Welcome to Portland
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An electrifying arts and culture scene melds with natural beauty in Oregon’s largest city
Ranked the eighth best city to visit by the readers of Conde Nast Traveler, the City of Roses abounds with wonders. World-class dining is found throughout the city. Superb breweries are filled with liveliness. Over 160 hiking trails wind through and around the greater Portland area, while 279 verdant parks add to Portland’s lush, scenic beauty. The city is also a goldmine for shoppers, from Yves Saint Laurent to REI to bespoke shops, upscale boutiques, and beyond. Add charming coffee houses, splendid art museums and galleries, and a thriving music scene to the list, and you can see why Portland has earned such a glowing reputation.
Part of the beauty of Portland is its dynamic housing options. Whether you want to live in a condo downtown with views of the majestic city skyline or would prefer a gorgeously preserved bungalow complete with a rose garden, Portland boasts a range of architectural splendors and over 95 neighborhoods to satisfy your lifestyle and preferences.
What to Love
- Abounding with immaculate green space
- Filled with a youthful, artistic, and entrepreneurial energy
- Near Mt. Hood, Multnomah Falls, and other natural wonders
- One of the leading culinary destinations in the country
- Near the Willamette Valley with some of the best wines in the world
Whether you’re a lawyer or an artist, a student or a retiree, you will feel welcomed by Portland’s inviting vibe and its vast selection of subcultures. Urban professionals who work downtown are as taken by PDX as intrepid outdoor adventurers, while Portland's fame as one of the leading literary spots in the country renders it a natural sanctuary for writers. This is the type of city where you will likely come across your neighbors enjoying a picnic in the park, perusing the titles at the world’s largest independent bookstore, or chilling with a bean-to-cup mug of java in one of its many coffeehouses.
Dining, Shopping & Entertainment
From dive bars to opulent lounges and from laidback cafes to award-winning restaurants, Portland offers a wealth of culinary delights in all six of its quadrants. You’ll undoubtedly find a place that will suit your mood and craving.
is one of the city’s crown jewels. Portlandians are passionate about the acclaimed restaurant’s stellar tasting menu, where you might sample foie gras tostadas with mango and unagi slaw, roasted swordfish with garlic tart tartine and escargot, and Luxardo chocolate semifreddo with cherries. Each bite is carefully matched to a fabulous wine that will uplevel your entire experience.
is another gem. Swanky and lovely, this Portland mainstay has been delighting diners since 1994 with dishes like duck with brandied grapes, oyster po’boys, and blood orange upside-down cake with cardamom ice cream. Meanwhile, Quaintrelle
’s candlelit setting is the perfect backdrop for simple but delicious farm-to-table fare. Albacore with watermelon and shiso, beef tartare with sesame, and peach creme fraiche with honey and almonds are all impeccable.
Shopping in Portland is a veritable pastime, and many locals find the most luxurious styles and accessories at Pioneer Place, where you’ll discover the likes of Gucci and Louis Vuitton
Things to Do
Portland is the ideal marriage between cosmopolitan amenities and outdoor recreation. The Pittock Mansion
allows visitors a glimpse into how the upper echelon of society lived in the 1900s, while Blue Sky
exhibits the finest photographers in the West at work today.
Portland has a bounty of beautiful parks to explore on the weekends and beyond. Forest Park
is one of the most stunning and serene. Spanning almost 5,200 acres and featuring more than 80 miles of trails, it’s an optimal spot for hikes, picnics, or simply stretching out in the grass with a book. Children and adults alike are also always thrilled with the 3,000-plus animals at the Oregon Zoo
, including a trio of extraordinary lions.
Children in Portland are fortunate to have a wide range of private and public schools from which to choose. A few of the highest-ranking institutions in the City of Roses include: