Plan a trip to Portland

The basics

  • Portland International Airport is consistently ranked the nation's best.

    Travel to Portland

    An award-winning airport and a train station that’s on the National Historic Registry stand ready to welcome you to Portland.

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  • Light rail connects downtown to the rest of the city.

    Getting around Portland

    Once you're in town, you'll be amazed how easy it is to get around, by light rail, streetcar, bus, bike, car or foot.

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  • The Portland Aerial Tram rises above the foggy South Waterfront skyline.

    Portland weather

    There's no denying that it rains in Portland — but not as much as you may think. Plus, there are glorious summers, lots of dry days and a million ways to forget about the clouds.

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  • Summer in Portland is one of the world's best-kept secrets.

    When to visit

    Portland is welcoming and lively year-round, and every season offers its own allures. (And, yes, a couple of seasons offer a little bit of rain, too.)

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Find your community

Multicultural Portland

Portland's diverse communities, including African American, Chinese American, Hispanic American, Japanese American, Native American and more, share mutual respect and love of place.

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LGBT Portland

Portland may be where young people go to retire, but it is also where LGBTQ people go to thrive, thanks to the city's vibrant arts and nightlife scenes, progressive politics and accepting attitude.

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