Portland Locals' Best Places to Catch a Sunset

Sitting alongside the Columbia and Willamette rivers, with Mount Hood's snow-capped peak in the distance, Portland makes for some pretty incredible views! If you’re planning a visit to Portland, Oregon be sure to check out our Local Expert’s recommendations for the best places to catch a sunset! Use promo code ONEDAY for a free 1-day itinerary.

1. Portland City Grill
Located on the 30th floor of Portland’s iconic “Big Pink,” Portland City Grill offers one of the best views of the city and the Cascade Mountains. Sunset views and good eats, how can you go wrong?

2. Pittock Mansion
The Pittock Mansion was built in 1914 for one of Oregon’s most influential families. Sitting on 46 acres in the West Hill’s of Portland, visitors can catch sunset views that include the whole city and Mt. Hood.

3. Council Crest
Council Crest Park is considered to be Portland’s highest spot at 1,073 feet above sea level. On a clear day, you’ll not only get to catch a beautiful sunset, but views of Mt. Hood, Mt. Adams, Mt. Saint Helens and even a bit of Mt. Rainer.

4. Rocky Butte
One of four in Portland, Rocky Butte is an extinct volcanic cinder cone with 360 degree views of the city and home to Joseph Wood Hill Park. Not to mention, you’re almost eye level with the planes landing at PDX. How cool is that?

5. Departure
Located on the 15th floor of downtown’s The Nines Hotel, Departure Restaurant offers modern Asian cuisine and two outdoor seating areas. Can we talk about how stunning this view is?

via Departure

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