Bursting with a culture all its own, the city of Portland has carefully cultivated a reputation where eccentricity blends effortlessly with passion. With a burgeoning restaurant scene, year-round events, pace-setting environmental consciousness, and surprises around every turn, it’s little wonder that so many who visit this city decide to stay.

Fly Into

PDX Portland International Airport 
(Portland, OR)

Drive

20mins Portland, OR
Where is

Portland

TOP TIPS FOR PORTLAND

  1. The MAX Light Rail is a clean, safe, and free way to get around the city.

  2. Even the locals agree: the show “Portlandia” hits the nail on the head, so watch a few episodes before you arrive.

  3. Pack an umbrella. It's bound to rain at some point during your vacation.

When to Go

It’s warmer in the summer months (and even sunny on some days), but rain notwithstanding, there’s not a bad time to visit: something’s always going on in Portland.
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Nearby

Cities
  • Eugene, OR
  • McMinnville & Dayton, OR
  • Dundee & Newberg, OR
  • Hood River, OR
Regions

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Don't Miss

  1. Oregon Zoo Animal welfare and conservation are paramount at this iconic, 64-acre zoo, visited by 1.6 million people each year.
    4001 SW Canyon Road, Portland OR
  2. McMenamins Kennedy School This former school has been converted into a trendy hotel, movie theatre and eatery.
    5736 NE 33rd Ave, Portland OR
  3. Portland City Grill The 30th-floor view is an ideal setting for this restaurant’s famous extended happy hour.
    111 SW 5th Ave, Portland OR
  4. Saturday Market 350 artisans gather every weekend from March through December for an open-air art show that’s become iconic.
    2 SW Naito Parkway, Portland OR

Lodging

HOTEL
Ace Hotel

The comfortable rooms in this hotel are uniquely decorated with a somewhat industrial vibe. It is located downtown, close to restaurants and shops.

HOTEL
Jupiter Hotel

Stay at this chic hotel which features a warm and toasty fireplace in the rooms. Lime at the Doug Fir lounge where you can enjoy live entertainment or have. Rent a bike for light transportation or recreational purposes.

Restaurants

PERUVIAN
Andina

Enjoy a classy night out at this Peruvian restaurant where you’ll dine on rich cuisine and tapas. Be sure to make a reservation to enjoy the live music and excellent service.

FRENCH
LePigeon

Things To Do

Outdoor Activities
Pedal Bike Tours

Did you Know?

Portland was named by a coin toss. Had the other side of the penny come up, another New England town would have lent its name: Boston.

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