Portland is the largest city in the state of Oregon and the seat of
Multnomah County in the US. It is a major seaport in the Willamette Valley
region of the Pacific Northwest and is located at the confluence of the
Willamette and Columbia rivers. Portland is nicknamed the ‘City of Roses’
because of its abundant roses, and a major part of it is due to conducive
climate for growing roses. The city sits nicely in the backdrop of the
snow-capped Mount Hood. A consistent highlight of the city wherever you go,
it provides a delightful backdrop to Portland’s many scenic parks, quaint
houses and historical monuments.
Things to do in Portland
Powell's City of Books
The world’s largest independent bookstore, the Powell's City of Books in
Portland is home to over 2 million new and used books on ready display.
This unique bookstore is spread across a square city block, tops at 3
stories and is so vast from its insides that it is often best to use a map
to navigate here.
The Washington Park is one of the finest and best parks in the United
States. it features an unparalleled display in two of its blockbuster
components- its Japanese Garden and the International Rose Test Garden. The
park also includes other attractions like the Oregon Zoo and Portland
Children's Museum plus soccer fields and tennis courts
The Japanese Garden is where nature meets heavenly qualities like serenity
and tranquility in Portland. Located in Washington park, this nearly 6-acre
long cultivated space features 5 theme-based gardens, all landscaped as per
traditional Japanese gardening techniques. You will be wowed with
impeccable placements of nature elements like stone, water and plants that
are considered imperative for healing in Japanese mythology.
Best Time to Visit Portland
Summer season, the months from June to August are the best to book flights
from Ontario to Portland. It is the season when the city is busy with the
festivities of Portland Rose Festival and Oregon’s Brewer Fest. Tourists
can book flights from ONT to PDX during summer season to enjoy famous
street festivals like PDX Bridge Festival, Hawthorne Street Festival, and
The Bite of Oregon.