Explore Portland

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Start planning your Portland adventure today! When not at the Oregon Convention Center or Courtyard of Marriott Portland Downtown, explore what the area has to offer by visiting Travel Portland where you’ll find more maps and information about hotels, restaurants and local events.


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Explore Portland

Start planning your Portland adventure today! The city packs a whole lot of possibilities into its 145 square miles: countless food and drink options, boundless outdoor activities, bundles of shopping choices, and more. When you’re not at the Oregon Convention Center or Courtyard of Mariott Portland Downtown, explore what the area has to offer. We’ve suggested a few of our favorites below. You can also visit Travel Portland for information about hotels and restaurants, more maps, and an up-to-date calendar of events.


International Rose Garden

International Rose Test Garden

Portland's International Rose Test Garden is 4.5 acres of discovery with over 10,000 rose bushes in just about every vibrant color combination you can dream.

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Bridges

Bridges

Portland is Bridgetown with 12 distinct bridges crossing the Willamette River. Many can be visited on foot and the crossing walk makes a great way to see the city.

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Willamette Wineries

Willamette Wineries

From the first Pinot Noir planting in 1965 to the innovative wine producers of today, the Willamette Valley is near Portland and a must-see location for those who enjoy this varietal red.

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Portland Breweries

Portland Breweries

While Oregon is known for its wine, Portland boasts almost 100 breweries featuring all styles and satisfying all tastes. Find a local craft brewery and stop in for a taste.

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Multnomah Falls & Columbia River Gorge

Columbia River Gorge

See these spectacular geographical wonders and a year-round recreational area offering the best of indoor and outdoor activities just 35 minutes from Portland.

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Food Carts

Food Carts

Portland is unique in its massive approach to food carts throughout the city. This is serious street food at its best. Be sure to check them out for a quick bite.

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