Visit Portland's Art Museum, the oldest art museum in the Pacific Northwest, which has amassed a diverse collection numbering over 35,000 objects and works of art since its founding in 1892.
From the art museum, hop on the Portland Streetcar for a ride to the Pearl District. A local guide will ride with you and share his intimate knowledge of the colorful history of Portland's "street scene." Your guide will take you on a walking tour through "the Pearl". This eclectic mix of trendy retail shops, art galleries, restaurants, parks and housing in one of the country's largest urban renewal districts was once Portland's industrial center.Dinner: Enjoy a fabulous dinner of American brasserie-style cuisine at a popular restaurant located in the heart of the Pearl District.Lodging: Crowne Plaza Hotel- Downtown Convention Center (Portland)Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
The primary purpose of the garden is to serve as a testing ground for new rose varieties. The City of Portland Gold Medal Awards are issued annually to the best introductions. See these roses in bloom and enjoy the lovely views of downtown Portland.
Nestled in the scenic west hills of Portland, the Japanese Garden is a haven of tranquil beauty. The garden includes a formal Japanese Tea House, meandering streams, intimate walkways, and an unsurpassed view of Mt. Hood. Enjoy the peace and tranquility.Lunch: Back downtown, you'll be treated to another fabulous meal with amazing views of the city from the 30th floor of Portland's second tallest building, the US Bancorp Tower, locally referred to as "Big Pink".Afternoon: Spend the afternoon exploring the Portland Classical Chinese Garden. The Garden's mission is to cultivate an oasis of tranquil beauty and harmony to inspire, engage, and educate our global community in the appreciation of a richly authentic Chinese culture. See this wonderful garden placed within a one block area inside Portland's China town. You will be transported into a little piece of China.Dinner: After a break back at the hotel, you'll head out to experience a grand finale dinner featuring seasonal, regional cuisine. Our chef will answer all your questions about sustainable food sourcing while you savor a unique Portland menu.Evening: Dinner extends into the evening.Lodging: Crowne Plaza Hotel- Downtown Convention Center (Portland)Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner