A child stops to smell the roses in the Portland International Rose Test Garden.
Stumptown, the Rose City, or PDX? Portland stands out as an exciting Northwest destination. Hop around town on the 4T Trail, feast in neighborhoods with wildly divergent restaurants, and immerse yourself in a cultural menagerie.
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Your Perfect Portland
A proud Portlander extols the city’s top attractions and reveals secret local hot spots.
Portland’s 4T Trail
Explore an extraordinary loop through the city discover the city’s outdoor and indoor treasures.
Portland Dining: Division-Clinton
Two streets in southeast Portland sparked a food renaissance, which includes culinary influences from India, Denmark, Mexico, and the Pacific Northwest.
Portland’s Alberta Arts District
A popular neighborhood offers an evening street party, local live theater, and delicious regional eats.
Portland’s Hip East Side Restaurants
Pub grub is hot in the jumping industrial district. Load up on a pork-belly Cubano sandwich, braised rabbit, bacon-wrapped meatloaf, and other hearty fare.
Portland’s Pearl District
A hopping urban scene includes a fringe festival, the world’s largest indie bookstore, Southern-style comfort food, affordable burgers, and scrumptious baked treats.
Photography by Don Frank
This article was first published in November 2012. Some facts may have aged gracelessly. Please call ahead to verify information.