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Once you’ve made your booking, picking up your rental vehicle at Portland Airport is easy. Collect your bags and take the underground walkway from the baggage claims hall across to the car park and follow the car rental signs on the right which will take you up to the first floor where the Portland Airport Car Rental Centre is located.
Portland is home to Oregon's largest international airport, serving 13 million passengers a year according to Flight Stats. Just 20-40 minutes away from downtown Portland, the airport is in a relatively convenient location. It was moved to its current site in 1940 and there it has remained, growing into one of North America's most efficient international airports.
Oregon's largest city Portland is known for its refreshing cultural modernity, filled with quirky shops, restaurants, and cafes as well as a number of museums and art galleries. Despite this, the city maintains a comforting small-town spirit and an atmosphere of welcome that you'll feel the minute you set foot on its soil.
Particularly renowned for its beer, you'll find a number of exciting and eclectic breweries, offering interesting spins on the much-loved beverage. Other highlights include the city's unique culinary scene which includes food trucks and decadent farmers markets.
Take a Downtown Bike Tour of the city and experience its many attractions in a completely novel way. You'll learn all about the city's unique diversity as you cycle through China Town and Tom McCall Waterfront Park, as your knowledgeable guide explains the city's rich past. Tours are two hours long, cost US$29 and can be booked in advance online.
The craft beer lovers amongst us will want to flock straight to one of the city's many unique breweries. One such place is the Hair of the Dog Brewing Company which values beer-making as nothing less than an art form.
Finally, a trip to Portland is incomplete without a visit to the city's beautiful Pearl District. Just as gorgeous as its name would suggest, this quarter was once home to numerous industrial warehouses. These have since been transformed into delightful cafes, boutiques, restaurants and galleries. Take a walk down through this area and stop for lunch - then come back for dinner later on.