How’s It Made? Discover Creative Portland With Your Grandchild

Go behind the scenes with your grandchild in Portland, Oregon to meet with innovative designers and makers as you see firsthand how some of your favorite foods and goods are produced.
Program No. 23612RJ
6 days
Starts at

At a Glance

Portland, Oregon is a one-of-a-kind creative hub where locals have embraced the city’s unofficial slogan — “Keep Portland Weird.” Meet the people who are inspired by this city’s quirky reputation and have followed their passions to build unique and successful products and businesses. On this behind-the-scenes adventure, visit local studios, shops and factories so you can be in the room where creativity happens. Let your taste buds jump for joy as you see how artisanal chocolate, ice cream, pastries and pizzas are made before tasting the finished product. Visit world-class manufacturers and small start-up businesses as you learn about what it takes to turn an idea into a successful product.

Best of all, you'll ...

  • Witness the process behind creating chocolates, baked-goods, pizza and more, and even try your hand at making your own recipes!
  • Visit a local makerspace to talk with artisans and help each of these “makers” in creating their product.
  • Meet the minds behind some of Portland’s up-and-coming businesses and be inspired to become an entrepreneur with your own ideas and designs.

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