Portland Oregon Travel Guide

Portland, OR Travel Guide

Are you planning a visit to Portland, OR? This Portland Oregon Travel Guide is a great tool for planning out your entire trip, especially when it comes to choosing restaurants to visit and fun activities to do.

Portland Oregon Travel Guide

Where to Eat In Portland

There are so many amazing restaurants in Portland, Oregon to choose from. It can be difficult to know which restaurants you should pick over another. Hopefully this will help you decide!

*13 Kid Friendly Happy Hours in Portland*

26 of the Best Happy Hours with kids in Portland

10 Best Cocktails in Portland

Portland Dining Month in March

Acadia Best Cajun food – Top 10 Portland restaurant!

Accanto – really delish Italian

Andina – Best Peruvian cuisine

20140707-124426-45866809.jpgAva Genes – Top 10 Portland Restaurant!


Beez Neez Gourmet Sausages Food Cart

Bent Brick – solid happy hour

Bob’s Red Mill Cafe

Bridgeport Brewery – Best chili verde

Casa Del Matador – Absolute Best Tex-Mex

Cascade Grill at the Portland Zoo


IMG_5302.JPGThe Country Cat Dinner House and Bar – Top 10 Portland Restaurant


Departure – Best Asian fusion

Grassa – one of the best Italian places in Portland!

Grill Cheese Grilled Food Cart

Khao San – One of a kind Thai food

Kiva Tea Bar and Cafe – healthiest lunch in town

Koi Fusion – a fusion of Korean/Mexican, Best food cart

La Petite Provence – Best Breakfast


Laurelwood Brewery – great beer and happy hour, kid friendly

Mee Sen Thai Eatery

Oba! – Best Latin restaurant

Pacific Pie Company

Papa Haydn’s – Best Dessert

Pine State Biscuits – Cheapest Breakfast

Pix Patisserie – a super fabulous dessert and wine bar!

Pok Pok's Steak SaladPok Pok – one of the best restaurants in town


Red Star Tavern and Roast House – Best Pork Chop in town



St. Honore Bakery

The Observatory – great place to hang out at night

**Ox – Top 10 Portland restaurant!

Screen Door – Top 10 Portland restaurant

SE Wine Collective – one of the best meals I have ever had in Portland

Three Degrees Waterfront Grill

Trader Vic’s – Best Hawaiian food

Voodoo Doughnuts – a must when visiting Portland

Where to Play

8 Family Attractions in Portland

For Rainy Days!!!! – 18 Indoor Activities in Portland for Kids

30 Indoor Activities in Portland, Oregon

31 Free or Almost Free Summer Activities

46 Summer Activities in Portland, Oregon

55 Summertime Things to do in Portland 

5 Fun Family Activities in Portland

Affordable Activities in Portland, OR

Bob’s Red Millfree tours of the factory

Bushue’s Pumpkin Patch (October)

Cheap Indoor Rock Climbing

East Portland Community Center INDOOR Pool

Fields Park & Playground

Fish the Columbia Gorge

P1000574International Rose Test GardenPortland’s famous rose garden!

JJ Jump an indoor bouncy house place

Kiva Spa – best facial in Portland

Keller Fountain – a fountain you can play and swim in

Liepold’s Pumpkin Patch (October)

Munchkin Playland

Oaks Park – an amusement park, putt putt, skating rink

Oregon Zoo

P1000891Playdate PDX – massive indoor play place




Portland Children’s Museum

Portland Walking Tours

Punchbowl Falls hike


Punchbowl Falls – hiking, swimming, cliff jumping



Punch Bowl Social

Rose Festival (June)

Safety Learning Center and Firehouse Museum

Sauvie Island Pumpkin Patch (October)

Skibowl Adventure Park

Things to do in Portland with young children

Tulip Festival (April)

Washington Park Playground

Cool Portland Bars and Hangouts

landmark saloon


Landmark Saloon

McMenamins Passport – a must have if you are going to hit up a bunch of Mcmenamins

Over and Out

River Pig Saloon

Hotels in Portland, Oregon

Heathman Hotel

Hotel Vintage

RiverPlace Hotel

Vintage Trailer Resort



Nearby Ski Resorts

Ski Bowl
Summit Ski Area

Portland Tips

7 Ways to save money in Portland

Cheap Activities in Portland

Military Discounts at Portland International Airport (PDX)

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One Response to “Portland Oregon Travel Guide”

  1. Julie is HostessAtHeart

    I visited Portland last year for the first time and just loved it. I will definitely be returning to that part of our beautiful country!


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