Portland is Oregon’s largest city, a gorgeous culmination of diversity, gardens, and coffee that sits on the Columbia and Willamette Rivers in the shadow of Mount Hood’s iconic snow cap. There is so much that Portland is known for, from its parks and bridges to its microbreweries and coffeehouses. Within this thriving city your group will encounter thriving art, theater, and music scenes, as well as some of the most extensive eco-friendliness you may ever encounter! Take delight in the many bike paths, forest hiking trails, and gardens throughout this mountain and shoreline surrounded city.
Take a stroll through the iconic Washington Park, which includes such top attractions as the Japanese Garden and Oregon Zoo, two absolutely amazing places to go and learn something natural. Enjoy the Saturday Market or Farmers Market, the Science and Industry museum, and all of those heavenly coffeehouses throughout the city. Get lost in any of the many city gardens and parks or perhaps use some of the most convenient city transportation to head over to a winery or microbrewery. Boltbus and Greyhound will be extremely helpful for your group while inside city limits!
Visit the award-winning airport or historic Union Station Amtrak train station while here, two excellent transportation venues. Portland is a vastly multi-cultural city as you will see, so be sure to save some time to see the end of the infamous Oregon Trail and other Native American heritage sites throughout, as well as many Chinese and Japanese sites. As mentioned before, you will have so many outdoor recreation activities, from water sports and camping to horseback riding and wildflower viewing. After you’ve had your fill of the great outdoors head downtown for some special retail therapy - everything in Portland is tax-free!
**Most of the Sample Itineraries listed below are in Portland's surrounding regions, typically within 20-60 miles of Portland itself. (Scholls, Woodburn, Forest Grove, Cornelius, and Hillsboro).