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- 98%Outdoor Enthusiasts
- 77%Green Travelers
- 75%Local Culture
- 72%Family Travelers
- 69%Budget Travelers
Member Reviews (196)
- PortlandMember ofLocal CultureBudget TravelersFoodies+ 7Feb 05, 2014
From the moment I first stepped off the plane, for me, Portland felt like home. The city is youthful, progressive and forward thinking. It's edgy like Brooklyn yet West Coast laid back. People are open minded and kind. People here are trying to create new ways of living and relating to each other and the planet. I've heard from many that Portland would be the perfect city if it just wasn't for the crappy weather most of the year. It may not be much of a tourist destination but it seems to be a very livable city! One of the best things to come to Portland for is the food! There are several cuinary schools here so pretty much everything I ate tasted amazing! It's also a vegetarian paradise! One of the easiest places to keep a veggie diet or any special type of diet for that matter... vegan, gluten free, ect. It's very much a health and wellness kind of place. And probably overall the most affordable of all the major west coast cities.
- PortlandMember ofLocal CultureOutdoor EnthusiastsBudget Travelers+ 2Jan 04, 2014
Eco-friendly and hippie. Great public transit system incorporating buses and a streetcar system. Biker friendly with dedicated bike lanes all over the city. Multiple microbreweries across town make Portland a premier destination for brewery hopping and craft beer enthusiasts.
- PortlandMember ofLocal CultureOutdoor EnthusiastsBusiness Travelers+ 2Nov 04, 2013
Great, fun, eclectic, outdoor centric, easy to get around. Inspite of the bad rap for weather, Portland offers many interesting things to do no matter the weather. Highly recommend visiting. For those timid types, start with the Summer months.
- PortlandOct 19, 2013
Portland, you are so much cooler and more fascinating than I even thought you would be. The truly Thai taste of Pok Pok restaurant, Sip juice and the random waffle-food truck goodness, Old Town's Chinese garden, Bailey's tap room and Deschutes' brewpub, Alberta Street's funky shops and cafes, Stumptown coffee roasters...everything we experienced here was so much fun, we only wished we had more time to spend. Best of all was the proximity to outdoor adventure, like scenic drives and hikes along the Columbia River Gorge and the Pacific Coast.
- PortlandMember ofLocal CultureBudget TravelersWellnessOct 18, 2013
I’m convinced that the only reason every liberal in America hasn’t moved to Portland is because of its nine months of rain. Otherwise, there’s almost nothing not love. It’s a well-designed, ecologically friendly, forward thinking city with gorgeous trees and parks and hiking trails and mountains, quirky and interesting shops and restaurants, phenomenal art, a variety of thriving subcultures, effortless public transportation, tons of bikelanes, and an extremely low cost of living. It’s a city that loves books, sustainability, coffee, D.I.Y. art, microbrewed beer, street parties, publicly-funded art, and political causes. Visitors can enjoy the charm of myriad local neighborhoods, each with their own character, or the cultural enrichment of museums, public parks and gardens, art walks, markets, and festivals. Plus, it’s in close proximity to the coast, the Columbia River Gorge, a number of hot springs, and Mt. Hood. And the other three months of the year, it’s stunningly gorgeously sunny.
- PortlandMember ofLocal CultureOutdoor EnthusiastsBudget Travelers+ 2Oct 16, 2013
Portland holds the unique distinction of being the most eco-friendly city, having the most microbreweries per square mile, having the most strip clubs per square mile, and having the most food carts per square mile. It's a progressive town where the quality of life is more important than what you do for a living.
- PortlandMember ofLocal CultureOutdoor EnthusiastsBudget Travelers+ 6Aug 27, 2013
I wish I was more impressed with this city, we really had high expectations from all the hype we had heard over the years. Next time, ill be glad I had this handy app before we head there.
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