Portland: Best Things to Do

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Famous destinations in Portland are Portland Japanese Garden, Pioneer Courthouse Square, and Pittock Mansion

For foodie, eat at Ataula and Andina Restaurant

Mark Spencer Hotel and The Inn at Northrup Station is one of the best hotel with good price for stay

Don't forget to take your moment in Wild Shaman, Washington Park and Portland Publix Theater and Paramount Theater



Portland Japanese Garden located within Washington Park and this place is a traditional Japanese garden. This garden provides meditation, leisure, rest, repose, and sentimental pleasure. Tourist will feel the great outdoors garden because this place has a good design.

Portland Japanese Garden

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Pioneer Courthouse Square is in the middle of this city. This place is also known as Portland's living room. Pioneer Courthouse Square is the historical square. Usually, events are held here to attract tourists and locals alike.

Pioneer Courthouse Square

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Pioneer Place located in downtown of this city. This is one of the famous shopping center in Portland. Washington Square is the shopping mall well liked by locals. With beautiful building, this mall becomes a favorite for local people and tourists.

Pioneer Place

Shopping Centre

Washington Square

Shopping Centre


Potatoes Bravas is a famous dish in this city. This food is known as patatas a la brava or papas bravas. Wine and beer is the favorite drink for most people.


The local people have a unique culture and also they have the slogan "Keep Portland Weird". The interesting things are most of residents rarely used office clothes.


June to August is the best month to visit in Portland. The best weather in these months become one of reason. In these month, tourist will see many of attraction, event and flower in some garden full bloom.


Mark Spencer Hotel is the famous hotel in Portland because many of the tourist love to stay in here. Here, tourists will get a good price with amazing facilities. The Inn at Northrup Station located near Portland's Nob Hill neighborhood. Free breakfast becomes one of the advantages if stay here.

Mark Spencer Hotel


The Inn at Northrup Station



Ataula is one of the best restaurants in this city. Located in Northwest Portland, this cafe offers delicious food. Andina Restaurant provides authentic Peru, Latin, and Spanish. Here , they offer a vegetarian menu for visitors.


Homemade food · Small portion dishes · Menu choices

Andina Restaurant

Happy hour food · Late night dishes · Drinks


The Society Cafe is the popular cafe in Portland. In this cafe, fresh pastries and treats from some of the best bakeries are the recommended menu in this cafe. Ken's Artisan Bakery is one of the best bakery in Portland. In this cafe provides many various bakery and vegetarian food.

The Society Cafe

Happy hour food · Late night meal

Ken's Artisan Bakery



Psychic Bar is one of the traditional bar and old Victorian house style. Tourists will feel the strong atmosphere in this bar. In Doug Fir Restaurant, tourists will be spoiled with live music performance. With a cozy atmosphere and drink beer or cocktail is the best things in here.

Psychic Bar

Happy hour food · Happy hour drinks

Address : 3560 N Mississippi Ave, Portland, OR 97227, USA

Doug Fir Restaurant

Happy hour food · Late night meal


Pittock Mansion is a local museum that has a French Renaissance style. In 1960s this place become historical building and museum. Washington Park is one of the popular park in Portland. This park offers Oregon Zoo, Portland Children's Museum, World Forestry Center, Hoyt Arboretum, Portland Japanese Garden, International Rose Test Garden and all of the park space in between.

Pittock Mansion

Pittock Mansion is also another great popular destination you can head to.

This local history museum is 23-room mansion dates back from 1914.

It now functions as a museum featuring stunning gardens, period and classic furnishings, and scenic views.

Address : 3229 NW Pittock Dr, Portland, OR 97210, USA

Washington Park



Wild Shaman is one of the famous places to take a photo. Here, tourists will find Kilim stools, ottomans, and poofs. Portland Publix Theater and Paramount Theater is a popular place to take your moment. This building is the original concert hall since 1930.

Wild Shaman

Shopping Centre

Portland Publix Theater and Paramount Theater

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