The TriMet bus system, which covers the city and its suburbs, offers low fares, friendly drivers and full wheelchair accessibility.
Beyond big trees and picnic tables, Washington Park offers a zoo, two museums, gardens and more, all bordered by one of the country’s premier urban wildernesses.
In 2001, Portland built the nation’s first modern-day streetcar: the sleek and modern Portland Streetcar.
The city center offers easy access to shopping, entertainment, culture — and other districts.
This central area, home to the Oregon Convention Center and attractions, is just minutes from downtown.
Northwest Portland Hotels
A stay in Northwest Portland promises a taste of everything the city has to offer.
Jantzen Beach Hotels
This river district offers easy access to neighborhoods and regional destinations.
Five Favorite Vacation Rentals in Portland
Vacation rentals offer the chance to experience Portland like a local. For interesting accommodations, consider a stay at one of these exceptional vacation rentals in Portland.
Starting just 30 miles east of Portland, the Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area offers amazing vistas, trails and more than 90 waterfalls.
Mount Hood offers scenic recreation ranging from camping, hiking and fishing to nearly year-round skiing.
From the fishing city of Astoria to the tide pools of Yachats, the Oregon Coast is a rugged, unspoiled treasure that begins 90 minutes from Portland.
From theater to roller derby, Portland kicks off the year with an eclectic assortment of events.
Shop, eat and cheer your way through the last of winter with these March events in Portland.
Portland's "festival season" warms up every June with Rose Fest, Pride, outdoor concerts and beer.
July in Portland is a busy time, with a variety of live music, beer fests and film events to take in.
Biking across bridges and cheering on soapbox racers are two of many great August events in Portland.
As summer winds down, Portland ups the ante with performance art, live music and dining events throughout September.
October events in Portland include a giant pumpkin race, "can't miss" film festival, corn mazes, haunted houses and other autumn and Halloween-themed events.
Get cozy with downtown's holiday tree lighting, Willamette Valley wine or a good Northwest-made movie.