Waterfront wandering, Portland style

Summer days here are made for playing by the river

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Willamette Jetboat Excursions
 What: Explore Portland by water on scenic one- and two-hour river outings aboard open-air jetboats. How much: From $20. Where: Dock at OMSI; 888/538-2628, or 503/231-1532.

Three Degrees Restaurant at RiverPlace Hotel
Hard to beat for elegant outdoor dining with a view. When: Breakfast, lunch, and dinner daily. How much: $$$. Where: 1510 S.W. Harbor Way; 503/295-6166.

Bakery Bar
New cafe specializing in exquisite desserts and light meals. Worth a short detour off the Eastbank Esplanade. When: Breakfast and lunch Mon-Sat. How much: $. Where: 1028 S.E. Water Ave. (at Taylor St., four blocks north of Portland Boathouse); 503/546-8110.


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