State Park. Alyssa Liljequist shares her observations on the event.
For active families RentBikesNow.com is a great resource to compliment a family vacation. If you have no intention to travel with your own bikes yet enjoy bike riding with your children then they can make it happen.
Escape to the beautiful Oregon coast. [Read More]
Escape to the beautiful Oregon coast where a great vacation and clean, cozy lodging await you at the Comfort Inn Newport, an entirely non-smoking Newport, OR beach hotel that overlooks the Pacific Ocean. Comfort Inn Newport, 531 SW Fall St., Newport, OR 97365. Phone: 541 265 6203. Online: www.newportorhotel.com. [Read Less]
Stay with us visit Crater Lake. An unbelievable experience awaits. [Read More]
We offer affordable luxury lodging in the heart of southern Oregon. Located within easy reach of the area's most beautiful destinations, Crater Lake, the Umpqua River, and the wine country region of the Umpqua Valley. Take advantage of all our complimentary perks, from hot breakfast to Wi-Fi internet access, as well as a 24 hour shuttle service to and from the nearby casino, courtesy of Seven Feathers Casino Resort.
Holiday Inn Express & Suites Canyonville Hotel,
200 Creekside Dr, Canyonville, Oregon 97417
Phone: 541-839-4200 or www.canyonvillehotel.com
Located close to downtown and near the Columbia River Gorge, the Lewis and Clark Trail. [Read More]
Stay in any one of our spacious guestrooms and suites to experience a world of pleasing comforts. We off 168 inviting guestrooms and suites. All outfitted with high-speed Internet access, satellite television, complimentary local calls, and more, our Portland, Oregon hotel lodging is designed to suit all of your needs.
Holiday Inn Portland - Gresham Hotel
2752 Northeast Hogan Drive, Gresham, OR 97030
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Discover the Dynamic City of Eugene with the Family! [Read More]
Located in the heart of Eugene, Oregen, we are nestled in the Willamette Valley. We are just minutes away from Downtown, Lane County Fairgrounds, Matthew Knight Stadium and Valley River Mall. Escape to beautiful Pacific Coast beaches less than half an hour away.
Americas Best Value Inn
1140 W. 6th Avenue, Eugene Oregon 97402
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Enjoy the beauty surrounding our Coos Bay hotel. [Read More]
Our hotel offers free Wi-Fi and breakfast, meeting facilities, fitness center, and is located one mile from North Bend Municipal Airport. Enjoy the beauty surrounding our Coos Bay hotel. Quality Inn & Suites Coos Bay, 1503 Virginia Avenue, North Bend, OR, 97459. Phone: 541 756 3191. [Read Less]
Our modern hotel is near Portland’s airport. [Read More]
Our modern hotel is near Portland’s airport and top attractions, featuring luxury rooms, guest-focused services, event facilities and value-rich getaway packages. Hampton Inn Portland/Clackamas, 9040 SE Adams St., Clackamas, OR 97015. Phone: 503 655 7900. [Read Less]
Enjoy an Eastern Oregon family vacation, stay with us.
Located just off I-84 with easy access to the Pendleton Round-Up, Pendleton Woolen Mills, Wildhorse Resort & Casino, and Historic Downtown Pendleton. We are a non-smoking hotel and offer exceptional service and hospitality perfect for any family vacation.
Hampton Inn Pendleton Hotel, Oregon
101 SW Nye Avenue, Pendleton, Oregon 97801
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Stay and enjoy one of a kind attractions - sand boarding and dune buggies. [Read More]
With our ideal location on the central Oregon coast, Comfort Inn Florence is close to so many popular local activities. Hike the trails around Heceta Head Lighthouse State Park or explore the famous Sea Lion Caves. Tee off at one of many wonderful golf courses or peruse the shops and restaurants of Old Town Florence. And of course there's the amazing Oregon Sand Dunes. Here you'll find plenty of adventure, from sand boarding the dune buggying to horseback riding.Comfort Inn Florence Hotel - Oregon (OR)
2475 HWY 101, Florence, Oregon 97439
Email: FLCGM@FIIPDX.com or online. [Read Less]
Unplug and see what fun awaits your family. [Read More]
vacation on a farm or a ranch and wake to the sounds of rural life. Participation in chores is rarely required however an extra hand is always welcome. Some farms offer classes in cheese making, spinning, gardening, and cooking. While others provide the chance for families to feed a bottle to a lamb; curry a horse; gather eggs or view the stars without city lights dimming their glow. Browse our farm & ranch stay directory for the perfect family vacation on a farm near you. [Read Less]
A quirky, comfy vacation base. [Read More]
Located just nine miles from the Sheep Rock Unit of the John Day Fossil Beds National Monument and the Thomas Condon Paleontology Center, the Fish House Inn has options that are flexible for families. The inn offers one-of-a-kind guest rooms, plus RV and tent camping spots, barbecue grills, and horseshoe pits. Either the main house or the attic makes the most sense for families. The inn is within walking distance to the John Day River, a park with tennis court, and country stores. Main house rent is $125 per night. The Fish House Inn is on the Main Street (Hwy 26), Dayville, OR 97825. (541) 987-2124 or online.
Relax, renew and reconnect with family, nature and our spirits. [Read More]
Why stop at five stars when we’ve got millions? In the far northeast corner of Oregon lies the Wallowa Country. This “Land of Winding Waters”. Join us this summer and enjoy time in the beautiful Wallowa Mountains with your family. Wallowa Lake Camp and the surrounding tourist activities provide a great place to get away for a peaceful family vacation. Expect home-cooked meals, hotel-like accommodations, picturesque settings, optional programming, campfires, games and s’mores. Wallowa Lake Camp 84522 Church Lane Joseph, Oregon 97845. (541) 432-1271 or online.
Jumpstart your vacation at the beach. [Read More]
Skip the crowded public campgrounds and enjoy time your family in one of our rustic cabins or lodges. Use Camp Magruder as your vacation base. Visit local attractions including Tillamook Cheese Factory; go clamming or crabbing; ride the steam locomotive; explore the tide pools; check out local shops. We offer plenty of organized camp activities including boating, sandcastle building, candle making, archery, donkey care, campfire fun, arts and crafts and more. Camp Magruder. 17450 Old Pacific Highway Rockaway, OR 97136. (503) 355-2310 or online.