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Portland Oregon: A green city with amazing coffee

Portland Oregon is an earthy green place with mountains and bridges/ports filled with kind people and many dogs.

by navaminaie2002About Me:Hello! My name is Nava and I am 19 I love to travel because traveling and seeing the world makes me very happy and opens my heart! I enjoy seeing and learning different ways of life . I enjoy any kind of travel whether its 1 hour away to a... read more

North AmericaUnited States12 days / December 2021

Highs & Lows

Be sure to checkout Powells bookstore (I think biggest book store in US) and def get some food from the food trucks

The weather in December gets pretty cold (35-50) and it gets rainy

Itinerary Overview

Arriving in Portland was cold and foggy but nonetheless beautiful and very green. I loved getting food from the trucks, visiting popular bridges and seeing the unique colonial/modern fusion houses was super cool there. Another fun fact if you have ever read or seen the twilight franchise they filmed it in Portland and you visit the Cullen house. There are many forests and conservation areas nearby and mountains to hike MT Hood is in Portland as well. Portland has really cool and cute atheistic coffee houses, they’re really big on coffee there so if that’s you thing def get some! I loved Portland so much it had lots of unique beauty; from rainforests to the mountain views and huge Powells bookstore One more thing , Seattle Washington is only about a two hour drive from Portland so it can be a good day trip if you have the opportunity and time. 

  • 6 Nights: Portland
    Visit my cousin and Portland
  • 6 Nights: Portland
    Fun and exploring

Q & A

  • What would you have changed?

    Bring raincoats because there's lots of rain!

  • Anything go wrong during the trip?

    Shoes got very muddy

  • How was the food?

    Food was very good, Hawethorne food truck is a great food truck place .

  • What tips would you give a friend?

    Bring good rain jacket and warm socks, good shoes because it will get muddy if hiking.

  • Packing tips?

    Bring thick socks and warm jackets .

  • Transportation Tips?

    I traveled by car to most places because my cousin lives there but I Uber is good or bus. Because Portland is less city and more walking distance I think renting a car is a great idea

  • Any surprises?

    More rain than I thougbt

  • Booking details?

    I stayed with my cousin so lodging I am not too sure about. But airbnb is a good idea if you want to be more on the country side rather than city.