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Best of Portland

Best of Portland
Best of Portland

© Jessie Emslie

From sampling the freshly baked delicacies at Voodoo Donuts, to strolling through the urban Pearl District, to sipping some of the tastiest beer in the Northwest at Bridgeport Brewery, this comprehensive guide will steer you in the right direction—to the best Portland has to offer.

Portland | Best of Portland

International Rose Test Garden
Lan Su Chinese Garden
  • Lan Su Chinese Garden
  • In 1988, Portland and Szouhou, China became sister cities and for the last ten years, the Rose City has been offering a bouquet other than its famous namesake. Sans the exhausting flight and complications of customs, Portland's Lan Su Chinese Gardens bring oriental majesty to the Northwest.
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Mount Tabor Park
  • Mount Tabor Park
  • A marvel of 19th Century engineering, pure rain water from the Bull Run River flows through a maze of conduits and trestles for 35 miles until dumping into Portland's three main reservoirs.
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Oregon Museum of Science and Industry
  • Oregon Museum of Science and Industry
  • For more than 60 years, the Oregon Museum of Science and Industry has offered a hands-on approach to learning. OMSI features 219,000 square feet of interactive exhibits, a Northwest-revered planetarium, an impressive Omnimax Dome movie theatre, and yes, even a submarine.
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Pioneer Courthouse Square
  • Pioneer Courthouse Square
  • Portland's foremost outdoor venue, Pioneer Courthouse Square, is fondly referred to as Portland's "living room"and plays host to more than 300 events annually. Situated in the heart of downtown Portland close to popular shopping and hotels, it's one of the city's main attractions.
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Pittock Mansion
  • Pittock Mansion
  • Portland's Pittock Mansion directly transports visitors back to the Rose City of the early 20th century. The three-story mansion includes nearly 23 rooms, each complete with ornate and worldly décor influenced by an eclectic mix of classic Turkish, English and French styles.
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Portland Aerial Tram
  • Portland Aerial Tram
  • The Rose City should be seen from all angles – including extreme heights. The perfect and most affordable way to do so is to take a trip on the Portland Aerial Tram.
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Portland Art Museum
  • Portland Art Museum
  • Founded in late 1892 by seven of Portland's leading business and cultural institution leaders, the Portland Art Museum is the oldest art museum on the West Coast and the 7th oldest in the United States.
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The Rose Garden
  • The Rose Garden
  • "And B-Roy hits another three!" the announcer bursts over the loudspeaker as the Rose Garden's fans jump to their feet in support of their All-Star Trail Blazer guard, Brandon Roy.
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Tom McCall Waterfront Park


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