Review of Portland, Oregon


A city like no other
Star Rating - 9/29/2020
Seeing that the 2 star reviews are all from 2020 I'm wondering if they're all legitimate. Portland is a very unique city. The unofficial slogan is Keep Portland Weird. It's a different city and the residents are proud of that. There's a lot of homelessness, but morning more than many other major cities of it's size. It's a great city for walking. Downtown is beautiful. People are friendly. Some great things about Portland that you don't find anywhere: there's a book store that takes up an entire city block and is multiple levels, it's called Powell's and it's on Burnside. The music/concert scene is amazing with many small clubs hosting affordable shows. The beer... Oh the beer! If you're a beer fan, you'll love Portland! There are also many great, unique cafes. The weather... That could be a pro or con depending on your preference, but you get 4 seasons with nothing too dramatic, though there is A LOT of rain. But thanks to that rain Portland has amazingly clean air!!! I grew up visiting Portland on the weekends and enjoyed the break from my much more conservative hometown. If you're looking for a fun, unique city with 4 seasons, and don't mind rain, you'll love Portland!
Jane | Molalla, OR
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Portland currently makes Gotham look upscale.
marilee | Portland, OR | Report Abuse

Powell’s is probably the best thing Portland offers. Otherwise, thanks but no thanks.
O | San Jose, CA | Report Abuse
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