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Portland Aerial Tram

Marquam Hill Campus at Oregon Health & Science University, Portland, OR
+1 503-494-8283
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Fun, but you could take the bus too!

Great view of Portland but kind of let's you down. The food and drinks scene on the steets is so... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
John M
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Civitavecchia, Italy
via mobile
Incredible views and easy access to OHSU

When I travel to Portland for my Dr. visits at OHSU I park up at the main hospital complex, ride... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
weareOregonians
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western OR
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  • Excellent47%
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  • Average14%
  • Poor2%
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Marquam Hill Campus at Oregon Health & Science University, Portland, OR
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+1 503-494-8283
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Great view of Portland but kind of let's you down. The food and drinks scene on the steets is so enjoyable, is disappointing to see that the Portland skyline doesn't match. But, you have a great panorama from Mt. St Helens to Mt. Hood. Save...More

Thank John M
Reviewed 6 days ago

When I travel to Portland for my Dr. visits at OHSU I park up at the main hospital complex, ride the tram to the lower complex on the riverside. It is a $4 fee BUT if you are seeing the Dr.'s at OHSU you can...More

Thank weareOregonians
Reviewed 6 days ago

The tram seems to be more of a way of shuttling locals between the riverfront and the OHSU campus which is up the hill. It is a short ride (4 minutes) during which you (admittedly) get some nice views of Portland, but once you arrive...More

Thank Steigenberger592
Reviewed 6 days ago

The Aerial Tram is daily transportation for OHSU (Oregon Health Sciences University). All manner of young professionals swipe their cards at the bottom of the tram and go up to work. Tourists pay at the bottom,....and marvel at the view of the city while the...More

1  Thank fester225
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It's definitely a great way to see the city. Portland looks so beautiful at the top and you see so much green. My son and I had fun going on the aerial tram!

Thank Graice C
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is best experienced as part of the 4T loop: Trail from the zoo to the top of the tram, Tram, Trolley (aka streetcar) to downtown Portland and Train (aka MAX) back to the zoo. You only have to pay for the Train/Trolley (same ticket)...More

Thank karenz42
Reviewed 1 week ago

Take the cable car if you can if not you can drive up to the hospital campus but the cable car is great and very neat short ride.

Thank izakkapi
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I thoroughly enjoyed this very cheap trip to see Portland from a differ et angle. It gives a great look at the city and its bridges, buildings and the harbour

Thank Janice L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The view of the city is good, especially at sunset. It's a bit out of the way to get to though. The price was good value.

Thank MsRipley
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A quintessential touristy thing to do, but this tram is used by residents and so it doesn't seem touristy.

Thank Soda100
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Miyuki N
17 May 2017|
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Response from KenBobPDX | Reviewed this property |
From the tram folks: "While we love dogs, we do require them to be kept within a secure carriers that are approved by the Tram staff (i.e. locking crates) appropriate for carrying the size and type of dog at all times... More
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Johanna D
19 April 2017|
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Response from C B | Reviewed this property |
On street parking is limited and is ~$2/hr I believe. Also underground parking available nearby for a reasonable price.
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MaryAnnTravels
13 June 2016|
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Response from OmarJ76 | Reviewed this property |
On the main street that the tram is off of. Parking is 2hr paid
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