Portland, 'The City of Roses' offers big city entertainment, business and recreational opportunities with small town qualities.
From the world-renowned International Rose Test Garden to skiing Majestic Mount Hood, Portland is a world-class vacation destination that is too often overlooked by travelers.
Unlike many big cities in the US, the streets of Portland are nice to stroll through and since the buses, the Portland Street Car and the MAX light trail are all free in the downtown area, visitors can enjoy their stay without a car.
Visitors will find excellent restaurants, Microbrews, clubs, and arts together with wonderful urban parks and gardens. With no sales tax, shopping the suburban mall can also be a worthwhile experience.
Outside of Portland, but in close vicinity, visitors will find the breathtaking views of the Multnomah Falls and Columbia Gorge, numerous wineries and an abundant of recreational opportunities.