Portland Itinerary 5 Days

What to Do in Portland in 5 days

Spending 5 days in Portland will help you thoroughly explore the beautiful city. With a number of attractions in store, no day in Portland will be left dull. Below are the attractions that you must include in your 5-day Portland itinerary to have a memorable vacation.

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Best Itineraries for 5 Day Trip to Portland

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5 Days in Portland - Perfect Vacation Guide

While planning a Portland 5 day itinerary, which sits on Columbia and Willamette Rivers, there are a lot of attractions that are related to art, theater as well as music which you should include in your list. Here are the pointers you need to remember for your trip:

What to see in Portland in 5 days?

Local sights to see

5 days in Portland, then the 10 must see sites to include in your itinerary are- Portland Japanese Garden for a serene getaway and to see nature maintained at its best, Washington Park which is a 400 acre zoo, International Rose Test Garden which boasts of more than 10,000 plants. The other attractions that should be in your list include Oregon Museum of Science and Industry, Forest Park, Oregon Zoo, Pittock Mansion as well as Pearl District.

Best local experiences to have

When you want to experience Portland like a local, then here are the hideouts and offbeat experiences that you should endure. You can start by buying a new book at Powell’s, visit the hollywood theater and attend a rerun show, go for a picnic to any of the dormant volcanoes, visit the Multnomah Whiskey Library, get onto a dragonboat, check out the naked bike race, visit the food carts and a lot more to enjoy Portland to its fullest.

Day trips to take from Portland

The recommended day trips to take from Portland are- Multnomah Falls and Columbia River Gorge. Willamette Valley as well as Silver Falls State Park are at a short distance too and make for great day trips. You can also plan to head to Trillium Lake, Bagby Hot Springs as well as Rowena Crest for a day or two when planning a 5 day trip to Portland.

There is plenty to do in Portland, only if you plan out your trip perfectly. There are various experiences waiting for you so you can enjoy your experience the most.

Tours and Activities to Include

Traveling like a local without any help from trip planners is good. But here are some organised tours and activities that you must try

Best Hotels in Portland for 5 Day Trip

This is the list of frequently added hotels in past by our travelers to their Portland itinerary 5 days. Check out the hotels that suit you and add them to your trip plan.

With Less Days in Hand

Look out for 2 days or 3 days long weekend holiday ideas.

What Next?

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