A Big List of Great Things About Portland


Great Things About Portland – My Travels

There are so many great things about Portland and the first thing that comes to mind is my first encounter with the city. I think I was about 6 years old the first time I visited Portland, Oregon. It was a family camping trip in one car with 4 kids, 1 big dog and 2 parents who smoked (in the car) and played opera music on the radio. That’s about all I remember from that vacation. And to this day I shudder when I hear opera music!

Two years ago my friend Margaret said, “Hey, let’s go to Portland, I’ve got free tickets to a concert”. Live music, road trip, summer… three of my favourite things… it was an easy “yes” and we had a blast. But we only scratched the surface of Portland.

So last fall when my friend Charlene said, “Hey, do you want to go to Portland in January?” it took no time to say yes!

Here’s a big list of great things we discovered on our 4-day weekend in Portland...