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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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January 19, 2022

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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December 16, 2021

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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August 27, 2021

Fun-Filled U-Pick Day Trips from Portland

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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June 21, 2021

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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May 14, 2021

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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April 12, 2021