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Plan Your Portland Vacation

What distinguishes Portland, Oregon, from the rest of America's cityscapes? Or from the rest of the world's urban destinations for that matter? In a Northwest nutshell: everything. For some, it's the wealth of cultural offerings and never-ending culinary choices; for others, it's Portland's proximity to the ocean and mountains, or simply the beauty of having all these attributes in one place.

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Portland Hotels

Portland's hotels will please visitors used to big-city lodging prices. Even most the more luxurious hotels can be booked... read more

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Portland Restaurants

These days, rising-star chefs are flocking to Portland. In this playground of sustainability and creativity, lots of the... read more

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Portland Experiences

  • Top Reasons to Go to Portland

    Unleash your inner foodie: Don't miss an amazingly textured range of global delights, created with fresh, locally harvested... Read more

  • Portland History

    Portland's first inhabitants were bands of Native Americans. More than 10,000 years ago, indigenous tribes created complex thriving... Read more

  • If You Like

    In the mid-1990s the City of Portland adopted a 20-year Bicycle Master Plan for improvements that encourage more bicycles. Thanks to this... Read more

  • Top Experiences in Portland

    Float through the cityscape: Gaze at Portland's gorgeous skyline in the afternoon light, while gently gliding down the Willamette... Read more

  • Cheap Things to Do in Portland

    Children's Museum: Free from 4-8 pm the first Friday of each month. Crystal Springs Rhododendron Garden: Free the day... Read more

  • Portland Food Carts

    Throughout Portland at any given mealtime, around 500 food carts are dishing up steaming plates of everything from Korean tacos to... Read more

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