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Portland, Oregon is full of history and natural wonders, but it’s also a place where artists, hippies, and other weirdos make their homes. This makes the city a perfect place to not only live, but to visit. Portland is a fun town to explore and there are plenty of places to go in this city. For this article, I picked out the top things to do in Portland and listed them in order of how awesome they are. Hopefully, you will find something new to do in Portland that you have never tried before.
Top Things to See and Do
The Portland Art Museum is one of the must-see places to visit when visiting the city of Portland Oregon. It is home to several important works of art, including works by Vincent Van Gogh, Pablo Picasso, and Claude Monet. The museum also has a planetarium, theater, outdoor areas, and an outdoor amphitheater.
The Oregon Museum of Science and Industry is a great place for kids and adults to spend some time in. There are hands-on exhibits, an IMAX theater, a planetarium, an Imax theater, and much more. It is a fun place to go and check out all of the fun science exhibits. I know it’s weird, but there is a tower that rises 110 stories high. I think you’ll be shocked by the beauty of the skyline when you see it from the top of the tower.
Top Things to Eat
Luna Breads & Cafe Baked goods on one hand, and barbecued ribs on the other. This is your typical cafe, but with a twist. Not only do they serve delicious pastries and bagels, but they also serve an array of delicious snacks and meals. I swear by their buns and croissants, but they also do a variety of breakfast sandwiches and sandwiches too. The PB & J and Biscuit are my favorite! They make these by the dozen and the flavors and sauces are always delicious! Besides being an all-around delicious cafe, Luna Breads is also a favorite place for amazing art! They also have a rotating art display every couple of months that is totally worth stopping by. Their desserts are also amazing!
Top Things to Drink
Get a Beer at The Oregon Brew Pub. “The Pub” is a Portland favorite and as you know, Portland has a good supply of breweries. However, it’s hard to beat The Oregon Brew Pub in downtown Portland. Here, you will find a wide variety of Oregon beer as well as “Iron Tails” – which is named after the Navy Cross, that holds legendary status in the Oregon Military community. You can find great food to go along with the beer as well. It’s a great place to have a beer and even a good place to have lunch. In addition, if you like music, you can go to the Whisky Bar in the same building and find a collection of western music, as well as a nice lunch buffet. It’s a great place to listen to old-time western music and to eat a big plate of delicious BBQ, BBQ ribs or ribs or biscuits with gravy.
Top Things to Shop
Top things to shop in Portland list includes Portland Winterhawks Hockey Tickets: If you always wanted to go to a hockey game the Winterhawks might be the best place to go. Not only do you get to see a great game, but you can also check out all of Portland’s beautiful parks.
Top Places for Photos
So you want to be a famous blogger? Maybe you want to be a photographer, landscape designer, or maybe you want to run a theme park? Let me introduce you to all the best places in Portland Oregon to get great photos.
Clackamas County Fairgrounds
The Hawthorne Hotel is a good pick. It has a huge resort-style pool, and views of the famous Rose Garden. They also have an awesome rooftop bar on the top floor. If you are into, well, doing things, I’d say stay at this hotel for sure.
Camping at the Hawthorne Camping is an affordable way to enjoy the most in Portland. There are lots of great campgrounds, but if you are going to make a full day of it, check out the iconic Hawthorne Park. It is one of the largest city parks in the world.
After this article, you should be able to find all of the top things to do in Portland Oregon, and you should be able to get around easily. If you’ve never been to Portland, I hope you will find a place to go to for your first trip and you’ll have a fun, and unique time.