Portland Oregon is situated in the magnificent Pacific northwest of the United States. Also known as The City Of Roses, Portland Oregon is in the Northern portion of the state. The city encompasses 145.4 total square miles and it sits on top of an extinct volcanic expanse named Boring Lava Field. The climate of Portland is very lovely, getting to the mid 80's on average during the summer time, and reaching an average high temperature of the mid to upper 50s in the winter. It only snows a few times a year, but the city has had major snow and ice storms in the past. Tourist attractions in Portland Oregon are plentiful. There are a variety of parks and gardens in Portland where people can enjoy the city's atmosphere. Forest Park, which spans over 5,000 acres is one of the largest wilderness parks in the United States that is within city limits. Portland's largest art collection is owned by the Portland Art Museum, which is one of the twenty-five largest museums in the country. The Oregon Museum of Science and Industry has several interactive exhibits encompassing many branches of the science field. This hands on museum holds the USS Blueback, an SS-581 submarine which was used in the movie The Hunt for Red October, staring Sean Connery and Alec Baldwin. Visitors that come to Portland Oregon will be in awe of the city's beauty and atmosphere. With plenty of places to see, Portland makes a great spot for a getaway vacation.
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Events in Portland
A Second Chance Christmas (Dec. 1)
at Rolling Hills Community Church Find Tickets
Join us for the delightful production of A Second Chance Christmas. The quirky staff of a local Community Resource Center prepare for their annual Christmas party.
Reindeer Magic Returns to Dennis' 7 Dees Lake Oswego
at Dennis' 7 Dees Lake Oswego Garden Center Find Tickets
Bring the whole family to meet Santa and his Reindeer for a magical holiday memory.
Trackers Holiday Party: Cookies, Crafts & Archery (PDX)
at Trackers Earth Find Tickets
Celebrate the Yule with Trackers Earth at our 6th annual holiday party! Join the Trackers Family for a seasonal celebration of skills, scrumptious food, and a craft fair featuring the wares of local artisans. Listen to and sing along with live holiday mus
Holiday Half + 10K + 5K 2018
at North Greeley Ave. Find Tickets
Get in the holiday spirit and bookend your race season with Portland's favorite winter Half Marathon, 5K, and new 10K in December!