Looking for something interesting to do in Portland? You won’t have to look for long because we have some awesome suggestions for you. We checked the reviews on Yelp to locate the top rates activities in the area to save you some time. Check out these things to do in Portland this week!
🚴🏻♂️ Take a Tour
There’s something special about taking a tour. You’ll get to see amazing scenery and learn about the history of the area. If you decide to take the walking tour, we bet you’ll have plenty of laughs along the way, too.
Pedal Bike Tours is located at 133 SW 2nd Avenue in Portland, OR. This address is in the 97204 zip code area. For more information, call 503-243-2453. They are open Monday – Sunday from 9 AM – 6 PM. This business has a 5-star rating with 494 reviews. Each tour group is provided with their own tour guide. Tours that are suitable for beginners include Introduction to Portland, Columbia River George Tour, Oregon Brewery Trail Tour, and the Bike & Boat Tour. Tours suitable for casual or more experienced riders include Team Building and Custom Bike Tours. Tours last between three and seven hours. Each tour has a fee per person.
Secrets of Portlandia Free Walking Tour is located at 701 SW 6th Avenue in Portland, OR. This address is in the 97201 zip code area. For more information, call 503-703-4282. This business has a 5-star rating with 173 reviews. You’ll want to wear comfortable shoes and look for the man in the neon green t-shirt. Tours take place from May 2nd – October 4th and the first tour begins at 11 AM every day! You can expect the tour to take about 2 hours and it ends at Voodoo Donuts and the Saturday Market. You’ll get to learn all about the funny side of Portland’s history. There is no fee for the tour, but you are welcome to tip Erik at the end.
🎲 Play a Game
Escape games are all the rage right now, and you won’t be disappointed if you make time to check out these two options we found while researching on Yelp.
Escape Games PDX is located at 2636 NW 26th Avenue, Suite 2 in Portland, OR. This address is in the 97210 zip code area. For more information, call 503-208-7353. They are open Monday – Wednesday from 3 PM – 9:30 PM, Thursday – Saturday from 11:30 AM – 10 PM, and Sunday from 2 PM – 9:30 PM. This business has a 5-star rating with 154 reviews. You have 60 minutes to get past the locked door. Think you can make it? You have several options to choose from when looking for adventure. Film Noir requires you to solve a murder. You’ll need to pay the rent in Portlandia. Gather clues to solve the mystery in Sherlock’s Secret. Make your way to freedom in Prison Break. Explore the trappings of your mind in Amnesia. Must have at least 2 players and each escape adventure has a fee.
Hour to Midnight Room Escape Games is located at 11525 NE Halsey Street in Portland, OR. This address is in the 97220 zip code area. For more information, call 503-673-3948. They are open Monday – Thursday from 7 PM – 9 PM, Friday from 6 PM – 11 PM, and Saturday – Sunday from 10 AM – 10 PM. This business has a 5-star rating with 63 reviews. They key to getting through the locked door in 60 minutes is to work with your teammates and pay careful attention to all clues. Can you do it? Choose the Assassin’s Deadly Game and enter the FBI’s cadet program. Try to stop the assassin from claiming another target. Choose the Secrets of Nibiru and you’ll join others in trying to locate the lost William Elsoff. Each game has a minimum and maximum number of players and a fee.
⛺️ Gardens & Tranquil Retreats
The Grotto is located at 8840 NE Skidmore Street in Portland, OR. This address is in the 97220 zip code area. For more information, call 503-254-7371. They are open Monday – Sunday from 9 AM – 6:30 PM. This business has a 4.5-star rating with 252 reviews. The plaza level is free admission, but there is a fee if you wish to explore to upper level. The Plaza Level includes The Chapel of Mary, The Grotto, and Stations of the Cross. The Upper Level includes a meditation chapel, The Peace Garden, shrines, statues, a rose garden, and more.
Lan Su Chinese Garden is located at 239 NW Everett Street in Portland, OR. This address is in the 97209 zip code area. For more information, call 503-228-8131. They are open Monday – Sunday from 10 AM – 7 PM. This business has a 4.5-star rating with 514 reviews. Activities may change with the seasons, and they host a variety of exhibits and demonstrations. Examples of demonstrations include Silk Painting and Learning to Play Mahjong. You may also want to enjoy a bit of tea and listen to music from students and teachers at the Wisdom of Arts Academy. A beautiful area that is sure to inspire you.