5 Awesome Things to Do in Portland, Oregon

Portland is filled to the brim with unique, fun things to do whether you’re traveling as a family, couple, or going solo. Here are some amazing activities to try out, if you find yourself in Portland.

Board Game Cafe

If you’re a board game nerd, Portland has a relatively wide selection of cozy board game cafes and bars. Game Knight is a great one to try out and it also offers $5 beers!

Visit a Brewery

Portland is known for its tasty beers, as Oregon’s climate is ideal for growing hops. Local breweries can be found on just about every block of Portland.

Go to the International Rose Test Garden

This beautiful park is full of over 650 varieties of roses. The roses bloom from April to October, but they’re usually at their peak during the early summer months.

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Check Out a Farmers Market

Portland is full of seasonal farmers markets, but you can also check out the year-round Portland State University Farmers Market that goes on every Saturday. 

Eat at a Food Truck

Considering Portland is basically hipster paradise, you won’t have to search long to find tons of food trucks serving up delicious food.