It’s hard not to fall in love with Portland. Its residents have devoted themselves to the good life, with a culture almost entirely devoted to the pleasures brought upon by good food, good drink, and the great outdoors. Surrounded by peaks and pines, Oregon’s largest city feels like a gateway to the wilderness, and yet it maintains a strong cosmopolitan vibe, thanks to an overwhelming array of preternaturally hip bars and restaurants and shops, all packed in space that is relatively small by big city standards.
In just a few days, it’s possible to feel like you’ve been everywhere and seen everything when in reality, you’ve only scratched the surface. Still, if you had to choose where to go, what to do, and, most importantly, what to consume while visiting this magical little town, here are some can’t-miss suggestions.