Portland is a city in the state of Oregon, USA. It is also known as “The City of Roses” because of their internationally-acclaimed festival in celebration of the beauty of roses. The Portland Rose Festival is hosted every year during the summer, when the flowers bloom and the greenery thrives for you to enjoy.
When having a holiday in Portland, you can schedule a visit the Oregon Zoo. There are more than 1,000 species of animals that you can see in the zoo.
If you love aquatic animals, drop by the city aquarium. This massive area allows you to have a closer look at underwater creatures such as stingrays, tropical fishes and octopuses. The aquarium also organizes an exciting activity called “Sleep With the Sharks” where you can have a fun sleepover at the aquarium and watch some nocturnal animals become lively at night.
If you are into arts and crafts, this city offers a range of artistic attractions to visit. The Portland Art Museum and the Museum of Contemporary Craft are among the popular museum of arts in this city.
The city marathon is another activity that you could squeeze into your holiday. Gear up yourself with your track pants and running shoes to take part in this huge running event.
Portland is a living and fun city with many events and happenings during the year so whatever time you visit, you’ll be spoiled for choice of things to do in Portland. However, the summer season of June through August is the peak travel period in this beautiful city. This is when you will get to enjoy the Portland Rose Festival and capture the magnificent view of Portland’s colorful landscape.
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