Cool  Things to Do in Portland, Oregon

Portland, Oregon, is one of the coolest cities in the country thanks to its seemingly endless number of great bars, breweries, restaurants that give Portland its unique, slightly quirky character.

From vegan buffets to plant-based dog treats and artisanal donuts, if you’re searching for something unique and slightly niche, chances are that you can find it in Portland.

Explore Portland’s Green Spaces

The most famous is massive Forest Park. The Wildwood Trail snakes its way through the park, covering nearly 30 miles from one end to the other.

Experience the Waterfalls in the Columbia River Gorge

Cap off your morning of waterfalls with the queen of them all – Multnomah Falls. This is the tallest waterfall in Oregon.

Eat a Donut (or Seven)

5 out of 5

Everyone and their mother heads straight to Voodoo Donuts, and it’s cool for the unique options, but at the end of the day, the donuts are strictly okay.

Hike to Pittock Mansion

Pittock Mansion was built by one of the early investors and real estate moguls in Portland, and it has commanding views of the city’s skyline.

Getting Around the City

The Downtown core is fairly flat and walkable, though it does get hilly as you go west from downtown up into Forest Park and Washington Park.

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