Travel. USA. Portland.

How to Spend the Day in Portland, Oregon

Experience a lot even if you’re short on time.

Kevin Alexander
Mar 29 · 4 min read
Photo courtesy of InsideHook.com

PRE-GAME:

You can Uber just about anywhere, but Portland also boasts a great bus/light rail system that’s worth considering. Click here to get a day pass, a route map, and more.

MORNING:

Start by getting your sugar fix at Voodoo Doughnuts. Yeah, it’s touristy, but when in Rome… The varieties are endless. Vegan? They’ve got you covered, too. Dig in!

Photo Courtesy of Forcedfromhome.com

AFTERNOON:

From here, we’re going to the Zoo! We’re taking the light rail to get there. From Pioneer Square, get on the RED line towards Beaverton. You’ll want to get off at Washington Park. Make sure to check out the world-renowned elephant exhibit. Feel free to skip the snakes. No one likes snakes.

photo: Adobe Stock

EVENING

From here, take the 63 back to downtown, getting off at Providence Park, home of the Portland Timbers soccer team. You can see a lot of the facility from the street or check out the team store while there.

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