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What to Do in Downtown Portland, Oregon

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Hopping day and night: Downtown is where the action happens in most major cities, and Portland is no exception. Downtown Portland boasts eclectic daytime activities from boutique shopping to serenegardens and parks. At night, the city comes alive with diverse eateries, craft breweries, and vibrant music venues.Here’s just a small sampling of what you’ll find:

Stay near Pioneer Courthouse Square

Also known as Portland’s living room, Pioneer Courthouse Square is right near Kimpton Hotel Vintage Portland. Spend time people-watching and just hanging out in the city’s most visited site and cultural hub, where more than 300 events are hosted each year. From outdoor concerts and food festivals to community gatherings and seasonal celebrations like the annual Christmas tree lighting, there's always something going on.

Visiting the Pearl District

Artists and designers reclaimed the historically industrial Pearl District, making it home to some of the city’s best shopping, galleries, and restaurants. On the first Thursday of every month, people pack the streets for art exhibitions and happy hour specials.

Hotel near Tom McCall Waterfront Park

Home of annual events like the Waterfront Blues Festival and the Bite of Oregon, Tom McCall Waterfront Park is a beautiful spot bordering the Willamette River. It comes with biking trails, walking paths, a fountain, and plenty of open grass for a picnic.