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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

Woodlark
Woodlark
4 out of 5
813 SW Alder Street, Portland, OR
The price is Rs13,276 per night from 1 Sep to 1 Sep
Located in Downtown Portland, this hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Pioneer Courthouse Square, Portland Art Museum and Roseland Theater. Tom McCall Waterfront ...
4.5/5Wonderful! (609 reviews)
"Everything seems super new and clean. The coffee place in the lobby was really good, and the hotel is convenient located in the downtown area. The only downside is there weren't enough charging outlets in our room."

Reviewed on 26 Jul 2021

Woodlark
Mark Spencer Hotel
Mark Spencer Hotel
3 out of 5
409 Sw 11th Ave, Portland, OR
The price is Rs17,335 per night from 9 Aug to 9 Aug
Located in Downtown Portland, this hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Powell's City of Books, Roseland Theater and Pioneer Courthouse Square. Portland Art Museum ...
4.6/5Exceptional! (1,265 reviews)
"Its really awesome"

Reviewed on 29 Jul 2021

Mark Spencer Hotel
The Duniway Portland A Hilton Hotel
The Duniway Portland A Hilton Hotel
4.5 out of 5
545 SW Taylor St, Portland, OR
The price is Rs13,852 per night from 1 Sep to 1 Sep
Located in Downtown Portland, this luxury hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Pioneer Courthouse Square, Portland Art Museum, and Tom McCall Waterfront Park. ...
4.4/5Wonderful! (986 reviews)
"Great central location"

Reviewed on 27 Jul 2021

The Duniway Portland A Hilton Hotel
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.
Home2 Suites by Hilton Portland Hillsboro
Home2 Suites by Hilton Portland Hillsboro
2.5 out of 5
9790 NE Tanasbourne Drive, Hillsboro, OR
The price is Rs9,741 per night from 1 Sep to 1 Sep
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 ...
3.6/5Good! (7 reviews)
"It was close to my daughter. Everyone was very helpful and curious."

Reviewed on 27 Jul 2021

Home2 Suites by Hilton Portland Hillsboro
Larkspur Landing Hillsboro - An All-Suite Hotel
Larkspur Landing Hillsboro - An All-Suite Hotel
3 out of 5
3133 Ne Shute Rd, Hillsboro, OR
The price is Rs12,442 per night from 2 Aug to 2 Aug
Located in the heart of Hillsboro, this aparthotel is within 2 miles (3 km) of Topgolf, Hillsboro Stadium and Ron Tonkin Field. Rice Northwest Museum of Rocks ...
4.1/5Very Good! (1,181 reviews)
"I loved my stay, quiet and peaceful."

Reviewed on 20 Jul 2021

Larkspur Landing Hillsboro - An All-Suite Hotel
Inn at Northrup Station
Inn at Northrup Station
3 out of 5
2025 NW Northrup Street, Portland, OR
The price is Rs13,320 per night from 1 Sep to 1 Sep
Located in Alphabet Historic District, this aparthotel is within 2 mi (3 km) of Powell's City of Books, Lan Su Chinese Garden and Portland Japanese Garden. Portland ...
4.7/5Exceptional! (1,615 reviews)
"Cool decor and location…some mAintenance needs to be done on sub flooring"

Reviewed on 27 Jul 2021

Inn at Northrup Station
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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