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THE BEAVER STATE HISTORY A small, prehistoric stone knife found here in 2012 has convinced some archaeologists that people have lived in what’s now Oregon for at least 15,000 years. Much later, Native American tribes including the Paiute, Nez Perce, Shasta, Tillamook, Chinook and many more lived on the land. Europeans are thought to have arrived in the 1500s. Upon reaching the region, both Spain and Great Britain claimed it for themselves. In 1803, the United States bought a huge swath of land as part of the Louisiana Purchase. A year later President Thomas Jefferson sent American explorers Meriwether Lewis and William Clark to map the newly purchased territory as well as the land beyond, which included the region that’s now Oregon. Starting in the 1840s, American settlers arrived by way of the Oregon Trail, a more than 2,000-mile-long route for wagon trains. (Marks that wagon wheels left in the earth, called ruts, can still be seen today.) Soon there were so many Americans here that the European countries gave up their claim to the land, and in 1859 Oregon became the 33rd state.

THE BEAVER STATE... WHY’S IT CALLED THAT? Experts disagree on how Oregon got its name—and there are many theories. Some think it could’ve come from the French word ouragan

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meaning “hurricane,” a term used by French explorers to describe a superwindy area of the state. Others believe it may have been derived from the Chinook word oolighan, a type of fish Native Americans ate. Oregon was nicknamed the Beaver State because early settlers used to trap these animals for their fur.

GEOGRAPHY AND LANDFORMS Oregon is bordered by Washington in the north, Idaho in the east, Nevada and California in the south and the Pacific Ocean in the west. The land can be divided into six areas of lowlands, plateaus, and mountains. THE COLUMBIA PLATEAU is Oregon’s largest geographical region, and it fills almost the entire eastern half of the state. Hells Canyon, the deepest river gorge in North America, is here. The canyon is on average 5,500 feet deep—nearly five stacked Eiffel Towers could fit inside! South of the Columbia Plateau is the BASIN AND RANGE REGION, which is mostly semi-arid and contains a few steep mountains. Running north to south through the state are the CASCADE MOUNTAINS, an area of major highs and lows. These include Mount Hood, Oregon’s highest point at 11,245 feet and Crater Lake, the deepest lake in the United States at a depth of 1,943 feet.

THE COAST RANGE in the west has low, forested mountains, small lakes and cliffs that follow the Pacific coast. THE KLAMATH MOUNTAINS—a rugged, forested area—cross Oregon’s southwest corner. Here you’ll find Oregon Caves National Monument.

WILDLIFE Once hunted for its fur, the beaver— Oregon’s state animal—is common here. Other local mammals include Roosevelt elk, gray wolves and wolverines. Burrowing owls, snowy plovers, sage grouse and osprey are some of Oregon’s avian residents. Reptiles such as western pond turtles and Oregon alligator lizards creep through the state. Meanwhile spotted frogs, Pacific giant salamanders and coastal tailed frogs are a few of the area’s amphibians. Oregon’s most common type of tree is the Douglas fir (the state tree). Oregon is also known for hemlock, red alder, bigleaf maple and ponderosa pine. Wildflowers such as creeping Oregon grape, sticky purple geranium, white mule’s ears and heal-all (sometimes used to sooth sore throats) grow in Oregon.

NATURAL RESOURCES Oregon provides the most softwood lumber in the United States. Sunstone (the official state gem), opal, agate and jade are also mined here.

THE WILLAMETTE LOWLAND is a narrow, fertile area in the northwest.

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STUMPTOWN PORTLAND HISTORY Though some histories of Portland begin with Meriwether Lewis and William Clark exploring the area in 1805, these records overlook the rich oral accounts of the Native Americans who inhabited the Pacific Northwest long before white settlers arrived. Home to the Chinook tribe, who sustained themselves by fishing, foraging and trading, many Portland area landmarks — like the Willamette River and Multnomah Falls — were named by these original inhabitants. But when settlers stepped off the Oregon Trail and made their home in Portland, they started giving the area names of their own. One that endures today, “Stumptown,” was an early nickname for the city because of the felled trees that dotted the city’s quickly developing landscape. As a lumber town with seemingly endless expanses of forest all around, the area sprouted up swiftly, knocking down old-growth trees in the wake of its expansion. Pioneers and adventurers flocked to the city from the East Coast, and two — Maine merchant Francis Pettygrove and Massachusetts lawyer Asa Lovejoy — decided the city’s name with a coin-toss, choosing between their respective hometowns of Portland and Boston. Known as “The Portland Penny,” the deciding copper piece is on display today at the Oregon Historical Society Museum. With its Willamette River location (and proximity to the Columbia River and Pacific Ocean), Portland soon grew into its name as a shipping hub, but it also became a wild haven for sailors who indulged in drink and other vices in the city’s downtown (known today as Old Town Chinatown). Legend has it that these workers were sometimes kidnapped, or “shanghaied,” and sold to sea captains who needed men for Asia-bound vessels.

As happened in much of the nation, World War II changed Portland’s waterfront activities significantly, with the installation of hydro-electric spreading power to the area and local shipyards assisting with the war effort. Portland’s boom began when local ports started building cargo ships for Great Britain, and spread after the attack on Pearl Harbor with the construction of aircraft carrier escorts for the U.S. During that time, the region swelled with new residents and suburbs popped up to house them. Less than 100 years old, Portland suddenly had 360,000 inhabitants. Though the city’s original planners developed the downtown wisely (with a gridded structure and small, easily traversed blocks) the infrastructure needed to support a growing region — and ensure its natural beauty — had to be rethought. So, in 1974, the city re-routed a major highway that had disconnected Portland from its waterfront and installed the 30-acre public Waterfront Park in its place. Next, in the late 1970s, Portland instituted an urban growth boundary, an artificial border that restricts development, inhibits sprawl and encourages green space around the city. While Portland will never be able to rewrite history, return the old-growth trees to the region or undo the pollution caused by its rapid growth, these green feats aim to reverse the damage, and ensure that the city’s history and its people have many more chapters to come.

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THE BENSON BUBBLERS Legend has it that while walking through his mill one day in 1912, Simon Benson, a teetotalling lumber baron and philanthropist, noticed the smell of alcohol on his workers’ breath. When Benson asked these men why they drank in the middle of the day, they replied there was no fresh drinking water to be found downtown. Upon hearing this, Benson donated $10,000 to the city to purchase and install 20 bronze drinking fountains, now known as the Benson Bubblers. Beer consumption in the city reportedly decreased 25 percent after the fountains were installed.

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PORTLAND OREGON Portland is known to attract a creative crowd, and the thriving cultural scene reflects the population’s interest in fine art, film, music, dance and more. The Portland Metropolitan Area is a hub of culture, business and recreation. The Portland Metro area is considered the largest urban area in Oregon. Housing more than 2.3 million people, this eclectic region integrates the beauty of the surrounding area and the population’s love for the outdoors with superior schools, and enterprising business district and abundant cultural as well as artistic offerings to its inhabitants. Those looking for a real lifestyle change will love Portland. From rivers and lakes to beaches and mountains, Portland has something for everyone; especially the outdoor enthusiast. Whitewater rafting, skiing and miles of incredible hiking trails make this city a wonderful mix of urban and rural living. The scenery is unsurpassed, offering spectacular views in just about every neighborhood. In addition to its many offerings, Portland’s one main draw is its attitude. Featuring a much more laid back atmosphere than most cities, Portland appeals to all types of people including families, seniors and young adults. Boasting an eclectic nightlife, Portland offers both the excitement of city living with the laid back feel of a small town. Portland was ranked #6 for the best 25 places to live in the in the United States in 2018*, Portland is also considered a top destination among people who move from one state to another. Downtown Portland is a bustling urban scene with something for everyone. In addition to landmark cultural destinations such as Keller Auditorium or the Schnitz, formally known as the Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall, the city’s heart has an almost overwhelming range of destinations. Smaller than many downtowns, the urban center is extremely walkable. It boasts a huge range of different urban hotspots, from ethnic food restaurants to dance clubs to coffee shops and sushi spots. Looking for food carts? You’ll find them in abundance, located in pods that take up entire city blocks. Bars and pubs are no problem, and retail stores crowd the street, representing every brand and sharing space with a huge array of secondhand and thrift shops.

*According to US News, Portland is ranted #6 on the Best Places to Live in the US. This metro areas offer the best combination of jobs, desirability, cost of living, quality of life and more.

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THERE’S NO SALES TAX: The price on the tag is the price you pay in Portland, Oregon. Our neighbors in Washington often hop the border to make use of Oregon’s tax free shopping.

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NEIGHBORHOOD HIGHLIGHTS

DOWNTOWN PORTLAND

Portland is at the heart of a diverse metropolitan area, consisting of busy urban neighborhoods that shift to suburbs, and then quickly drop off to surrounding forests and countryside. The Portland Metropolitan Area, also identified as Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro attracts people who want it all— the excitement of the city and the peaceful escape of the outdoors. Where you decide to land within that variation is up to you, but the accessibility of the entire metropolitan area ensures that everyone can enjoy some of it all.

Portland’s compact, walkable downtown offers easy access to great food, green spaces, cultural offerings and tax-free shopping.

PEARL DISTRICT

OLD TOWN CHINATOWN

NORTHWEST PORTLAND & NOB HILL

STADIUM DISTRICT & GOOSEHOLLOW

Loading docks and cobblestone streets hint at this former warehouse district’s past, while stylish bars and gleaming lofts point toward the future.

Today, Portland’s original downtown is a bustling entertainment district, home to the famous Portland Saturday Market, Voodoo Doughnut and Lan Su Chinese Garden.

Victorians, boutiques and restaurants line the streets of this neighborhood that’s ideal for leisurely strolls, while the adjoining Forest Park was made for hikes.

Our historic neighborhood is home to the Timbers and Thorns professional MLS teams and the Providence Park stadium.

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MISSISSIPPI & WILLIAMS

ALBERTA ARTS DISTRICT

CENTRAL EASTSIDE

Easily accessible via light rail and streetcar, the Lloyd District contains the convention center, Oregon’s largest mall and the Moda Center, which hosts NBA games and concerts.

North Mississippi Avenue features a long stretch of stores, bars and restaurants; the acclaimed eateries and bars on up-and-coming North Williams are just half a mile away.

Lined with shops, galleries, restaurants and bars, Northeast Alberta Street erupts into a colorful street fair on the last Thursday of every month.

Across the Willamette River from downtown, Portland’s Central Eastside blends warehouses, train tracks and new restaurants, microbreweries & after-hours hot spots, plus access to riverside recreation.

DIVISION & CLINTON This pair of close-in Southeast Portland streets features block after block of must-see — and must-eat — destinations.

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Located a few blocks from Southeast Hawthorne Boulevard, Belmont boasts its own mix of vintage and indie shops, coffee houses, bars and food carts.

Eclectic is the norm on Southeast Hawthorne Boulevard, a walkable street with block after block of vintage shops, boutiques and cafés.

Historic Sellwood-Moreland boasts an array of shops, vintage vendors and restaurants, as well as a rambling wildlife refuge — all just minutes from downtown.


PORTLAND NEIGHBORHOOD OVERVIEW Portland is full of wonderful neighborhoods, each one boasting individual flair, personality and character. Here is the list of each Portland neighborhood and community. Think of our neighborhoods like distinct little villages, speckled about our fine city. Each neighborhood is truly unique- what you find in one won’t likely be found in another. NORTH PORTLAND (NOPO) Arbor Lodge Boise & Historic Mississippi Avenue Bridgeton Cathedral Park East Columbia Eliot Hayden Island Humboldt Kenton Overlook Piedmont Portsmouth St. Johns University Park NORTHWEST PORTLAND (NW) Arlington Heights Forest Park Goose Hollow Hillside Linnton Northwest Heights NW 21st & 23rd Avenue - Nob Hill Sylvan Highlands NORTHEAST PORTLAND (NE) Alameda Alberta Arts District Beaumont-Wilshire North Tabor Concordia Cully Grant Park Hollywood Irvington King Madison South Rose City Park Roseway Sabin Sullivan’s Gulch Sumner Vernon Woodlawn CENTRAL PORTLAND (INNER PDX) China Town/Old Town Downtown Lloyd Center Pearl District South Waterfront

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SOUTHWEST PORTLAND (SW) Arnold Creek Ashcreek Bridlemile Collins View Far Southwest Hayhurst Healy Heights Hillsdale Homestead Maplewood Markham Marshall Park Multnomah South Burlingame Southwest Hills West Portland Park SOUTHEAST PORTLAND (SE) Belmont Brentwood - Darlington Brooklyn Buckman Creston - Kenilworth Eastmoreland Foster-Powell Hawthorne Hosford-Abernethy Kerns Laurelhurst Montavilla Mount Scott Mount Tabor Reed Richmond Sellwood - Moreland South Tabor Sunnyside Woodstock EAST PORTLAND (SE) Argay Centennial Glenfair Hazelwood Lents Mill Park Parkrose Parkrose Heights Pleasant Valley Powellhurst Gilbert Russell Wilkes


PORTLAND METRO SUBURBS The Portland metro includes a variety of smaller cities and areas that offer great lifestyles for those who want more space with an option to easily travel to the city. Here are a few options outside the Portland City limits:

BEAVERTON is home to Nike Headquarters. Beaverton is a very nice area where lots of families and young people co-exist. The City of Beaverton is located seven miles west of Portland, Oregon, in the Tualatin River Valley, encompasses 19.6 square miles, and is home to more than 95,000 residents. The city is Oregon’s sixth largest city and the second-largest incorporated city in Washington County. Beaverton is a friendly, active and responsive city well-known for our exceptional community services and amenities, helping Beaverton residents enjoy a high quality of life. Residents enjoy easy access to a complete range of community services, including the largest shopping district in west Metro. www.beavertonoregon.gov

HILLSBORO

Innovation, high-tech, and creative urban gathering places meet hometown values, green spaces, and family-friendly tradition. That’s Hillsboro, Oregon. Hillsboro is the fifth-largest city in the State of Oregon and is the county seat of Washington County. Lying in the Tualatin Valley on the west side of the Portland metropolitan area, the city hosts many hightechnology companies, such as Intel, that comprise what has become known as the Silicon Forest. www.hillsboro-oregon.gov

HAPPY VALLEY There are many reasons to enjoy living in this community. With our beautiful parks, meandering trails, well maintained streets, safe neighborhoods, and attractive commercial centers, Happy Valley is a wonderful place to call home. Happy Valley is one of the fastest growing cities and has one of the highest median family incomes in Oregon. www.happyvalleyor.gov

OREGON CITY boasts an impressive list of “firsts”: first incorporated city west of the Rocky Mountains (1844), Oregon’s first capital (before it was even a state) and the country’s first long-distance electric line (Willamette Falls to Portland, 1889). But it’s actually Oregon City’s last place status that fascinates many modernday visitors: Located just 15 miles southeast of Portland, alongside the Willamette River and a dramatic, tiered waterfall, Oregon City served as the final wagon stop on the fabled Oregon Trail. And today, thanks to its rich history and recent historic restoration projects, Oregon City remains as much a destination as ever. www.orcity.org

MILWAUKIE Just south of Portland on the east side of the Willamette River, the former mill town of Milwaukie once rivaled Portland’s shipping business in the 19th century. Now called the “Dogwood City of the West” for the spring blossoms that dot its landscape, this friendly community is known for great shopping, wine bars and taprooms like Breakside Brewery. Take the plunge at the aquatic park, check out the climbing wall or explore the river by kayak. www.milwaukieoregon.gov

TIGARD With a diverse economy, strong schools and outstanding parks, Tigard is one of the most livable cities in Oregon. Since its incorporation in 1961, the city has grown to become a desirable and affordable community in the Portland metro area. Residents enjoy access to more than 16 miles of paved trails and nearly 550 acres of parks and open spaces. www.tigard-or.gov

LAKE OSWEGO Located about 8 miles south of Portland and surrounding the 405-acre Oswego Lake, the town was founded in 1847 and incorporated as Oswego in 1910. Lake Oswego is an affluent area with lots of luxury homes and golf courses. There is Lake Oswego in the middle of the city and a nice downtown area with lots of shopping and restaurant options. Lake Oswego is also known for best public schools in Oregon. www.ci.oswego.or.us

WEST LINN The charming community of West Linn is situated between the Willamette and Tualatin rivers on the southern outskirts of Portland. West Linn is one of the oldest settlements in Oregon, located right across the Willamette from Oregon City. The community of 26,000 people invites you to walk through time, view the majestic Willamette Falls, enjoy an afternoon on the river and see a piece of outer space. www.westlinnoregon.gov

TUALATIN is a dynamic, vibrant community conveniently located just 12 miles south of Portland and 30 miles north of Salem, the state capital. Tualatin’s population is well-educated, diverse, and involved in community and school activities.Residents enjoy community amenities such as awardwinning parks, unique shopping and dining establishments and a low tax rate. www.tualatinoregon.gov GRESHAM is a welcoming community of hard-working people where tradition and heritage meet innovation and opportunity in Oregon’s fourth largest city. Located just minutes from iconic Mount Hood, Multnomah Falls and the Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area, the city of Portland, and Portland International Airport, Gresham’s location is ideal for families and businesses wanting to start something new and grow. www.greshamoregon.gov

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PORTLAND METRO COUNTIES

Multnomah County is home to Oregon’s largest city - Portland - roughly 735,000 people live in the county, according to SuburbanStats.org. Forecasts show the county’s population nearing 1,000,000 by 2050. The county has one of the highest median household incomes in the state at $54,102, according to the United States Census Bureau.

From the small-town feel of the Villages of Mt. Hood to the cosmopolitan vibe of Lake Oswego, or the historic atmosphere in its county seat of Oregon City, Clackamas County is a diverse landscape with a wonderful quality of life.

Washington County’s Tualatin Valley is a hidden

Stretching from the western slopes of Mt. Hood all the way west of Wilsonville, Clackamas County encompasses more than 1,800 miles of diverse landscape. The fertile soil of the Willamette Valley sustains numerous farms growing fruits, vegetables and nuts as well as numerous nurseries. In fact, Clackamas County grows more Christmas trees than any other county in Oregon, more than any other state.

Wine is a top attraction in Washington County, with more than 30 wineries producing cool-weather, estate-grown varietals, such as Pinot Noir, Riesling, Gewürztraminer and Pinot Gris, as well as Chardonnay. Farms also are abundant in the area. A drive through the region’s agricultural areas, via the Vineyard & Valley Scenic Tour Route, takes travelers by u-pick farms, livestock farms and vineyards.

The cities within Clackamas County boast excellent job opportunities, with major employers in technology, healthcare, forestry and software. Plentiful jobs, highly ranked schools, affordable housing and access to public transportation have helped fuel healthy growth in these population centers in recent years. Tourism is also a major draw to Clackamas County, which is branded as Oregon’s Mt. Hood Territory for visitors. The same diversity of scenery, recreational opportunities and culture that makes the county Multnomah County is a regional such an attractive place to live also destination for outdoor activities, draws millions of visitors per year. concerts, sporting events and festivals Travelers enjoy the longest ski season including: the Oregon Seafood and Wine in North America, great fishing and river Festival, the Oregon Brewer’s Festival and recreation and the rich history on display the Rose Festival. The county has over at the county’s many museums and 37,000 acres of parks and natural areas. interpretive centers. To explore more, East Multnomah County head to www.mthoodterritory.com. serves as a gateway to the scenic Columbia River Gorge, an 80-mile and CLACKAMAS COUNTY CITIES 4,000 foot deep river canyon that is a Canby Molalla national scenic area. The Portland Trail Estacada Oregon City Blazers (NBA), Portland Thorns (NWSL) Gladstone Sandy and Portland Timbers (MLS) also call the Happy Valley West Linn county home. Lake Oswego Wilsonville

In recent years, the Tualatin Valley has become one of Oregon’s premier outdoor adventure destinations, complete with activities ranging from bird watching to zip lining. Wildlife watching is plentiful in the Tualatin Valley, and boasts several protected wetlands and nature preserves, each open to the public with walking trails, viewing spots and interpretive centers. The Tualatin Valley Scenic Bikeway solidified the destination’s position as a top cycling destination in the state. This 50-mile ride runs through rural and rustic towns and includes the scenic, car-free 21-mile Banks-Vernonia State Trail. River kayaking and outdoor attractions such as N O RT H P L A I N S an aerial ropes course, and the singletrack, mountain bike Freeride Trail at L.L. 30 “Stub” Stewart State Park have raised the bar in the Tualatin Valley when itP Ocomes RT L A N D 26 to outdoor recreation.

Located in the Northwest region of the state, Multnomah County has a mild climate. Two of the Pacific Northwest’s largest rivers - the Willamette and Columbia - flow through the county. The Port of Portland is a regional and international hub for commerce, and serves more than 1,000 local businesses and international partners. Some of the county’s principal employers include: Providence Health System, Oregon Health & Science University, Fred Meyer Stores and the Federal Government. Trade, transportation and utilities make up 18.4% of total employment in the county. Government and professional and business services rank second. Technology, retail and tourism are also thriving industries. Tourists from across the country visit the county to enjoy a tax-free shopping experience, taste craft beers and can’t-miss food carts.

Milwaukie

gem of the Pacific Northwest. Located between Portland and the Oregon Coast, this destination mixes suburban amenities with serene natural and agricultural settings.

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PORTLAND BRIDGES PORTLAND’S “BRIDGETOWN” MONIKER IS NO JOKE. The Willamette River, which divides the city into east and west sides, features a dozen distinct crossings that hint at the city’s eclectic personality. The bridges of Portland are numerous and diverse. The structures represent a variety of construction types, including vertical lift spans, doubleleaf Bascule drawspans and the longest tied arch span in the world. The Oregon Department of Transportation maintains the Fremont, Marquam, Ross Island and St. Johns bridges. Multnomah County maintains the Broadway, Burnside, Hawthorne, Morrison and Sellwood bridges. Union Pacific Railroad owns the Steel Bridge.

SELLWOOD BRIDGE - 1925 (re-constructed 2016)

BURNSIDE BRIDGE - 1926

HAWTHORNE BRIDGE - 1910

STEEL BRIDGE - 1912

BROADWAY BRIDGE - 1913

ROSS ISLAND BRIDGE - 1922

ST. JOHNS BRIDGE - 1931

MORRISON BRIDGE - 1958

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MARQUAM BRIDGE - 1966

FREMONT BRIDGE - 1973

• Built in 1910, the Hawthorne Bridge is the oldest vertical-lift bridge in operation in the US. • Built in 1912, the Steel Bridge is the second oldest vertical-lift bridge and the only double-decker vertical lift bridge with independent lift decks in the world • Tilikum Crossing, completed in 2015, is Portland’s newest bridge. It carries buses, streetcars, bicyclists and pedestrians. Uniquely, there are no cars or trucks allowed.

TILIKUM CROSSING - 2015

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PORTLAND BUSINESS In Greater Portland, life ignites work. Young, talented and well-educated people flock here, bent on building something better, something more balanced and meaningful. Greater Portland is not only the region’s cultural hub, but it also occupies center stage in the state’s positive economic health as a hotbed for a number of industries — including technology, athletic and outdoor apparel, healthcare, and manufacturing. For example, Portland is often dubbed the “Silicon Forest” because of the plethora of technology companies that have chosen to make their home there and its proximity to high tech cities San Francisco and Seattle. Portland counts tech industry stalwarts Intel (its top-ranking private employer), Google and Oracle among the many top companies with operations in the metro area, along with newcomers such as eBay, Mozilla, Airbnb and Salesforce.com. In fact, tech companies offer a veritable cornucopia of employment opportunities for those relocating here, with companies that have chosen to establish operations in Greater Portland for its high quality of life, West Coast presence and relatively low cost of living compared to its neighbors. It’s for these reasons and more that Forbes ranked Portland third in its list of 200 best U.S. metropolitan areas for business and careers. The following is a list of the Portland area’s largest traded-sector employers, courtesy of regional economic development group, Greater Portland Inc.

TOP 15 LARGEST PRIVATE-SECTOR EMPLOYERS 1.

Intel.............................................................www.intel.com

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Providence Health & Services..............www.providence.org

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Oregon Health & Science University...www.ohsu.edu

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Kaiser Permanente Northwest ............healthy.kaiserpermanente.org

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Fred Meyer................................................www.fredmeyer.com

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Legacy Health System............................www.legacyhealth.org

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Nike, Inc.....................................................www.nike.com

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Wells Fargo................................................www.wellsfargo.com

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PeaceHealth SW Medical Center.........www.peacehealth.org/southwest-medical-center

10. U.S. Bank...................................................www.usbank.com 11. Daimler Trucks North America.............www.daimler-trucksnorthamerica.com 12. New Seasons Market..............................www.newseasonsmarket.com 13. The Standard............................................www.standard.com 14. Cambia Health Solutions......................www.cambiahealth.com 15. Comcast....................................................www.xfinity.com

TOP 15 LARGEST PUBLIC-SECTOR EMPLOYERS 1.

Portland Public Schools........................www.pps.net

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Multnomah County................................www.multco.us

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City of Portland........................................www.portlandoregon.gov

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Beaverton School District.....................www.beaverton.k12.or.us

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Portland Community College .............www.pcc.edu

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U.S. Postal Service...................................www.usps.gov

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Portland State University......................www.pdx.edu

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U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs....www.va.gov

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Vancouver School District.....................www.vansd.org

10. Evergreen Public Schools.....................www.evergreenps.org 11. TriMet.........................................................www.trimet.org 12. Hillsboro School District........................www.hsd.k12.or.us

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PORTLAND TALLEST BUILDING Wells Fargo Center at 546 Feet built in 1975

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13. Portland General Electric......................www.portlandgeneral.com 14. Clackamas County..................................www.clackamas.us 15. Oregon Department of Human Services

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MAJOR INDUSTRIES High Tech. The Portland region’s high tech industry continues to grow, with high tech employee hiring reaching a 12-year high. The software side of tech has grown almost 50 percent in just the past 10 years, with companies like Elemental, Puppet and Jama Software. The industry employed Oregonians directly across 1,700 businesses in the metro area. The state’s total industry output was $25.4 billion. Athletic and Outdoor Apparel. Greater Portland is home to the highest number of athletic apparel and outdoor recreation companies in the United States. Locally headquartered firms include Nike, Columbia Sportswear, as well as the North American headquarters of Adidas, Keen, Danner Boots, SnowPeak, Poler Outdoor Stuff, Wildfang and Leatherman. Internationally known brands such as Nau, Lucy, Dakine and Under Armour also have a large presence in Greater Portland. Manufacturing. Greater Portland is a national leader in specialized areas of manufacturing such as high tech electronics and specialty metal fabrication. Boeing has it largest machining shop within the entire company located in Gresham, OR and Precision Castparts Corp. in Milwaukie, OR is a worldwide, diversified manufacturer of complex metal components and products. Healthcare. In Greater Portland, the healthcare industry is one of the fastest-growing sectors of the economy. Three of the top ten employers in the region are healthcare providers: Providence Health and Services, Oregon Health and Sciences University, and Legacy Health. As of 2017, Greater Portland had over 54,000 healthcare jobs in the metro area.

CONNECTIVITY TO THE REST OF THE WORLD Air service is easily accessible with the Portland International Airport (PDX) less than nine miles from downtown Portland and reachable from within the city via light rail. Airlines flying from PDX offer service to 65 destinations nonstop, including direct flights to New York, San Francisco and Washington, D.C. Direct international flights run to Amsterdam, Netherlands; Tokyo, Japan; Vancouver, British Columbia; Calgary, Alberta; Toronto, Ontario; Frankfurt, Germany; Reykjavik, Iceland; and Guadalajara, San Jose del Cabo and Puerto Vallarta, Mexico. PDX carries more than 17 million passengers annually.

MARKET ACCESS TO ASIA Being located on the West Coast, Greater Portland provides a distinct advantage compared to other areas in the country for companies needing to maintain Pacific Rim business relationships. Whether maintaining communication during overlapping business hours, or getting products to clients in Asia more quickly, a business location in the Portland region saves time and money.

ROBUST TRANSIT NETWORK Greater Portland is known for its comprehensive mass transit network. Locating in a region with such a robust transit network is a distinct competitive advantage. TriMet, the region’s public transportation agency on the Oregon side of the river, offers 79 bus routes, 12 frequent service bus lines, five MAX light rail routes and the nation’s first suburb-to-suburb commuter rail, the Westide Express Service (WES). In Portland’s urban core, the Portland Streetcar network offers two lines that cover downtown and the central eastside. C-TRAN operates out of Vancouver, Washington, with 28 bus routes, seven of which connect the City of Vancouver to the City of Portland. In addition, the region has made a substantial investment in bicycle infrastructure, which has resulted in significant increases to bicycle ridership throughout the region. A recent Metro Regional Portland study found that 4.6% of regional commuters and 13% of commuters in the central business district commute by bike. The city is host to a handful of car-sharing services such as Zipcar, Car2go, RelayRides and Getaround, and launched a bike-sharing program 2016. Private car app-based services, Uber and Lyft, have recently become convenient, cost-effective ways to get around.

COMMUNITY RESOURCES Portland Business Alliance.....................................................................portlandalliance.com East Portland Chamber of Commerce.................................................eastportlandchamberofcommerce.com Lake Oswego Chamber of Commerce..................................................lake-oswego.com Beaverton Chamber of Commerce.......................................................beaverton.org Tualatin Chamber of Commerce...........................................................tualatinchamber.com Tigard Chamber of Commerce..............................................................tigardchamber.org West Linn Chamber of Commerce........................................................westlinnchamber.com Small Business Development Center (SBDC).....................................sba.org

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AREA TRANSPORTATION

One of the challenges of moving to a new city is figuring out how to get around, especially when it comes to avoiding rush hour traffic or navigating public transit. Fortunately, once you’re able to understand the basic layout of Portland and the various transportation options available, getting to where you need to go efficiently becomes fairly simple.

AIRPORT Portland International Airport.....503-460-4234..........www.flypdx.com AIRPORT TRANSPORTATION SERVICES Beaverton Airporter ......................503-760-6565..........www.beavertonairporter.com Blue Star Shuttle ............................503-249-183z.......... www.bluestarbus.com Eagle Towncar ................................503-222-2763..........www.eagletowncar.net White Van Shuttle ..........................503-774-9755..........www.whitevanshuttle.com Northwest Towncar .......................503-702-5999..........www.northwesttowncar.com Green Transportation....................503-234-1414..........www.greentrans.com TriMet/MAX......................................503-238-7433..........www.trimet.org

PUBLIC TRANSIT TriMet................................................503-238-7433..........www.trimet.org C-TRAN..............................................360-695-0123..........www.c-tran.com

TAXI SERVICES Radio Cab.........................................503-227-1212..........www.radiocab.net Broadway Cab.................................503-227-1234..........www.broadwaycab.com Green Cab........................................503-234-1414..........www.greentrans.com Portland Taxi...................................503-256-5400..........www.portlandtaxi.net Vancouver Cab Company.............360-737-3333..........www.clarkcountycab.com

RIDE-SHARING NETWORKS Uber..................................................www.uber.com/cities/portland Lyft.....................................................www.lyft.com/cities/portland

CAR-SHARING SERVICES Zipcar................................................503-328-3539..........www.zipcar.com Car2go..............................................877-488-4224..........www.car2go.com/en/portland ReachNow........................................844-732-2466..........reachnow.com/en/portland-or TURO.................................................www.turo.com Getaround........................................www.getaround.com/pdx

BIKE-SHARING NETWORK Spinlister..........................................www.spinlister.com BIKETOWN.......................................www.biketownpdx.com

TRAIN SERVICE Amtrak..............................................800-872-7245..........www.amtrak.com

BUS SERVICE Greyhound.......................................800-231-2222..........www.greyhound.com BoltBus.............................................877-265-8287..........www.boltbus.com

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AREA TRANSPORTATION

PORTLAND INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT (PDX) Just 10 miles (16 km) from downtown, PDX is served by 15 airlines with nonstop service to more than 50 cities, including Amsterdam, Tokyo, Reykjavik, Frankfurt, Calgary and Vancouver. www. flypdx.com

WALKING A personable downtown with half-size city blocks and plentiful public spaces makes Portland ideal for exploring on foot. Walking maps are available at the Travel Portland Visitor Information Center. www.travelportland. com/walk

AMTRAK Train service via Amtrak is available at Union Station in Old Town Chinatown, with daily trips to points along the West Coast and across the country. www.amtrak.com

BICYCLING Portland offers one of the nation’s most progressive bicycle transportation programs, boasting hundreds of miles of bikeways and bike-friendly buses and trains. To learn more, visit portlandonline.com/transportation and click on “Get Bike + Walking Maps” or visit travel www.portland.com/bike.

MAX LIGHT RAIL Portland’s public light rail system includes the Red Line that runs from the airport to downtown in less than 40 minutes. MAX also connects downtown Portland to the Tualatin Valley to the west, Gresham to the east, the Portland Expo Center to the north and Milwaukie to the south. The Orange Line, opened in fall 2015, also serves inner Southeast Portland via Tilikum Crossing, the United States’ longest bridge dedicated to transit, bike and foot traffic. www.trimet.org/max PORTLAND STREETCAR The sleek streetcar line connects downtown, the Pearl District, Northwest Portland and (on the east side) the Oregon Convention Center and OMSI. MAX tickets are accepted on the streetcar. www.portlandstreetcar.org TRIMET: BUSES AND MORE TriMet, the regional transit authority, operates a network of buses, light rail and streetcars. Find maps, fare information and riding tips at the Travel Portland Visitor Information Center (see inside back cover) and online. www.trimet.org

PORTLAND AERIAL TRAM Portland’s tram, which runs between the South Waterfront district and Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU), offers stunning views of mountains, the Willamette River and the downtown skyline. www.portlandtram.org

OREGON

fun fact

DON’T TRY TO PUMP YOUR OWN GAS An interesting quirk in Oregon is that motorists are not allowed to pump their own gas. In fact, you could be fined up to $500 for doing so. All gas stations have attendants—usually wearing orange vests—who will pump your gas for you, without you having to get out of your car. Although this can be nice on cold, rainy days, it can take a little more time, so it’s important to allow for a few extra minutes if you need to stop for gas during your commute. In Washington, you’re on your own at the gas pump.

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EDUCATION


PUBLIC EDUCATION The Portland area’s continued economic and population growth has a positive impact on education. Public school districts across the region boast strong reputations for both academic and extracurricular programs, with area students consistently scoring high on state-mandated assessment tests and college entrance exams.

CLACKAMAS COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT

MULTNOMAH COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT

WASHINGTON COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICTS

Canby School District 1130 South Ivy, Canby, OR 97013 503-266-7861; www.canby.k12.or.us

Centennial School District 18135 SE Brooklyn, Portland, OR 97236 503-760-7990; www.csd28j.org

Beaverton School District 16550 SW Merlo Road, Beaverton, OR 97003 503-356-4500; www.beaverton.k12.or.us

Estacada School District 255 NE 6th Avenue, Estacada, OR 97023 503-630-6871; www.esd108.org

David Douglas School District 11300 NE Halsey Street, Portland, OR 97220 503-252-2900; www.ddouglas.k12.or.us

Forest Grove School District 1728 Main Street, Forest Grove, OR 97116 503-357-6171; www.fgsd.k12.or.us

Gladstone School District 17789 Webster Road, Gladstone, OR 97027 503-655-2777; www.gladstone.k12.or.us

Gresham-Barlow School District 1331 NW Eastman Parkway Gresham, OR 97030 503-261-4550; www.gresham.k12.or.us

Gaston School District 300 Park Street, Gaston, OR 97119 503-985-0210; www.gaston.k12.or.us

Lake Oswego School District 2455 Country Club Road Lake Oswego, OR 97034 503-534-2000; www.loswego.k12.or.us North Clackamas School District 12400 SE Freeman Way Milwaukie, OR 97222 503-353-6000; www.nclack.k12.or.us Oregon City School District 1417 12th Street, Oregon City, OR 97045 503-785-8000; www.ocsd62.org West Linn - Wilsonville School District 22210 SW Stafford Road Tualatin, OR 97062 503-673-7000; www.wlwv.k12.or.us

Parkrose School District 10636 NE Prescott Street, Portland, OR 97220 503-408-2100; www.parkrose.k12.or.us

Hillsboro School District 3083 Northeast 49th Place Hillsboro, OR 97124 503-844-1500; www.hsd.k12.or.us

Portland Public Schools* 501 North Dixon Street, Portland, OR 97227 503-916-2000; www.pps.net

Sherwood School District 23295 SW Main Street, Sherwood, OR 97140 503-825-5000; www.sherwood.k12.or.us

Reynolds School District 1204 NE 201st Avenue, Fairview, OR 97204 503-661-7200; www.reynolds.k12.or.us

Tigard-Tualatin School District 6960 SW Sandburg Street, Tigard, OR 97223 503-431-4000; www.ttsdschools.org

Riverdale School District 11733 SW Breyman Avenue Portland, OR 97219 503-262-4840; www.riverdaleschool.com

YAMHILL COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT

▷ *For more information on Portland Public Schools, visit this link www.pps.net/cms/lib/OR01913224/Centricity/Domain/207/SchoolProfiles2016-17.pdf

McMinnville School District 800 NE Lafayette Avenue McMinnville, OR 97128 503-565-4000; www.msd.k12.or.us Newberg School District 714 East 6th Street, Newberg, OR 97132 503-554-5000; www.newberg.k12.or.us

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PRIVATE EDUCATION Excellent educational opportunities are abundant in the Portland area. Early childhood, Pre-K and K-12 education are a vital consideration for many people relocating to a new city. The emphasis on quality education in the region has created a wealth of private and parochial school choices for parents and their children – from preschool to the college years. Catlin Gabel 8825 SW Barnes Road, Portland, OR 97225 503-297-1894; www.catlin.edu Cedarwood Waldorf School 3030 SW Second Avenue Portland, OR 97201; 503-245-1477 www.cedarwoodschool.org Central Catholic High School 2401 SE Stark Street, Portland, OR 97214 503-235-3138; www.centralcatholichigh.org Columbia Christian Schools 413 NE 91st Avenue, Portland, OR 97220 503-252-8577; www.columbiachristian.com

Horizon Christian Schools 23370 SW Boones Ferry Road Tualatin, OR 97062 503-612-6521; www.horizon-christian.org

Portland Jewish Academy 6651 SW Capitol Highway Portland, OR 97219; 503-244-0126 www.portlandjewishacademy.org

Jesuit High School 9000 SW Beaverton-Hillsdale Highway Portland, OR 97225 503-292-2663; www.jesuitportland.org

Portland Waldorf School 2300 SE Harrison Street Milwaukie, OR 97222 503-654-2200; www.portlandwaldorf.org

King’s Way Christian Schools 3300 NE 78th Street, Vancouver, WA 98665 360-574-1613; www.kwcs.org

St. Anthony Catholic School 12645 SW Pacific Highway Tigard, OR 97223; 503-639-4179 www.satigard.org

La Salle Catholic College Preparatory 11999 SE Fuller Road, Milwaukie, OR 97222 503-659-4155; www.lshigh.org

De La Salle North Catholic High School 7528 North Fenwick Avenue Portland, OR 97217 503-285-9385; www.delasallenorth.org

Northwest Academy 1130 SW Main St., Portland, OR 97205 503-223-3367; www.nwacademy.org

Franciscan Montessori Earth School 14750 SE Clinton Street, Portland, OR 97236 503-760-8220; www.fmes.org

Oregon Episcopal School 6300 SW Nicol Road, Portland, OR 97223 503-768-3115; www.oes.edu

French American International School 8500 NW Johnson Street Portland, OR 97229 503-292-7776; www.faispdx.org

Our Lady of the Lake Catholic School 650 A Avenue, Lake Oswego, OR 97034 503-636-7687; www.ollschool-lakeoswego.org

German International School 3900 SW Murray Boulevard Beaverton, OR 97005 503-626-9089; www.gspdx.org Holy Trinity Catholic School 13755 SW Walker Road Beaverton, OR 97005 503-644-5748; www.htsch.org

Portland Adventist Academy 1500 SE 96st Avenue, Portland, OR 97216 503-225-8372; www.paasda.org Portland Christian Schools 12425 NE San Rafael Street Portland, OR 97230 503-256-3960; www.pcschools.org

St. Joseph Catholic School 6600 Highland Dr, Vancouver, WA 98661 360-696-2586; www.stjoevanschool.org St. Mary’s Academy 1615 SW 5th Avenue, Portland, OR 97201 503-228-8306; www.stmaryspdx.org Valley Catholic School 4275 SW 148th Avenue, Beaverton, OR 97079 503-644-3745; www.valleycatholic.org West Hills Christian 7945 SW Capitol Hill Road Portland, OR 97219 503-245-6688; www.whcs.org West Hills Montessori Elementary 4920 SW Vermont Street Portland, OR 97219; 503-246-5495 www.westhills-montessori.com Westside Christian High 8200 SW Pfaffle Street, Tigard, OR 97223 503-697-4711; www.wchsonline.org Reed Collge

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HIGHER EDUCATION Metro Portland provides a healthy variety of higher education options, ranging from skilled trade programs to world class research institutions. It’s no wonder Portland has one of the highest percentages in the country of residents with a bachelor’s degree or higher.

COMMUNITY COLLEGES Clackamas Community College 19600 Molalla Avenue Oregon City, OR 97045 503-594-6000; www.clackamas.edu Mt. Hood Community College 26000 SE Stark Street, Gresham, OR 97030 503-491-6422; www.mhcc.edu Portland Community College 12000 SW 49th Avenue, Portland, OR 97219 971-722-6111; www.pcc.edu

PUBLIC COLLEGES & UNIVERSITIES Clark College 1933 Fort Vancouver Way Vancouver, WA 98663 360-699-6398; www.clark.edu Oregon Health & Science University 3181 SW Sam Jackson Park Road Portland, OR 97239 503-494-8311, www.ohsu.edu Oregon Institute of Technology Oregon Tech Portland-Metro Campus 27500 SW Parkway Ave. Wilsonville, OR 97070 503.821.1250 www.oit.edu/portland-metro Oregon State University 1500 SW Jefferson St. Corvallis, OR 97331 541-737-1000 www.oregonstate.edu Portland State University 1825 SW Broadway, Portland, OR 97201 503-725-3000; www.pdx.edu University of Oregon 1585 E 13th Avenue, Eugene, OR 97403 541-346-1000; www.uoregon.edu Washington State University Vancouver 14204 NE Salmon Creek Avenue Vancouver, WA 98686 360-546-9788 www.vancouver.wsu.edu

Western Oregon University 345 Monmouth Avenue North Monmouth, OR 97361 503-838-8000; www.wou.edu

Reed College 3203 SE Woodstock Boulevard Portland, OR 97202 503-771-1112; www.reed.edu

PRIVATE COLLEGES & UNIVERSITIES

University of Portland 5000 N Willamette Boulevard Portland, OR 97203 503-943-8000; www.up.edu

Concordia University 2811 NE Holman St, Portland, OR 97211 503-288-9371; www.cu-portland.edu Corban University 5000 Deer Park Drive SE, Salem, OR 97317 503-581-8600; www.corban.edu George Fox University 414 N Meridian Street, Newberg, OR 97132 503-538-8383; www.georgefox.edu Lewis & Clark College 0615 SW Palatine Hill Road Portland, OR 97209 503-768-7000; www.lclark.edu Linfield College 900 SE Baker Street, McMinnville, OR 97128 503-883-2200; www.linfield.edu Marylhurst University 17600 Pacific Highway Marylhurst, OR 97036 503-636-8141; www.marylhurst.edu Multnomah University 8435 NE Glisan Street, Portland, OR 97220 503-255-0332; www.multnomah.edu Northwest Christian University 828 E 11th Avenue, Eugene, OR 97401 541-343-1641; www.nwcu.edu Northwest Christian University 828 E 11th Avenue, Eugene, OR 97401 541-343-1641; www.nwcu.edu Pacific University 2043 College Way, Forest Grove, OR 97116 503-352-6151; www.pacificu.edu

Warner Pacific University 2219 SE 68th Avenue, Portland, OR 97215 503-517-1020; www.warnerpacific.edu Willamette University 900 State Street, Salem, OR 97301 503-370-6300; www.willamette.edu

SPECIALIZED SCHOOLS Art Institute of Portland 1122 NW Davis Street, Portland, OR 97209 503-228-6528 www.artinstitutes.edu/portland National College of Natural Medicine 049 SW Porter Street, Portland, OR 97201 503-552-1555; www.nunm.edu Oregon College of Art and Craft 8245 SW Barnes Road, Portland, OR 97225 503-297-5544; www.ocac.edu Oregon College of Oriental Medicine 75 NW Couch Street, Portland, OR 97209 503-253-3443; www.ocom.edu Pacific Northwest College of Art 511 NW Broadway, Portland, OR 97209 503-226-4391; www.pnca.edu University of Western States 2900 NE 132nd Avenue, Portland, OR 97230 503-256-3180; www.uws.edu Western Seminary 5511 SE Hawthorne Boulevard Portland, OR 97215 503-517-1800 www.westernseminary.edu

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SEASONAL EVENTS

WINTER SPRING

Holiday Ale Fest

Packed with revelry and cheer, the five-day Holiday Ale Fest is held right under the city’s holiday tree, in Pioneer Courthouse Square (better known as Portland’s living room). The celebration features more than 40 of the Pacific Northwest’s best-tasting seasonal suds, many not available anywhere else.

Christmas Light Display

Some of Portland’s bright spots include ZooLights, a display of more than a million lights at the Oregon Zoo and the Christmas Festival of Lights at The Grotto. The Christmas Ship Parade, going strong since 1954, features brilliantly decorated boats on the Willamette and Columbia rivers.

Portland International Film Festival

Held by the Northwest Film Center, the Portland International Film Festival is the granddaddy of Portland’s 20-plus annual film festivals, filling two weeks with 100 local premieres from around the globe.

Chinese New year at Lan Su Chinese garden

The two-week Chinese New Year celebration at Lan Su Chinese Garden includes lion dances, children’s activities, martial arts and cultural and historical demonstrations. The festivities, held during the lunar new year (usually late January/early February), culminate with a traditional lantern-viewing ceremony.

Oregon Seafood & Wine Festival

Scheduled smack dab in the middle of the Dungeness crab season, this upscale festival celebrates both the bounty harvested from the Pacific Ocean and the state’s vineyards. More than 130,000 square feet (3,962 square meters) at the Oregon Convention Center allows plenty of room for Oregon Seafood and Wine Festival-goers to wander while enjoying great food, wine and live music.

Portland Design Week

Every year, Design Week Portland brings together a community of creative individuals to celebrate the many genres of design in Portland. From architecture and urban design to manufacturing and digital design, this week-long conference features lectures, exhibits and open houses at some of the leading design firms in Portland.

Wooden Shoe Tulip Festival

The month-long Wooden Shoe Tulip Festival festival showcases more than 40 acres of tulips and daffodils in bloom at the Wooden Shoe Tulip Farm in Woodburn, 45 minutes south of downtown Portland. Weekend events include food, wine, pony rides for the kids, and, of course, tulip viewing.

Timbers MLS Soccer

Catch a Portland Timbers game at downtown’s Providence Park, where fútbol season runs from April to October. Missed a home game or couldn’t get snag a ticket? No problem! Head to a local bar to catch the game on television and meet the fiercely loyal fans of the Timbers Army.

Cinco De Mayo Fiesta

The Cinco de Mayo Fiesta, Portland’s largest multicultural event, offers authentic Mexican music, crafts and entertainment in Waterfront Park, including performers from Guadalajara, one of Portland’s sister cities.

SUMMER

Portland Rose Festival

The Portland Rose Festival, which celebrated its centennial in 2007, offers three weeks of family events, spanning late May and early June. Highlights include the Rose Festival Grand Floral Parade, the Starlight Parade, a family carnival in Waterfront Park, dragon boat races, concerts and fireworks.

Oregon Zoo Concerts

Every summer, fans of folk, rock, world music and more stake out spots on the amphitheater lawn at the Oregon Zoo for the Oregon Zoo Summer Concerts, more than a dozen performances from some of the hottest, most diverse acts performing today.

Waterfront Blues Festival

The Waterfront Blues Festival — the largest blues festival west of the Mississippi River — rocks crowds on the riverbank in Waterfront Park and on the water itself with five days of top national acts, as well as spectacular fireworks on July 4.

Oregon Brewers Festival

Craft breweries from around the United States bring more than 80 beers to the Oregon Brewers Festival, the largest gathering of independent brewers in North America, held in downtown Portland’s Waterfront Park

Art in the Pearl

More than 100 artists offer up their creations, from painting and photography to jewelry and hand-crafted furniture, for Art in the Pearl over Labor Day Weekend in the North Park Blocks, with food vendors, musicians and family activities rounding out the offerings.

Portland Trail Blazers

Winners of the 1977 NBA Championship, the Portland Trail Blazers play at the Moda Center; Blazers faithful take in games from October to April at the nearby Spirit of ’77 and other Blazers sports bars.

Portlandathon

FALL

The Corn Maize on Sauvies Island WIne Country Thanksgiving

Portlandathon (formerly “Portland Marathon”) was founded in 1972 and is consistently ranked as a top national race. Named “Most Walker-Friendly Marathon” by Runner’s World magazine, it attracts tens of thousands of spectators and draws participants from around the world. More than 100 artists offer up their creations, from painting and photography to jewelry and hand-crafted furniture, for Art in the Pearl over Labor Day Weekend in the North Park Blocks, with food vendors, musicians and family activities rounding out the offerings. During Wine Country Thanksgiving, more than 160 wineries and tasting rooms in the Willamette Valley open their doors for special tastings and holiday festivities over Thanksgiving weekend (Friday-Sunday), offering an opportunity to visit some of the region’s small, family-owned wineries that aren’t usually open to the public. Meet winemakers, enjoy specialty food pairings and live music, all while savoring the region’s acclaimed wines.

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PEFORMING ARTS & SHOPPING PERFORMING ARTS

MUSIC

SHOPPING

OREGON BALLET THEATRE

OREGON SYMPHONY

DOWNTOWN

The Oregon Ballet Theatre (OBT) has developed a distinctly American repertoire and style, performing the classics of ballet as well as contemporary and premiere works. www.obt.org

More than 300,000 people each year enjoy performances of works from classical to pop under the direction of Carlos Kalmar. www.orsymphony.org

In addition to anchors like Nordstrom and Macy’s, downtown is home to a growing number of independent retailers. Pioneer Place shopping center includes stores like Apple, Louis Vuitton and Tiffany & Co. Locally owned boutiques and shops, many clustered in the West End, round out the mix. www.downtownportland.org

BODYVOX This innovative dance troupe explores movement with a focus on graceful athleticism and theatrical elements. www.bodyvox.com

PORTLAND CENTER STAGE Portland’s premier professional theater company presents classic and contemporary plays in the Gerding Theater at the Armory, a sustainably renovated historic building. www.pcs.org

ARTISTS REPERTORY THEATRE This company presents plays of depth and vibrancy in an intimate environment and also hosts productions from several other groups. www.artistsrep.org

MIRACLE THEATRE GROUP Since 1985, this nonprofit group has celebrated Latino art and culture through its performances and special events like September’s La Luna Nueva arts festival. www.milagro.org

PORTLAND OPERA One of America’s top opera companies, the Portland Opera takes an anything-but-stuffy approach to opera and musical theater. www.portlandopera.org

PEARL DISTRICT

Portland is home to the oldest youth orchestra in the United States, also considered one of the world’s best. www.portlandyouthphil.org

Amid this former warehouse district’s art galleries, restaurants, designer boutiques and major brands, you’ll find Powell’s City of Books — the world’s largest independent bookstore. www.explorethepearl.com

PORTLAND TAIKO

PORTLAND SATURDAY MARKET

PORTLAND YOUTH PHILHARMONIC

For more than 20 years, this Asian American drumming ensemble has woven rhythm, melody and movement together into an exhilarating experience. www.portlandtaiko.org

PORTLAND BAROQUE ORCHESTRA Led by award-winning British violinist Monica Huggett, PBO presents effervescent early music on historical instruments. www.pbo.org

Saturdays and Sundays from March through December, the nation’s longest-running openair crafts market offers items from more than 350 artists and craftspeople. Southwest Ankeny Street and Naito Parkway www.portlandsaturdaymarket.com

NORTHWEST Shoppers flock to this district’s main streets (Northwest 23rd and 21st avenues) where boutiques sell clothing and housewares from local and international brands, and fine-dining options abound. www.nobhillbiz.com

LLOYD CENTER

IMAGO This small theater troupe blends elements of movement, mime and visual illusion. www.imagotheatre.com

PROFILE THEATRE Each year, Profile showcases a single playwright, providing the opportunity to enter a writer’s world for a full season — one of only two American theater companies with this focus. www.profiletheatre.org

SOJOURN THEATRE This multi-ethnic ensemble creates unique, often site-specific performances in Portland and around the nation. www.sojourntheatre.org

BROADWAY ACROSS AMERICA The biggest Broadway hits — from “Book of Mormon” to “Wicked” — take the stage at Portland’s Keller Auditorium. www.broadwayacrossamerica.com/Portland

Portland’s biggest shopping center houses 150+ stores, a 10-screen movie theater and an indoor ice rink. Located near the Oregon Convention Center, Lloyd Center is only seven minutes from downtown Portland on MAX light rail. 2201 Lloyd Center www.lloydcentermall.com

WASHINGTON SQUARE This shopping center is home to five department stores, including Nordstrom, and more than 170 specialty shops. 9585 SW Washington Square Road www. shopwashingtonsquare.com

CLACKAMAS TOWN CENTER Located southeast of Portland and easily accessed by highway or MAX light rail, the region’s most-visited mall features 185 stores, a 20-screen movie theater and the largest collection of eateries in Oregon. 12000 SE 82nd Ave., Happy Valley www.clackamastowncenter.com

BRIDGEPORT VILLAGE Bridgeport Village is an open-air lifestyle center. Bridgeport Village has about 75 shops including Crate & Barrel and Saks Fifth Avenue, restaurants, and an 18-screen theater with 3D IMAX. Music is played throughout the complex. 7455 SW Bridgeport Rd., Tigard www.bridgeport-village.com

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FOOD & DINNING THE WORD ON THE STREET ON WHERE TO DRINK AND EAT IN THE CITY OF ROSES

PORTLAND NAMED 'BEST FOODIE CITY' IN AMERICA

Straight up, Portland has something most other cities do not: the natural bounty of the Willamette Valley. This gives Portland chefs a huge arsenal of ingredients to play with—whether the cuisine of choice is regional Thai food or modernist Spanish tapas. In particular, you’ll find innovative chef’s counter dining at its best, inspired by everything from foraging to veganism to author Haruki Murakami’s love of jazz. And of course you have to eat doughnuts, from the Portland-weird to the Portland-classy.

In news that will shock absolutely no one in Portland, Portland has been named the “Best Foodie City” in the United States of America by Wallet Hub.

HERE IS A SAMPLING OF MUST-TRY RESTAURANTS 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10.

Ataula | 1818 NW 23rd Pl Restaurant St Jack | 1610 NW 23rd Ave Paley’s Place Bistro & Bar | 1204 NW 21st Ave Ken’s Artisan Bakery | 338 NW 21st Ave Duck House Chinese Restaurant | 1968 SW 5th Ave MÅURICE | 921 SW Oak St Departure | 525 SW Morrison St Lovely’s Fifty Fifty | 4039 N Mississippi Ave Matt’s BBQ | 4233 N Mississippi Ave Olympia Provisions SE | 107 SE Washington St

OTHER PORTLAND FAVORITES FOOD CARTS: Among the many food carts, the one twisting the most tongues is Kim Jong Grillin’, serving hangover-cure-worthy bibim boxes of Korean barbecue, japchae noodles, rice, and kimchi—all with an egg on top. For something completely different, head over to Prost Marketplace for some insane piles of Texas barbecue or intoxicatingly delicious pineapple-topped pastor tacos.

That’s right. It’s not New York City. It’s not San Francisco or Los Angeles. It’s us. Rip City. Stumptown. The place no one calls Portlandia. We are number one. So, how did Wallet Hub reach its absolutely correct conclusions? It looked at food affordability, diversity, accessibility and quality, including important stats like ice cream and frozen yogurt shops and food trucks and craft breweries and wine bars per capita in 182 cities. Second-place San Francisco never even stood a chance. WalletHub Oct 2018

DOUGHNUTS: Portland has copious creative doughnut shops, but the true fried-dough fanatics bypass Voodoo Doughnut and mainline the upscale brioche-style doughnuts at Blue Star or the fried-to-order mini creations at Pip’s Original. ICE CREAM: In an absurd land where Oregon smoked ham is a flavor of soft serve, Salt & Straw reigns supreme. If you can’t handle the lines, try your luck at the other ice cream hotspots, especially Fifty Licks.

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ATTRACTIONS & MUSEUMS With its temperate climate and lush greenery, Portland, Oregon is a great city for outdoor enthusiasts. The many gardens scattered throughout the city show off the wide array of flora that thrive here, as well as some of the most beautiful garden design in the country. The Chinese Garden is nationally recognized for their adherence to tradition as well as the creative beauty of their constructions. The International Rose Test garden is famous for their 400+ varieties of roses. Then there is Tom McCall Waterfront Park, home of the Portland Saturday Market, that is recognized as one of the best green spaces in a city within the United States. If you’re looking to pub crawl, try the excellent bars and breweries. For sightseeing, rent a bike and tour the storefronts in the St. Johns neighborhood. To catch up on your reading, try Powell’s City Books. In the winter, the area is an ideal ski and winter sports destination, especially around Mount Hood. Here are some attractions, events and activities to get you started.

OREGON ZOO The West’s oldest zoo, located just minutes from downtown in visitor-friendly Washington Park, is home to 2,200 animals, including a herd of Asian elephants. 4001 S.W. Canyon Road; www.oregonzoo.org PORTLAND ART MUSEUM Founded in 1892, the museum is noted for its Native American art, extensive permanent collection, outdoor sculpture garden and ambitious special exhibitions. 1219 S.W. Park Ave.; www.portlandartmuseum.org OREGON HISTORICAL SOCIETY Across the verdant Park Blocks from the Portland Art Museum, this institution introduces visitors to Oregon’s intriguing past with an impressive collection of artifacts, artwork and interactive displays. 1200 S.W. Park Ave.; www.ohs.org

MUSEUM OF CONTEMPORARY Craft One of Portland’s oldest cultural treasures, this museum houses more than 1,000 craft objects, as well as exhibition space and a retail craft gallery. 724 N.W. Davis St.; www.museumofcontemporarycraft.org

OREGON MUSEUM OF SCIENCE AND INDUSTRY This hands-on museum (OMSI to locals) features fun exhibits, the Northwest’s largest planetarium and the USS Blueback, a decommissioned U.S. Navy submarine. 1945 S.E. Water Ave.; www.omsi.edu

WORLD FORESTRY CENTER DISCOVERY MUSEUM In Washington Park, interactive, family-friendly exhibits educate visitors about the wonder and beauty of forests both in the Pacific Northwest and around the world. 4033 S.W. Canyon Road; www.worldforestry.org

PITTOCK MANSION This historic estate perched above downtown was the home of Portland pioneers Henry and Georgiana Pittock from 1914 to 1919. The mansion offers a glimpse into the city’s history and boasts idyllic views from its manicured gardens. 3229 N.W. Pittock Drive; www.pittockmansion.com FIRST THURSDAY GALLERY WALK

On the first Thursday of every month, galleries and shops in Old Town, the Pearl District and downtown stay open late, inviting the public to mingle with the artists and explore the city’s vibrant and dynamic art scene. www.firstthursday.org

LAST THURSDAY ART WALK Northeast Alberta Street’s art walk turns the sidewalks and the street itself into a spirited open-air party on the last Thursday evening of each month. www. lastthursdayonalberta.com

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PORTLAND CELEBRATES THE PAST, PRESENT AND FUTURE WITH IT’S MUSEUMS


OUTDOOR RECREATION Outdoors enthusiasts will find plenty of options in the greater Portland region. You don’t have to go far to find yourself paddling on a secluded bay, hiking a forested trail or observing native wildlife OAKS BOTTOM WILDLIFE REFUGE This 140-acre (57 ha) wetland just east of the Willamette River is a birdwatcher’s paradise. Many species are attracted to the marshes of Portland’s first wildlife refuge, including the city’s official bird, the great blue heron. Southeast Seventh Avenue and Sellwood Boulevard. www.portlandparks.org (search for “Oaks Bottom”) HOYT ARBORETUM This 187-acre (75 ha) living museum of trees and plants from around the world is just west of downtown Portland in Washington Park. A place of beauty and serenity in all seasons, the arboretum is easily accessible by car, bus or MAX light rail. 4000 S.W. Fairview Blvd. (in Washington Park). www. hoytarboretum.org

TUALATIN RIVER NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE Located 15 miles (24 km) southwest of downtown Portland, this urban national wildlife refuge provides safe haven to a wide variety of birds and other animals. 19255 S.W. Pacific Highway, Sherwood. www.fws.gov/tualatinriver SCAPPOOSE BAY Paddle your way through serene wetlands rich in cultural history and home to a variety of migratory birds, beavers, herons and eagles. This peaceful oasis is located 30 miles (48 km) north of downtown Portland. The guides of Scappoose Bay Paddling Center are particularly adept at helping paddlers of all experience levels explore the waters. www.nextadventure.net

PORTLAND AUDUBON SOCIETY Nature Sanctuary This 143-acre (58 ha) wildlife nature sanctuary offers 4.5 miles (7.2 km) of maintained trails winding through a mixed coniferous forest, past streams, ponds and native vegetation — all within minutes of downtown Portland. 5151 N.W. Cornell Road. www.audubonportland.org

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SAUVIE ISLAND On the outskirts of Portland, this Columbia River island is a rural oasis, where visitors can pick seasonal fruits and vegetables or sample local treats from field stands and farmers’ markets. Parks, beaches and wetlands attract wildlife and nature lovers alike. Fall brings bright colors, pumpkin patches — even a couple of corn mazes to weave through. www.sauvieisland.org

BALD EAGLES IN OREGON The largest concentration of wintering bald eagles can be found in Klamath Basin National Wildlife Refuge Complex.

CLACKAMAS RIVER

Approximately one hour outside of Portland, the Clackamas River is one of the state’s most beloved rafting and kayaking runs. The river, ranked Class III/IV+ (easy to very difficult), provides a fun ride for experts and beginners alike. www.mthoodterritory.com.

photo credit

Sherri Jenison

SKI RESORTS - JUST AN HOUR AWAY Mt. Hood Meadows 14040 Hwy. 35 Mt. Hood, OR 503-337-2222 | www.skihood.com

Summit Ski Area 90255 Government Camp Loop Rd. Government Camp, OR 503-272-0256 | www.summitskiarea.com

Mt. Hood Skibowl 87000 U.S. 26 Government Camp, OR 503-272-3206 | www.skibowl.com

Timberline 27500 E Timberline Road Timberline Lodge, OR 97028 503-272-3311 | www.timberlinelodge.com

Cooper Spur Mountain Resort 10755 Cooper Spur Rd Mt Hood, OR 97041 541-352-6692 | ww.cooperspur.com

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GOLF Portland has a solid municipal golf system, which starts with two golf courses at Heron Lakes just a few miles from downtown. Both are Robert Trent Jones Jr. designs of varying degrees of difficulty, with the demanding Great Blue serving as 2000 U.S. Public Links Championship host. One of the Northwest’s earliest golf courses dating back to 1917, historic Eastmoreland Golf Course is a pleasant step back in time and full of scenery and wildlife on a charming layout. RedTail Golf Course and Rose City Golf Course round out the five affordable offerings run by the city. Among the Northwest’s most nationally recognized and prestigious clubs is Pumpkin Ridge, which features a private golf course and one public, Ghost Creek, that is a rolling, Bob Cupp-designed parkland test with a rocky creek that torments golfers throughout the round.

PUBLIC GOLF COURSES Broadmoor Golf Course................................. Portland....................503-281-1337..........www.broadmoor-1931.com Charbonneau Golf Club ................................ Wilsonville................503-694-1246..........www.charbonneaugolfclub.com Chehalem Glenn Golf Course ....................... Newberg...................503-538-5800..........www.chehalemglenn.com Colwood National Golf Club ........................ Portland....................503-254-5515..........www.colwoodgolf.com Eagle Creek Golf Course................................. Eagle Creek..............503-630-4676..........www.golfeaglecreek.com Eagle Landing Golf Course ........................... Happy Valley............503-698-7888..........www.theaerieateaglelanding.com Eastmoreland Golf Course ............................ Portland....................503-775-2900..........www.eastmorelandgolfcourse.com Frontier Golf Course........................................ Canby........................503-266-4435..........www.pasturegolf.com/courses/frontier.htm Glendoveer Golf Course ................................ Portland....................503-253-7507..........www.golfglendoveer.com Gresham Golf Course...................................... Gresham...................503-665-3352..........greshamgolf.com Heron Lake........................................................ Portland....................503-289-1818..........www.heronlakesgolf.com Lake Oswego Municipal Golf Course........... Lake Oswego ...........503-636-8228 ..........www.lakeoswegogolf.org Langdon Farms Golf Club.............................. Aurora .......................503-678-4653 ..........www.langdonfarms.com McKay Creek Golf Course............................... Hillsboro ..................503-693-7612 ..........www.mckaycreekgolf.com Meriwether National Golf Club..................... Hillsboro...................503-648-4143..........www.meriwethergolfclub.com Mountain View Golf Club............................... Boring........................503-663-4869..........www.mtviewgolfclub.com Oregon City Golf Club..................................... Oregon City..............503-518-2846..........www.ocgolfclub.com Quail Valley Golf Course................................. Banks.........................503-324-4444..........www.quailvalleygolf.com RedTail Golf Course......................................... Beaverton.................503-646-5166..........www.golfredtail.com Rose City Golf Course..................................... Portland....................503-253-4744..........www.rosecitygc.com Sah-Hah-Lee Golf Course.............................. Clackamas................503-655-9249..........www.sah-hah-lee.com Sandelie Golf Course...................................... West Linn..................503-655-1461..........www.sandelie.com Stone Creek Golf Club.................................... Oregon City..............503-518-4653..........www.stonecreekgolfclub.net The Children’s Course .................................... Gladstone.................503-722-1530..........www.childrenscourse.org The Reserve Vineyards and Golf Club......... Aloha.........................503-649-819.............www.reservegolf.com The Resort at the Mountain........................... Welches.....................800-669-4653..........www.theresort.com Wildwood Golf Course.................................... Portland....................503-621-3402..........www.golfingwildwood.com

PRIVATE GOLF COURSES

Arrowhead Golf Club....................................... Molalla.......................503-829-8080..........www.golfarrowhead.com Columbia Edgewater Country Club ............ Portland....................503-285-3676..........www.cecc.com Oswego Lake Country Club........................... Lake Oswego............503-635-3659..........www.oswegolakecountryclub.com Persimmon Country Club.............................. Gresham...................503-667-7500..........www.persimmoncc.com Portland Golf Club........................................... Portland....................503-292-2778..........www.portlandgolfclub.com Pumpkin Ridge................................................ North Plains.............503-647-2500..........www.pumpkinridge.com Riverside Golf & Country Club....................... Portland....................503-282-7265..........www.riversidegcc.com Rock Creek Country Club............................... Portland....................503-645-1101..........www.rockcreekcountryclub.com The Oregon Golf Club..................................... West Linn..................503-650-6900..........www.oregongolfclub.com The Reserve Vineyards and Golf Club......... Aloha.........................503-649-8191..........www.reservegolf.com Tualatin Country Club.................................... Tualatin.....................503-692-1122..........www.tualatincountryclub.com Waverley Country Club .................................. Portland....................503-654-6521..........www.waverley.cc Willamette Valley Country Club ................... Canby........................503-266-2102..........www.willamettevalleycc.com

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PARKS Hike, bike, relax and explore at 17,000 acres of regional parks and natural areas across the Portland Metro region. You’ll share the landscape with salmon swimming in restored streams, birds streaking across the sky and giant old oak trees towering overhead.

NORTH PORTLAND

Arbor Lodge Park Cathedral Park Chimney Park Columbia Park Dawson Park Delta Park Farragut Park Gammans Park George Park Kelley Point Park Kenton Park Lillis-Albina Park Lotus Isle Park Madrona Park McCoy Park McKenna Park Northgate Park Overlook Park Patton Square Park Peninsula Crossing Trail Peninsula Park & Rose Garden Pier Park Portsmouth Park St. Johns Park Sumner-Albina Park Trenton Park University Park Unthank Park

NORTHEAST PORTLAND Alberta Park Argay Park Buckman Field East Holladay Park Fernhill Park Frazer Park Glenfair Park Hancock Park Holladay Park Irving Park John Luby Park Joseph Wood Hill Park King School Park Knott Park Mallory Meadows Park Merrifield Park Montaville Park Normandale Park Oregon Park Rocky Butte Natural Area Rose City Park Roselawn Park Rosemont Bluff Natural Area Sacajawea Park Senn’s Dairy Park Thompson Park Two Plum Park

Whitaker Ponds Nature Park Wilkes Park Wilshire Park Woodlawn Park

NORTHWEST PORTLAND Clark and Wilson Park Couch Park Forest Heights Park Forest Park Hillside Park Holman Park Jamison Square Kingsley Park Linnton Park Macleay Park North Park Blocks Pittock Mansion Acres Portland Firefighters Park Tanner Springs Park Tom McCall Waterfront Park Wallace Park

SOUTHEAST PORTLAND

Ardenwald Park Berkeley Park Berrydale Park Bloomington Park Brentwood Park Brooklyn Park Brooklyn School Park Cherry Blossom Park Cherry Park Clatsop Butte Park Clinton Park Colonel Summers Park Creston Park Crystal Springs Rhododendron Garden Earl Boyles Park Eastbank Esplanade Eastmoreland Garden Eastmoreland Playground Park Eastridge Park Ed Benedict Park Elk Rock Island Essex Park Flavel Park Floyd Light Park Gilbert Heights Park Gilbert Primary Park Glenwood Park Harney Park Harrison Park Hazeltine Park Johnson Creek Park Kelly Butte Natural Area Kenilworth Park

Kern Park Ladd Circle Park & Rose Garden Laurelhurst Park Laurelwood Park Leach Botanical Garden Mt. Scott Park Mt. Tabor Park Oaks Pioneer Church & Park Portland Memory Garden Sellwood Park Springwater Corridor Start Street Island Tideman Johnson Natural Area Ventura Park Woodstock Park

SOUTHWEST PORTLAND Albert Kelly Park April Hill Park Arnold Creek Natural Area Ash Creek Natural Area Burlingame Park Butterfly Park Caruthers Park Cottonwood Bay Council Crest Park Custer Park DeWitt Park Dickinson Park Director Park Duniway Park Fanno Creek Natural Area Foley-Balmer Natural Area Fulton Park Gabriel Park George Himes Park Governor’s Park Hamilton Park Healy Heights Park Heritage Tree Park Hillsdale Park Holly Farm Park Hoyt Arboretum International Rose Test Garden Jensen Natural Area

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PORTLAND’S LARGEST URBAN PARK Portland has one of the largest urban parks in the US (Forest Park, approx 5,000 acres) and the smallest (Mills End Park approx. two feet across.)

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LOCAL FARMERS MARKETS SUNDAYS Hillsboro Farmers Market 232 NE Lincoln St, Hillsboro, OR Irvington Farmers Market NE 16th between Broadway and Weidler King Portland Farmers Market NE 7th & NE Wygant Lents International Farmers Market 5843 SE 92nd Ave. Milwaukie Farmers Market 0723 SE Main St., Milwaukie Montavilla Farmers Market 7700 SE Stark Tigard Farmers Market 8777 SW Burnham St., Tigard Vancouver Farmers Market 6th and Esther Streets, Vancouver Woodstock Farmers Market, Key Bank parking lot, 4600 SE Woodstock Blvd.

MONDAYS

Portland Farmers Market SW Park and SW Salmon West Linn Farmers Market 1780 Willamette Falls Drive Westmoreland/Sellwood Farmers Market, SE Bybee Boulevard and SE 14th Avenue

THURSDAYS Cully Community Farmers Market 5011 NE 42nd Ave. Hillsboro Farmers Market (Tuality Hospital) 335 SE 8th Ave, Hillsboro

SATURDAYS Beaverton Farmers Market SW Hall Blvd between 3rd and 5th Streets Gresham Farmers Market NW 3rd and NW Miller Hillsboro Farmers Market (downtown) 232 NE Lincoln St, Hillsboro

Portland Farmers Market at Pioneer Courthouse Square SW 6th and Yamhill

Hollywood’s Farmers Market NE Hancock between 44th and 45th Avenue

TUESDAYS

Lake Oswego Farmers Market Millennium Plaza Park, 200 First Street

Farmers Market at OHSU, In front of Mackenzie Hall off SW Sam Jackson Park Rd. Lloyd Farmers Market Oregon Square on NE Holladay St. between 7th and 9th Ave.

WEDNESDAYS Hillsboro Farmers Market 2875 NW Stucki Ave, Hillsboro Kenton Portland Farmers Market North McClellan Street and Denver Avenue

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People’s Farmers Market 3029 SE 21st Ave.

Oregon City Farmers Market 2051 Kaen Rd., Oregon City Portland Farmers Market at PSU, South Park blocks Between Montgomery and Harrison Sts. St Johns Farmers Market, St. Johns Plaza intersection of N. Lombard and N. Philadelphia Vancouver Farmers Market, 6th and Esther Streets, Vancouver


SHORT DRIVES FROM PORTLAND THE OREGON COAST SEASIDE

From Portland: 80.2 miles 1 hour 30 minute drive Seaside’s 1.5-mile oceanfront ­promenade and its famous turnaround at the beach are among ­Oregon’s most famous landmarks. ­Dating from the 1920s, the Prom is the perfect place for a­­­morning jog, a casual walk, a bicycle ride or just enjoying Seaside’s best people-watching. Stop to see the Lewis & Clark Monument at the Seaside Turnaround.

CANNON BEACH

From Portland: 80.2 miles 1 hour 30 minute drive Haystack Rock towers on the shoreline. Waterfalls cascade onto the sand at Hug Point. Marine life peeks out at low tide. It’s no wonder National Geographic listed Cannon Beach as one of the 100 most beautiful places in the world in 2013. Plus the city’s many art galleries, restaurants, boutiques and oceanfront lodging can easily spark your imagination.

TILLAMOOK

From Portland: 54 miles 1 hour 15 minute drive Located in the heart of Oregon Coast dairy country, Tillamook is home to the centuryold Tillamook Cheese Factory, open daily for tours and tastings. The town rests at the confluence of three rivers — Tillamook, Trask and Wilson — making it a kayaker’s paradise. It’s also the gateway to the Three Cape Scenic Loop.

THE WILLAMETTE VALLEY

From Portland: 48 miles 58 minute drive With more than 500 wineries to choose from in 150 miles, the Willamette Valley is a great destination for wine lovers – but you’ll discover that there’s more to Oregon Wine Country than what’s in the glass. This area is famed for producing some of the best Pinot Noir in the world.

▷ For more information visit Travel Oregon: https://traveloregon.com

SILVER CREEK FALLS

VISTA HOUSE AT CROWN POINT

THE COLUMBIA GORGE & MT HOOD

HOOD RIVER

From Portland: 54 miles 1 hour 15 minute drive The appropriately named Trail of Ten Falls is absolutely worth the 60-mile drive south of Portland. The loop features falls short, tall, wide, and small, white water streams and shallow pools galore. You’ll feel like you’re strolling through your grandmother’s nature calendar. Pets are not allowed on the main trails. And no need to rush back to the big city. Silver Falls is surrounded by Willamette Valley wineries.

From Portland: 24 miles 30 minute drive

Here in a region where Oregon’s tallest mountain meets the mightiest river, inspiration comes in full force — during hikes along towering trees and waterfalls, after farm-fresh feasts showcasing the season, on cozy cabin getaways where the only to-do is snowshoeing, or atop a chairlift admiring the winter wonderland below. Mt. Hood is home to six ski areas and the nation’s longest ski season (see page 23). The Gorge’s vistas just might take your breath away. Whatever your interests, Mt. Hood and the Columbia River Gorge is ready for you.

HISTORIC COLUMBIA RIVER HWY From Portland: 24 miles Diving time: 3-5 hours Best Time: Spring - Fall

As America’s first scenic highway and a National Historic Landmark, this 70-mile/113kilometer route is indeed the “King of Roads.” One of North America’s grandest rivers, the Columbia is at its finest as it rolls through the Columbia River Gorge, framed by sheer walls of basalt, cloaked in firs and ferns and rare endemic plants, accented with waterfall after crashing waterfall. Dont miss the five significant falls starting past Vista House: Latourell, Shepperd’s Dell, Bridal Veil, Wahkeena and the granddaddy of them all, 620-foot Multnomah, one of the tallest waterfalls in the nation.

From Portland: 24 miles 37 minutes The Vista House was built in 1917 on one of the most beautiful scenic points on the Historic Columbia River Highway. It was constructed to provide travelers a place to rest and refresh themselves as they made their way down the magnificent Columbia River Gorge. The Friends of Vista House is a non-profit group in partnership with Oregon State Parks who work to help preserve and share the story of this beautiful historic Oregon structure.

From Portland: 62 miles 1+ hour drive It’s the go-to destination for foodies, trekkers, historians and adrenaline junkies. Called the windsurfing capital of the world, Hood River is located at the panoramic crossroads of the Columbia River Gorge and the Cascade Range. It’s chock-full of scenic hiking and mountain biking trails, craft breweries, wineries and farm-to-table bounty.

TIMBERLINE LODGE

From Portland: 62 miles 1 hour 35 minute drive Set high on the shoulder of one of the most iconic peaks in the Pacific Northwest, Timberline Lodge and Ski Area continues - after 80 years - to offer one of the most exciting and unique high-alpine mountain experiences in North America. (see page 23). Dont miss Trillium Lake just 8.5 miles away from Timberline.

Oregon is a big place. It stretches 400 miles across and is over 360 miles long.

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WINERIES & VINEYARDS OREGON VINE FACTS (Willamette Valley) VINEYARD ACRES PLANTED

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Wine enthusiasts know Oregon for its pinot noir, but there are plenty of other reasons to visit local vineyards. These include spectacular views, budget-friendly flights and tasting rooms made for slowing down and staying awhile. These wineries near Portland feature several varietals — including, yes, pinot noir — making for an ideal escape from the city. Here are a few close to Portland:

PONZI HISTORIC ESTATE One of Oregon’s oldest vineyards is found 30 minutes southwest of downtown Portland at Ponzi Historic Estate, established in 1970. It is now home to Hamacher Wines, a boutique winery known for its pinot noir and lightly oaked chardonnay. 19500 SW Mountain Home Road Sherwood, OR 97140 503-628-1227 ponzivineyards.com/Visit/Historic-Estate

COOPER MOUNTAIN VINEYARD Rustic charm abounds at Cooper Mountain Vineyard in Beaverton. Owner Dr. Robert Gross and his wife Corrine planted the first vines here in 1978. Today, five varietals are grown using organic and biodynamic practices. 20121 SW Leonardo Lane Beaverton, OR 97007 503-649-0027 coopermountainwine.com

VILLA CATALANA CELLARS “Fine food and fine wine with friends in the garden.” This is the motto of Burl and Cindy Mostul, owners of Villa Catalana Cellars, located 35 minutes south of Portland. Opened in 2014, the winery sources grapes from four specialty vineyards in the Pacific Northwest. Their wines include pinot noir and syrah, along with an award-winning Cascade Berry fortified wine liquor. 11900 S Criteser Rd. Oregon City, OR 97045 503-780-6200 villacatalanacellars.com

HELVETIA WINERY You can drop in to Helvetia Winery for a five-wine flight, but it’s worth it to book a tour. The winery is located just 15 minutes west of Portland at the foothills of the Tualatin Mountains. At the farmhouse-turned-tasting room, sample Helvetia’s current collection. A traditional flight includes gewürztraminer, pinot gris, two pinot noirs and a sangiovese, paired with tribal-caught Columbia River smoked salmon. 23269 NW Yungen Rd Hillsboro, OR 97124 503-647-7596 helvetiawinery.com ▷ Visit Wilamette Valley Wineries fore more winery & vineyard information www.willamettewines.com

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BREWERIES

Depending on what standard of measurement you use, Portland is arguably the Craft Beer Capital of the World. At last count, there were 60-plus breweries in this town producing award-winning beers at a breakneck pace. But don’t worry, if IPAs aren’t your thing the brewmasters of Portland are covering all the bases: from Belgian to British and hoppy to sour, it’s all well-represented. Here is a small sampling of Portland breweries: Baerlic Brewing 2235 SE 11th Ave Portland, OR

Great Notion Brewing 2204 NE Alberta St #101 Portland, OR

Breakside Brewery 820 NE Dekum St Portland, OR

Hair of the Dog Brewing Company 61 SE Yamhill St Portland, OR

Cascade Brewing Barrel House 939 SE Belmont St Portland, OR

Occidental Brewing Company 6635 N Baltimore Ave Portland, OR

Culmination Brewing 2117 NE Oregon St Portland, OR

Stormbreaker Brewing 832 N Beech St Portland, OR

Ecliptic Brewing 825 N Cook St Portland, OR

Upright Brewing 240 N Broadway Portland, OR

Gigantic Brewing Company 5224 SE 26th Ave Portland, OR

Widmer Brothers Brewing 955 N Russell St Portland, OR

▷ Visit Oregon Craft Beer for more information: www.oregoncraftbeer.org/breweries

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NEWCOMER INFORMATION Here is some information, such as local utility providers, vehicle registration locations and voter registration, that might help settling in to the Portland area go smoothly. HOSPITALS Adventist Medical Center................................................................ 503-257-2500 Legacy Emanuel Medical Center................................................... 503-413-2200 Legacy Good Samaritan Medical Center..................................... 503-413-7711 Oregon Health and Science University........................................ 503-494-8311 Providence Portland Medical Center............................................ 503-215-1111 Providence St. Vincent Medical Center........................................ 503-216-1234 Shriners Hospital for Children....................................................... 503-241-5090 CABLE, INTERNET & PHONE SERVICE CenturyLink Metro area.......................877-720-3428 ................... www.centurylink.com Comcast Metro area.............................800-934-6489.................... www.xfinity.com Frontier Metro area...............................800-921-8101.................... www.frontier.com Verizon Metro area...............................877-502-2876.................... www.verizon.com/home/services Wave Metro area...................................844-862-9270.................... www.wavebroadband.com ELECTRICITY Portland General Electric....................503-464-7777.................... www.portlandgeneral.com Pacific Power ........................................888-221-7070.................... www.pacificpower.net NATURAL GAS NW Natural Portland Metro................503-226-4211.................... www.nwnatural.com WATER & SEWER Portland Water Bureau Portland.......503-823-7770.................... www.water.ci.portland.or.us Tualatin Valley Water District.............503-848-3000.................... www.tvwd.org GARBAGE & RECYCLING In Oregon, find your Portland area garbage hauler www.oregonmetro.gov/tools-for-living/garbage-and-recycling/find-your-hauler MAIL United States Postal Service..............800-275-877...................... www.usps.com VOTER REGISTRATION Oregon................................................................................................ www.or egonvotes.gov LICENSE & REGISTRATION Oregon Department of Motor Vehicle Offices..www.oregon.gov/ODOT/DMV Oregon DEQ Emissions Testing Stations.........www.deq.state.or.us

CITY OF PORTLAND NUMBERS 24 HOUR EMERGENCY SERVICES Public Safety Non-Emergency Number....(503) 823-3333 Police, Fire and Medical Emergencies....911 Sewer Repair Emergencies.......................(503) 823-1700 Traffic Signals Not Working......................(503) 823-1700 Water Main Breaks......................................(503) 823-4874 BASIC CITY SERVICES Fire Department - Info...............................(503) 823-3700 Garbage Hauler & Recycling Info.............(503) 823-7202 Police - Non-Emergency...........................(503) 823-4636 Sewer Connections....................................(503) 823-7761 Water and Sewer Customer Service.......(503) 823-7770 Codes & Ordinances..................................(503) 823-4082 CITIZEN ASSISTANCE & INFO City/County Information & Referral........(503) 823-4000 Code Compliance.......................................(503) 823-2633 Graffiti Hotline.............................................(503) 823-4824 Human Resources......................................(503) 823-3572 Job Hotline..................................................(503) 823-4573 Neighborhood Mediation Center............(503) 595-4890 Noise Control..............................................(503) 823-7350

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Nuisance (Weeds, Trash, etc)...................(503) 823-2633 Office of Neighborhood Involvement.....(503) 823-4519 Ombudsman...............................................(503) 823-0144 TRANSPORTATION ISSUES Abandoned Cars.........................................(503) 823-7309, (503) 823-6814 Bicycle Hotline............................................(503) 823-2925 Meter Hoods................................................(503) 823-7365x2 Parking Enforcement.................................(503) 823-5195x3 Parking Permits - Meter Hoods/Short-term Parking....... (503) 823-7365 Parking Permits - Residential...................(503) 823-5185 Pothole Hotline...........................................(503) 823-1700 Sidewalk Repair..........................................(503) 823-1711 Street Cleaning............................................(503) 823-1700 Street Light Out........................................... 503) 865-5267 Street Maintenance....................................(503) 823-1700 Towing Info/Records..................................(503) 823-0044 PARKS AND THE ARTS City Forester/Urban Forestry....................(503) 823-4489 League Sports.............................................(503) 823-5124 Parks Information.......................................(503) 823-7529 Public Art Walking Tour Guides - RACC..(503) 823-5111


CITY OF PORTLAND NUMBERS CITY OF PORTLAND NUMBERS CONTINUED PERMITS, LICENSES AND DEVELOPMENT Assessment & Liens/Collections............. (503) 823-4090 Building Codes - Commercial.................. (503) 823-7303 Building Codes - Residential.................... (503) 823-1456 Building Inspections.................................. (503) 823-7000 Building Permit Center.............................. (503) 823-7310 Business Licenses....................................... (503) 823-5157x1 Small Business Loans - PDC..................... (503) 823-3200 Home Repair Loans.................................... (503) 823-2379 Parades, Runs & Special Events............... (503) 865-2482 Planning & Zoning...................................... (503) 823-7526 Sidewalk Repair.......................................... (503) 823-1711 Signs - Commercial.................................... (503) 823-7315, (503) 823-7304 Street Systems Permits............................. (503) 823-7002 Water Permits (Hydrants).......................... (503) 823-1798 ELECTED OFFICIALS Mayor Charlie Hales................................... (503) 823-4120 City Commissioner Amanda Fritz............ (503) 823-3008 City Commissioner Steve Novick............ (503) 823-4682 City Commissioner Dan Saltzman.......... (503) 823-4151 City Commissioner Nick Fish................... (503) 823-3589 City Auditor Lavonne Griffin-Valade....... (503) 823-4082 County Chair Deborah Kafoury............... (503) 988-3308 County Commissioner Loretta Smith..... (503) 988-5219 County Commissioner Diane McKeel..... (503) 988-5213 County Commissioner Jules Bailey........ (503) 988-5220 County Commissioner Judy Shiprack.... (503) 988-5217 COUNTY BUSINESS & COMMUNITY SERVICES Animal Services.......................................... (503) 988-7387 Elections....................................................... (503) 988-3720 Land Use Planning..................................... (503) 988-3043x7 Marriage License......................................... (503) 988-3326x4 Passport....................................................... (503) 988-3326x6 Tax Assessment........................................... (503) 988-3326 Transportation............................................ (503) 988-5050 Vector Control............................................. (503) 988-3464 HEALTH SERVICES Health Information and Referral............. (503) 988-5558 Dental Access.............................................. (503) 988-6942 Environmental Health............................... (503) 988-3400 Food Handlers............................................ (503) 988-5257 Safe-Net........................................................ 1-800-723-3638 WIC................................................................ (503) 988-3503

COURTS/LEGAL Civil Court - Small Claims & FED; Civil.... (503) 988-3022 x1; (503) 988-3022 x3 Criminal Court............................................. (503) 988-3235 x3 Family Court................................................ (503) 988-3022 x2 Jury Service................................................. (503) 988-3170 Parking Ticket.............................................. (503) 988-3235 x2 Public Defender - Court Clerk.................. (503) 988-3987 Public Defender - Metropolitan............... (503) 255-9100 Public Defender - Multnomah.................. (503) 226-3083 Traffic Court................................................. (503) 988-3235 x1 LAW ENFORCEMENT Child Welfare Hotline................................. (503) 731-3100 Crime Prevention Program....................... (503) 823-4064 District Attorney.......................................... (503) 988-3162 Domestic Violence...................................... (503) 988-3222 Justice Center............................................. (503) 988-3689 Sheriff’s Office............................................. (503) 255-3600 Support Enforcement................................ (503) 988-3150 Victims Assistance...................................... (503) 988-3222 OTHER IMPORTANT PHONE NUMBERS Better Business Bureau............................. (503) 212-3022x9 Consumer Hotline - Attorney General.... (503) 229-5576 Crisis Hotline- Mental Health................... (503) 988-4888 Department of Motor Vehicles................. (503) 299-9999 Federal Info.................................................. 1-800-688-9889 Housing Authority of Portland................. (503) 802-8300 Metro............................................................. (503) 797-1700 Metro Recycling.......................................... (503) 234-3000 Oregon State Legislative Info................... 1-503-986-1000 Port of Portland.......................................... (503) 415-6000 Portland Art Museum................................. (503) 226-2811 Portland Business Alliance....................... (503) 224-8684 Portland International Airport................. (503) 460-4234 Travel Portland............................................ (503) 275-8355, 1-800-962-3700 Portland Public Schools........................... (503) 916-2000 Social Security............................................ 1-800-772-1213 State Vital Records...................................... (971) 673-1190 Tri-Met........................................................... (503) 238-7433 Social Service Info and Referral............... (503) 222-5555, 211 US Postal Service........................................ (800) 275-8777 Zoo................................................................ (503) 226-1561 ▷ For more information visit: www.portlandoregon.gov

AGING AND DISABILITY SERVICES Helpline - 24 Hours.................................... (503) 988-3646 East Aging and Disability Services.......... (503) 988-3840 Mid-County Aging Services....................... (503) 988-5480 NE Aging Services....................................... (503) 988-5470 SE Aging and Disability Services............. (503) 988-3660 West Aging and Disability Services......... (503) 988-5460 LIBRARIES Central Library............................................ (503) 988-5123 Library Reference Line............................... (503) 988-5234 EMERGENCY ASSISTANCE Self Enhancement INC.............................. (503) 285-0493 Friendly House............................................ (503) 228-4335 Human Solutions....................................... (503) 548-0200, (503) 405-7875 Neighborhood House................................ (503) 246-1663 Impact Northwest....................................... (503) 988-6000 YWCA Housing Enrichment Resources... (503) 721-6762

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Relocation Guide - Portland Oregon  

Begin your relocation with Central Oregon’s largest real estate company. We strive to provide those relocating to the area the best possible...

Relocation Guide - Portland Oregon  

Begin your relocation with Central Oregon’s largest real estate company. We strive to provide those relocating to the area the best possible...