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Kari Bodnarchuk for the boston globe
For great city views, visitors can ride up the Portland Aerial Tram on the city's southwest side.
The Oregon Museum of Science and Industry has a special Science Playground exhibit for children 6 and under.
The free Oregon Rail Heritage Center has three historic steam locomotives on display.
Face painting is one of many activities available to kids at the Portland Children's Museum.
The relaxing Portland Japanese Garden has sand and stone gardens, and plenty of nooks for kids to explore.
Spend a good hour and a half at the Oregon Zoo, where animals delight kids of all ages.
Looking at the lions at the Portland's Oregon Zoo.
The Oregon Zoo has several cheetahs.
The Grilled Cheese Grill is one of the top food carts and offers a chance to dine inside an old school bus.
The Elephant Delicatessen near Washington Park is a great place to grab a deli sandwich, or a brick-oven pizza.
Hopworks Urban Brewery is a top brew pub that has three play areas to keep children entertained.
One of the most popular family-friendly ways to explore is by bike.
Portland is home to 370 miles of paved bike trails and lanes.
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