Explore top attractions and things to do near the Portland airport

Check into one of the comfortable guest rooms at Radisson Hotel Portland Airport for easy access to top city attractions. Park your car free of charge, and then hop on our complimentary shuttle and ride to the airport’s Metropolitan Area Express (MAX) station to explore all the city has to offer. Savor lunch at one of the Pearl District’s innovative restaurants, and then browse the area’s many art galleries. If you’re visiting on a weekend, you can pick up unique souvenirs handcrafted by local artisans at the open-air Portland Saturday Market. Looking for fun things to do with kids? See the Asian elephant herd and American black bears at the Oregon Zoo. At the end of the day, catch the light rail back to the airport, and we’ll be happy to take you back to the hotel.

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Lan Su Chinese Garden

5.31 mi / 8.55 km from the hotel
This authentic Chinese garden was created as a result of a partnership between Portland and its sister city, Suzhou. Come marvel at the beautiful architecture and wide variety of native Chinese plants.

Oregon Zoo

7.57 mi / 12.19 km from the hotel
This popular zoo helps preserve environmentally threatened animals such as lions and Asian elephants. Wander through the exhibits to see these creatures as well as native Pacific Northwest animals such as harbor seals, cougars, and bald eagles.

Cascade Station

1.22 mi / 1.96 km from the hotel
Find a bargain at one of Oregon’s premier shopping destinations. Cascade Station is home to more than 40 local and national stores and restaurants, including Nordstrom Rack, Marshalls, and brand-name factory outlets.

Pearl District

5.48 mi / 8.81 km from the hotel
One of the city’s hippest and best-known areas, the Pearl District features art galleries, green spaces, one-of-a-kind shops, and fantastic dining.

Portland Saturday Market

5.31 mi / 8.54 km from the hotel
Find the perfect gift—for a friend or for yourself—at this famous open-air market that showcases the work of local artists, jewelry makers, textile designers, ceramists, and more.

Portland Spirit

5.89 mi / 9.48 km from the hotel
Celebrate a special occasion with a delightful dinner cruise down the Willamette River, and take in downtown Portland’s glittering skyline.

International Rose Test Garden

6.93 mi / 11.16 km from the hotel
Typically in bloom from late May through October, this beautiful garden in sprawling Washington Park serves as a testing ground for new varieties of roses. Stroll along garden paths to view colorful displays of more than 10,000 bushes.