Portland Rose Garden
Portland metropolitan area is made up of portions of six counties.
Within each of these counties are cities and towns with their
own unique flavor.
most populated city, Portland is located near the Northwest
of Oregon where the the Willamette and Columbia rivers meet.
of he Portland Rose Festival the Portland Trail Blazers, this
most beloved and beautiful city provided much to do and enjoy.
Washington Park, one can find the Oregon Zoo, Japanese Gardens,
and the International Rose Gardens which draws visitors from
abounds in Portland, from historic homes to the antique district
in the neighborhood of Sellwood, fine art and antiquities
Museums provide a smorgasbord of culture and education. The
Portland Museum of Art, The Museum of Science and Industry,
The Children's Museum and Maritime Center and Museum as well
as the Oregon Sports Hall of Fame Museum are just a few of
the reasons one will never run out of wonderful things to
do and see in Portland, Oregon.
Portland lies near the end of the Oregon Trail, it is a starting
point for travelers who retrace the journey of Lewis and Clarke
back through the Columbia River Gorge with 300 foot cliffs,
cascading waterfalls out one side of the car window and the
wide Columbia River on the other. The Scenic Gorge offers
stunning vistas and historic attractions.
The Columbia River Gorge Historic Highway is one of them,
it's decorative stone structure is highway artistry from a
surrounding cities and suburbs such as Beaverton, Hillsboro,
Lake Oswego offer an excellent town and country way of life
just minutes away from exhilarating Portland. From Portland,
you can see Vancouver Washington, just a few minutes over
the bridge and many Vancouver residents work in Portland.