Attractions in Portland You Must Visit After Your LASIK Surgery
#1 Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area
The Columbia River is 1,243 miles long, stretches between Oregon and Washington, and is scattered with 80 miles of canyons throughout its length. Walking along the Columbia River Gorge is easy, yet peppered with beautiful waterfalls. You can even hike up to the top of one of the gorgeous waterfalls to take in the stunning view with your newly improved vision.
#2 Oregon Zoo
The Oregon Zoo is located high on a hill, overlooking the city of Portland. Many visitors describe it as one of the best zoos they have ever seen. The zoo is home to 1,955 animals comprised of 232 species of mammals, birds, reptiles, amphibians, fish and invertebrates, including 22 endangered species. With such a wide variety of animal life, the Oregon Zoo is a must-see!
#3 International Rose Test Garden
Portland is often referred to as the “City of Roses,” and if you visit the International Rose Test Garden, you will see why. This garden’s main purpose is to serve as a testing site for new varieties of roses. There are over 10,000 plantings of more than 500 rose varieties. Although we definitely advise you to stop and smell the roses, you should be sure to make good use of your clear eyesight to view these beauties, too.
#4 Oregon Museum of Science and Industry
If you do not consider yourself an outdoor enthusiast, don’t worry. Portland has many fun attractions for you, too. This museum sits on the Portland waterfront and is home to various exhibitions. The museum’s permanent exhibits include a planetarium (with a laser show), the Empirical Theater (hosting shows and film-based events) and the submarine USS Blueback. The museum also has four halls of permanent and temporary exhibits.
#5 Portland Art Museum
After laser vision correction surgery, the avid art lover will enjoy visiting the Portland Art Museum, which is considered to be the oldest museum of art in the Pacific Northwest region. You can find more than 40,000 works of art, amassed since it was founded in 1892.
Make good use of your improved vision and enjoy the fine attractions that Portland has to offer!