Hillsboro is a city in the Portland Metropolitan Area.
Max light rail will bring you to the Orenco station stop for just a few dollars. Back to Portlands nightlife in about 30 minutes
Get in by road via Highway 26 west from Portland. Drivetime from Portland is roughly 20-30 minutes.
Hillsboro, which is less urbanized than Portland, has plenty of nature spots sprinkled throughout its districts and neighborhoods. The Tualatin Plains for instance offer great views of the Coastal Range, and are best enjoyed by bicycle.