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Portland Aerial Tram

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Address: Marquam Hill Campus at Oregon Health & Science University, Portland, OR
Phone Number: 503-494-8283
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A quick ride up and back but breathtaking views

Want an inexpensive trip to see the sights? Take the tram? Under $10 for two and we were able to see Mt. St. Helens, the Columbia River as well as Mt. Hood all in one panoramic... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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Santa Rosa, California
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Santa Rosa, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Want an inexpensive trip to see the sights? Take the tram? Under $10 for two and we were able to see Mt. St. Helens, the Columbia River as well as Mt. Hood all in one panoramic view. Beautiful.

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Portland, Oregon
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I've been on the tram several times and enjoyed each. Lovely vistas. Can get crowded -- remember that it is mostly for commuting to the hospital on the top of the hill.

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Portland, Oregon
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We've taken pretty much every one of our out-of-town visitors on a tram ride. This is a great way to get a panoramic view of the Willamette Valley around Portland. We've even ridden this when it's raining, and while you don't get Mt. Hood views then, it's still a wonderful trip. It's well worth a ride, if such things don't... More 

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Portland, Oregon
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I take the tram to visit some of the doctors on "Pil l Hill. however, I've been on the tram with people and their families who are taking it just to get a view of Portland. It may be the only way to see it from this altitude. I would recommend it to anyone who has a chance to take... More 

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Levittown, NY
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We were really looking forward to the ride on the tram, but had a little difficulty finding it as we didn't know what it looked like and were probably looking on the opposite side of the road. Good price for round trip, great view, fun experience. To make it even better, there were a number of food trucks at the... More 

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Billings, Montana
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Wow want to see the city this is the way to do it.took tons of pictures can see for miles what a treat a must do and afford

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

great views of Portland! adventurous and relaxing. inexpensive. overall fun experience. bonus: there is a cafeteria on the third floor of the hospital with really good food choices.

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Lafayette, Ca
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

WE did this and it was very good. they have a farmers market on Tuesday and if you are there you should plan a visit. We bought lots of veggies and ate pizza from a fired oven it was excellant.

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Dallas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

The tram was a quick way to fill some time.....it was neat. Parking & construction was a little challenging. The view was beautiful.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 131 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Excellent views over the city and to Mt. Hood. Costs $4.55 to ride up, but free to go down. I went near sunset and got lots of excellent photos.

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