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  • 1. Central Eastside

    Southeast | Neighborhood/Street

    This expansive 681-acre tract of mostly industrial and commercial buildings was largely ignored by all but local workers until shops, galleries...Read More

  • 2. Clear Creek Distillery

    Nob Hill | Winery/Brewery/Distillery

    A pioneer in what has become an internationally acclaimed local distillery scene, this producer of high-quality spirits is tucked down a quiet...Read More

  • 3. Division Street

    Southeast | Neighborhood/Street

    Back in the early 1970s, Division Street (or "Southeast Division," as many locals call it) was earmarked for condemnation as part of a proposed...Read More

  • 4. ENSO Winery

    Southeast | Winery/Brewery/Distillery

    Based in a large garagelike space in Southeast Portland's trendy Buckman neighborhood, ENSO is the creation of young and talented winemaker...Read More

  • 5. Forest Park

    Nob Hill | Park (National/State/Provincial)

    One of the nation's largest urban wildernesses (5,157 acres), this city-owned, car-free park has more than 50 species of birds and mammals and...Read More

  • Governor Tom McCall Waterfront Park

    6. Governor Tom McCall Waterfront Park

    Downtown | Park/Playground

    Named for a former governor revered for his statewide land-use planning initiatives, this park stretches north along the Willamette River for...Read More

    Governor Tom McCall Waterfront Park
  • 7. Hawthorne District

    Southeast | Neighborhood/Street

    Stretching from the foot of Mt. Tabor to S.E. 12th Avenue (where you'll find a stellar food-cart pod), with some blocks far livelier than others...Read More

  • 8. House Spirits Distillery

    Southeast | Winery/Brewery/Distillery

    One of the stalwarts of Distillery Row—a group of eight craft spirits producers mostly clustered together in the Central Eastside—this highly...Read More

  • 9. International Rose Test Garden

    West Hills | Garden/Arboretum

    This glorious park within Washington Park comprises three terraced gardens, set on 4½ acres, where more than 10,000 bushes and some 550 varieties...Read More

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  • 10. Japanese Garden

    West Hills | Garden/Arboretum

    One of the most authentic Japanese gardens outside Japan, this serene landscape unfolds over 12½ acres of Washington Park, just a short stroll...Read More

  • 11. Lan Su Chinese Garden

    Old Town | Garden/Arboretum

    In a twist on the Joni Mitchell song, the city of Portland and private donors took down a parking lot and unpaved paradise when they created...Read More

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  • 12. Mt. Tabor Park

    Southeast | Park (National/State/Provincial)

    A playground on top of a volcano cinder cone? Yup, that's here. The cinders, or glassy rock fragments, unearthed in the park's construction...Read More

  • 13. North Mississippi Avenue

    North | Neighborhood/Street

    One of North Portland's strips of indie retailers, the liveliest section of North Mississippi Avenue stretches for several blocks and includes...Read More

  • 14. Northeast Alberta Street

    Northeast | Neighborhood/Street

    Few of Portland's several hipster-favored East Side neighborhoods have developed as quickly and as interestingly as N.E. Alberta Street, aka...Read More

  • 15. Oregon Museum of Science and Industry

    Southeast | Museum/Gallery

    Hundreds of engaging exhibits draw families to this outstanding interactive science museum, which also has an Omnimax theater and the Northwest...Read More

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  • 16. Pine Street Market

    Old Town | Market/Bazaar

    In a city where restaurants rank among the top sightseeing attractions, the 2016 opening of this bustling food hall in a handsome late-Victorian...Read More

  • 17. Portland Art Museum

    Downtown | Museum/Gallery

    The treasures at the Pacific Northwest's oldest arts facility span 35 centuries of Asian, European, and American art—it's an impressive collection...Read More

  • Portland Farmers' Market

    18. Portland Farmers' Market

    Downtown | Market/Bazaar

    On Saturday year-round, local farmers, bakers, chefs, and entertainers converge at the South Park Blocks near the PSU campus for Oregon's largest...Read More

    Portland Farmers' Market
  • 19. Portland Saturday Market

    Old Town | Market/Bazaar

    On weekends from March to Christmas Eve, the west side of the Burnside Bridge and the Skidmore Fountain area hosts North America's largest ongoing...Read More

  • 20. SE Wine Collective

    Southeast | Winery/Brewery/Distillery

    Set along Division Street's white-hot restaurant row, this growing collective houses 11 small wineries and has quickly become the city's leading...Read More

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