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Fun Things to See and Do in Portland (Oregon)
Portland travel nursing jobs are the ideal base camp for sightseeing through the Pacific Northwest. Said to be one of the Northwest’s hippest cities, Portland is a center for modern art, architecture and full of amazing sights like the Oregon Zoo, the Columbia River Gorge and the breathtaking beauty of the Portland Rose Garden which initiated the moniker “City of Roses.”
Portland has warm, dry summers and mild, wet winters. The Willamette River runs through the heart of the city and is central for walking, jogging and cycling. The city is considered one of the “10 Best Places to Retire,” ranks 42nd globally in ‘Quality of Living,” is the second most environmentally-conscious city in the world and is the “Greenest City in America.” Portland travel nursing jobs in Oregon are close to Seattle and Vancouver, British Columbia, ideal for weekend getaways.
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Portland has performing arts typical of most American cities with ballet, opera, symphonies, and live theater. Amateur singers on Portland travel nursing jobs can take the stage in what the NY Times describes as “the capital of karaoke in one of the most exciting music scenes in America.”
Beer and Wine Festivals!
Portland is well known for its art scene and features several microbreweries and distilleries. The Oregon Brewers Festival, the Spring Beer and Wine Festival, the Portland International Beerfest, and the North American Organic Brewers Festival brings tens of thousands of visitors to the city. Unwinding with a good book is easy with the largest independent bookstore, Powell's City of Books, and the luxurious company-paid housing that comes with all Portland travel nursing jobs.