BJS/JRSA 2008 National Conference
 
Hotel and Travel Information
Things To Do

Special Events
Portland Saturday Market
Portland Open Studios

Microbreweries
Portland is the microbrew capital of the world with more micros than any other city!
www.oregonbeer.org/mapport.html

Willamette Valley Wineries
Oregon's premiere wine producing region is about 45 miles SW of Portland.
www.willamettewines.com/

Attractions In and Around the Hilton Portland
End of the Oregon Trail Interpretive Center (5 miles from hotel)
Lewis & Clark Bicentennial Expo @ Oregon History Center (3 blocks from hotel)
Oregon Symphony (1 block from hotel)
Portland Art Museum (3 blocks from hotel)
Portland Center for Performing Arts (1 block from hotel)
Portland Classical Chinese Gardens (10 blocks from hotel)
Powell's Books (largest independent bookstore in world) (10 blocks from hotel)
The Japanese Gardens (10 minutes from hotel)
World Forestry Center Discovery Museum (10 minutes from hotel)

Sports In and Around Portland
Portland Trail Blazers Basketball @ Rose Garden*
Portland Winterhawks Hockey @ Rose Garden*
Portland Beaver Baseball @ PGE Park**
Portland Lumberjax National Lacrosse League @ Rose Garden*

*Rose Garden - 8 minutes from hotel via MAX
**PGE Park - 11 blocks from hotel, 10 minute walk

Especially for Kids
Portland Children's Museum
NW Childrens Theatre
Oregon Museum of Science & Industry
The Oregon Zoo

Just Outside Portland
Multnomah Falls
Oregon Coast
Mt. Hood
Mt. St. Helens National Volcanic Monument

Shopping
There is no sales tax in Oregon! There are numerous stores within walking distance of the Hilton Portland: Nordstrom, Banana Republic, Saks Fifth Ave, Niketown, Columbia Sportswear, and Macy's, to name a few. Portland has many boutique stores as well. The concierge will be able to assist you in mapping out some good shopping areas.