The Orenco neighborhood sits in the northern region of Hillsboro, nestled between NW 231st and NW 253rd Avenues. Orenco is one of the oldest neighborhoods in Hillsboro, named after Dr. Orenco, an early settler who purchased land in the area in the 1850s. Historic charm meets modern community planning in Orenco. You’ll find historic homes dating back to the late 1800s along tree-lined streets. The neighborhood center has a quaint town-square feel, designed with a pedestrian-friendly commercial area, apartments, live-work units, and single-family homes. Stop at the Orenco Station Plaza to enjoy the central green space, shops, and restaurants.

Downtown Hillsboro

Downtown Hillsboro sits just west of the Tualatin Valley and is considered the heart of the city. You’ll find a nice selection of restaurants, cafes, breweries, and shops in the downtown area. Architecture lovers will enjoy strolling downtown to take in the historic buildings. The Rice Northwest Museum of Rocks and Minerals and Washington County Museum make the downtown area a nice spot for learning about local history. Don’t miss the Tuesday Farmers Market during summers for fresh produce and artisan goods. Washington Street is the main drag downtown where you’ll find most shops and eateries.

Jackson Bottom Wetlands Preserve

Nature lovers will want to spend time exploring the Jackson Bottom Wetlands Preserve in Hillsboro. The wetlands span 750 acres with nearly 6 miles of trails open to hikers, joggers, and cyclists. You’ll find peaceful walking paths, wildlife viewing areas, and educational programs at the wetlands. Over 200 species of birds have been recorded at Jackson Bottom! With so much ground to cover, be sure to stop by the Wetlands Education Center to learn about the wildlife and pick up a trail map before your visit.


Glencoe is a family-friendly neighborhood in northern Hillsboro, sitting between NW 185th and NW 253rd Avenue. Outdoor recreation opportunities are endless in Glencoe with the 53-acre Rood Bridge Park, the Glenn & Viola Walters Cultural Arts Center, and the Gordon Faber Recreation Complex. Many homes in the area are new construction but you’ll also find historic houses built as early as the 1920s. The neighborhood hosts fun events like movies in the park and a yearly Glencoe Swap Meet.


Historic Reedville is one of the first neighborhoods established in Hillsboro back in the 1870s. Reedville is considered a protected historic district, with many homes dating back to the late 1800s. The compact neighborhood sits between SE 10th and SE 25th Avenues and SE Oak and SE Maple Streets. Victorian and craftsman style homes line the streets, many of which have been carefully preserved or restored. Pop into the Reedville Cafe for homestyle comfort food in a cute 1890s house.

South Hillsboro

South Hillsboro is one of Hillsboro’s newest neighborhoods, still under development by the city. Sitting south of Tualatin Valley Highway, South Hillsboro will be a modern take on traditional neighborhood design. The community is focused on pedestrian and bike friendly streets and integrated green spaces. South Hillsboro is expected to be completed by 2025 with around 8,000 homes, apartments, condos, and live-work units.

Venetian Village

Tucked away in northwest Hillsboro, Venetian Village is a unique neighborhood built around an intricate canal system. The man-made canals were designed after those in Venice, Italy and Amsterdam, Netherlands. Homes in the area have backyards along the canals or “fingers” with docks for small boats. The neighborhood has around 200 homes built in Tuscan, Mediterranean, and Northwest Craftsman styles. Venetian Village is a hidden gem in Hillsboro for a scenic stroll.


Groner sits east of downtown Hillsboro, roughly between SE 32nd and SE 49th Avenues. The area has a nice mix of residential streets lined with historic early 20th century homes as well as commercial zones. You’ll find antique shops, plant nurseries, auto shops, and eateries throughout the neighborhood. Groner is one of Hillsboro’s most culturally diverse neighborhoods. Celebrate the area’s diversity during the yearly Fiesta Mexicana festival!

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At Charter Buses Hillsboro Oregon, we provide modern, comfortable transportation services for groups exploring our wonderful city. Whether you need airport transfers, a brewery shuttle, or a bus for a corporate event, our team will get your group where they need to go safely and on time. All our vehicles are thoroughly cleaned and inspected for your peace of mind. Give us a call at 541-780-0075 anytime to get a personalized quote for your next group excursion in Hillsboro!