Portland offers one of the most scenic locations that you can visit in the Pacific Northwest. Having first been inhabited in the 1830s, the city has undergone many changes in its history. For a while, as recently as the first half of the 20th century, Portland had a rough and tumble reputation. Later on, as its economy diversified, many industries began to take root there. In the present day, Portland has a modern and highly progressive image. Many of its local residents refer to it as the bastion of the modern counterculture.
This means that Portland, year-over-year, receives a larger number of visitors, each with a variety of interests. (more…)