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Riding the Portland Streetcar every day to work

Streetcar, Downtown Portland.

Portland's Streetcar. Portland, Oregon. The streetcar runs north-south through downtown Portland.

Stone House (aka Witches Castle) in the towering pine trees in Forest Park, near downtown Portland Oregon.

39 Fun Things to See and Do in Portland Oregon! ~ from TheFrugalGirls.com ~ you'll love these fun insider travel tips and fun food ideas for your next trip to the city! #oregon #vacation #thefrugalgirls

The famous Portland sign. Classic. Zippertravel.com Digital Edition

10 Things to Do in Portland in 24 Hours - The Lemon Bowl

Pioneer Square

The view of Mt. Hood from Portland on a clear, sunny day

Mucca Osteria, Italian Restaurant in Portland, Oregon. love...Love...LOVE...Portland, Oregon. -Penny-

The Pittock Mansion is a French Renaissance château in the West Hills of Portland, Oregon originally built as a private home for The Oregonian publisher Henry Pittock and his wife, Georgiana. It is a 22 room estate built of Tenino Sandstone situated on 46 acres (190,000 m2) that is now owned by the city's Bureau of Parks and Recreation and open for touring.[1] In addition, the grounds provide panoramic views of Downtown Portland.

Powell's Books, the largest independent bookstore in the world. If you get lost, you can always download the "Powell's Map" app to find your way out.

Portland's food cart culture. In 2011, US World News named Portland as #1 for "World's Best Street Food." There are literally hundreds of carts throughout the city (but a high concentration downtown) peddling every type of gastronomical delight you can think of.

The Simpsons are from here, but we already knew that, since Matt Groening is a Portland native and many of the Simpsons characters are named for Portland streets.

The City of Portland, as of 2011, has 40 microbreweries within city limits. That's more than any other city IN THE WORLD.

Hiking to the top of Multnomah Falls

McMenamins. A Portland-based a chain of nearly sixty brewpubs microbreweries, music venues, historic hotels, and theater pubs. They are well known for rescuing and renovating historic, but dilapidated, properties like the Kennedy School, the Edgefield, the Crystal Ballroom, and the Bagdad Theater.

The fact that all 350+ miles of the incredibly beautiful Oregon Coast are PUBLIC land and unspoiled by development. No PRIVATE beaches in Oregon.

Game day at Autzen Stadium. GO DUCKS!