Sample Itineraries

Portland is the perfect destination for travelers wanting to experience the best the Northwest has to offer. The following sample itineraries offer ideas of what there is to do in the Portland area. For more detailed information, please contact us.

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Greatest Hits

Portland is compact, but it packs a punch, with lots of great attractions, shops and restaurants clustered in and around the central city. Stroll from the world’s largest independent bookstore to a classical Chinese garden, and stop to smell the roses — and do a little tax-free shopping — along the way.

Shoppes at the Portland Saturday Market
Peruse local art, crafts, furniture, food and much more at Portland Saturday Market.
Credit: Jamie Francis

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Walkable Portland Neighborhoods

Portland is a fun town that prides itself on being unique and out of the ordinary. There are many things to love about Portland you can only experience by walking the neighborhoods.

Boutiques and people in the Mississippi Neighborhood
North Mississippi Avenue features a long stretch of stores, bars and restaurants.

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Essential Gardens

The city of Portland and its region is home to an unrivaled number of gardens and green spaces. Even in the heart of downtown, you’re sure to see more green than gray as you invariably stumble across grassy oases.

Antique Gate in Winter at Portland Japanese Garden
The Portland Japanese Garden is a haven of meticulously maintained, tranquil beauty.
Credit: Johnston Photography

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Portland’s Maker Scene

Portland is a hub for artists, entrepreneurs and creators alike, with community studios, warehouses and makerspaces that let you DIY your way around town.

DIY Bar
Discover your inner DIY-er and see the creative process up close at DIY Bar.

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Fabulous Food & Beverage

From stand-alone carts to massive pods, the city’s food carts are deliciously fun to explore offering foods from around the world.

Sip award-winning beers and eat pub grub made using seasonal ingredients and local producers Breakside Brewery in NW Portland.

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Beer Capital of the World

Portland, home to more breweries than any other city on earth, has pioneered the craft beer movement since the early 1980s.

Pint of beer on bottlecap table
Experience of taste of Portland’s beer culture at Hopworks.
Credit: Jamie Francis

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