Comfort Suites Southwest
11340 SW 60th Ave.
Portland, OR 97219
Phone: (503) 768-4400
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You will not find much more than an endless sky and huge field here, and thank goodness! This open space provides the perfect environment to let loose with seven acres of grassy knolls awaiting plans for development. This primitive park overlooks the towering trees of its Westside neighborhood. The lot is ideal for kite flying and you will find many taking advantage of just that. Dickinson Park is located just off Interstate Highway five, about 10 minutes south of downtown.
This is a city location for Muslim worship and other services. Come here for absolute peace of mind and lose yourself in the divinity of the whole place. One place that will surely engulf you in an aura of spiritual enhancement.
When you stroll across the Kruse Oaks Boulevard, this angelic white church located here is hard to miss. With its pristine-marbled walls and slate roof, the LDS Temple Portland Jesus Christ Church of Latter-Day Saints is one of Lake Oswego's most-visited attractions. The majestic aura that surrounds this structure is known to emanate peace. Not only is the structure breath-taking and strikingly beautiful but also the area around the church is equally worth a walk. There are gardens that line the church and its inviting promenade will leave you in awe, and the message shared by the volunteers of the church will give you a new perspective on things.
The Ahmadiyaa Muslim Community was set up in Portland in the year 1966. Portland's earliest mosque catering to the Ahmadiyaa Muslim congregation, Portland Rizwan Mosque was founded in the year 1987. The prayer house is nestled on a beautiful hill in a quaint neighborhood. The mosque's architecture is a blend of American suburban and traditional design seen in countries dominated by Muslim population. The mosque conducts social activities and classes to train individuals about Ahmadiyaa Muslim community. Its community initiatives include blood donation camps, road cleanup drives and distributing clothes and food to the needy. Ever since it was established, Portland Rizwan Mosque has imparted knowledge on Islam and has actively participated in interfaith and outreach events. Its members belong to various nationalities and ethnicities and the mosque serves as a proof of tolerance and pluralism.
Located at the Southwest Community Center, this aquatic facility is the cutting edge of water fitness and entertainment for the family. The pool house includes a six-lane lap pool, leisure pool with wading entry, water slide, splash pool and whirlpool. Swim classes are offered to all ages and levels. Passes are available for multiple visits. Call for admission.
With just about everything you could want or need in a park, this 90-acre Portland gem aims to please. Located in the wooded, hilly Multnomah Village area, the park has a long list of amenities: hiking trails, nature area, baseball/softball and soccer fields, tennis and basketball courts, picnic tables and facilities, a playground, rest rooms, and a community garden. If you can't find anything to do here, there's plenty of space to just lie back and stare at the sky.
One of the oldest working dairies in the Oregon, this spot is a fun tour for families. There is a lot to see including cows, old cars, a pond with ducks and a museum with old toys and machines, some of which date back to the 1800s. Pony rides and games for kids are offered from June through August. A 15-minute drive from Portland, it is an interesting look at one of the area's biggest industries of yesterday. There is no admission fee.
Pendleton Park has a soccer and baseball field, playground and picnic area. Acquired in 1955, the park is named for the vice-president hopeful of 1864. George Pendleton lost the race to Andy Johnson, Abraham Lincoln's running mate. While drainage was the biggest issue when deciding how to appropriate improvement funds, the park also got new drinking fountains, benches and bike racks. The playground also received a significant overhaul and is now a neighborhood favorite.
The Hillsdale Community Church is a beautiful church located in the city of Portland. This charming structure is compact but extremely tranquil. The main aims of the church is to spread the word of Christ, encouraging all to see the beauty of his words and to make a difference in the world. This community church is a family for all.
Named after the infamous General Custer, this is not Little Bighorn. Quite contrary, it is a quaint, quiet park that is a small fish in the big pond of Portland parks. It does offer some amenities, including restrooms, a playground and fields for soccer, softball and baseball. In the wooded hills of Southwest Portland, you are sure to find sun, shade, peace or fun. It is also a good standby if other local parks are full. There are no fees to use the park.
Laser tag is all the rage, and you will have the time of your life at it here. Players wear vests with voice chips that update them with current scores. Perfect for parties, this arcade is great for all ages. Corporate events and family celebrations take advantage of the party room, pizza kitchen and video games. Groups of six or more should make a reservation in Laserport.
This park is one of many added to Portland's roster thanks to a 1994 bond measure. The sports facilities and other amenities are still fairly new. Enjoy tennis courts, trails and picnic tables. There is playground equipment for the kids and the restrooms are clean and convenient. The park is near Interstate Highway 5 and Barbur Boulevard. Driving there and back from the city on a clear day will give you some great views of Mount Hood and the Willamette River. There are no fees to use the park.