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PORTLAND

For the first time, NCORE will take place in “The City of Roses,” Portland, Oregon. This popular city is full of fun things to do, neighborhoods to explore, and restaurants to try. From hiking to tax free shopping, Portland has something for everyone. 

Learn more about things to see and do in Portland! 

THINGS TO DO

Arts and Culture

ARTS AND CULTURE

Portland's cultural offerings include live music, visual arts, dance, theater, film festivals, museums, and galleries.

Tax Free Shopping

TAX FREE SHOPPING

Pick up everything in Portland (everything!) without sales tax. From handmade items to designer goods, you'll find it all, tax-free.

TOUR

TOURS

Let local experts, and our targeted itineraries, offer inspiration for your time in—and around—Portland.

ACTIVITIES AND ATTRACTIONS

Portlandia

PORTLANDIA

The popular sketch comedy show, which returned for its sixth season on IFC in January 2016, spotlights and spoofs the wackier sides of life in Portland. Find out where the show and the city overlap.

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NIGHTLIFE

Dance clubs, karaoke and comedy all come out at night in Portland — as do late happy hours, swanky bowling and other unexpected delights.  

outdoors

OUTDOORS

You don't have to venture far from town to find yourself paddling on a secluded bay, hiking a forested trail or observing native wildlife. 

FOOD AND DRINK

Farm to fork

FARM TO FORK DINING IN PORTLAND

Close proximity to natural bounty defines Portland cuisine, and hyper-local offerings are nearly as common at food carts as they are at fine restaurants. Here are a few of the city’s many eateries that feature plates straight from the farm.

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FOOD CARTS

Portland food carts offer a wide range of simple, satisfying eats and some surprisingly sophisticated fare.

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DOUGHNUT SHOPS IN PORTLAND

From zany creations to gluten-free goodies, Portland's doughnut purveyors have everything to satisfy your cravings to all things baked and delicious.