From Best Travel Coupon Guide
Vacationers and locals alike can save money in Portland, Oregon, with Portland Deals and specials. Printable coupons are available online from city tourist and coupon websites, or visitors can check out coupon mailers like Valpak, or coupon books like the Entertainment Coupon Book. In addition to discounts for Portland-based establishments, coupons in these mailers and books may occasionally be offered for other Oregon-based town and city attractions as well, including the Enchanted Forest amusement park, and the Oregon Coast Aquarium. Additional discounts are also available for seniors, military personnel, and groups.
|Airport||Portland International Airport (PDX)|
|Alternate airport(s)||Eugene Airport (EUG)|
|Parking rates||Varies; less than four hours of parking averages $1.50 an hour|
|Visitor center address||1000 SW Broadway Suite 2300, Portland, Oregon 97205|
|Visitor center phone||503-275-9750|
Portland Coupons and Free Offers
- Visitors can check out the official website of area restaurants, attractions, and stores, and get access to all the latest savings opportunities. The official websites often offer a free e-club, granting those that sign up to free or discounted items. Additionally, the official site may offer a Twitter or Facebook page, good for exclusive offers to fans and followers.
- Consumers can check out coupon mailers like Valpak, and get access to money-saving deals, including BOGO discounts and dollars off savings on local services, dining, and shopping.
- Visitors can pick up local tourist guides, magazines, and brochures, and get coupons for area zoos, aquariums, museums, and more. These tourist publications are available at Portland area visitor centers, or inside the lobby of Portland hotels.
- Visitors can purchase a Portland Entertainment Coupon Book, and get a variety of coupons for area attractions, sporting venues, golf courses, restaurants, and more. Some available coupons in the 2011 book include discounts at the North Clackamas Aquatic Park, the Ultrazone Laser Tag, Pump It Up, the Pittock Mansion, and more.
Portland Discounts and Deals
- Portland Groupons are another way to save money at Portland restaurants, resorts, hotels, and stores. Savings include percentages off deals, and dollars off discounts.
- AAA members, as well as AARP members, can save at a variety of Portland area hotels and attractions. Find out where the savings are being offered by checking out the benefits guide on the official AAA and AARP websites.
- Purchase an annual membership or season pass to Portland area attractions and save. Members and pass-holders receive free admission for an entire year, as well as discounts at the on-site restaurant and store.
Free Portland Attractions and Events
In addition to discounts and deals at area attractions and landmarks, Portland also offers numerous freebies. This includes free admission to attractions on select days, as well as free events, parks, and landmarks throughout the city. Some freebies of note include:
- Hoyt Arboretum is open from 6 a.m. to 10 p.m. daily, and is free to the public. The arboretum offers over 180-acres that feature 21 trails, and 12 miles to explore a variety of trees and plants.
- Pioneer Courthouse Square is a free landmark located downtown, and offers visitors a chance to people watch. In addition, the square is host to hundreds of concerts and fairs throughout the year.
- The International Rose Test Garden is located inside Washington Park, and offers more than 8,000 rose bushes for visitors to check out. Admission is free.
- There are numerous Brewery and Distillery Tours throughout the city, many of which offer free tours and tastings. This includes the Widmer Brothers Brewing, which offers free tours on Fridays at 3 p.m., and Saturdays at 11 a.m. and 12:30 p.m.
- Forest Park offers more than 50 miles of trails, has an abundance of mountain bike trails and substantial wildlife viewing opportunities. The park is free for al to enter and enjoy.
- The Saturday Market is open March through December on Saturdays and Sundays. The market offers a wide range of artistic displays, many for sale. Entry to the market is free.
- Pioneer Courthouse Square, known as Portland's living room, often offers free cultural events, fairs and concerts.
Portland, Oregon, is home to more than 583,000 people. The city was first incorporated in 1851, and offers visitors a wide array of attractions to check out. This includes the Oregon Museum of Science and Industry, or OMSI, the Portland Japanese Garden, Pioneer Courthouse Square, the Oregon Maritime & Museum, the Oaks Amusement Park, the Portland Art Museum, and more.