A stay in Northwest Portland promises a diverse sampling of the city’s cultural offerings. Encompassing the city’s Old Town Chinatown, Nob Hill and Pearl District neighborhoods, there’s plentiful options for fine dining, sightseeing and experiencing the great outdoors. Best of all, most of these attractions are located conveniently near the heart of downtown Portland and within walking distance of public transportation.
Today, Portland’s original downtown is a bustling entertainment district, home to Portland's famous Saturday Market, Chinatown Museum and Lan Su Chinese Garden.
The chic Pearl District features galleries and cultural institutions, as well as stylish shops and acclaimed eateries.
Northwest Portland offers sophisticated shopping, dining and people-watching.
With 70 miles of trails within Portland city limits, 5,156-acre Forest Park is a popular escape for runners, equestrians and hikers alike.
Lan Su Chinese Garden
An authentic Ming Dynasty style garden built by Suzhou artisans, Lan Su Chinese Garden offers a peaceful escape in Portland's historic Chinatown district.
Powell’s City of Books
Covering an entire city block, Powell's is a landmark, a great bookstore and a microcosm of the city itself.
Portland Saturday Market
Open every Saturday and Sunday from March–December, Portland Saturday Market is the largest arts-and-crafts fair in the U.S.
High in the West Hills, the Pittock Mansion offers picture-perfect views of the city as well as a revealing insights into Portland's history.