Please be aware that Daylight Saving Time
(DST) changes in Portland OR do not necessarily occur on the same date every year.
In Portland OR, DST starts on the 2nd Sunday in March and ends on the 1st Sunday in November.
Facts About Portland, OR
Information for Travelers
Portland, Oregon's largest city, sits on the Willamette River and is considered by many to be one of the most desirable places to live in the United States.
The city rests in the shadow of snow-covered Mount Hood.
It is known for its parks, bridges and cycle paths, as well as its ecology and its microbreweries and cafes.
Its imposing gardens are one of the main attractions of the city.
Green spaces range from colorful rose and rhododendron plantations to a classic Chinese garden.
Perhaps to make up for the wet winters of the Pacific Northwest, Portland is packed with cultural happenings, musical entertainment, theater and a host of other fun things to do.
Portland's iconic Washington Park contains a host of tourist attractions, including the famous International Rose Test Garden, a zoo and museums.
A wild land first purchased by the city in 1871, it is located west of the city center.
The city is home to thriving art, theater and music scenes.
Read about Portland in Wikipedia