Exciting Attractions Near Our Hotel in Portland

Roam the Rose City

Portland is a city that is rich with art, culture, history and most importantly- micro brews. There are a number of exciting attractions to choose from, and when you stay at our hotel in Portland, you will get closer to the best activities. You can explore the many exciting things to do in Portland, including Pioneer Courthouse Square, Tom McCall Waterfront Park, the Oregon History Center and much more.

So what are you waiting for? Join us at Red Lion Hotel on the River Jantzen Beach to begin your vacation today.

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Mulnomah Falls 53000 E Historic Columbia River Hwy, Corbett OR 97019 33.9

A waterfall as magnificent and memorable as any in the country is located just a 30- minute drive outside of Portland. Visiting Multnomah Falls, a 611-foot-tall roaring, awe-inspiring cascade of icy water, lets you experience the power and beauty of nature up close and with ease. From the parking area off of I-84, a 5-minute walk is all that separates you from the exhilarating spray at the base of the falls.

Portland International Raceway 1940 N Victory Blvd, Portland, OR 97217 503-823-7223 2.76

Portland International Raceway offers residents and people from throughout the region a place to play — with cars, motorcycles, bicycles and so much more!

Mt. Hood Meadows 14040 Hwy 35 PO Box 470 Mt. Hood, OR 97041 503-337-2222 80.39

Mt. Hood Meadows offers some of the most spectacular skiing and snowboarding in the Northwest! The resort is close to Portland - just 90 minutes away - but delivers a big mountain experience you'd expect to travel much farther to enjoy. Mt. Hood Meadows Ski Resort operates on a special use permit on the Mt. Hood National Forest, and the resort sprawls across Mt. Hood's southeast flank, the sunny, wind-protected side of Mt. Hood. Meadows' playful terrain welcomes and challenges all levels of skiers and snowboarders. We have a huge mountain with terrain for everyone, magnificent views and snowfall beyond belief. Our entire staff is committed to providing you with a truly memorable and unique experience that is Mt. Hood Meadows.

Columbia River Gorge 902 Wasco St, 97031 541-308-1700 73.3

The Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area encompasses 292,500 acres, running from the mouth of the Sandy River to the mouth of the Deschutes and spanning southern Washington and northern Oregon. The Gorge is unique in its natural and cultural history, as well as its designation as a National Scenic Area.

Rose City Rollers 7805 SE Oaks Park Way, OR 97202 11.2

Roller Derby

Portland Saturday Market 2 SW Naito Parkway, 27204 503-222-6072 7.33

Portland Saturday Market is celebrating its 41st year in the historic Old Town/ Chinatown neighborhood of Portland, Oregon. Our weekly market features 252 booths showcasing a variety of arts & crafts sold by local Pacific Northwest artisans. Established in 1976, our market has a thriving membership of over 300 artisans.

Oregon Brew Fest 5019 SW Lowell St, 97221 11.3

Event Name 28th Annual Oregon Brewers Festival Venue Tom McCall Waterfront Park, Portland, Oregon Main entrance at SW Oak Street and Naito Parkway; other entrances at SW Pine St, under the Morrison St Bridge and along the sea wall at Pine. Dates July 22-26, 2015 — "Always the last full weekend in July" Times Weds through Sat, taps are open from Noon to 9 pm Sun, taps are open from Noon to 7 pm Token & mug sales close one-half hour prior to the taps shutting off: this is 8:30pm every night except 6:30pm on Sunday. Admission Admission into the festival grounds is free. In order to consume beer, purchase of a 2015 souvenir mug is required and costs $7. No other vessel, including past mugs, will be filled. Beer is purchased with wooden tokens, which cost $1 apiece. Patrons pay four tokens for a full glass of beer, or one token for a taste (past years' tokens are reusable). The OBF mug/token sales booth is CASH ONLY and does not accept credit cards or checks. The festival does offer eight ATM machines on premise. Description The Oregon Brewers Festival is one of the nation's longest running and best loved craft beer festivals. Situated on the west bank of the Willamette River, with towering Mt. Hood as a backdrop, it is the ideal venue for anyone who loves craft beer. With a laid back attitude and scores of award-winning beers, the festival reflects the essence of the city of Portland, aka Brewvana. The Oregon Brewers Festival exists to provide an opportunity to sample and learn about a variety of craft beer styles from across the country. More than 85 craft breweries from all parts of the nation offer more than 30 styles of handcrafted brews to 85,000 beer lovers during the five-day event. The festival's focus is craft beer, but there's more than sampling involved. The event features live music, beer-related vendors, beer memorabilia displays, home brewing demonstrations and an assortment of foods from a variety of regions. The Crater Lake Root Beer Garden offers complimentary handcrafted root beer for minors and designated drivers. Minors are always welcome at the festival when accompanied by a parent. The Oregon Brewers Festival strongly encourages responsible drinking, and urges patrons to take advantage of TriMet MAX Light Rail line, located just one block west of the festival on SW Oak Street. Plan your trip at trimet.org or m.trimet.org. Go by bus, train or taxi, just don't drink and drive. The festival also offers free, secure bicycle parking in the onsite Hopworks Bike Corral.

Kruger's Farm 17100 NW Sauvie Island Rd, Portland OR 97231 503-621-3489 12.71

Kruger's is a working 150-acre farm located on Sauvie Island just 12 miles from downtown Portland at the confluence of the Willamette and Columbia Rivers. The farm boasts a large farm stand with farm grown and local produce, canning supplies and local artisan food items. There are seasonal u-pick berry and tomato fields and acres of u-cut flowers. We also host summer concerts, birthday parties and farm to plate dinners. Visit the farm and you'll find many a way to wile away a beautiful spring, summer or fall day...

Red Lion Hotel On The River - Jantzen Beach
909 N. Hayden Island Drive, Oregon, 97217, USA
Phone: 503-283-4466

Attractions in Portland

Multnomah Falls and the Columbia River Gorge

The Columbia River Gorge is a favorite place for wind sports including kite boarding, wind surfing and kite surfing. It is an amazing place to find your own adventure or simply watch others catch some air. Down the Gorge you will find the second largest year round waterfall in the country, a sight that simply cannot be missed.

Fort Vancouver

Enjoy a living lesson in the Oregon Territory’s history at this retired military fort.

Mt. Hood

430 inches of snowfall annually, 85 runs and 11 chair lifts are just a few reasons skiers and boarders are flocking to Mt. Hood. It is also a great place to hike in warm weather.

Hidden Gems

Portland Saturday Market

This weekend institution sets up every Saturday in historic Old Town along the Willamette River. The market features everything from fun food courts to handmade crafts from local artisans.

Oregon Brew Fest

Ambers and Belgians, Pilsners and Pale Ales, these are just a few brews that make up the selection of over 80 beers available to sip, celebrate and most importantly taste test at this incredible festival.

The Safeway Waterfront Blues Festival

Help the hungry as you dig those rhythm and blues. For a small entry fee and two cans of food you can party all day at the country’s second largest blues festival. Donations benefit the Oregon Food Bank.

Kennedy School

This former elementary school is the perfect place to relax on a comfy couch with a movie, pizza and beer. It is the most fun you have ever had in school.

Family Fun

OMSI (Oregon Museum of Science and Industry)

Over 200 interactive exhibits and labs make OMSI as fun as it is educational. Kids are happy because they get to play and you are happy that they can learn about renewable energy, global climate, health and wellness, chemistry, engineering, technology and more- it is a win, win.

Oregon Zoo

Get a little wild this vacation with a trip to the Oregon Zoo. From the African rainforest to the Arctic, from Peruvian penguins to Asian elephants the zoo’s exhibits are sure to excite and delight.


Mississippi Avenue

Find the city’s most unique independent retailers selling everything under the sun. Clothing, art music, gourmet food, comics and antiques can be found all over the avenue.

The Jantzen Beach Center

Enjoy tax-free shopping at an open air mall that is home to national retailers, unique boutiques and the largest running wooden carousel in the country. Open Monday - Saturday 10:00 am to 8:00 pm and Sundays 11:00 am to 6:00 pm.

The Alberta Arts District

Enjoy unique finds that you can afford. The Alberta Arts District is rich with handmade soaps, vintage artwork, recycled-material lighting and a myriad of other crafts.