Known for being walkable and family-friendly, West Portland is an economical neighborhood, offering convenient options for restaurants, bars, and coffee shops. Many visitors come to bask in its beautiful outdoor settings, namely the gardens and parks. A stay at one of West Portland's hotels or hostels makes it easy to venture out into the greater Hillsboro area.
Sightseeing around West Portland
At Classic Aircraft Aviation Museum, Glenn and Viola Walters Cultural Art Center, and Hart Theatre, you'll learn about local culture. Old Scotch Church, James F. Bybee House, and John Tigard House are well-known local landmarks. Be sure to get some family photos at Baggenstos Farm, Live Laugh Love Glass, and Oregon Zoo.
Shopping and attending sporting events are a couple of popular activities in the area. Why not cheer with the crowd at Ron Tonkin Field, Chiles Center, or Providence Park? You can take some time to enjoy the outdoors at 53rd Ave Community Park, Shute Park Aquatic and Recreation Center, and Rood Bridge Park. With a shopping trip to Cedar Hills Crossing, Washington Square Mall, or Bridgeport Village, you might find that perfect souvenir. You won't be disappointed visiting other sights like Meriwether National Golf Club, Reserve Vineyards and Golf Club, or McKay Creek Golf Course.
A few of the most popular sights in the area include Portlandia, Moda Center, and Portland Japanese Garden. You can also visit Park Lanes Family Entertainment Center, Reedville Creek Skate Park, and Jackson Bottom Wetlands Preserve.
Getting around West Portland
For a quick way to explore the city, catch a ride on metro transit at Fair Complex-Hillsboro Airport Station, Hawthorne Farm Station, or Washington-SE 12th Avenue Station. If you want to head out of town, you can hop aboard a train at Beaverton Hall-Nimbus Station.
Portland, OR (PDX-Portland Intl.) is the closest major airport, 17.9 miles (28.9 km) from West Portland.