Portland is one of our favorite cities in the United States. A place where craft beer is king, great food can be found in a cart and stunning natural beauty is just a short drive from the city. Quality and craftsmanship are enshrined in the culture, and its a city where visitors and residents alike enjoy the best the Pacific Northwest has to offer.

Below are Love & Adventure’s picks for our favorite restaurants, hotels, things to do and places to see in and around Portland.

Things to Do in Portland

Portland's best attractions include the International Rose Test Garden, Powell's Book Store, the Japanese Gardens, Washington City Park, its many food carts and more.

Restaurants & Cafes in Portland

Latte at Stumptown Portland Portland is known for its craft beer, artisan coffee, gourmet food carts and delicious farm-to-table restaurants. Here are our picks for great places to eat and drink during your visit to the city.

Places to Stay in Portland

Our awesome bed at the Hotel Monaco Portland Most of Portland's hotels are located near the downtown area, so it's easy to find a convenient place to crash. Check out our favorite places to stay.

Day Trips from Portland

Portland is surrounded on all sides by bold natural beauty. If you visit, be sure to get out of town and explore a little bit. You won't be disappointed!

Photos from Portland

Explore the beauties of Portland, the Columbia River Gorge, Astoria and Multnomah Falls.