Portland, Oregon is the largest city in the state of Oregon and is situated along the Willamette River, a tributary to the Columbia River. Portland is also in close proximity to Mount Hood and Mount St. Helens.
The city is home to more than 600,000 people and has a humid continental climate, which can be a bit cloudy and rainy during the winter months.
Portland is known for its live music scene and food culture. There are over 25 microbreweries in the area, which attract both locals and tourists alike to enjoy their beer. Portland is home to a large number of restaurants that serve food from many cultures, including Thai, Vietnamese, Mexican, Vietnamese, and Japanese.
The Rose city is also home to a number of iconic landmarks, including the Oregon Zoo, the Portland Art Museum, and the Portland Japanese Garden.
Portland is a progressive and culturally diverse city. And there are a number of annual events that take place in Portland including the Waterfront Blues Festival, the Bite of Oregon, and the Oregon Brewers Festival.