Places and Activities in the Greater Portland Area
Even though the Portland area is known for its casual and laidback vibe, it also has an impressive food scene, from gourmet food cart pods to elaborate farm-to-table fine dining. James of the prestigious James Beard Award is actually from Portland. Independent craft bakeries are in every neighborhood, challenging each other and the famous Voodoo Doughnuts for the best donuts. And it goes beyond food to coffee, breweries, and wine. With over 50 breweries in the city, residents take beer seriously, especially IPA. Portland coffee baristas are a wealth of knowledge on sourcing, roasting, and preparing beans, which explains why the city is usually scored at the top of the best-coffee-city-in-America lists. The nearby Willamette Valley is known as one of the premier Pinot Noir-producing areas in the world, making it a top destination for wine enthusiasts. You will find Toll Brothers new home communities throughout the best areas of Portland, giving you access to all of its exciting activities.
Nature is at its best in the greater Portland area and adventurous spirits flock to the region to experience it all. Waterfalls, beach, desert, mountains can all be found just a short road trip away. The Oregon coast is spectacular with iconic Cannon Beach and the famous Tillamook Creamery. Kiteboarding on the Columbia Gorge to paddle boarding on the Willamette River to Skiing at Mount Hood can all be found nearby. Camping, boating, hiking, fishing, river rafting, and biking are also very popular in the Portland area. Portland doesn't have its own football team but the Portland Trail Blazers basketball team and the Portland Timbers soccer team both have strong followings.
Building a new construction home in greater Portland is a great choice for those looking for scenery and adventure. Open, modern floor plans, inspired exterior options, and outdoor living can all be found in expertly designed Toll Brothers homes.