Portland is Oregon’s largest city and is a cultural hot spot. A short drive from Newberg puts you in the heart of Portland's urban life. The city is home to the Old Town district, the Tom McCall Waterfront Park, the Portland Trail Blazers, art galleries and museums, theatre groups, music festivals and Powell’s City of Books, the world’s largest new and used bookstore. Portland is also home to the 5,000-acre Forest Park.
An endless playground
The Tom McCall Waterfront Park in Portland is a 30-acre parcel of land along the Willamette River.
For 39 years, Portland's Saturday Market has been the place to go for people buying and selling arts and crafts.
Portland is a big city with a small town feel. Because of its beautiful scenery and friendly people, Money Magazine has called Portland "One of the Ten Best Places to Live."
The Portland Public Theatre was built in 1928. The building was restored and became the Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall in 1984.
Saturday Market, located in Portland's Old Town District, is the largest continually operating outdoor market in the nation.
As Oregon's cultural hot spot, Portland always has something going on.
Portland's Pearl District is an award-winning, internationally known area for urban renewal. What once was a run-down section of Portland, the Pearl is a thriving community full of galleries, shopping and restaurants.
Pedestrian paths along the Willamette River let you enjoy the beauty of Portland's reflected skyline.
Portland's downtown buildings are an excellent blend of beauty and modern functionality.