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City parks, downtown art, and lush, forested
lake vistas typify Lake Oswego, Oregon. Located on the west bank
of the Willamette River just minutes south of Portland,
Lake Oswego has many attractions for visitors to enjoy.
Take a leisurely ride on the historic Willamette
shore trolley. The six mile rail line runs between Lake Oswego
and Portland along the west bank of the Willamette River. Beautiful
river views and a trip through “Oregon’s darkest tunnel”
are a few of the highlights of the journey.
Downtown Lake Oswego offers fine shops
and boutiques, and many different kinds of restaurants. Outdoor
art graces each downtown block, and is enhanced by beautiful hanging
baskets, plaza plantings and green trees everywhere.
Spring brings the farmer’s market
season. Lake Oswego Farmers Market is held every Saturday from
mid-May to mid-October. The European style market includes a wide
variety of regional produce, baked goods and nursery stock, as
well as live entertainment.
An historic walking tour guide is available
from the Chamber of Commerce. It showcases the First Addition,
the second oldest neighborhood in Lake Oswego. The tour includes
houses built in many architectural styles, including Gothic, Craftsman,
Colonial Revival, Vernacular and English Cottage.
With sightseeing, forest hiking, leisurely
shopping, and many more unique attractions, Lake Oswego has something