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Souvenirs, Souvenirs and More Souvenirs
Advice: Pack an Extra Suitcase: Unique Souvenir Shops in Portland
Attending Conference in Portland? Plan on shopping? Then you may want to pack your walking shoes and an extra suitcase. Portland has some of the most unique local souvenir shops in town. So don’t be surprised if bring more “stuff” home, than what you had originally left with.
Looking for things that you will only find in the state of Oregon? Then it is a must to check out “Made in Oregon.” This is a one stop shop where you will find gourmet gift baskets with Oregon favorites of smoked fillets to Tillamook Cheese and wine, highlighting the Willamette Valley’s finest vineyards and farms. Looking for the sweeter side? Check out their chocolate selection, you will be sure to find one-of-a-kind treasures in these hand-made boxes of chocolates. Along with the deliciousness of this shop, you will also find Oregon-made jewelry and pottery as well as popular Oregon team memorabilia. You will be able to find something for everyone in this one-stop-shop http://www.madeinoregon.com/.
Trendy, fashionable and artsy is the definition of “Presents of Mind.” Visit this souvenir shop to find the latest trends in fashion: women, men and children’s clothing as well as accessories. Cool gadgets are a unique plus to this shop, such as themed cooking utensils, coffee cups, aprons and other necessary cooking items to spice up your kitchen http://www.presentsofmind.tv/.
Memories last forever, but sometimes souvenirs can too. Visit “It’s a Gift,” while exploring Portland. This shop sells beautiful prints and artwork of Oregon hot spots, monuments, scenery and history. Be sure to check out their variety of candles, named after famous writers and poets, such as Mark Twain, Emily Dickinson and Edgar Allan Poe http://itsagiftportland.com/.
Take some advice; pack a pair of walking shoes, an extra suitcase and shop ‘til you drop at the most unique places in town during your stay in Portland.