Portland Recreation and Activities

Portland is one of the few cities in Untied States whose major entertainment options are centered around outdoor activities. The city is planned to be more of a walker's paradise than a city which requires cars to move around. Some of the outdoor activities in summer include hiking, windsurfing, camping, marathons, kite flying, bicycling, etc. In winter the activities include snowboarding and skiing at the many ski resorts on the nearby mountains such as Mt Hood and Mt. St Helens.

One of the best camping destinations found in Portland are in Oxbrow Park. The Park offers sandy beaches along the riverside, and horseback and by feet hiking. The River Gorge gets fast winds that are perfect for windsurfing. The region is known as the kite boarding and windsurfing capital of the world. The above opportunities for outdoor recreational activities mentioned are just scratching the top of the innumerable other activities available in the city.

Portland Recreation Activities

Portland Golf and Golf Courses

Portland has some great golf. It has a great season of ideal outdoor weather and climate for trips to the links. Some courses are located near top notch resorts with specials targeting frequent golfers. The variety of golf courses and terrains that it offers is amazing. The city golf courses with different terrains has plenty in store for people who need to practice and learn golf. There are gol...

Portland Parks

Portland features some great parks. Families, exercise buffs, and others looking to escape city life and engage in wholesome recreational activities can find all sorts of park styles. Some are near water features, some have playgrounds. Some have running areas and others have large fields. The parks are an important aspect of community life. For that reason, they are maintained regularly. Portla...

Portland Night Life

The Portland night life is exciting! People from every walk of life find their niche and have a ton of great options to choose from. Some venues are award winning and some attract celebrity visitors. Great food, great atmospheres, great music and great people make for an exciting night on the town. Social Scene Many Portland residents and visitors love to play, party, and mingle. There are venue...

Portland Theaters

Portland has some of the best theaters. Some are huge multiplexes and some are smaller cozy facilities. Theaters include venues for plays and fine arts events. Portland Movies Some nights just call for a trip to the movie theater. Portland has some great locations. Some are the latest, state-of-the-art facilities with 3D, IMax or other fascinating features. Some are focused on a specific genre o...

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