NileGuide Expert Says:
The Hawthorne District is the heart of Portland's infamous counterculture.
(from 17th to 43rd avenues)
Portland, OR 97214
tel: +1 503 222 2223 (Portland Oregon Visitors Association)
NileGuide Expert tip:
Visit this area of Portland for a truly alternative experience. You won't be disappointed.
With thrift stores, funky cafes, and local oddities galore, the Hawthorne District is a must-see for all those in search of authentic Portland culture. The Hawthorne District is home to Portland's mix of bohemian adults and hip 20-something's. It is here you'll find record shops, floating meditation chambers, and non-profit magic stores. Go explore!