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Walk On

Only Portland boasts an integrated network of both trails and streets that turns much of our city into one giant pedestrian playground.

  • By Anna Hirsh
  • Published 05/19/2009

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The Danger Zone

Ever wondered whether you could outrun the lava if Mount Hood blew its lid? We have.

  • By Julian Smith
  • Published 05/19/2009

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Booty Call

Mount Hood’s disappearing snow reveals a trove of lost goodies. Cell phone, anyone?

  • By Anna Hirsh
  • Published 05/19/2009

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Five Reasons: Why Portland Kicks Seattle’s Ass

After _Seattle_ magazine printed the reasons not to move to Portland, we couldn't help but fight back. Here's why Portland--not Seattle--is the Northwest's best city.

  • By Bart Blasengame
  • Published 05/19/2009

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Easy Rider

I swapped out my skis for a powder cruiser.

  • By Jim Gullo
  • Published 05/19/2009

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Recession-Friendly Spring Break

Kick back close to home.

  • By Isaac Darnall and Kaitlin Johnson
  • Published 05/19/2009

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Town of Plenty

Corvallis isn’t all dive bars and Beavers anymore.

  • By Jill Davis
  • Published 05/19/2009

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Vintage Charms

Forget Napa. Oenophiles are abuzz over Walla Walla, where wine is poured without a hint of hauteur.

  • By Stacey Wilson
  • Published 05/19/2009

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Paradise Found

The Hawaiian island of Kauai offers an escape that's equal parts adventure and peace.

  • By Claire Martin
  • Published 05/19/2009

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Gold Rush

You don't need to wait until 2010 to have an Olympic experience at the ski-resort town of Whistler.

  • By Brian Barker
  • Published 05/19/2009

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Beach Bums

Salmon sharks may be swimming closer to shore. (But don't be afraid to go in the water.)

  • By Brian Barker
  • Published 05/19/2009

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Day Trips to Wine Country

Portland has world-class wineries practically at our doorstep. So what are you waiting for? It's going to be a gorgeous weekend, and we can help with the trip planning. Search for the best of the Northern Willamette Valley Wine Country on our "*Find a Ge

  • By Condé Cox and Camas Davis
  • Published 05/19/2009

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Get Out of Town!

Do you really _have_ to clean the gutters this weekend? Throw some provisions in the backseat and seize these crisp, sunny days. It's only an hour to Hood River Valley, and we've got all the trip info you need. How easy is that? _Search the *"Find a G

  • Published 05/19/2009

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Behold, an Oasis

Hidden amid Portland's concrete and barbed wire, blue herons hunt fish and chorus frogs sing in waters that are cleaner than they have been in years. Plus: How to explore these gems yourself.

  • By Jill Davis
  • Published 05/19/2009

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Alpine Penthouse

There's no better way to rough it than camping out in a Mount Hood fire tower in the dead of winter.

  • By Brian Barker
  • Published 05/19/2009

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Choose Your Own Adventure

It's short. It's sweet. It's summer. And there's nothing worse than wasting these sun-filled days by logging hours behind the wheel just to reach some far-flung peak. (Plus with today's gas prices, who can afford it?) So we give you this: 18 ultimate outd

  • By Christopher Van Tilburg, Camas Davis, Brian Barker, Kasey Cordell, Stacey Wilson, and Martha Calhoon
  • Published 05/19/2009

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The Hidden Coast

Leave the tourist traps for the Winnebago set and explore The Hidden Coast. Follow our mile-by-mile guide to those wonders of the Oregon Coast that can be found only off the beaten path.

  • By Tom Colligan
  • Published 05/19/2009

Beyond the Bridges

Weekend Getaways

Go ahead, tell your boss you're headed out a little early next Friday--and the Friday after that. (We've even mapped out your itinerary so you don't have to plan a thing.) These destinations will make your fall the best prelude to winter you've ever had.

  • By Leslie Heilbrunn and Anna Hirsh
  • Published 05/19/2009

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The Insider’s Guide to Oregon Wine Country

We Portlanders are lucky to live less than an hour from hundreds of top-notch wineries in the Willamette Valley—and it’s only a few more hours to Southern Oregon’s winemaking region.

  • By Condé Cox, Megan Callow, Camas Davis, and Stacey Wilson
  • Published 05/19/2009

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High-Tech Hunt

The sport of geocaching puts space-age technology in the palm of your hand and transforms a simple hike into a quest for treasure.

  • By Christopher Van Tilburg
  • Published 05/19/2009
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