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Portland in the News


It is obvious that we are huge fans of Portland – so when we found out that Travel & Leisure had put out a list of the best cities in the US for solo travelers, we were excited (but not surprised) to learn that Portland made the cut! If you are traveling alone, Portland is…

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Top Historic Movie Theaters in Portland, Oregon


Planning to visit Portland during the rainy season? Or are you a local that is eager to escape the wet and looking for an indoor activity to remedy those inevitable rainy-day blues? Why not check out one of Portland’s many boutique movie theaters?! There are dozens scattered throughout the city, and each one adds its…

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Portland Birding and the Audubon Society


It’s no secret that Portland is passionate about a great many things… food trucks — well, food in general, — green spaces, recycling, the Trail Blazers, and the Timbers, just to name a few; but the residents of Rose City are also incredibly passionate about our birds! If you’ve seen the hit comedy show “Portlandia,”…

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Fun-Filled U-Pick Day Trips from Portland

Day Trips

Summer is prime picking season for a variety of berries and fruits. If you are in Portland, why not check out some of these amazing farms and orchards. You’ll enjoy some amazing scenery, and if you don’t eat it all of your scrumptious loot right away, you’ll leave with some delicious produce!   Sauvie Island Sauvie Island…

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Our Favorite Gardens Near Downtown Portland


If you’ve ever visited the Pacific Northwest, you know that scenery = greenery. The Willamette Valley is teeming with deciduous and evergreen forests, and in Portland specifically, you’ll find plenty of city parks boasting giant maples, Douglas firs, and Elm trees – providing summer-time picnickers with the perfect shady place to lay their blankets.   The…

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Our Top Picks for Best Hiking Near Downtown Portland


It’s no secret that Portland is home to a plethora of green spaces, city parks, outdoor gear junkies, and hiking enthusiasts. Year round, Portlanders lace up their trail shoes and enjoy a vast network of hiking opportunities in beautiful forests right in their own backyards. While the local population certainly boasts a willingness to hike even…

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