Oregon City is located 13 miles South of Portland at the confluence of the Willamette and Clackamas Rivers. The city has three major zones, defined by steep hills or bluffs. Oregon City is home to shopping areas, recreational opportunities, businesses, a wide variety of historical and cultural attractions, and several Interpretive Centers and Museums dedicated to celebrating the Pioneer spirit. Oregon City was the first State Capital and is the County Seat of Clackamas County.
I-205 and State Highways 99E and 213 provide links to Portland, Salem, and Canby. Tri-met bus service and an Amtrak station provide other transportation alternatives. Portland International Airport is approximately 30 minutes north.
There are cultural and historic activities as well as a variety of dining establishments, outdoor recreation, and shopping.