To locate Oregon’s celebrated laid-back attitude, look no further than Portland. Small, clean, and accessible, the City of Roses is home to botanical beauties like South Park Blocks, Forest Park, and the Japanese Garden. Portland’s Northwest charm goes beyond flowers, though, extending from Hawthorne’s brewpubs and art-house theaters to Mount Hood and the Columbia River Gorge.
You can’t visit Portland, Oregon, the same way you visit other cities. You won’t appreciate the essence of Portland if... more