From its stunning natural beauty and funky arts district, to its picturesque waterfront and fascinating Northwest heritage, Portland has much to offer visitors to Oregon’s largest city.
Whether it is business or pleasure that beckons you to our Holiday Inn Express® Portland hotels, a visit to “The City of Roses” would not be complete without a stop at the International Rose Test Garden. The oldest of its kind in the United States, this garden boasts more than 8,000 colorful rose bushes and unmatched views of Mount Hood and the downtown area. With more than 150 art galleries and seemingly countless museums, like the Oregon Historical Society Museum, the Children’s Museum and the breathtaking Maryhill Museum of Art, you could spend days discovering this beautiful city.
Also nicknamed “The Silicon Forest” for its high concentration of technology companies, Portland is the the regional headquarters for Adidas and the national headquarters for Columbia Sportswear, Nike, Yakima Products, Precision Castparts Corporation and more. And whether you’re rushing to a conference or just doing some sightseeing, it’s easy to get from here to there quickly on the eco-friendly light rail system, just minutes from our hotels in Portland.
Take it to the bustling Pearl District north of the downtown area and experience the great shopping, amazing eateries, bars and cool galleries. Visit the creatures that call the 64-acre Oregon Zoo home. Enjoy a picturesque journey along the Columbia River. Do some hiking or skiing at the highest mountain in Oregon, Mount Hood. Take part in one of the cultural events at Pioneer Courthouse Square. Wander the 36 acres of Portland State University (PSU). Tour the city’s breathtaking bridges. Share an authentic dim sum experience with friends in Chinatown and gaze at the lovely gardens.
Discover all that the Pacific Northwest’s third-largest city has to offer at one of our many Portland hotels.