beyond a day trip

Celebrity guide to Portland

Three noteworthy Portland residents (a chef, a soccer player and a designer) share inside tips on how to have the perfect day in their favorite city.

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Five favorite vacation rentals in Portland

Vacation rentals offer the chance to experience Portland like a local. For interesting accommodations, consider a stay at one of these exceptional vacation rentals in Portland.

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RV parks in and near Portland

Whether you’re craving a woodland adventure, an urban exploration or just a great roadside view as you travel cross-country in your RV, Portland has it all - along with comfortable and convenient locations to park or set up camp.

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Camping near Portland

To truly appreciate the wilds of the Pacific Northwest, spend a memorable night under the stars at these scenic campsites located within an easy drive from the city.

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Oregon Coast overview

From the fishing city of Astoria to the tide pools of Yachats, the Oregon Coast is a rugged, unspoiled treasure that begins 90 minutes from Portland.

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St. Helens

Columbia County has long been renowned among nature lovers. But the county’s inviting main town also has plenty to offer.

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Surfing, tide pools and chowder at the Oregon Coast

Get the full Oregon Coast experience with chilly Northwest surfing, tide pool viewing and a warm cup of clam chowder.

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Seaside and Cannon Beach

There’s no sea breeze in Portland, but with two popular beach towns just 90 minutes away, it’s easy to land a trip to the Pacific Ocean during a visit to the Rose City.

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Lodging on Mount Hood

For an epic Hood experience, you don’t need crampons and ice axes — or to even leave your room. Here’s a look at some of the mountain’s unique lodging options.

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Brewing in the gorge

Take in the outstanding beauty of the Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area while enjoying five outstanding brewpubs.

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