Oregon’s earliest pioneer settlement has ample family fun. At the Columbia River Maritime Museum (503-325-2323), kids can pretend to steer a tugboat, and at the Uppertown Firefighters Museum (503-325-8669), pint–size firefighters can sit in a fire truck. At the new Tapiola Park Playground, there’s a miniature replica of Fort Clatsop, and the riverfront trolley transports families around town.
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