Visitor Center – The new Portland Visitor Center is located at 1132 SW Harvey Milk St., Suite 104, in downtown’s West End. Their friendly and knowledgeable travel experts are excited to help visitors plan their itineraries, recommend restaurants and attractions, and provide information about events and activities in the area. 


Helpful Links and Resources:

  • Travel Portland’s Near Me Now App: From nearby restaurants, attractions, and attractions – the Near Me Now app helps visitors discover some of Portland's favorite places.
  • Getting Here: Everything visitors need to know about arriving in Portland by plane or train.
  • Getting Around: Learn how easy it is to travel by light rail, streetcar, bus, bike, foot or car.
  • Maps: Find maps of the city and region and specialized transportation maps.
  • Dining in Portland: From food carts to farmers’ markets (and award-winning restaurants, of course), the Portland food scene is an eclectic culinary haven. Check out Eater PDX’s Downtown Restaurant Suggestions or Must-Try Spots for more ideas! 
  • Attractions: The city’s top attractions are constantly evolving, creating exciting pop-ups, debuting new works and hosting events that attract both locals and visitors alike.
  • Events Calendar: Use the Travel Portland Events Calendar to explore events happening during, before or after NASEO's Annual Meeting. PDX Pipeline is another great resource!


Nearby Restaurant Suggestions:

  • Peruvian: Andina (#1 in Portland)
  • America: Higgins, Fireside, Urban Farmer, Portland City Grill, Hubers, Kenny & Zukes
  • Seafood: Jake’s, Southpark, McCormick & Schmicks
  • Italian: Café Mingo, Serrato, Mama Mia Trattoria
  • Steakhouses: Ringside, El Gaucho, McCormick & Schmicks, Ruth Chris, Morton’s
  • Asian: Thai Bloom, Thai Peacock, Luc Lac Vietnamese, Mio Sushi, Bamboo Sushi
  • Pubs: Kells Irish Pub, Breakside, McMenamins Blue Moon & Ringlers & Rams Head, 10 Barrel, Bullard Tavern, Kornblatt’s Deli
  • Middle Eastern: Al-Amir Lebanese, Mediterranean Exploration Company, Marrakesh


Recent articles about Portland to help visitors prepare for their visit:

The Best Portland Restaurants, From Fresh Faces to Enduring Gems

Departures Magazine Online  

June 15, 2023

The 10 Best New Restaurants in America, Ranked
Robb Report  

June 13, 2023

Must Try Portland Oregon Food and Drink Experiences

Thought Card  

May 22, 2023

This Tour to Oregon's Tallest Waterfall Was Voted One of the Best Travel Experiences in the U.S.
Travel & Leisure  

May 21, 2023

Travel Portland Welcomes New Visitor Center

Northwest Meetings & Events  

May 19, 2023

What’s Brewing in Portland, Oregon

May 12, 2023

I Wanna Getaway: Exploring Portland’s great outdoors
KTLA 5 News - KTLA-TV  

May 09, 2023

Here are the best places to visit in the U.S.

April 27, 2023

The 10 Best Food Truck Cities in the U.S.
Food & Wine  

April 19, 2023

Destination Guide: Portland, Ore.
Northstar Meetings Group  

April 12, 2023

Fans of Women’s Sports Walk Into a Bar Inspired by Women’s Sports
New York Times, The  

April 06, 2023

Willamette Valley, Oregon The Next Napa

March 16, 2023