2010/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, good for 2 hours—this will take you from the airport to anywhere else in the system; an all-day ticket is only $4.75. Rides within the Free Rail Zone, which covers most of downtown Portland, are free on MAX and the Portland Streetcar. 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 in addition to the Portland Art Museum:

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: