Top 10 Things To Do in Portland, Oregon
1. Multnomah Falls
Cascading 620 feet, Multnomah Falls is the 5th biggest waterfall in the US. With wonderful views from the bottom and great hikes to the top, you know you have to come and see!
2. International Rose Test Garden
Located in Washington Park and boasting more than 10,000 roses, the International Rose Test Garden is absolutely gorgeous and is the oldest continually ran rose test garden in the US. There are so many different colors to see and just enjoy. This is a definite stop!
A fun and adventurous modern-day treasure hunt you can enter as many times as you want! You’ll be adventuring all over Portland and the surrounding areas solving clues that will have you exploring the city, including spots you likely haven't explored before! It only costs $10 and every time you finish, you will get $5 to the Adventure Hunt Store and be entered to win a FREE TRIP TO PANAMA! You can enter on your own, with a date or with a group of friends. No matter how many people you are with, you will have a blast!
4. Washington Park
Washington Park is the perfect place for the nature lover. There are miles of trails to explore, the International Rose Test Garden, a Japanese Garden and the Zoo! No matter what you are looking for, you will love it!
5. Forest Park
Forest Park is filled with hiking and biking trails. It is a great spot to just relax and enjoy nature while still being close to the city. You can spend as much time as you want walking around here making it an all day event or a quick walk in the park.
6. Mount Hood
Mount Hood is the tallest mountain in Oregon. The panoramic views are absolutely incredible and are a must-see. You can explore so much of the beauty around Mount Hood, there is no way you can not have it on your list!
7. Oregon Zoo
Created in 1888, Oregon Zoo welcomes 1.6 million visitors per year to admire the many animals. There are 1,800 individual animals so you definitely can find your favorite and interact with many!
8. Lan Su Chinese Garden
Lan Su Chinese Garden opened in 2000 and has been wowing everyone since. It is the biggest Suzhou style garden outside of China giving you a feel of the culture and style. There are many different wonderful things to see in this garden.
9. Portland Trail Blazers Game
Attending a Portland Trail Blazers game is a must for sports fans and even for non-sports fans. This NBA team is fun to watch and the crowd is electric. Their arena, The Moda Center, seats almost 20,000 people allowing the crowd to complete the NBA experience.
10. Voodoo Doughnut
Voodoo Doughnut will make all your doughnut dreams come true. With some of the most quirky doughnuts, there is something for everyone. While waiting in line, you can see their fun doughnuts on display and after you get your doughnut, you get to walk out with the iconic pink box. This is a must.