I’ve received countless emails asking for a list of things to do in Portland Oregon and while I feel like I still have so much more to explore (we’ve only been here a year), I decided to put together an Instagrammers guide to PDX with the places I’ve been thus far. When I first moved here, I searched high and low for places to eat, see, and do and to be honest, I didn’t love what was out there. These lists of things to do in Portland were either old and outdated, or coming from a different perspective I couldn’t relate to. With Instagram and Snapchat, places we want to see and do are completely different from before. Maybe it’s less about finding the best cup of jo in the city and more about finding the most photographable coffee shop. Hopefully, you’ll see a little bit of both, the good and the pretty!
Also keep in mind, the Portland Oregon area is divided into 4 sections, North West, South West, North East, and South East. Each place listed below will show which side of town it’s on, so when you’re planning your trip, keep this in mind. I’ve also listed a couple spots that are located in suburbs outside of Portland. Again, keep travel time in mind when planning your trip as it will take some time getting from place to place.