2009/Portland Visitors Center

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Portland, Oregon, is the ideal location for a community-oriented open source developers’ conference. The collaborative open-source mindset has become a core component of the creative culture in Portland, a town that also boasts leading minds in writing, graphic design, web design, music, and culinary pursuits. There is much to see and do in Portland:

Resources

Visitors information sites for the area:

Transit

Portland has a metro-wide mass transit system called Trimet, which we encourage you to use. Fares are $2.30 for an all-zone ticket—this will take you from the airport to anywhere else in the system (including the Oregon Convention Center). The convention center itself is in a free fare zone that will allow you to go to and from the downtown core, including our conference hotel. Trip planning assistance is available from Trimet, and on Google Transit.

Events

Learn more about local events on the Other events page.

Museums

There are many excellent museums to visit:

Parks

Portland is famous for its parks and trails:

Sightseeing

Interesting sights nearby:

Microbreweries

The Portland area is famous for its thriving microbrewery culture:

Wineries

Many fine wineries are located in the region and welcome visitors: