Summer time is awesome because, there’s more hours in the day to explore Portland Oregon and you have a lot of things to see and do including checking out Central Eastside.
If you’ve never been to Central Eastside before, here’s why you should make this part of Portland Oregon your next destination.
How to Get Here
Portland’s Central East Side is located off the Willamette River, on the east bank, and is adjacent to the Oregon Museum of Science and Industry (OMSI).
Just hop on a street car and you can be here in minutes or take a stroll across the iconic floating walkway, which is 1,200 feet in length, and is currently the longest type of walkway in the United States.
Things To Do
If you’re not biking or walking on the path along the beautiful Springwater Corridor Trail in Portland’s Central East Side there are plenty of other fun things for you to do here including:
Yale Union – Here you will have the opportunity to connect with local artists and get inspired by listening to lectures about emerging trends in the art and culture scene around the world.
Distillery Row – You absolutely have to visit here if you love microbrews because, these five micro-distilleries offer some of the best beer brewed in Oregon including delicious cherry brandy and awesome bourbon.
Owl Social Club – This is one of Portland’s best pubs and an excellent place to buy a tasty beet burger or shoe string fries.
Don’t Miss the Shopping
If you’re tired of finding generic or overpriced clothing at the big brand stores you should do your shopping in Central Eastside.
When you shop here you will find plenty of great stores to choose from including: Machus, Una, Lille Boutique and Rock & Rose.
There’s plenty of things to do when you Explore Portland Oregon, make our Central Eastside the next destination for your Portland adventure and you will be glad that you did!