Nature is never too far away when you're in Portland. Sweeping views of Mt. Hood on clear days and hikes in the sprawling Forest Park are easy ways to articulate the beauty of the Rose City. The Willamette River divides the city and the many historic bridges add to the cityscape.
Browse the world's largest bookstore, Powell's City of Books, and retire to the coffee shop to peruse your treasures. Touted as the hipster and foodie haven of the Pacific Northwest, Portland holds its reputation as a top culinary destintination paired with some of the nations most famous craft breweries.