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Recent Portland reviews

  • BR - Florida

    "This was a wonderful place to stay! The apt was clean, well-furnished, and wonderfully located. It is within walking distance of 21 Street, 23 Street, and the Pearl District. The streetcar goes right in front of the building - very convenient. Christiane and Anton could not have been more helpful and hospitable. I will definitely stay here again."
    Guest: BR Date of Stay: July 2014 Review Submitted: August 8, 2014
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  • spacious apartment in a quiet neighborhood

    "This is a very spacious apartment with a well stocked kitchen that made it easy for us to do our own cooking. The unit is in an older building but well kept and clean though out. Close enough to downtown Portland but in a quiet and safe area. It was easy to find parking close to the apartment. Safeway and other shopping was within walking distance to the apartment. Would stay again if we were back in Portland."
    Guest: AQ Date of Stay: September 2014 Review Submitted: October 7, 2014
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  • Wonderful

    "We stayed here for 3 days, the place was very comfortable and convenient to restaurants and shops. The townhouse is a lovely home, with a private back deck, two very comfortable living areas, and two master bedrooms which are upstairs. We were in Portland for the Marathon, and this location was so very convenient to the starting line, that we only had to leave 15 mins before the race started. This place is feels very homey and comfortable. We will definitely stay again. Thank you."
    Guest: Cyndi P. Date of Stay: October 2014 Review Submitted: October 19, 2014
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  • Portlandia at its best.

    "Great home with a lot of character. Location is perfect and very central to all the best things Portland has to offer."
    Guest: Armin S. Date of Stay: May 2014 Review Submitted: June 6, 2014
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Portland Travel Tips

Smell the Roses and Enjoy the Parks by Portland Vacation Rentals

Even though Portland is Oregon's most populous city, it has as its claim to fame being America's most environmentally friendly city. Green space planning was implemented as far back as 1903 and since 1995, the city has been actively acquiring key natural areas to be used for the preservation of fish and wildlife and for recreational use by its residents. Portland has both the largest and smallest park in the U.S. Forest park is the largest wilderness area, covering more than 5,000 acres within city limits. The smallest is Mills End Park; it is a mere two feet in diameter.

The climate is perfectly suited to growing roses and Portland is also often referred to as the "City of Roses." There are several beautifully sculpted gardens in the city and one of the most famous is the International Rose Test Garden. Rows upon rows of magnificent blooms can be seen here and a stroll through the garden is very worthwhile. The Portland Japanese Garden is another great place to visit if you appreciate horticulture. The bridges, waterfalls and carefully cultured and sculpted gardens create a wonderfully serene environment.

Some Must-See Places Near Portland Vacation Rentals

The Oregon Zoo is located in Washington Park and a great place to take the family. Aside from the beautiful gardens, the city of Portland has a vibrant art scene and many interesting museums worth visiting. The Portlandia is the second largest hammered-copper statue in the U.S., after the Statue of Liberty; it can be seen on the western side of the entrance of the Portland Building on SW 5th Avenue.

The Portland Art Museum is one of the 25 largest museums in the United States. The exhibits vary in style and there are regular touring exhibitions. Recently, a modern and contemporary wing were added to the museum, expanding its artistic repetoire. To purchase artworks, you can browse the many excellent art galleries located in downtown Portland.

The Oregon Museum of Science and Industry explores the many fields of science, including life sciences, earth sciences, astronomy, physical sciences, technology and even early childhood learning. It's a great museum to visit with the family as the exhibits are hands-on and interactive, making the learning experience fun and interesting. One of the museum's most famous exhibits is the USS Blueback submarine which was used in the film "The Hunt for Red October."

The shopping in Portland is legendary and a famous landmark is the neon Made in Oregon sign. Powell's City of Books is reputed to be the biggest independent bookstore in the United States and you can spend hours here browsing for your favorite titles. The most well known shopping areas are North West 23rd Avenue, Pearl District, Lloyd District and Downtown Portland. There are several great malls worth browsing. For crafts and unusual items, you can visit the Saturday Market; it is open on weekends from March to Christmastime.

To get a true taste of Portland, you must stop in at one of the city's 28 breweries. The breweries are known for producing excellent quality beer, owing to the high grade of ingredients available locally.

Visitors to Portland Vacation Houses

Portland is a vibrant city with a wealth of attractions and for this reason, it attracts many different types of visitors. There are interests for families, young travelers, and people who specifically want to see Portland's beautiful gardens and parks. Summertime is the better season to visit as the weather is characteristically warm and dry. Winters are cold and wet, yet it is when some of the parks are at their most beautiful.

Travelling to Portland Lodging

Portland has an extensive and efficient public transport system. The MAX light rail system connects the city and its suburbs and is a convenient way to get around. There is also a downtown streetcar. There is an extensive network of bicycle paths and Portland ranks as one of the top bicycle-friendly cities worldwide. The airport is located within a 20-minute drive from the city center and rated as an international airport.

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