Collected by Margo Abbott
3303 SW Bond Ave, Portland, OR 97239, USA
From bikes to streetcars to trams, Portland is famous for its transportation. And you can see all these modes and more at the corner of SW Moody & Gibbs. As many as 400 bikes park in the plaza, where Go By Bike offers rentals and free valet. The...
3229 NW Pittock Dr, Portland, OR 97210, USA
The mansion and grounds around this Portland icon are impeccably kept and constantly visited. It was even featured recently on CBS's Amazing Race. The views are stunning and if you're into hiking, there is access to the Wildwood Trail which...
1425 NW Flanders St, Portland, OR 97209, USA
For two-plus hours of tooling around NW Portland on a cycle with 15 of your newest, closest friends, it's the BrewCycle. The cycle is really a covered surrey of sorts, built out of many recycled parts, with seats for pedal pushers and a bench in...
Eastbank Esplanade, Portland, OR, USA
Visitors to Portland know all about Tom McCall Waterfront Park. In the summer, you can't miss the crowds swirling around festivals and street markets as you cross the iconic bridges. Locals, however, know to soak in a superior cityscape view...
701 SW 6th Ave, Portland, OR 97205, USA
2926 NE Alberta St, Portland, OR 97211, USA
The Alberta district up in NoPo is no stranger to great food and drink. The Branch offers both without making you go out on a limb. The Doors would have tweaked their song lyrics ("show me the way to the Branch Whiskey bar") had they been privy to...
2 SW Naito Pkwy, Portland, OR 97204, USA
The #1 thing recommended to me to see in Portland was the Saturday Market. It lived up to its hype! I spent a few hours Saturday morning wandering around the market and was floored at the talent of the vendors. I was also shocked at how reasonably...
240 N Broadway #129, Portland, OR 97227, USA
When traveling, I love to spend Saturday morning at the farmers market. There's no better way to meet the locals and get to know the town culture. What produce do they love? What coffee do they sip? What's the overall mood? One of the best...
611 SW Kingston Ave, Portland, OR 97205, USA
First opened to the public in 1967 and expanded in 2017, the Japanese Garden in Portland’s West Hills is an essential stop on a visit to the city. After a $33.5 million expansion that included three new buildings designed by architect Kengo...
107 SE Washington St, Portland, OR 97214, USA
Olympic Provisions has quickly become a Portland institution for its cured meats, which are found for sale throughout the city. But the original restaurant in Southeast Portland's industrial district—with its display case of soppressetas,...
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