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Portland Breweries

Portland is virtually associated with beer, and if you didn’t know that previously, it’s probably because you don’t drink beer. A vacation to Portland, like a journey to Bavaria, Belgium, or the Czech Republic, isn’t complete unless you try some of our superb brews. Portland has a long history of beer brewing, but it wasn’t […]

Portland Neighborhoods: North Portland

Portland’s orderly structure of four geographically-determined neighborhoods separated nicely by Burnside and the Willamette River gets completely shoved to the side when you talk about North Portland. Apparently, no one told the Willamette that it had a duty to complete, separating districts evenly, so instead of heading north, it turns northwest just about where Burnside […]

Portland Neighborhoods: Southeast Portland

Southeast Portland mainly refers to the area between the Willamette River and Gresham (which is legally a suburb, but you’ll enter without realizing you’ve left Portland’s city borders) and Burnside Street and the Sellwood neighborhood. It’s a large area, but the majority of it is residential, so the areas where visitors will spend their time […]

Portland Neighborhoods: Northeast District

Portland’s Northeast neighborhood is massive, yet the most of it is residential and so uninteresting to outsiders. Even some of these residential districts, though, have their own central areas and main streets, which frequently feature neighborhood eateries and businesses – so if you happen to be in one of the Northeast communities, you might be […]

Portland Neighborhoods: Northwest Portland

NW Portland Parts of Northwest Portland are almost considered part of downtown Portland because the boundary between the two – Burnside Street – isn’t quite like a major border crossing. Many of the neighborhoods in NW Portland are quite popular with both locals and tourists due to their retail and dining opportunities. The main interesting […]

Portland Saturday Market

The Portland Saturday Market, which has been open since 1974, is the country’s largest continuously operating outdoor arts and crafts market. The Market, located in Portland’s historic Old Town, is a popular shopping destination for local handcrafted goods. “The mission of the Portland Saturday Market is to provide an environment that encourages the economic and […]

Oregon Day Trips from Portland

Best Portland Oregon Day Trips You should have plenty of ideas for day trips from Portland, but if you’re looking for a little Portland road trip excursion, we have some more suggestions for you as well. There is no shortage of things to do in the city. Hiking, camping, beach fun… you name it. Some […]

Tours in Oregon

Oregon is a beautiful state and an incredible vacation spot. The states diverse geography allows for all different types of vacations and sightseeing tours. There are stunning stretches of coastlines, vibrant cities, and dense forests. Oregon has plenty of outdoor fun to be had and there are many things to see and do. Visitors can […]

Car and Caravan Rentals in Oregon

Renting a car or caravan in the state of Oregon does not present any significant issues that are specific to the state. When renting one, the problem is less “finding” a place to rent as it is deciding on which way you should go. In fact, this decision can have a major impact on your […]

Flying to Oregon

Oregon Airports Flying to Oregon offers you quite a lot of different options. Deciding on which option you want to take will depend largely upon where you want to visit. The larger, more well-developed areas of the state have very easy access to international and national airlines and large airports. The less-developed parts of the […]

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