N. of Salem

Bauman Farms- (Gervais) Best Harvest Festival around- makes a wonderful field trip! Great place to see goats (bring $ to feed them!), rabbits, chickens, turkeys.... nice play ground... a pioneer fort and tipi to play in!

~History- 1800's~
Barn Dancing Lessons (Champoeg Park) Read the review!
Black Smithing and Woodcrafting (Champoeg Park) Read the review!
End of the Oregon Trail Interpretive Center (Oregon City)
Fort Stevens (Ten miles W. of Astoria) Military Museum, Army Truck Tours, Underground Battery Mishler Tours, Post Guardhouse. History from the Civil War through World War II. They hold an annual Civil War Reenactment, too!
Fort Stevens KOA Kabin Stay Review! 
Fort Vancouver (Vancouver, WA)
Francis Ermatinger House (Oregon City)
The History of the Oregon Territory (Oregon City)
The McLoughlin House (Oregon City)
Oregon History Museum (Portland)

Pioneer Chores (Champoeg Park) Read the review!

~History~ 1900's 
Holocaust (Portland) Oregon Holocaust Resource Center and Guided Tours of the Memorial
Pittock Mansion (Portland) Portland Pioneer History
Shipwreck (Close to Ft. Stevens) Read the review of our visit to the Wreck of the Peter Iredale (World War II era) 
Stonehenge Memorial (Maryhill, Washington) WWI Memorial
Vietnam War  (Seattle, WA) USS TURNER JOY (DD-951)

Al's Garden Center- (Woodburn) Kid's Club (make a weekend field trip!)

Franz Bakery (Portland) Read the review!
Pacific Hazelnut Candy Factory  (Aurora)
Tillamook Cheese Factory (Tillamook) Self-Guided Tours

Cape Disappointment State Park (Long Beach Peninsula)

Medical Teams International Exhibit (Tigard) *For 13 years and older. Resources for Teachers

7 Wonders Creation Museum - (Washington State)
Captain George Flavel House (Astoria) Late Victorian era
Columbia River Maritime Museum (Astoria)
Heritage Museum (Astoria) Exhibits featuring Native Americans, early pioneers, immigrants, and local industries. 
Maryhill Museum of Art (Maryhill, Washington) Teacher Resources Available for free.
Portland Children’s Museum (Portland) 
Tillamook Air Museum (Tillamook) Warbirds
Uppertown Firefighters Museum (Astoria) Houses an extensive collection of fire fighting equipment dating from 1873 to 1963.

~Nature Studies~
Bird Banding (Sauvie Island- Portland area) Read the review!
Willamette Falls (near Portland)


Japanese Gardens (Portland) Read the review!

CavesApe Caves (Amboy, Washington)

Mt. St. Helens Forest Learning Center -  (Washington Sate)
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World Forestry Center (Portland)

Johnson Ridge Observatory - (Washington State)
Mt. St. Helens Visitors Center at Silver Lake - (Washington Sate)

Omsi (Portland)

~Train Rides~
Oregon Coast Scenic Railroad (Garibaldi)

~Water Shed Tour~
Waste Water Treatment-  Keizer Read the review!