Known as the “City of Two Rivers,” Portland, Michigan is conveniently situated approximately halfway between Lansing and Grand Rapids. With Michigan’s Grand River flowing from North to South and Looking Glass River converging from the East, Portland perfectly captures waterfront living with a number of specialty shops, downtown restaurants, and plentiful recreation opportunities. Browse available homes below or continue reading to learn more about living in the beautiful town of Portland, Michigan.
Portland captures small-town charm, local economic development, and historic preservation while offering residents easy access to two of Michigan’s largest cities. Take a walk through downtown Portland to experience the beautiful architecture of Historic Kent Street Area or visit one of Portland’s multiple home decor, craft, or clothing shops. Grab a brew at Confluxcity Brewing Company or enjoy a meal by the water at Fabiano’s River House. Portland’s Old Red Mill Farmers Market features locally raised and butchered meats, local cheese and dairy, jams, pickles, and spices to suit every taste.
Mid-Michigan’s favorite annual BeerFest on the Bridge features craft beer, wine, cider, seltzers, food truckers, and live music and is hosted on one of Portland’s seven bridges. The annual Portland 4th of July parade and fireworks display is another well-anticipated town tradition, with local scouting groups and small business sponsors creating community memories that last a lifetime.
Exploring Portland’s stunning natural landscape is easy as the town boasts 12 amenity-filled parks and recreation areas to choose from. Bogue Flats Recreation Area offers nearly 60 acres of outdoor space and includes facilities for Portland’s active softball and baseball leagues. Catch some fun in the sun at Holloway Fishing Ponds or the Portland Fish Ladder or take a bike ride down Rivertrail Linear Park, which bisects the city and connects most of the parks and schools in Portland.
Are you looking to build your dream home in a quaint, cozy town with easy access to riverside living and Michigan’s largest city resources? Eastbrook Homes’ Divine Highlands community offers customizable single-family homes nestled in the heart of Michigan’s countryside. Connect with Eastbrook Homes here to learn more about Divine Highlands’ breathtaking homesites and together let’s make the stunning town of Portland, Michigan your next hometown!