Things to Do
From Nancy Levenson, former About.com Guide
People used to talk about going to Seattle for a weekend of shopping, but now there's really not much reason to make the trek. Whether it's chic boutiques or mall staple stores you crave, Portland has become a shopping destination in its own right. We've even got our own IKEA!
- Shopping Malls in Portland
- NW 23rd Avenue - A Photo Tour
- Portland Saturday Market
- Powell's Books
- Best Places to Buy Shoes in Portland
- Gourmet Shopping on Hawthorne
- Shop for a Car in Portland
- Tax-Free Shopping in Oregon
- Local Gift-Giving Guide
Movies + Music
Movies and music a big part of life in P-town. Visit one of the city's many historic theaters, such as a McMenamins Theater Pub, or check out a show at a club or outdoor amphitheater.
Bars & Nightlife
Portland might not be a late-night city, but there's still plenty to do once the sun goes down.
Parks and Gardens
Portland loves its green spaces. With so many parks and gardens to explore, there is no shortage of places to picnic, stroll, hike, and smell the roses.
- Portland Japanese Garden
- Portland Chinese Classical Garden: Photo Gallery
- International Rose Test Garden in Portland
Fitness + Outdoors
Walking, biking, hiking ... our city is often voted the best place for outdoor adventures. No matter what outdoor activity you're looking for, you're likely to find it in P-town.
Outside of Portland
Get out there and explore the gorgeous area of Oregon surrounding Portland! There's so much to see.