11741 Southeast Foster Road
Portland, OR 97266
Take older kids to Zenger Farm, where they can get their hands dirty by volunteering on “Farm Fridays.” Check in about upcoming activities, from group educational tours to farmers markets.
Oregon Museum of Science and Industrywww.omsi.edu
1945 Southeast Water Avenue
Portland, OR 97214
Budding scientists love the interactive activities — mix potions in a lab, program a robot or simulate an earthquake.
16205 Northwest Gillihan Loop Road
Portland, OR 97231
Spend the afternoon picking organic fruits and vegetables, pumpkins and marionberries. There are also fantastic seasonal activities, from a corn maze in the fall to a music festival in the summer.