Portland

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Portland’s Downtown Cultural District, The Pearl District, the performing arts scene and Powell’s, the world’s largest independent bookstore, help make the rose city a hub of arts and culture. The city’s many neighborhoods offer a culinary paradise with chef-owned restaurants serving locally grown foods and wines. Portland has many nicknames: “Rose City” (for the three spectacular rose gardens and the annual Rose Festival celebration), “Beervana” (Portland has more brewpubs than any city in the world), “Bridgetown” (8 bridges span the river into downtown), and was recently named “Greenest City in the World” by Popular Science.

Greater Portland

Portland is located in Greater Portland, where you'll find the distinctive neighborhoods of Portland surrounded by wine country and the foothills of Mt. Hood.

Nearby cities are: Lake Oswego, Beaverton, Tigard, and West Linn.

an ItineraryOver the River in Portland

by Emily Engdahl / January 16, 2013

Over the river and through the woods… if you’re looking for something out of the ordinary, this modern fairy tale-themed outing on a gray day will leave you refreshed and renewed. A modest hike in Forest Park, cozy booksellers, woodsy…

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an ItineraryPortland’s Indie Boutique Tour

by Sara Dahlquist / December 2, 2013

Here’s a familiar scenario: Your best friend from college is finally coming to visit. She’s never been to Portland or Oregon, for that matter and she wants to check out what all the hype is about. This woman is a true fashionista, so she…

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an ItineraryPortland 101

by Eileen Garvin / February 28, 2013

It’s been called the City of Roses, the City of Bridges, Rip City, Portlandia and Beervana. As its nicknames suggest, Portland has much to offer. With so much to see and do, it’s hard to know where to begin. Here’s our primer to get you…

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an ItineraryBreakfast Around the Neighborhoods

by Eileen Garvin / July 31, 2012

Get a morning taste of Portland with this tour of neighbor breakfast spots.

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Find things to see and do In Portland

  1.     Attractions
    1.     Amusement Parks
    2.     Aquariums & Zoos
    3.     Art Galleries & Studios
    4.     Casinos
    5.     Movies and TV filmed in Oregon
    6.     Museums & Interpretive Centers
    7.     Outdoors & Nature
    8.     Performing Arts
    9.     Shopping
    10.     Theater
    11.     Tour Companies & Guides
  2.     Recreation
    1.     Birding
    2.     Camping
    3.     Cycling
    4.     Fishing
    5.     Golf
    6.     Guides & Charters
      1.     Back Country Guides
      2.     Bicycle Guides
      3.     Charter Boats
      4.     Fishing Guides
      5.     Hunting Guides
      6.     Jet Boat Charters
      7.     Outdoor Guides
      8.     Whitewater Guides
    7.     Hiking
    8.     Indoor Sports
    9.     Jet Boating
    10.     Kayaking
    11.     Oregon Adventurecations
    12.     Oregon Wintercation
    13.     Rafting
    14.     Scenic Byways
    15.     Snow Sports
    16.     Sustainable Travel
  3.     Eat & Drink
    1.     Artisan Producers
    2.     Beer & Breweries
    3.     Coffee & Tea
    4.     Culinary Experiences
    5.     Distilleries in Oregon
    6.     Farmers' Markets
    7.     Farms & Farm Stays
    8.     Oregon Food Trips
    9.     Picking & Foraging
    10.     Ranches & Ranch Stays
    11.     Restaurants
      1.     American
      2.     Asian Fusion
      3.     Cajun / Creole
      4.     Chinese
      5.     French Bistros
      6.     Greek
      7.     Irish
      8.     Italian
      9.     Japanese
      10.     Latino
      11.     Mediterranean
      12.     Pacific Northwest
      13.     Pizza
      14.     Seafood
      15.     Southern
      16.     Thai
    12.     Seafood
    13.     Wineries & Wine
  4.     Oregon Heritage
    1.     Covered Bridges
    2.     Ghost Towns
    3.     Heritage Areas
    4.     Heritage Museums
    5.     Indian Country
    6.     Lighthouses
    7.     Old West & Oregon Trail
  5.     Natural Wonders
    1.     Bodies of Water
      1.     Lakes & Reservoirs
      2.     Rivers
      3.     Waterfalls
    2.     Forests, Parks & Refuges
      1.     National Forests & Parks
      2.     National Wildlife Refuges and Areas
      3.     State Parks
    3.     Mountains & Hills
  6.     Events
    1.     Animal & Agriculture Events
    2.     Culinary Events
    3.     Cultural Heritage Events
    4.     Exhibit & Lecture Events
    5.     Fairs & Festivals
    6.     Flower & Garden Events
    7.     Oregon Food Trips
    8.     Performing Art Events
    9.     Sports Events
    10.     Visual Art Events
    11.     Volunteer Events
    12.     Wintercation Events
  7. All Places to Stay
  8.     Lodging
    1.     Bed and Breakfasts
    2.     Hotel / Motel
    3.     Vacation Rentals
  9.     RV Parks
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Travel Portland Information Center Pioneer Courthouse Square 701 S.W. 6th Ave., Portland 503.275.8355 or 877.678.5263 www.TravelPortland.com
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