If you love roses and nature, this is a must. Just beautiful and completely free!
sometimes you got to stop and smell the roses. always a great way to spend and afternoon. Other than parking its free.
located in Washington Park near the Oregon Zoo and Portland Japanese Garden. This is not a spot to be missed in the spring or summer!
If you're here during the spring or summer, the Rose Garden is a beautiful Portland landmark. Enjoy the sight and scent of roses of countless varieties with a fantastic view of the city in the background.
The international Test Gardens are a sight to see! Especially in the late spring to early summer roses start blooming and the city scapes invite you into the simplistic beauty of Portland, Oregon.
“The Japanese Garden is a great place to visit during most of the year. Since some of the design elements are specifically made to incorporate rain, going there in the winter/spring when it’s wet is still a good experience. ”
“Possibly the most interesting bookstore you’ve ever visited. The world’s largest independent bookstore. New, used and rare selections. ”
“Just a block away, the art museum is a bit of a maze. Make sure you travel across the underground tunnel to see the other half. ”
“This is a great museum and day trip! Pack a lunch and wander the grounds admiring the views after touring. Or skip the tour and hike the area. It is a wonderful museum, well preserved and the historic shower is my favorite!”
“Take public transportation or rent a bike if you can. The view is incredible, and you'll get to see the diversity the city offers. It's in the heart of the city, and you'll love the variety of vendors the locals offer.”