Talk a walk around Portland’s downtown area to explore the different activities and attractions that abound. Choose from a plethora of outstanding dining options, from food carts to fine dining experiences. Tax-free shopping is one of the most popular activities, with stores of every variety around each corner. The iconic Pioneer Courthouse Square is fondly referred to as “Portland’s living room,” as there is always something going on in this outdoor area. The official cultural district is known as the South Park Blocks, and it includes attractions like the Portland Art Museum, the Oregon Historical Society and the Arlene Schitzer Concert Hall.