Life in Portland, OR

Scenic view of downtown Portland with Mt Hood in the background
Scenic view of downtown Portland, Oregon with Mount Hood in the background.

PDX. P-town. Stumptown. The City of Roses. Bridge City. While it goes by many names, Portland, Oregon is a one-of-a-kind place.

Picture a city with a vibrant downtown, quirky neighborhoods chock-full of local merchants and food carts, ultragreen ambitions and colorful characters. A place where coffee shops battle brewpubs for urban supremacy. The perfect balance of big city excitement and small town charm.

Located approximately 70 miles from the Pacific Ocean and perched just along the sparkling waters of the Columbia and Willamette Rivers, Portland is a gateway to all of the excitement and beauty of Oregon and the Pacific Northwest.

So, bring your appetite, your enthusiasm, your sense of adventure...and your favorite coffee mug!

For more information about Portland, visit Travel Portland. For more information about Oregon, visit Travel Oregon.

Named as the #2 Greenest Cities in America 2022 and #14 Most Fun Cities in America 2022 by WalletHub!