Oregon Zoo (Portland) Adventures

June 13, 2017

Last September, a group of us friends took a road trip to Portland for a quick weekend trip.

Side note: While we have lived in the Pacific Northwest we have visited Portland a handful of times and it has easily been a city that we love to visit mostly because of the easily accessible transportation, but also because we always stumble upon something that makes it a memorable and joyous trip.

We took the max from the closest transit station in proximity to our hotel to Washington Park, which is where the zoo, rose gardens, and Japanese gardens are all located. If you purchase a 1-day pass it only costs you $5 and you get unlimited access to the MAX, buses, and streetcar services. Awesome deal and not having to worry about finding a parking spot makes it totally worth it!

It had been a good long while since I visited a zoo, think elementary school field trips kind of long time ago. We spent a little bit of time at the zoo and then made our way over to the Japanese Gardens, but that will be a post all in itself for another day. Luckily, I remembered to bring my camera with me on this trip so there were a bunch of pictures to choose from, but these were a few of my favorites.

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  1. What an awesome zoo! Portland is on my list of places I want to visit. It seems amazing.

    1. We really love visiting Portland! Such a fun city!

  2. Great photos... Must visit Portland soon!



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