4714 N.E. 94th Ave.
Vancouver, WA 98662
Phone: (360) 253-3100
Fax: (360) 253-7998
Fort Vancouver National Historic Site has 2 units and is located at in the states of Washington and Oregon. The main unit of the site, containing Fort Vancouver was originally an important 19th century fur trading outpost whereas the other unit, The McLoughlin House unit consists of the homes of McLoughlin and of Dr. Forbes Barclay who was an explorer and associate of McLoughlin's. The units got added to the National Registrar of Historic Places on October 15, 1966.
This museum is home to the Vancouver Visitors Center, Vancouver National Historic Reserve and Center for Columbia River History. Built in 1879, the house is named after Oliver Otis Howard, who first headed the Freedman's Bureau, which assisted former slaves after the Civil War. Situated on Officers Row, this house is one of 21 historic homes that line this street. Other houses open to the public are the Marshall and Grant houses. Admission is free.
Established somewhere in the 1820s, the Vancouver National Historic Reserve comprises of many historic sites and buildings. Enjoying a great historical significance, the district includes landmarks such as Fort Vancouver, Officers' Row, Pearson Airfield, Pearson Air Museum and many more. The reserve is also where nine archaeological sites were found, making it one of the most important archaeological sites in North America. Enlisted in the US National Register of Historic Places in 2007, the Vancouver National Historic Reserve Historic District makes for an interesting experience.
The Fort Vancouver is located on the northern bank of the Columbia River in present-day Vancouver, Washington. The fort was built in 1825 C.E and was a fur trading hub. The fort was added to the National Registrar of Historic Places on October 15, 1966.
Laurelwood Public House & Brewery is a great place to grab a meal while awaiting a flight or while coming back from a long trip. The place serves delicious burgers and great beer to complete your meal. The serving staff is well educated with the beer that they house on tap and you can rely on them to bring you a beer that will suit you just right.
Interstate Bridge connects Portland to its Northern counterpart, Vancouver, Washington. The east bridge was completed first, in 1917. The second bridge wasn't built until 1958. Since completion of the western bridge, it became the route for southbound I-5 traffic, while the eastern bridge provided access for northbound folks. The more than 3,500-foot bridges are relatively low, providing a feeling of gliding over the water below.
During all the recent work on the Interstate Bridge, which also connects Portland and Vancouver over the Columbia River, Glenn Jackson Bridge worked overtime to pick up the slack. The enormous concrete bridge measures 11,750 feet and carries four lanes of traffic on Interstate 205. Constructed in 1982, this is the newest Portland bridge and was named for the man who headed up the building of Interstate freeways in Oregon. The bridge traverses Government Island below.
Scream your guts out as you go through a maze of scary games and events at Scream at the Beach theme zone near the beach. The attraction includes freak shows that scare the guts out of you and thrilling rides. You can also dance to the live music on their outdoor dance stage. Tarot card readings and live shows at the Monster theater are other added attractions. You can also book the facility with the help of an event manager and customize the experience. The spacious 37000 square ft. area can be used for dances, concerts, cocktail parties, weddings, corporate and private parties.
If you've got a game, here's the place to play it. If you're looking for a game, the odds are good you'll find one here. The sports complex has seven lit softball fields, which often double as baseball fields. There are seven soccer fields and Strausser Field offers a synthetic soccer surface, so you can see what it's like to play on that stuff. You'll also find eight sand volleyball courts in Delta Sports Complex. During the summer, there are people playing here from sunrise to midnight. The complex is also convenient to the rest of Delta Park.
Visitors can enjoy a picnic and the great outdoors at this magnificent Portland park. This 86-acre park hosts a number of outdoor events, including trade shows, arts and crafts fairs and annual events. Built on the grave of Vanport, a city destroyed by a 1948 flood, the park also offers the usual amenities: lighted softball fields, soccer and football fields, nature trails and a playground. You will enjoy beautiful views of the Columbia and Willamette rivers and their banks in East Delta Park.
Concordia University is an acknowledged arts university which is open to students who want to make it big in life. It offers education in a very challenging, yet supportive environment that prepares the students for the trials and tribulations that life puts forth for them. Besides studies, there are enough facilities for sports, recreation and cultural activities. Annual Transfer Admission Event, directed towards the foreign transfer students completing their bachelor's degree, events directed towards those students interested in gaining their MAT degree and baseball and golf championships are to name a few of the events that take place in Concordia University.
This semi-developed park is named after the woman who led Lewis and Clark to Oregon. Sacajawea was the Native American married to the expedition's French guide, Toussaint Charbonneau. The Shoshone Indian ended up leading the way. Close to the airport, this park is a good place to stretch your legs after a long flight. Full of open space, it is also a great place to spread out and relax, although it is not the best summer park for finding shade. There are no fees to use the park.