Portland

Travel Guide
Portland

Explore walkable neighborhoods and picturesque parks in Oregon’s largest city. Be sure to sample its famously delicious coffee and beer.

From the nearby mountains and coastline to downtown parks and the banks of the Columbia and Willamette Rivers, there are plenty of places to hike, bike, and stroll. Pack a picnic and spend the day at Tom McCall Waterfront Park or discover the dangerous beauty of Mount St. Helens, just an hour’s drive away.

Explore the history of The City of Roses with a visit to the Pittock Mansion. Or enjoy a unique cultural experience at the Portland Japanese Garden, widely considered to be one of the most authentic gardens outside Japan.

Visitors will be enchanted by eco-conscious Portland, which puts an emphasis on the use of locally made and sourced products. It also has more breweries that any other city in the world. The Downtown area is a mix of hip pubs, organic cafes, clothing shops, and book shops. Portland is home to Powell’s, the largest independent new and used book shop in the United States, which is spread over an entire block of space.

Live music is a huge part of Portland’s identity. Some well-known American acts were formed in Portland, including the Kingsmen back in the 1960s and the contemporary indie-rock band The Decemberists. Music events and festivals are held just about everywhere, from Waterfront Park to Cooper Mountain Vineyards.

Get around on one of the finest bikeways in America or hop on Portland’s efficient and inexpensive public transport system when exploring the downtown area. The MAX light rail service also goes to Washington Park, just 3.2 kilometres from downtown. Here you can enjoy a fun family day at the Oregon Zoo or smell the roses at the International Rose Test Garden—the first of its kind in the United States.

Outdoors, there is plenty of adventure to be found at Cannon Beach or at the Grotto, but Portland is notorious for rainy days, and there is also plenty to do when the weather takes a turn. Admire the exhibits at the Portland Art Museum, which displays pieces from old European masters, early American artists, and Japanese print-makers. Young and curious minds will appreciate the interactive exhibits at the Oregon Museum of Science and Industry (OMSI), where visitors are encouraged to delve into the fascinating world of science and make their own discoveries with hands-on activities.

Where to stay in Portland

Red Lion Hotel Portland Airport
Red Lion Hotel Portland Airport
3 out of 5
7101 NE 82nd Ave, Portland, OR
The price is Rs5,865 per night from 5 Feb to 6 Feb
Situated near the airport, this hotel is 1.6 mi (2.5 km) from Cascade Station and 3.1 mi (5 km) from Columbia River. Alberta Street and Providence Portland Medical ...
3.7/5 Good! (1,931 reviews)
"We appreciated the proximity of the hotel to the airport, including shuttle and coffee in the morning."

Reviewed on 5 Jan 2022

Red Lion Hotel Portland Airport
Courtyard by Marriott Portland City Center
Courtyard by Marriott Portland City Center
3.5 out of 5
550 SW Oak Street, Portland, OR
The price is Rs7,686 per night from 26 Jan to 27 Jan
Located in Downtown Portland, this hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Pioneer Courthouse Square, Portland State University and Oregon Convention Center. Portland ...
4.4/5 Excellent! (982 reviews)
"Safe, clean, and well located hotel in downtown Portland. Close to all the downtown sites you can walk most from the hotel or Uber if you have a destination further out. The staff were awesome and very friendly and helpful when we needed suggestions for a quick bite. They understood the assignment ..."

Reviewed on 17 Jan 2022

Courtyard by Marriott Portland City Center
Hyatt Regency Portland at the Oregon Convention Center
Hyatt Regency Portland at the Oregon Convention Center
4 out of 5
375 NE Holladay St, Portland, OR
The price is Rs10,665 per night from 20 Jan to 21 Jan
Located in Lloyd District, this hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Oregon Convention Center and Moda Center. Veterans Memorial Coliseum and Pioneer Courthouse ...
4.6/5 Exceptional! (487 reviews)
"Comfortable stay, nice accommodations. Convenient location for the purpose of our trip."

Reviewed on 17 Jan 2022

Hyatt Regency Portland at the Oregon Convention Center
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.
Barsala at KoZ
Barsala at KoZ
3.5 out of 5
1611 NW Marshall St, Portland, OR
The price is Rs5,377 per night from 20 Jan to 21 Jan
Located in Alphabet Historic District, this aparthotel is within 1 mile (2 km) of McMenamins Crystal Ballroom, Moda Center and Providence Park. Veterans Memorial ...
4.1/5 Very Good! (8 reviews)
"The room was well appointed, adequately stocked and really checked all of the boxes. What I didn't like was the sterile decor...which is totally just my thing....anyone else would be fine with it."

Reviewed on 22 Dec 2021

Barsala at KoZ
Home2 Suites by Hilton Portland Hillsboro
Home2 Suites by Hilton Portland Hillsboro
3 out of 5
9790 NE Tanasbourne Drive, Hillsboro, OR
The price is Rs7,498 per night from 4 Feb to 5 Feb
Located in Tanasbourne, this aparthotel is 0.6 mi (0.9 km) from Streets of Tanasbourne Mall, and within 3 mi (5 km) of Gordon Faber Recreation Complex and Rock ...
4.6/5 Wonderful! (104 reviews)
"Clean and food is good."

Reviewed on 18 Jan 2022

Home2 Suites by Hilton Portland Hillsboro
Homewood Suites by Hilton Portland Airport
Homewood Suites by Hilton Portland Airport
3 out of 5
11936 Ne Glenn Widing Dr, Portland, OR
The price is Rs9,948 per night from 22 Jan to 23 Jan
Located in Parkrose, this aparthotel is 1.6 mi (2.5 km) from Cascade Station and 1.6 mi (2.7 km) from Columbia River. Alberta Street and Mall 205 are also within ...
4.6/5 Wonderful! (581 reviews)
"Amazing place to stay. I would do it again."

Reviewed on 16 Jan 2022

Homewood Suites by Hilton Portland Airport
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

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