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The best time to visit Portland is in the summertime when the flowers are in full bloom, the air is warm and the days are long. During this period, average daytime temperatures run between 70 F and 80 F. Portland begins to flower in the spring, and it’s lovely to experience.

If you’re okay with some rain showers, Portland’s temperatures remain relatively mild in the fall and winter. It’s coldest between mid-November to the end of February, with average daily temperatures between 40 F and 50 F. 


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Portland Marriott Downtown Waterfront

Portland Marriott Downtown Waterfront

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Downtown Portland

Experience the vibrant Portland vibe in a serene setting on the Williamette River. The locally sourced cuisine, refined bar menus, and M Club exclusivity are just some of the highlights of your stay.

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Fast Facts


Portland’s has more breweries within its city limits than anywhere else in the world. They even have kid-friendly brewpubs, offering on-site movie theaters, arts and crafts and more. What parent could resist?

Although Portland is called the “City of Roses,” these fragrant flowers are not indigenous to the region. The Pacific Northwest’s first rose bush was sent to Anna Marie Pittman in 1837 and planted nearby. In 1889, the Portland Rose Society was born. Fifteen years later at Portland’s only world’s fair, the city planted 10,000 or so rose bushes. A Rose Festival was held two years later, and these once transplanted beauties continue to be celebrated at an annual festival to this day.


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