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Portland Oregon Photos - These Portland Photos present the City of Roses in all of its diverse cosmopolitan splendor. View these Portland Photos and reflect on the peaceful, clean and friendly atmosphere of this beautiful city. Portland is growing quickly and rising in popularity. The city provides an abundance of exciting opportunities to enjoy any vacation with entertainment, outdoor recreation and shopping that never ends.

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These Portland photos reflect a charming city that has a deep history, a beautiful architectural appeal, and much to offer visitors and shoppers. With stunning parks with miles of hiking trails, and beautiful gardens such as the Japanese Garden and the Rose Garden – it is no wonder that this city is becoming one of the most popular relaxing vacation spots in the country.

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Portland Interesting Facts

  • The creator of The Simpsons, Matt Groening, started out in Portland.
  • Portland was founded in 1845.
  • Portland was named after founder, Pettygrove, won a coin toss to name it after his native Portland, Maine.
  • Joseph Kelly who ran a Portland hotel in the late 1800’s would sell intoxicated young men to ship captains who needed crewmates.
  • The railroad arrived in Portland, Oregon in 1883.
  • Lumber baron Simon Benson installed drinking water fountains throughout town so workers wouldn’t drink so much and get intoxicated.
  • Portland has a population of about 530,000
  • Bud Clark, the former mayor of Portland, was the flasher in the famous “Expose Yourself to Art” poster.
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You can book your Portland Oregon hotel online here. Some Portland Oregon hotels offer up to 70% discount for online bookings.
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Portland Map

Portland Map Having a good street map of Portland Oregon is useful for planning your trip. You can use this Portland interactive street map to find any location you need.

Portland Weather

Portland WeatherYou can view a live video broadcast for the weather in Portland Oregon. Click on the image to the right for the Portland weather forcast.

Portland Photos

Sit back and watch some beautiful photos of Portland Oregon. Just click on the image below.
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