Are you planning a visit to Portland, OR?
Now I am obviously somewhat biased, because Portland is where I choose to call home, but I think Portland is tremendous and definitely worth spending a vacation or two here. The city is broken up into quirky neighborhoods, each with their own individual flair. To get to know Portland best try to hit up several different areas of town.
Portland, Oregon Travel Guide
This Portland, Oregon Travel Guide is a handy tool for planning out your entire trip, especially when it comes to choosing restaurants to visit and finding fun activities to do. I constantly update this and most recent update was 1/21/18.
Where to Eat In Portland
There are so many amazing restaurants in Portland, Oregon to choose from. With hundreds of locally owned, award winning restaurants, it can be difficult to know which restaurants you should pick over another. Not to mention the 600 plus food carts found around the city. Hopefully these restaurant and food cart reviews will help you decide!
Accanto – really delicious Italian
Altabira City Tavern – incredible patio
Ava Genes – Top 10 Portland Restaurant!
Beez Neez Gourmet Sausages Food Cart
Bridgeport Brewery – Best chili verde
Casa Del Matador – Absolute Best Tex-Mex
The Country Cat Dinner House and Bar – Top 10 Portland Restaurant
Grassa – one of the best Italian places in Portland!
Grill Cheese Grilled Food Cart
HunnyMilk – My favorite breakfast in Portland
Khao San – One of a kind Thai food
Kiva Tea Bar and Cafe – healthiest lunch in town
La Petite Provence – Best Breakfast
Laurelwood Brewery – great beer and happy hour, kid friendly
Oba! – Best Latin restaurant
The Observatory – great place to hang out at night
**Ox – Top 10 Portland restaurant!
Papa Haydn’s – Best Dessert
Pine State Biscuits – Cheapest Breakfast
Pix Patisserie – a super fabulous dessert and wine bar!
Pok Pok – one of the best restaurants in town
Red Star Tavern and Roast House – Best Pork Chop in town
Screen Door – Top 10 Portland restaurant
SE Wine Collective – one of the best meals I have ever had in Portland
Voodoo Doughnuts – a must when visiting Portland
Things to see or do in Portland
Portland has something for every possible interest which reflects the diverse people living here.
For Rainy Days!!!! – 18 Indoor Activities in Portland for Kids
Bob’s Red Mill – free tours of the factory
Bushue’s Pumpkin Patch (October)
iFly – Indoor Skydiving
International Rose Test Garden – Portland’s famous rose garden!
JJ Jump an indoor bounce house place
Kiva Spa – best facial in Portland
Keller Fountain – a fountain you can play and swim in
Liepold’s Pumpkin Patch (October)
Oaks Park – an amusement park, putt putt, skating rink
Playdate PDX – massive indoor play place
Portland Night Market
Punchbowl Falls – hiking, swimming, cliff jumping
Cool Portland Bars, and Hangouts
McMenamins Passport – a must have if you are going to hit up a bunch of Mcmenamins
Hotels in Portland, Oregon
10 Most Romantic Hotels in Portland
Nearby Ski Resorts
Timberline (coming soon)