Lake Oswego, Oregon
There are many interesting things to see and do in the Lake Oswego area. For more information on the area try the following: Portland Visitors Association, Clackamas County Tourism, and Lake Oswego Chamber of Commerce.
Millennium Park is a beautiful park just steps from the Lakeshore Inn. On the lower level of the park enjoy sitting on a bench next to the lake or watch the kids play in the fountain. Walk to the upper level next to Lake View Village and enjoy the large grassy area, many trees, and a beautiful water feature.
Lake View Village
Lake View Village is in the heart of downtown Lake Oswego, and only a block from the hotel. The Village offers wonderful shopping and restaurants. Stroll through the many shops, dine outside overlooking the lake, and have a delicious French Pastry for dessert.
Tyron Creek State Park
Tryon Creek State Park is a 635 acre natural day-use area about 1 mile from the hotel. The park has 8 miles of biking trails, 3.5 miles of horse trails, and 3 miles of paved bike paths. Over 50 species of birds and many small animals, including beaver, live in the park.
Portland is only a 15 minute drive from the hotel. While downtown you can walk around Pioneer Courthouse Square, shop to your heart's content at places like Nike Town & Nordstrom, walk along Tom McCall Waterfront Park, and eat at the many great restaurants.
The Oregon Coast is only a 1 and 1/2 hour drive from Lake Oswego is the Pacific Ocean. The Oregon coastline has breathtaking scenery and wonderful sandy beaches. Explore the many beach towns such as Cannon Beach which has Haystack Rock and Seaside where all the kids go. Drive south to Lincoln City and shop at the outlet center, try your luck at the casino, or go to Newport and visit the Oregon Coast Aquarium. Lakeshore Inn has five wonderful sister hotels on the Oregon Coast. Visit www.westoverinns.com for more information.
Columbia River Gorge
Take the historic Columbia River Gorge Highway along the Columbia River. Stop at Multnomah Falls where you can hike to the top for a spectacular view of the gorge and the falls. Mt. Hood is only 1 hour and 15 minutes from Lake Oswego. Enjoy skiing, snow boarding, and snow shoeing in the winter months, and great hiking and mountain biking in the summer.