We love this place. And We know You will too!

Whether you're looking for a quiet place to study and relax, or want the hustle and bustle of a big city, Portland has it all! In addition to its many theaters, breweries, restaurants, coffee shops and other world-class urban attractions, Portland is just a short distance from the spectacular Columbia Gorge and Multnomah Falls. You can windsurf at Hood River, ski at Mt. Hood, or watch beautiful fish at Bonneville Dam! Portland is frequently cited as one of the best places to live in the world.

You can easily explore all Portland has to offer without a car using the TriMet transportation system. www.trimet.org

"Explore Portland" video by Travel Portland.


Neighborhood

Concordia

 

Our home is nestled in the charming neighborhood of Concordia, which is located in the Northeast quadrant of Portland. 

Concordia is home to the Alberta Street Arts District, McMenamins' Kennedy School, Concordia University, several beautiful parks , and many charming restaurants and shops. 

  McMenamins Kennedy School

McMenamins Kennedy School

  Salt and Straw 

Salt and Straw 

  Fernhill Park

Fernhill Park


City

Portland

 

Portland is a wonderful city, always full of new surprises. It is an easy place to explore, whether by public transit, bicycle, or foot.

Portland is world famous for its  breweries, excellent coffee shops, trendsetting restaurants, deep bookstores, local cinemas and progressive bicycling culture.

  Looking east across Portland, with Mt. Hood looming.

Looking east across Portland, with Mt. Hood looming.

  Pioneer Square in downtown Portland.

Pioneer Square in downtown Portland.

  Food cart pod in downtown Portland.

Food cart pod in downtown Portland.


Region

Northwest Oregon

 

The Pacific Northwest is a magical place. Our home is 1.5 hours from the Pacific Ocean to the west, and Mt. Hood is just 1 hour to the east. 

The Columbia River Gorge is an area highlight. It has hours of hiking trails and is home to numerous must-see area sights such as Multnomah Falls and The Vista House.

  Lost Lake in front of Mt. Hood

Lost Lake in front of Mt. Hood

  Multnomah Falls

Multnomah Falls

 Cannon Beach on Oregon's coast

Cannon Beach on Oregon's coast