Portland, Oregon sits in the beauty and wonder of the Pacific Northwest. Located on the West Coast of the U.S., Portland is an eclectic city, fitted to provide entertainment and activities for everyone.
Just an hour and a half from the Pacific Ocean, and less than an hour to Mt. Hood and the Cascade Range, Portlanders have the best of all worlds. Portland sits in a region that is rich in agriculture, art, forests and more, where residents can sip wine in the Willamette Valley, enjoy a stroll through the International Rose Test Garden or Japanese Garden, partake in one of the many critically acclaimed restaurants or food carts, taste beer from one of the hundreds of microbreweries throughout the city, hike in Forest Park (the largest Urban Park in the country) and much more.
Divided into distinct sections and neighborhoods, Portland affords many different ways of life to its residents. Whether you're interested in clothing, art, food, spirits, athletics, software or medicine, Portland provides the opportunities and activities to fulfill anyone's wants or needs.
Some popular Portland Neighborhoods are: Downtown, Hollywood, the Pear District, Clinton-Richmond, Concordia, Sunnyside-Hawthorne, Healy Heights, Sylvan-Highlands, Northwest Heights, Boise, North Tabor, Sellwood-Moreland and Beaumont-Wilshire.
With a regional government intent on controlling urban growth boundaries, a community dedicated to recycling and composting, access to excellent health care and outdoor recreation, and a spirited fan base for the MLS Timbers, NWSL Thorns, NBA Blazers, WHL Winterhawks and the collegiate teams of Portland State University and University of Portland, Portland is a nationally recognized city that has something for everyone.