Things to do in Portland

Now that your garden is blooming and no yard work needs to be done, why not head out and explore Portland? Here are some things to do in Portland:

  1. Visit the Portland Mercado: dive into the vibrant food cart scene, get your fix of Mexican, Central American, and South American food.
  2. Visit Powell’s City of Books: this multi-story book store is for everyone. Treat yourself to a coffee, and delve into the many amazing literature this place offers.
  3. Visit the Rhododendron Garden: located between Reed College and a golf course, this botanical garden is full of floral springs that allows you to pass an lovely afternoon.
  4. First Thursday: every first Thursday of the month, visit the galleries in the Pearl and Old Town / Chinatown for free.
  5. Visit the Oregon Museum of Science and Industry: from physics to chemistry, biology to astronomy, the OMSI offers many exhibits suitable for kids and families.
  6. Hike Mount Tabor: build on top of an old volcanic cinder cone, Mount Tabor is a scenic city park with paved pathways.
  7. Take a Stroll at the Portland Japanese Gardens: considered one of the most beautiful and authentic Japanese garden outside of Japan, Portland Japanese Gardens provides an atmosphere for you to zen out.
  8. Have an Ice Cream at Salt & Straw: order ice cream in the mail? No kidding. Handmade and deliciously interesting ice cream, Salt & Straw is an ice cream parlour worth waiting in line for.

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