Moving from Atlanta, GA to Portland, OR

Make the City of Roses home

It’s time to make the move from Atlanta, GA to Portland, OR. Are you ready to trade the south in for a new way of living? Definitely plan for changes once you complete this 2,600 mile trek, but the stunning natural beauty and the exquisite skyline will make it all worthwhile. As the largest city in Oregon, Portland is home to nearly 600,000 residents and growing. This “City of Roses” has been repeatedly recognized as one of the most environmentally-conscious cities in the nation as well as its spectacular rose gardens and outdoor recreation.

Enjoy the climate and geography of Portland

Portland is a large city with a similar cityscape as Atlanta; however, you’ll notice a few changes once you get settled in. The city is only 70 miles from the Pacific Ocean providing the region with an oceanic climate making for warm, dry summers and mild, wet winters. The Portland region is defined by various landscapes such as the bustling Downtown region with tall buildings and busy streets, the Oregon Coast Range, the foothills of the Tualatin Mountains, and views of Mt. St. Helens and Mt. Rainier. This is most definitely a region where outdoor enthusiasts will love living.

Experiencing a diverse economy

The economy of Portland is as diverse as its population. Move from Atlanta to Portland and use the opportunity to redefine yourself in the workforce. In this thriving metropolis, you can work in a variety of fields from film animation to architecture. Some of the most established companies within Portland include Intel, Wieden Kennedy, Umpqua Holdings, Boora Architects, PacifiCorp, Cambia Health Solutions, StanCorp Financial, KinderCare, Adidas, Vestas Wind Systems, Precision Castparts, and Freightliner Trucks. You’re going to be astounded by the many career building opportunities housed in one city.

Portland – a city geared for everyone

Portland really is a city geared for all interests. You will be able to find plenty of ways to stay entertained with zoos, gardens, restaurants, shops, comedy clubs, and more. Some of the hot ticket places to curb your sweet tooth in town include Voodoo Doughnut, Moonstruck Chocolates, Salt & Straw, and 50 Licks. When you want to kick back and enjoy the nightlife, visit the Helium Comedy Club, Bluehour, or Dante’s. Old Town Chinatown, Alberta Arts District, Lloyd District, and Pearl District all offer residents and visitors plenty of options for shopping, dining, NBA games, concerts, and leisurely strolls.

Experience nature at its finest

You have to get outside and enjoy Portland. While Atlanta is home to plenty of exciting entertainment, expect to be blown away by the insane natural beauty from every angle of your new home. The possibilities are endless for ziplining, hiking, biking, running, kayaking, and white water rafting. Favorite hiking spots in the area include Forest Park and the Columbia River Gorge and will leave you completely captivated by the Multnomah Falls, Bridal Veil, and Horsetail. The trails will take you through miles of outstanding natural scenes. Opportunities to swim, hike, bike, run, camp, sail, and ski are all within short driving distances which makes it easy for you to enjoy all Portland and the surrounding area have to offer.

Moving to Portland from Atlanta the easy way!

This move involves coast to coast travel, so make it simple by letting U-Pack® drive your belongings. Instead of spending the over 2,600 miles from Atlanta to Portland in a big bulky rental truck, you can travel however you want and let U-Pack deliver your belongings right to your door. Prices compare to truck rental, and they include fuel, liability coverage, taxes, tolls, and the driver. We have service centers in both Atlanta and Portland metro areas, so we are ready to help. Click for a free moving quote to see how you can move to Portland the easy way – with U-Pack!