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Portland, Oregon’s largest city, sits on the Columbia and Willamette rivers, in the shadow of snow-capped Mount Hood. It’s known for its parks, bridges and bicycle paths, as well as for its eco-friendliness and its microbreweries and coffeehouses.

  • #6 Best Place to Live in the U.S. - U.S. News
  • 2,351,319 metro population
  • 3.8% unemployment
  • $340,000 average median home price
  • Distinct seasons: Rainy season from October-mid-spring, summers are warm and dry, and winter temps don’t often fall below freezing, rare snow melts within a couple hours and only 36 inches of rain per year
  • Home to NBA & MLS, NCCA Division 1
  • Amazing international cuisine, microbreweries, artesian bakeries, wineries, farm-to-table
  • Hiking, mountain biking, watersports, skiing/snowboarding at Mt. Hood, 5,000-acre urban garden
  • Major universities, all ethnic places of worship, first-class international airport