The Oregon Museum of Science and Industry (OMSI), Lan Su Chinese Classical Garden, Oregon Zoo, Tom McCall Waterfront Park, Powell’s City of Books, Portland Art Museum, Portland Japanese Garden, The Pittock Mansion, Portland’s many beautifully integrated public fountains, and the International Rose Test Garden at Washington Park.
Take a day to visit the nearby North Willamette Valley with Travel Portland's recommended self-guided Winery Tour, visiting over 7 wineries, an authentic sake brewery, and excellent breakfast, lunch, and dinner venues, all within a 45 minute drive outside of Portland. Gorgeous weather, picturesque wineries, and a day of exploration await you!
There is no sales tax in Oregon! This means all of your shopping, food and beverage, catering, gasoline, and gift buying will be that much more affordable. Portland is also one of the easiest cities to get around via mass transit. There is train or a bus that will goes just about anywhere in the city, and the Hotel is just steps from the Streetcar and Portland’s renowned MAX Light Rail system.
Attend an event at the Moda Center, home of the NBA’s Portland Trail Blazers and high-profile concert & event venue; take a 30 minute drive to the stunning views and countless waterfalls found at the Columbia River Gorge; and don’t forget to try Portland’s famous food carts available throughout the city.
Tasting one of the city’s most delicious local attractions, Voodoo Doughnuts, home of the legendary bacon maple bar. Visitors and locals alike rave about Salt & Straw, Portland’s farm-to-cone ice cream shop. If you haven’t had ice cream here, you’ve missed out on an experience. You also haven’t visited Portland until you’ve visited NE Mississippi, NE Alberta, Nob Hill, or the Pearl.
777 NE MLK, Jr. Blvd., Portland, Oregon 97232
The Oregon Convention Center (OCC) is the largest convention center in the Pacific Northwest, making it an ideal venue for conventions, industry tradeshows, meetings, & banquets. Located in beautiful and lively downtown Portland, Oregon. www.oregoncc.org
One North Center Court Street, Portland, Oregon 97227
The Rose Quarter includes the 20,000-seat Rose Garden, the 12,000-seat Memorial Coliseum, the 6,500-seat Theater of the Clouds, the 40,000-square foot Exhibit Hall and the Rose Quarter Commons. Home to Portland Trail Blazers. www.rosequarter.com
300 North Winning Way, Portland, OR 97208
The 12,000-seat Memorial Coliseum is host to many concerts and events including the home of the Portland Winterhawks. The International Style glass and concrete building was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 2009. www.rosequarter.com
2201 Lloyd Center, Portland, Oregon 97232
The Lloyd Center offers over 100 stores including Nordstroms, Macy's and many other nationally recognized botique stores and restaurants. It features an Ice Skating arena and Multiplex cinema. www.lloydcentermall.com
4001 SW Canyon Road, Portland, OR 97221
The Oregon Zoo celebrated its 120th birthday in 2007. Celebrating its humble beginnings in the back of a pharmacy to its prominence as the leading paid attraction in the state of Oregon, it's a must-see for families! www.oregonzoo.org
701 Southwest 6th Avenue, Portland, OR 97205
Portland's outdoor "living room" & surrounding shopping mall hosts many community events, lunch-hour concerts, festivals, and locally-inspired food carts. Summer weather brings outdoor movies and "Second Chance Prom." www.pioneercourthousesquare.org
1945 SE Water Avenue, Portland, OR 97214
OMSI is a scientific, educational, and cultural resource center dedicated to improving the public's understanding of sicence and technology with exhibits for kids and the popular IMAX movie theatre screen that both entertains and informs! www.omsi.edu
108 West Burnside Street, Portland, OR 97209
Centered in historic Old Town, the Portland Saturday Market is the largest continually operating outdoor arts and crafts market in the nation, making it a popular destination for local handcrafted goods! Open Sundays too! www.portlandsaturdaymarket.com
4001 SW Canyon Road, Portland, OR 97221
Washington Park features many popular attractions, including the Portland Children's Museum, Oregon Zoo, Portland Japanese Garden, World Forestry Center Discovery Museum, International Rose Test Garden, and Hoyt Arboretum. www.washingtonparkpdx.org
930 Southwest 6th Avenue, Portland, OR 97205
See the world's-leading supplier of athletic shoes and apparel near its hometown of Beaverton, Oregon with Downtown Portland's NikeTown store. www.nike.com
1844 Southwest Morrison Street, Portland, OR 97205
This state-of-the-art facility is home to soccer's Portland Timbers. Also used for local school sports teams and outdoor concert venues, the park is nestled deep in the heart of downtown Portland. www.jeld-wenfield.com
239 Northwest Everett Street, Portland, OR 97209
An oasis of tranquil beauty that inspires, engages, and educates the global community, the Garden's authentic Chinese culture is a priceless gem to Portland's landscape. Visit often to experience culturally themed events! www.portlandchinesegarden.org
5000 North Willamette Boulevard, Portland, OR 97203
Ranked among the top 10 schools in the West by US News and World Report, the University of Portland has provided academic excellence and spiritual growth since 1901. www.up.edu
Timberline Lodge, Timberline Lodge, OR 97207
In addition to being recognized as a wind surfing mecca, the area offers a variety of recreational pursuits - wind surfing, kite boarding, kayaking, mountain biking, downhill skiing, cross country skiing and snowshoeing and the famous Timberline Lodge.
1022 NW Marshall Street, Suite 500, Portland, OR 97209
The Pearl District is a shopping mecca and internationally recognized leader in urban renewal. Often considered the "gold standard" of living, working, and playing-mixed space, it's one of Portland's unique neighborhoods. www.explorethepearl.com
North Waterfront Park & Ankeny Plaza in, Portland, Oregon
Operating since 1974 the Portland Saturday Market is the largest continually operating outdoor arts and crafts market in the nation. Centered in Portland’s historic Old Town the Market is one of the most popular shopping destinations for local handcrafted goods.