American Resorts Association loves providing tips on a visit to Portland, Oregon.
Located on the west coast of Oregon and enjoying an oceanic climate, Portland is known as the City of Roses, due to its ideal environment to grow them and the numerous rose gardens throughout the city.
American Resorts Association reviews the International Rose Garden, where there are over 8,000 roses to see and smell. Or stroll through the Portland Japanese Garden with its five different styled gardens in 5.5 acres, or the Lan Su Chinese Garden styled in the Ming Dynasty style with walkways, pavilions, and bridges.
All book lovers will marvel at Powell’s City of Books, which is an entire city block housing over 1.5 million books in 3,500 different sections. American Resorts Association reviews the Portland Saturday Market, where there is live music and unique creations to browse and buy. Grab a coffee from the Stumptown Coffee Roasters and a Voodoo Doughnut from the city’s most unusual destinations and head out for the Oregon Zoo, host to over 2,000 animals and renowned for its elephant breeding program and the conservation of 30 threatened species and 21 endangered species of wildlife.
Take the scenic train route to view the exhibits in comfort.
Visit the historically significant Pittock Mansion, furnished with antique furniture from the 17th, 18th, and 19th centuries and home to the Portland pioneers, Henry, and Georgiana Pittock. This is a piece of history to marvel at and enjoy its splendor. American Resorts Association reviews the Portland Art Museum, which is the oldest in the Northwest and houses collection galleries of Native American art, an outdoor sculpture court, and traditional interiors. Browse and interact with the scientific exhibits in the Oregon Museum of Science and Industry, separated into five huge halls full of hundreds of displays.
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