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Our Portland vacation rentals give you the chance to visit one of the best cities in the U.S., according to Travel + Leisure! iTrip Vacations manages vacation rentals in Portland, including the suburbs of Beaverton, Dundee, Lake Oswego, Newberg, Tigard and Tualatin.
As Oregon's largest city, Portland welcomes visitors to experience exciting attractions and off-the-beaten-path escapes. Portland sits on the Columbia and Willamette rivers with Mount Hood serving as a scenic backdrop, and the Pacific Ocean is less than two hours away. Its location provides opportunities for outdoor recreation, which vacationers can try on their own or with a group.
Start with a trip to the area's natural attractions. The city houses dozens of parks where visitors bike, hike, walk, play disc golf and relax. In addition, expansive gardens beckon nature lovers, with top sites such as International Rose Test Garden, Portland Japanese Garden, Lan Su Garden and Washington Park.
Families and animal lovers can't miss the Oregon Zoo, which cares for over 1,800 animals and offers special exhibits. Kids also enjoy hands-on exhibits at the Oregon Museum of Science and Industry and The Children's Museum. Other sites of interest include: Portland Art Museum, Pittock Mansion, St. Johns Bridge, The Grotto and Pinoeer Courthouse Square.
Additionally, sports fans find action-packed events as the city hosts the NBA Portland Trailblazers, soccer's Portland Timbers and Thorns, as well as a roller derby, summer college baseball, WHL hockey, and racing at the Portland International Speedway.
The great outdoors aren't the only reason to vacation in Portland. The city also has a thriving arts culture that ranks among the best in the U.S. Its vibrant music scene showcases a diverse collection of bluegrass, classic, indie rock, jazz, punk and more. Catch a show at a local venue, or attend the area's festivals that celebrate good tunes and vibes. Don't miss the Portland Jazz Festival, Soul'd Out Music Fest and Waterfront Blues Festival, to name a few.
Foodies also can't help but flock to Portland, which features award-winning dining and quirky dives. From local restaurants and coffee shops to a raved-about wine industry, Portland offers rich flavors. Sample handmade favorites at 600-plus food trucks, enjoy freshness at farm-to-table restaurants or dine at one of the city's hot spots. With over 4,000 restaurants, vacationers never go hungry in Portland.
Drive south to Willamette Valley for wine tours and locally made selections from area growers. Visitors enjoy quick proximity to four wineries in nearby Washington County, all offering different varieties, tours and tastings. Most wineries are located less than 45 minutes from the city and provide a scenic retreat.
Want to take a piece of Portland home? Browse shopping districts full of boutiques, international retailers, art galleries and outlet stores. Downtown Portland - the city's retail core - offers both big-box and small shops selling everything from the latest fashions to souvenirs. One top spot in downtown Portland is Pearl District, home to shops, galleries, restaurants and services, all situated among family-friendly parks. As an added bonus, there's no sales tax in Portland.
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