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Go to Luc Lac Vietnamese Kitchen for happy hour. It's a great place to grab a drink and a snack if you're near downtown but it gets busy. Or better yet since you're traveling solo, just hit up the Food Carts & Stuff... See More
I lived near the Embarcadero for years, honestly, there's nothing going on at night. You will have to go to another neighborhood when it gets dark. Dinner options is also pretty limited. If you don't mind doing that then staying at Hotel Vitale... See More
Best thing to do is to sign up for the "free" tours (you just have to tip them at the end, I think most people gave roughly $5 per person). They are very informative and take you around the old town therefore you know the history behind the buildings. I believe... See More
International Rose Test Garden is a great free activity, especially right now when flowers are starting to bloom. If you are around on the weekend, free activities includes going to the Portland Saturday Market or the Downtown... See More
The Heathman Hotel is pretty cool, you can get some good deals for around $175-200 per night from time to time. Ace Hotel Portland is definitely the hip and young hotel that you can easily walk everywhere. Just keep in mind as the... See More
Definitely try Blue Star Donuts. it is a MUCH better donut than Voodoo. I always tell people that Voodoo donuts are regular donuts in hyper color, whereas Blue Star Donuts are donuts you will actually enjoy eating. If you like cidar, try a cidar bar.... See More
Check out Dog Mountain trailhead which is part of the Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area. Beautiful wildflowers and you see Columbia River from above. HOWEVER, it is a 3,000 feet climb so you need to be in decent shape. See More