Portland Oregon Visitor Info for Mensans
has a LOT to see and do. There is serious nightlife here.
No Sales Tax in Oregon.
Increase your credit lines and bring extra luggage. Freight or postage to ship your purchases home, may be less than the Sales Tax you don't pay especially "Media Mail" from Powells.
runs across the new Tilicum Crossing
Pill Hill Tram
Portland State University,
and downtown. It stops at
Powells City of Books
and continues through the trendy
then loops through the trendy
NW 23rd area.
Portland's civic "living room" park.
Here's a MAP.
Downtown Portland and public transportation are all highly ADA compliant. All street corners have ramps, trains and busses kneel or have ramps, taxicab companies have wheelchair cabs and Tri-Met,
our public transport agency has special short busses.
$3 from/to the airport
on MAX our light rail line. Drops you at Lloyd Center and downtown.
on the Willamette River with multiple cruises every day including lunch and dinner cruises.
- the Oregon Wine Industry
has over 2,000 vineyards, they start less than one hour to the West of downtown, and half an hour to the South. There are formal and informal tours, or you can rent a car and just explore.
- Portland has more brew pubs per capita than any city in America. There are formal and informal tours.
Portland Art Museum
- 4 blocks.
Oregon History Center
- 3 blocks.
Oregon Museum of Science and Industry (OMSI)
~ $10 by cab, $1.45 by bus.
All in the same area: ~$10 by cab, ~$3 by bus and Light Rail:
Western Forrestry Center
Oregon Vietnam Memorial
Rose Test Gardens
Baseball, Soccer. On Blue MAX
- Basketball, Hockey, Arena Rock acts. On Blue, Red, and Yellow MAX lines.
Lloyd Center Shopping Mall
Moonstruck Chocolate Co.
is a local firm. As seen on Oprah.
526 NW 23rd Ave., 503-542-3400,
and their 2,500 seat Concert Hall.
and their 3,000 Seat Concert Hall.
Portland Center for the Performing Arts
City Blocks are only 200 feet, plus sidewalk and street. The original land developers wanted plenty of corner lots. This makes Downtown Portland very human scale and easy to walk.