Oregon’s Tualatin Valley isn’t just fun for the adults! There are plenty of enjoyable activities for the whole family to enjoy when you get out and explore. Whether you’re looking for a nice stroll through nature or an exciting adventure, you can find it here.
iFLY Indoor Skydiving
If you’re looking for an indoor activity that’s sure to get your heart pumping, try iFLY in Tigard. The indoor skydiving facility provides you and your whole family the exhilarating opportunity to fly without jumping out of an airplane. Perfect for all ages and abilities (no experience needed), the experts at iFLY will walk you through everything you need to know before you begin your high-flying adventure.
Smith Berry Barn
During the fall months, this 30-acre family farm in Hillsboro offers u-pick of over 25 different varieties of apples and pears. Spend the day walking the orchard looking for the perfect fruit and then shop the garden market, specialty nursery and gourmet gift shop. The goats and chickens on the property are always ready to visit, too! Before you leave, visit the espresso bar for a made to order coffee or a milkshake prepared with the farm’s own berries and local Oregon ice cream.
Rice Northwest Museum of Rocks and Minerals
Located in a unique 1952 ranch-style house in Hillsboro, the Rice Northwest Museum of Rocks and Minerals features a world-class collection of fine rocks and minerals, fossils, meteorites, lapidary art and gemstones from the Pacific Northwest and around the world. One of the most popular exhibits for both young and old is the “Rainbow Gallery,” home to glow-in-the-dark stones that light up under ultraviolet light. Don’t forget to stop by the museum store to look through jewelry, books and rocks for your family’s own collection.
With 42 bowling lanes, more than 150 arcade games, a full menu and beer on tap, Big Al’s is the ultimate stop for fun and entertainment. Lace-up your bowling shoes and enjoy a game of bowling with lane-side service in the upscale lanes or upgrade to plush lounge seating in the VIP lanes. Afterward, challenge the family to a few rounds of air hockey or battle it out on the arcade games.
Cooper Mountain Nature Park
Enjoy a nice afternoon with the whole gang at Cooper Mountain Nature Park in Beaverton. With over three miles of family-friendly walking trails, the park offers visitors an up-close look at birds and other local wildlife and beautiful views of the nearby Chehalem Mountains. A nature themed playground and demonstration garden provide the chance to explore and learn more about the area’s diverse habitats.
From outdoor recreation to museums, and entertainment centers to produce markets, Tualatin Valley is full of family-friendly activities to keep everyone entertained. Plan your family fun adventure today.