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    Oregon Coast Day Trip: Astoria and Cannon Beach

    Spend a day along Oregon's gorgeous coastline, filled with dramatic headlands, beaches and historical lighthouses, on this tour from Portland. Visit the quaint town of Astoria, the site of one of the first American settlements west of the Rockies, and explore Cannon Beach, where you'll explore tide pools at Haystack Rock and enjoy free time to peruse shops and art galleries. You'll also learn about Oregon's maritime history and logging industry at two interesting museums with your guide. After pickup from your Portland hotel in the morning, travel by van or mini-coach north to Astoria, located on Oregon's western tip along the Pacific coast. First, visit the Astoria Column atop Coxcomb Hill, a historical site that was one of the first permanent American settlements west of the Rockies. Climb up the steps to the top and be rewarded with stunning views of the coastal town at the mouth of the Columbia River.

    You'll then visit the Columbia River Maritime Museum, where you and your guide will browse historical exhibits offering interesting information about the region's many shipwrecks, lighthouses, early European exploration, commercial fishing and the Coast Guard.

    You'll also see different kinds of vessels, both life-size and models, indoors and out on the actual Columbia River, the major river of the Northwest that has been an important route for transportation and commerce.

    Afterward, enjoy free time for lunch in Astoria (own expense) before driving south along the coast to Cannon Beach, where you'll see Haystack Rock, a designated marine sanctuary full of tide pools. Enjoy more free time here to shop, walk along the beach, and explore the shops and art galleries that fill this vibrant, charming town.

    On our return, you'll stop at Camp 18, a historical logging museum that offers a glimpse into the history of Oregon's important timber industry. You'll be dropped off at your Portland hotel in the evening.
    Oregon Coast Day Trip: Astoria and Cannon Beach

    Downtown Portland , Portland

    • Travel along Oregon's beautiful coast and visit the charming coastal towns of Astoria and Cannon Beach
    • Admire views of dramatic cliffs, beaches, lighthouses, forests and the Columbia River on a relaxing drive
    • Walk up Coxcomb Hill to the Astoria Column, site of one of the first American settlements west of the Rockies
    • Learn about Oregon's maritime history and logging industry at two museums with your expert tour guide
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    Upper Klamath Whitewater Rafting

    If you've always thought rafting was an experienced person's game, worry no more. Momentum River Expeditions is hosting a day-long Upper Klamath River getaway, welcoming both old and new rafters. The river is mostly gentle, so you will have plenty of chance to warm up to the skills and technique before embracing the few challenging areas of the river. The satisfaction you'll get in knowing you can overcome subtle challenges of the sport will make for a euphoric experience. One whiff of the fresh, crisp Oregon air will keep you coming back for more. The accompanying sounds of the river beating against your raft will be sure to make this a sensual experience for both new and old rafters alike. Enjoy a continental breakfast before departure and nosh on a filling lunch for replenishment. You'll need to refuel before taking off again! Have a blast paddling your way through a fun experience!
    Upper Klamath Whitewater Rafting

    3195 E Main St, Ashland

    • Bask in the beauty of the Upper Klamath River with a day-long nature excursion
    • Become a comfortable and capable rafter by the end of the run
    • Enjoy a delicious continental breakfast, plus snacks and a generous lunch
    • Experience the Upper Klamath river like never before with this incredible rafting getaway
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    Mixed Martial Arts

    This Mixed Martial Arts trial class isn't just for kicks. Learn Mixed Martial Arts techniques designed for real life. Practice your strikes, blocks and takedowns through drills and situational training, internalizing them so that they're second nature in case you ever have to use them in an actual encounter. Send them flying to the ground!
    Mixed Martial Arts

    365 NW 95th Ave, Portland

    • Learn both physical and psychological Mixed Martial Arts techniques
    • Work on kicks, punches, and throws during practical drills
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    Willamette Falls Kayak Tour

    Get out and enjoy the nature of Oregon, that scenic adventureland, in this 90-minute kayaking tour up the Willamette River! Whatever your skill level with the paddle, you'll find yourself in good company during this guided tour, with all the attention you need to get going. Highlights of the tour include the historic Willamette Falls Locks, and of course the stunning falls themselves. You'll also have plenty of chances to observe local wildlife, both on land and sea. Don't let yourself miss out on this 90-minute kayaking adventure- when it's all over, with your head chock full of unforgettable scenic views, you'll be glad you came along!
    Willamette Falls Kayak Tour

    1701 Clackamette Dr, Oregon City

    • Embark on a kayaking adventure up the central waterway of Oregon's Willamette Valley
    • Take in stunning vistas and catch sight of fish and animals
    • Get a light and relaxing upper body workout while paddling upstream
    • Make an inspiring escape into beautiful Oregon
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    Muay Thai Kickboxing

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    After this free trial class, you'll have eight ways to make your foes pay! Muay Thai, also known as the "art of eight limbs," is a combat sport that makes use of devastating strikes to subdue. There are eight points of contact used, giving this martial arts style its nickname. These are encompassed by the hands, feet, elbows, and knees. You'll master techniques involving each in drills and sparring practice designed to make them second nature. In addition to being a popular combat sport, Muay Thai practice is also recognized as an extremely effective workout regime that strengthens and sculpts the body. So if you're looking for an amazing workout, a form of self-defense, or a way to push yourself further, then you've found it!
    Muay Thai Kickboxing

    14935 SW 72nd Ave, Tigard

    • Learn the fundamentals of Muay-Thai under the guidance of a trained instructor
    • Tone your body and shed pounds with one of the best martial arts for cardiovascular conditioning
    • Discover a sport that is also a great self-defense technique for real world situations
    • Develop mental focus and confidence in and out of the ring
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    Brazilian Jiu Jitsu

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    Big old bully got your number? Time to flip the script with Brazilian Jiu Jitsu! During this free trial class you'll learn that proper technique, leverage, and ground positioning will beat size and strength in almost any fight. You'll focus on learning to find the competitive advantage through the use of takedowns, joint-locks, and chokeholds. Sooner or later most fights end up on the ground, and this style will teach you to get there faster, and win with ease with quick and efficient grappling moves. In addition to building the confidence that you can win any fight, you'll be getting a great workout, developing both your stamina and flexibility. Next time that bully tries to hurt you, introduce them to your little friends, lighting and thunder!
    Brazilian Jiu Jitsu

    14935 SW 72nd Ave, Tigard

    • Master the fundamentals of one of the most effect martial arts in practice today
    • Learn to overcome opponents with effective takedowns and grappling techniques
    • Develop second nature combat reflexes through drills and sparring
    • Gain the mental and physical health benefits that come studying self-defense
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    Tai Chi Qigong

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    In today's fast-paced modern world, it can be hard to slow down for a moment and take stock of things. If you're too stressed, or burnt out on running around and trying to accomplish a million things at once, then Tai Chi is just what the doctor ordered. The gentle, meditative nature of Tai Chi stresses reflection and efficiency of motion. And in this free trial class, you'll learn techniques that will help you center your breathing, charging your blood with more oxygen, which will repair and vitalize your body. You'll develop greater health and longevity, and increase strength and flexibility. Perhaps most importantly, you'll get to just...relax.
    Tai Chi Qigong

    17253 Pilkington Rd, Lake Oswego

    • Practice tai-chi in a peaceful, constructive environment with an expert instructor
    • Learn to move efficiently, using only the muscles necessary, developing both ease and relaxation
    • Destress by developing deep and centered breathing to charge the blood with more oxygen
    • Take some time out of your busy day to relax a little
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    Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu

    Never quite matured past rolling around on the ground? Stop wrestling with your nature and just learn Brazilian Jiu Jitsu! During this all-levels class, you'll find yourself part of an energetic and supportive group of students, where you'll master essential ground-fighting skills such as grappling. You'll also learn how to pull off effective basic moves, which may include joint locks, chokes, and more. And because this style works best when you're off your feet, you'll also learn efficient takedowns to get your opponents right where you want them! Oh, and did we mention it's an awesome workout? So how about it? Down for some fun?
    Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu

    517 Main St, Oregon City

    • Learn one of the most effective and popular combat styles in a professionally-led class
    • Master moves that rely on strategy, leverage, and ground fighting to take over opponents
    • Get in a great cardio workout that will also help you develop muscle and body tone
    • Discover a martial art that will give you a great confidence boost you can't get anywhere else
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    Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu No Gi

    Do jiu ever worry that you wouldn't be able to hold your own in a fight? Get the leverage you need by learning the art of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu! Within competitive mixed martial arts circles, the BJJ ground game is generally considered one of the most effective combat styles. This form is built around throws, sweeps, locks, pins, and chokes, with an emphasis on brains over brawn, and finding the tactical advantages in position and leverage. This trial class will introduce you to some of the best of the BJJ moves during 30 minutes of technique, and 30 minutes of free rolling, where you'll get to put your new skills to the test with practical experience. These moves will help you solidify your endgame if you're looking to fight competitively, and make effective self-defence techniques in the real world. And rolling around on the ground is always fun.
    Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu No Gi

    1509 SW Sunset Blvd, Portland

    • Master the fundamentals of some of the most effective martial arts grappling techniques
    • Learn to overcome opponents with smart positioning, takedowns, and submission techniques
    • Develop second nature combat reflexes through drills and sparring
    • Gain the mental and physical health benefits that come studying self-defense
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    Multnomah Falls and Columbia River Gorge Tour

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    This scenic tour from Portland takes you into Oregon's stunning wilderness to view Multnomah Falls and the Columbia River Gorge. Enjoy panoramic views from Crown Point and Visit House on the Columbia River Gorge Highway before descending down to Latourell Falls, dramatic Multnomah Falls and Bonneville Dam. Learn about the area from your guide and follow the route of the Lewis and Clark Expedition on the way back to Portland. This 4-hour tour showcases the beauty of the Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area and the incredible diversity of scenery at Portland's doorstep! Your tour departs from Pioneer Square in downtown Portland in the morning. Hop aboard an air-conditioned coach and get ready for a beautiful 1-hour drive east to the Columbia River Gorge, which carves a spectacular corridor through the Cascade Mountains in Oregon and Washington. This vast canyon and its surroundings are designated as a National Scenic Area to protect the natural, cultural and recreational resources of the Columbia River Gorge. This area is home to a spectacular combination of landscapes, rare plants, wildlife, farmland, ancient Indian rock art and other sites, many of which you'll discover on your tour. Traveling along the historic Columbia River Gorge Highway, enjoy your guide's informative narration as you admire sweeping views from hundreds of feet above the Columbia River, stopping for photo opportunities at Crown Point and Vista House. Then descend along the highway loops on your way to pristine Latourell Falls, where you'll stop for 20 minutes to view the falls. Continue past Wahkeena Falls to Oregon's most famous natural attraction, Multnomah Falls. This dramatic waterfall is the tallest in Oregon and the second-tallest in the US! Stop here for 25 minutes to admire the dramatic, multi-tiered waterfall that is famous for its views, walkways and Great Depression-era lodge. Next, view the Oneonta Gorge and Horsetail Falls on your way to Bonneville Dam, a national historic site in the heart of the gorge. During your 30-minute stop here, learn about the amazing engineering feat of the damn and fish ladder at the visitor's center and admire the dam from the outdoor viewing area. Return to Portland along the river-level route of the Lewis and Clark Expedition. Enjoy the unfolding panorama including Beacon Rock, Cape Horn and Rooster Rock, all sights first noted by the famous explorers over 200 years ago. You'll arrive back in Portland in the afternoon.
    Multnomah Falls and Columbia River Gorge Tour

    610 SW Broadway #305, Portland

    • Explore the beautiful Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area
    • Visit several waterfalls including famous Multnomah Falls, the second-tallest in the US
    • Admire the amazing engineering feat of the Bonneville Dam and the fish ladder
    • Follow the route Lewis and Clark took 200 years ago and learn about the area's history from an expert guide
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