go to content
Community

A Local Guide To Portland Oregon

Where to go and eat when visiting hipster capital.

Posted on

2. Japanese Garden

Via all-that-is-interesting.com

The Japanese Gardens located right next to the Rose Gardens and transport you right to Japan. The former Japanese Ambassador to the United States, Nobuo Matsunaga, even said that is is the most authentic Japanese garden outside of Japan.

3. NW 23rd Avenue

Ali and Andrew / Via aliandrew.com

NW 23rd is one of the most well-known streets in portland, good food, boutiques, and popular stores line the street. My favorite place to eat there is Escape From New York Pizza, $3 for the best pizza in Portland.

7. Forest Park

WILLIAM MANNING / Via content.time.com

Stretching over 8 miles and covering 5,100 acres of land this is one of the countries largest urban forest reserves. With 70 miles of trails you could hike for days.

8. The Grotto

Via keyword-suggestions.com

This is a Roman Catholic shrine, that anyone can visit. In the picture above is the meditation room, but the Grotto has way more to offer. From its botanical gardens to the shrine in a cave.

9. The Columbia Gorge

Peter Lik / Via reddit.com

The Columbia Gorge is not in portland but is too beautiful not to include. About a 1-hour drive and you're there. There's millions of hikes, each one of them breathtaking. The one pictured above is Oneonta Gorge.

This post was created by a member of BuzzFeed Community, where anyone can post awesome lists and creations. Learn more or post your buzz!

Every. Tasty. Video. EVER. The new Tasty app is here!

Dismiss