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  • Portland Children's Museum
    This museum is so full of fun and creativity that even adults will find themselves liking it, and children will absolutely adore it. All the exhibits of the museum are conceived in a way that will encourage the healthy cognitive, social, [...]
    D: 8.4mi00
  • Portland Vintage Trolleys
    A nice way to see parts of Portland is to board a vintage trolley, a service running from the first Sunday of March until the last Sunday before Christmas. The old-style trolleys will take passengers to all the MAX stations on avenues 5 and [...]
    D: n/a00
  • Oregon Museum of Science and Industry
    This museum is heaps of fun for anyone who is interested in natural sciences, industry, and technology, and it's a good place to bring your kids to for some intellectual fun. OMSI has five different exhibit halls specialized in different [...]
    D: 6.2mi00
  • The Maize at The Pumpkin Patch
    The Maize at The Pumpkin Patch is a giant maze of corn, open only during the autumn season. This park takes the form of a 5-acre field of corn which turns into an amazing corn maze during September and October, and it makes a great place [...]
    D: 12.7mi00
  • Portland Saturday Market
    The Portland Saturday Market is actually open on Sundays as well, and it is the largest outdoor arts and crafts market in the United States. It is located in the historic Old Town, so you can visit it as part of a larger sightseeing [...]
    D: 5.9mi00
  • Backspace Cafe
    I you are looking for a cafe/pub which is both geeky and cool, and where you can enjoy the best coffee in the state while listening to great live music, you should definitely check out Backspace. Backspace is located at the heart of the [...]
    D: 6mi00
  • Tao of Tea in Portland
    Portland has tons of great cafes, but if you are a tea purist (or if you feel like having something other than your daily espresso), check out The Tao of Tea, a teahouse where you can find almost all the teas in the world and then some. [...]
    D: 4.4mi00
  • Hat Museum in Portland
    The Hat Museum in Portland is the largest hat museum in the United States, where you can see the evolution through the ages of this most essential accessory. If you have an interest in fashion (or history, as a matter of fact), the Hat [...]
    D: 5.5mi00
  • Roseway Theatre
    I you feel like going to a movie while you're in Portland, buy a ticket to one of the shows at Roseway Theatre, a historic theatre from the 1920' which hasn't lost its vintage charm despite all the modern equipment. All the shows cost [...]
    D: 1.5mi00
  • International Rose Test Garden
    This garden is a must see for anyone who's visiting Portland, especially of you have a fondness for roses. It is the oldest official, continuously operated public rose test garden in the United States, and it showcases some of the most [...]
    D: 7.5mi00
  • Oaks Amusement Park
    Oaks might not be the largest amusement park you've ever seen, but it is cozy and welcoming in its own way. It was opened in 1905, so it has a long tradition, and it has a selection of traditional rides with a modern twist. One of the [...]
    D: 7.7mi00
  • Clear Creek Distillery
    Clear Creek makes eau de vie out of the most delicious fruits in Oregon, and in addition to this alcoholic delight, they also distill brandy, Grappa, and single-malt Whiskey. The distillery can only be visited on Saturday, and there are [...]
    D: 6.9mi00
  • St. Honore Boulangerie
    Located in the trendy Alphabet district, this cafe is the big city equivalent of a French village cafe/bakery. If you want to drink your morning coffee in town, this place is perfect, and you will feel like you're not in Portland [...]
    D: 6.9mi00
  • Japanese Garden in Portland
    If you want to take a break from the bustle of the big city and spend a fewo hours in a place of tranquility and spiritual harmony, take a walk in Portland's Japanese Garden, which is said to be the most authentic garden of its kind outside [...]
    D: 7.6mi00
  • Voodoo Doughnut in Portland
    Voodoo Doughnut is one of those rarities - an independent doughnut shop. Finally a place where you can get more than your usual jam doughnuts, and even some more unusual choices. The signature doughnut of the place is shaped like a [...]
    D: 6mi00

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Portland History

At its origins, Portland was a small resting place on the banks of Willamette River, known by trappers and pioneers as ‘the Cleaning’. William Overton claimed the land around the Cleaning with the help of Asa Lovejoy, who borrowed him the 25 cents needed to process the papers. But Overton soon changed his mind and sold his share to Francis W. Pettygrove. The new partners had problems deciding how to name the settlement, so they finally flipped a coin and Pettygrove’s variant – Portland, after the homonymous city in Maine, was chosen. Portland History – Early Years By the mid 19th century, Portland had grown to [...]
 
 
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  • $138Major Carrier flight Major Carrier 
    FromToDepartureTime
    San Jose, CA (SJC)Portland, OR (PDX)11/16/201708:50 am
    Portland, OR (PDX)San Jose, CA (SJC)11/19/201706:10 am
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  • $140Virgin America flight Virgin America 
    FromToDepartureTime
    San Francisco, CA (SFO)Portland, OR (PDX)11/16/201711:55 am
    Portland, OR (PDX)San Francisco, CA (SFO)11/19/201706:30 am
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  • $141Major Carrier flight Major Carrier 
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    Oakland, CA (OAK)Portland, OR (PDX)11/16/201705:55 pm
    Portland, OR (PDX)Oakland, CA (OAK)11/19/201707:10 am
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