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Desert Greens

Head to Bend for a gorgeous golf getaway at Pronghorn Resort, a once private golf community now open to the public.

  • By Kasey Cordell
  • Published 02/14/2011

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Sunshine & Wine

With postcard-worthy views of the Pacific to the south and the shadowy Santa Ynez Mountains to the north, the trip from Santa Barbara’s palm-studded municipal airport to downtown is fraught with neck-craning distractions. But truly, it's the local wine co

  • By Kasey Cordell
  • Published 11/16/2010

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Ferried Away

Visit Portland's closest Northwest island getaway—Vashon Island, located a brief ferry ride away from Seattle.

  • By Ariana Donalds
  • Published 08/16/2010

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The Glacier Express

Northwest Montana's Glacier National Park spans one million acres along the Canadian Border. Its Lewis-and-Clark feel, complete with clear lakes, old-growth trees, wolverines, wolves, and bears, make it deserving of its reputation as the "last wild place"

  • By Mike Thelin
  • Published 06/11/2010

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Hot to Trot

Hawaii’s Big Island offers mystical volcanoes, all-inclusive resorts, sunny weather, clear water, and swimming with dolphins.

  • By Alexis Rehrmann
  • Published 02/15/2010

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Sunny Side Up

Sayulita, a tiny village of 2,500, still feels like one imagines it did during the 16th century, when the Spanish first happened upon it. Even the Mexicans began settling it only in 1941.

  • By Randy Gragg
  • Published 10/09/2009

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Perfect Pairing

Luxury resort the Allison makes inroads in the underdeveloped Willamette Valley.

  • By Randy Gragg
  • Published 08/17/2009

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Victorian Queen

While British Columbia's capital, Victoria, may shout Imperialism, there's more than just tea and scones in this not-nearly-so-traditional city.

  • By Jim Gullo
  • Published 06/22/2009

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Great Lake

Wintertime Tahoe holds no shortage of its own stunning imagery and activities, but for natives and long-timers, summer is the secret star. Choosing a vacation base can feel overwhelming. If I had to build a pair of perfect days there, I'd stick to Tahoe C

  • By Paige Williams
  • Published 05/26/2009

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H20000000h!

At Great Washington's Great Wolf Lodge, families howl over epic waterslides. Last year, Grand Mound, Washington—equidistant between Portland and Seattle—joined eleven other locations across North America as a destination for the Great Wolf Res

  • By Kathryn Robinson
  • Published 05/19/2009

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Fresh Tracks

Ever wonder what Vail looked like before it became Vail? Head to Tamarack, Idaho, a megaresort in the making.

  • By Brian Barker
  • Published 05/19/2009

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Discovery Channel

Even when viewed from the fourth-floor deck of a behemoth ocean liner, the berg-clogged bays of Alaska’s Inside Passage will cause your jaw to drop.

  • By Ted Katauskas
  • Published 05/19/2009

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A Weekend Caper

The beachfront town of Pacific City isn’t all that cute. Yet. And that is precisely its appeal.

  • By Jill Davis
  • Published 05/19/2009

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The Joys of Old

To experience the splendor of the Olympic Peninsula, step away from your car and head into the trees.

  • By Jill Davis
  • Published 05/19/2009

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City of Spectacles

Infused with millions of dollars, Seattle’s reinvigorated arts scene gives visitors a whole new perspective.

  • By Jessica C. Voelker
  • Published 05/19/2009

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Forget Paris

A weekend escape with your honey is just a short road trip away.

  • By Stacey Wilson
  • Published 05/19/2009

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Mission Statement

Its a blustery Wednesday morning and don't you wish you were here? For more getaway ideas in sunny California search our "*Find a Getaway*":http://www.portlandmonthlymag.com/travel-and-outdoors/find-a-getaway/#/search:name=California&nwregion=false/ map.

  • By Claire Martin
  • Published 05/19/2009

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Peak Conditions

I had my choice of 600 miles of trails that crisscross through the Eagle Cap Wilderness (which makes up the heart of the Wallowas), and I took the steep climb to Aneroid Lake, a spectacular alpine pool that sits at 7,500 feet. I can peer down on Wallo

  • By Megan McMorris
  • Published 05/19/2009

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Beyond Manhattan

Looking for the authentic New York City? Then get thee to Brooklyn, where neighborhoods in transition are defining the Big Apple’s future.

  • By Stacey Wilson
  • Published 05/19/2009

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Boom Town

Say so long to Las Vegas’s Disney past. (Yes!) The era of decadence is in full swing.

  • By Jill Davis
  • Published 05/19/2009
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