Area Attractions

You’re steps away from local breweries, artist-run shops, and a wealth of fine dining options in the Pearl District with a stay at Hyatt Centric Downtown Portland. Venture farther out to green spaces like the tranquil Portland Japanese Garden or explore the trails of 5,200-acre Forest Park to the northwest. We are only one stop on the red/blue line to Providence Park for Timbers and Thorns games.

Hyatt Centric Downtown Portland

601 SW 11th Ave.
Portland , Oregon, United States, 97205



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Pearl District Restaurants


Specializing in the flavors of the Pacific Northwest, this celebrated wine bar serves a prix fixe menu of elegantly plated dishes like roast lamb neck with miso butter corn. Order wine pairings for each course to complete the experience.

The Hairy Lobster

Sit down in a dining room inspired by traditional British pubs at this quirky family-style restaurant, where you can dig into Oregon-foraged mushroom bisque, Hawaiian sashimi-grade tuna, or whole Maine lobsters.

Museums and Culture

Portland Art Museum

Tour a 50,000-piece collection of Asian, American, and graphic art at this landmark museum, which contains over 112,000 square feet of gallery space. It also hosts the Northwest Film Center, which hosts regular screenings, retrospectives, and classes.

Portland International Rose Test Garden

More than 10,000 rose bushes dot the landscape at America’s oldest continuously-maintained rose test garden, a beautiful park where you can view 650+ varieties of the plant. It’s a must-see on your visit to the “City of Roses.”

Family Fun

Oregon Museum of Science and Industry

Bring the kids along to learn about science firsthand at more than 200 interactive exhibits, including physics and paleontology labs, or take in captivating shows at the planetarium. Adults can head back later for OMSI After Dark, where you can enjoy drinks and food and watch science demonstrations.

Portland Children’s Museum

Located next to the zoo, this museum’s hands-on learning experiences include a clay studio, a 1.3-acre Outdoor Adventure space, a theater, and a make-believe pet hospital.

Providence Park

Located 7 blocks away to the home to both Portland’s Timbers and Thorns where you can experience Major League Soccer premier teams.


Multnomah Whiskey Library

Distinctively elegant surroundings house rare bottles of whiskey, fine conversation, and a collection of more than 2,000 bottles of spirits from around the globe. Treat yourself to a Hall Pass and indulge your curiosity.

Fifth Avenue Food Cart Pod

The only thing better than discovering new street food spots is knowing they’ll stay in the same place so you can tell your friends where to find them. This pod features international flavors and is conveniently located along the MAX Light Rail line.

Portland Art Museum

The PNW’s oldest museum spans 2.5 blocks. Its two buildings celebrate distinctly different architectural styles, and its outdoor sculpture court is a great place to gather and plan your tour of the museum or of the cultural district in general.

Pioneer Place

From Apple to Zara, these five floors of shopping and dining in the walkable heart of the city are right on point. Instead of a cookie-cutter food court, you’ll find Roots Food District, proudly serving the newest and best from local brands.

Goose Hollow

Providence Park

Now devoted to Major League Soccer, this venue has hosted sports and other entertainment for nearly a century and still retains some of its original seating. If catching a game is your goal, you’re in the right place.

Artists Repertory Theatre

ART uplifts and enriches with diverse local artists, a commitment to creativity, and dedication to developing talent. Take in a show while you’re in town. ART prides itself on being accessible, from digital FM hearing systems to pricing accessibility.

Oregon Zoo

Inhabiting 64 acres in Washington Park, the zoo houses species from habitats worldwide. You’ll find a rainforest, a savanna, and more. There’s also a wildlife garden that offers tips and tricks for attracting pollinators.

Pearl District

Ken’s Artisan Bakery

As sweet and savory as the city itself, Ken’s has earned international raves. Stop by for a local coffee, a croissant or cookie, or a simple sandwich or soup. Tip: They close when they sell out, so give a shout before heading over.

10 Barrel Brewing Co.

Local brews, locally sourced pub grub, and a rooftop patio: It sounds like the perfect place to kick back and relax because it is. P.S. The company also partners with local nonprofits and makes monthly donations to give back to the community.

Powell’s City of Books

Is it the biggest new and used bookstore in the world? Yes. Does it have an incredibly knowledgeable and friendly staff? Yup. Should you make a point of stopping by while you’re here, even if it’s just to grab a gift card for someone? Definitely.

Old Town/Chinatown

Voodoo Doughnut

Let this place work its magic on you. Choose from more than 50 traditional and upstart varieties, including vegan options. Voodoo makes a point of giving back to communities both locally and nationally.

Lan Su Chinese Garden

Discover the tranquility that flows from a perfect marriage of the natural and the manmade. The outdoor walled garden includes hundreds of plant species from traditional Chinese horticulture, and the teahouse serves light refreshments.

Portland Saturday Market

This long-running, bighearted market is a great place to wander, to uncover locally made for eating, wearing, or looking at, or to just sit back and do some people watching in the open-air space.

Northwest/Nob Hill

Forest Park

If the outdoors are calling, these 5,200 acres might be just the thing. The park includes some 80 miles of trails, including several one-way loop trails, and is home to more than 100 species of birds.


In true Portland fashion, this tapas spot combines heritage and modernity to create something new. The chef and his team make the most of regional ingredients to craft unforgettable small plates firmly rooted in Spanish traditions.

Paley’s Place Bistro & Bar

An integral part of the farm-to-table movement in Portland, Paley’s champions seasonal ingredients, a thoughtful wine list, and upscale dishes, all housed in a repurposed Victorian home.

Northwest 23rd Avenue Shopping

From local boutiques to well-known brands, NW 23rd is a shopper’s paradise, even if window shopping is what you’re most in the mood for. This tree-lined, pedestrian-friendly stretch is pure Portland and super photogenic.