Portland State University
Portland State University (PSU), located on a 50-acre campus in downtown Portland, is a nationally acclaimed leader in sustainability and community based learning. The University's position in the heart of Oregon's economic and cultural center enables PSU students and faculty to apply scholarly theory to the real-world problems of business and community organizations.
The zoo has five major exhibit areas: Great Northwest, Fragile Forests, Asia, Pacific Shores and Africa. Within these large areas are 23 specialized exhibits. The Portland Zoo has 232 species of birds, mammals, reptiles, amphibians, fish and invertebrates. We also have 22 endangered species and 37 threatened species live at the zoo.
Oregon Convention Center
The Oregon Convention Center is located just 1.7 miles from Downtown Value Inn.
We call the Keller our ‘workhorse’ venue because it hosts such a wide range of performances. The spacious theater, built in 1917 and originally known as the Civic Auditorium, stages Broadway productions, ballet, operas, family events and much more.
Tom McCall Waterfront Park
Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall
The Concert Hall plays host to a variety of presentations including classical, jazz, pop, rock, folk and gospel music, dance, theatre, travel films, conferences, and weddings.
Other popular venues:
Rose Quarter (Moda Center)
Moda Center, formerly known as the Rose Garden, is the primary indoor sports arena in Portland, Oregon
Visitor Information Center
Downtown Value Inn offers an On-site Restaurant & Pub. Portland is also full of great eateries and drinking establishments. Click Below for a full list of Portland's best.
Pioneer Place Mall (7 blocks)