Are you planning on visiting Portland Oregon in 2019? If so, now is a great time to visit Portland because the weather is warming up and there are so many great things to do in the PDX area.
If you plan on visiting the Portland area for the first time, be sure to stop by Courier Coffee for a cup of their delicious coffee and Voodoo Doughnuts for one of the cool PDX places that we mention below.
Places To Visit In Portland Oregon
Portland’s compact, walkable downtown offers easy access to great food, green spaces, cultural offerings and tax-free shopping at the city’s most diverse mix of retail brands.
The city’s original downtown is now a bustling entertainment district, home to the famous Portland Saturday Market, Voodoo Doughnut and Lan Su Chinese Garden.
Loading docks and cobblestone streets hint at this former warehouse district’s past, while stylish bars and gleaming lofts point toward the future.
Easily accessible via light rail and streetcar, the Lloyd District contains the convention center, Oregon’s largest mall, and the Moda Center, which hosts NBA games and concerts.
Boutiques, restaurants and Victorian houses line the streets of this neighborhood that’s ideal for leisurely strolls, while adjoining Forest Park was made for hikes.
Just across the Willamette River from downtown, this district blends warehouses, train tracks and a rising tide of restaurants, breweries and clubs — plus river access.
North Mississippi Avenue features a long stretch of stores, bars and restaurants; the acclaimed eateries and bars on up-and-coming North Williams are just half a mile away.
Lined with shops, galleries, restaurants and bars, Northeast Alberta Street erupts into a colorful street fair on the last Thursday of every month.
Where To Have Lunch In Portland
After a long day visiting one or more of the places mentioned in this post you’re going to be hungry. The good news is that there are a variety of great places that you can visit for lunch in the PDX area including Screen Door, they offer delicious Southern Comfort food, Q Restaurant and Bar or one of the cool food trucks that park throughout the PDX area (click here for a food truck map!).