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All Work, Then Play

Recommended for : Business
Land in Portland and catch a cab downtown to the Hilton Portland and Executive Tower - a business travel-friendly hotel with a 24-hour business center and in-room workspaces. Its central location will give you quick access to the most lively parts of the city, so you can squeeze in site seeing between your work.
One you're settled, head out to the lesbian-owned Byways CafĂ© for brunch. In this classic diner, you can enjoy the Sappho scramble and other delicious brunch dishes, as well as a slice of the local LGBT community.
The Byways' central location in the Pearl District makes it a great starting point for a day of exploring. Stroll through the neighborhood, stopping in at shops and art galleries. 
When you've had your fill of walking, wind your way a few blocks South to Powell's City of Books. Spent a few minutes (or, let's be real, hours) perusing the many floors of books. To get some work done like a true Portlander, step into the attached coffee shop for free Wi-Fi, coffee, and plenty of books to thumb through when you need a break.
After finishing out the morning working, it's just a couple of blocks south to the SW 10th & Alder food cart pod - the greatest concentration of street food in the country, with over 60 carts in two blocks. Join the throngs of local business people who flock there for the huge variety of lunch options.
Next continue south and east a few blocks to the Oregon Historical Society Museum - the varied exhibits will give you a unique glimpse of Oregon history. The Portland Art Museum is within striking distance as well. 
To enjoy the beautiful Portland late afternoon (often the warmest part of the day) outdoors, hop on the MAX to Washington Park and the famous Japanese Gardens. If it's a clear day, enjoy sunset views of Mount Hood before heading back into downtown to enjoy the nightlife.
Check the local theater listings and consider hopping in a cab to a play at the Headwaters Theatre. If you'd rather explore the bar scene, your hotel is located close to two legendary gay bars - CC Slaughters and Embers. While both are within walking distance, you might consider catching a cab home, as some consider the neighborhood surrounding them a bit rough. 
For a more lesbian-centered experience, hop a bus or cab just across the river to nearby Crush Bar, and enjoy the bridge views on the way over.