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Discover All That Our City Has to Offer

When packing for Portland, Oregon, be sure to include all five of your senses – you’re going to need each one to fully appreciate all the attractions and things to do that our city has to offer. Every district is full of unique sights, sounds, smells, tastes and textures sure to awaken something deep within your spirit. Think we’re exaggerating?

Try walking Portland’s compact downtown district for a diverse selection of attractions ranging from farmer’s markets to retail stores. Pass through the revitalized Central Eastside, filled with restaurants, microbreweries and after-hours entertainment hotspots. Attend an intriguing event in the Lloyd District, or browse, shop and sample the flavors of the Mississippi/Williams area. In Old Town Chinatown, you’ll find many of the city’s best entertainment, markets and specialty shops. To the south, historic Sellwood-Moreland offers vintage wares and a pristine wildlife refuge, while to the northwest, Nob Hill’s park lands beckon amidst neighborhoods so peaceful you may be tempted to move here.

Do any or all of the above things to do, and we know you’ll see what we mean. There’s a spirit here, a vibe that gives new meaning to living. Portland’s green culture is contagious; our sales-tax-free lifestyle is enviable; and our broad array of brews, coffee, tea and trailblazing food scene are unlike anywhere else. Come find, play, hear, touch, and dwell with us – come experience our Portland, Oregon hotel!

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Nomad.PDX

With a strong belief in the natural beauty of food and its origins, Nomad’s chefs and artists come together via a hands-on approach to creating skillfully designed small plates for dinner.

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Al-Amir Restaurant

Located in the historic Bishop's House, Al-Amir is full of Lebanese music, dance, and good food. 

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Portland Pioneer Square

Pioneer Courthouse Square

From farmer’s markets to seasonal festivals, you’ll experience it all at Pioneer Courthouse Square, also known as the city’s “living room.”  

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Portland Pittock Mansion

Pittock Mansion

The Pittock Mansion was built in 1909 as a private home for Oregonian publisher Henry Pittock and his wife. Take a tour and take in all the views

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Portland State University

With just under 30,000 students and an average freshman class size of 28 students, PSU offers a diverse college experience and has been declared one of the nation's "most innovative universities” according to U.S. News & World Report.

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Shanghai Tunnels

The Shanghai Tunnels are a group of underground tunnels in Portland, Oregon.  

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University of Portland

This private Catholic university seeks to develop “the whole person” through the study of the arts, sciences and humanities.  
 

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Portland Rose Gardens

Rose Garden

At the International Rose Test Garden there are over 550 varieties of roses. Tucked away in Washington Park in Portland, Oregon, it is a site to see.  
 

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Oregon Zoo

Founded in 1888, the Oregon Zoo is the oldest zoo west of the Mississippi!  
 

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Portland Multnomah Falls

Multnomah Falls

Multnomah Falls is the tallest year-round waterfall in Oregon.  
 

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Portland Moda Center

Moda Center

Portland’s premier indoor sports and entertainment arena, Moda Center (formerly the Rose Garden) is the home of the NBA Portland Trail Blazers and the WHL Winterhawks and also hosts a wide variety of activities such as concerts, family shows and other sporting events.
 

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Providence Park

Providence Park

Portland loves soccer! To find out just how much, join us for a game at Providence Park.  
 

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Portland Pearl district

Pearl District

What was once Portland’s warehouse district is now a bustling, pedestrian-friendly neighborhood lined with national and international retailers, homegrown restaurants, special events and locally owned shops, boutiques, bookstores and more.
 

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Pioneer Place

Pioneer Place

Pioneer Place is an upscale, urban shopping mall in downtown Portland.
 

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Northwest Children's Theater

Great on rainy days, but just as unforgettable when the sun is shining, Northwest Children’s Theater stages vivacious, easy-to-follow shows, usually based on classic kids’ books aimed at children as young as four years old.

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