Portland (USA) Reviews
Description:City: Portland / Country: USA / Country Region: Oregon / World Region: North America / City in northwestern Oregon, the ... more
Portland (USA) ... seat of Multnomah County and the largest city in the state. Portland is a city at the confluence of the Willamette and Columbia rivers in the U.S. state of Oregon. With a population of 562,690 it is Oregon's most populous, and the third most populous city in the Pacific Northwest, after Seattle, Washington and Vancouver, British Columbia. Approximately 2 million people live in the surrounding metropolitan area (MSA), the 24th-most populous in the U.S. Portland is the business and transportation hub for much of the Pacific Northwest and a growing center for electronics manufacturing.
Newest Review: ... in my time in the states was the seeing a lot of homeless people but in Portland i cant remember seeing one infact (not that i have a problem with the homeless or anything) The city itself is great and is very easy to get around with the service of regluar buses and trams. My favourite pass time while in portland was drinking and partying! They have a wide range of bars that meet anyones ... more
Customer Portland (USA) Reviews (2)
by - written on 19/01/10 (Useful, 6 readings)
I had a brief stay over in portland during the summer of last year. I found that it was really nice friendly city to stay in. The first thing that hit me about portland was the cleanliness. The streets are immaculate and compared to other places ive visited in the states i was very impressed. A regular occuring theme for me in my time in the states was the seeing a lot of homeless people but in Portland i cant remember seeing one infact (not that i have a problem with the homeless or anything) The city itself is great and is very easy to get around with the service of regluar buses and trams. My favourite pass time while in portland was drinking and partying! ... Read the complete review
by - written on 04/04/01, updated on 04/04/01 (Useful, 88 readings)
Portland - often ignored and hidden behind the attention that Seattle gets (a very cool place also) - is a charming and fun place to visit. When I went in Summer 1999 I got a bunk at the youth hostel across the willamette river in a trendy neighbourhood - from where I walked out to the city centre. The town is quite compact by american standards - and the efficient transit system buzzes you round the free-zone cuty centre in no time. Highlights inclide Nike Town - the flagship store of the sportswear giant (it's the local company), also the "world's largest bookstore" - now I've been in a few worlds largest bookstores - ... Read the complete review
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