Find the latest answers to common questions about visiting Portland during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Nearly all Portland attractions are open and welcoming visitors; get the latest details on ticketing and safety precautions.
Don't let cooler temperatures (or rain!) stop you from exploring Portland's many covered, heated, all-weather patios.
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A City of Neighborhoods
Portland is known for the vibrancy and uniqueness of its many neighborhoods, each with a distinct sense of place, and — in quirky Portland fashion — spread across six so-called "quadrants."
Locals will tell you that you haven’t truly been to Portland until you’ve connected with our diverse communities.
Visit our neighborhoods page to get acquainted with more than 20 awesome Portland neighborhoods.
Winter Sports on Mount Hood
Just a 90-minute drive from downtown, Mount Hood sits right in the city’s backyard and makes for a heck of a winter playground.
Winter Walks in Portland
Trade muddy trails for winter walks along the smooth, paved walkways of Portland's parks, then treat yourself to a warm mug of coffee or tea.
Portland’s Coziest Fireplaces and Fire Pits
Portland winters are usually mild, but the city offers all sorts of welcoming places to warm up. Relax next to one of our favorite fireplaces in Portland.
Winter Hikes in and Near Portland
Oregon’s great outdoors offers excellent adventures all year-round. Here are six Portland-area paths perfect for all-weather adventures.
What to Do When It Rains
Yes, it’s true — it rains in Portland. Locals don’t let that stop them, and neither should you! From kid-friendly indoor activities to parks and gardens that keep you covered, Portland will keep you busy rain or shine.
Presenting the sights, sounds and sensations of the season, The Grotto’s Christmas Festival of Lig…
Chabad of Oregon will light Portland’s Public Hanukkah menorah at Pioneer Courthouse Square, Sunda…
Private Lives: Home and Family in the Art of the Nabis, 1889–1900 explores the beautiful, enigmati…
Oregon’s most popular holiday tradition is back and better than ever. Kids and adults alike agree: i…
Portland International Airport (PDX)
The Portland airport (PDX) boasts an easy light rail connection to downtown, free Wi-Fi, local food and drink, tax-free shopping with no markups — and 426 flights daily.
MAX Light Rail
Portland's efficient light rail system connects the metro area and downtown core. Learn how to ride and where to go on MAX.
Where to Stay
Those looking to learn where to stay in Portland have plenty of options, from glamorous, high-rise hotels to cozy homes embedded within Portland's many neighborhoods. Lodging options throughout the city are as plentiful as they are unique.
Tours & Itineraries
Let local experts — and our targeted itineraries — offer inspiration for your time in and around Portland.
The City of Roses built the nation’s first modern-day streetcar in 2001: the sleek and modern Portland Streetcar.
Car- and Ride-Sharing
Car- and ride-sharing services in Portland make it easier than ever to get around the city without bringing your own vehicle.