Things to do in Portland OR

Cost of Living in Portland, Oregon. ... An amount below 100 means Portland is cheaper than the US average. A cost of living index above 100 means Portland, Oregon is more expensive.

The best time to visit Portland is from June to August, when consistently warm weather allows the city's outdoorsy culture to thrive. Plus, summer is when the city's roses (especially at the International Rose Test Garden) are in full bloom.

As of late, Portland is best known for its hipster and crunchy (ie. extremely liberal and environmentally-friendly) behavior, but historically, the city is a shipping port with a strong affinity for strip clubs — in fact, it has the highest number of strip clubs per capita in the country.Oct 22, 2016

DescriptionPortland, Oregon’s largest city, sits on the Columbia and Willamette rivers, in the shadow of snow-capped Mount Hood. It’s known for its parks, bridges and bicycle paths, as well as for its eco-friendliness and its microbreweries and coffeehouses. Iconic Washington Park encompasses sites from the formal Japanese Garden to Oregon Zoo and its railway. The city hosts thriving art, theater and music scenes.

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Lan Su Chinese Garden!4m6!4m5!1m1!4e2!1m2!1m1!1s0x5495a0aa781994ff:0x4c17e809751b3969?sa=X

Serene botanical oasis with a tearoom

Tranquil botanical garden featuring rare plants native to China, decorative stonework & a tea shop.


Planetarium & hands-on exhibits

Rotating shows, science labs, submarine tours & planetarium at a museum with monthly 21+ events.

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Portland, OR

Closed ⋅ Opens 11:15AM

Upscale seafood & steak served at a chain outpost with a riverfront view & luxurious buffet brunch.

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Portland, OR

Closed ⋅ Opens 8AM

Refined Southern specialties like buttermilk-fried chicken in roomy digs offering weekend brunch.