Stay & Play

Walk in the Footsteps of Giants at Chambers Bay Golf Course

In just 16 short years, this public course on the banks of the Puget Sound has cemented its place in golf history as one of the nation’s great courses.

05/16/2023 By Sam Stites


The Best Portland-Area Public Golf Courses

Here are the best 18-hole, public golf courses in the Portland metro area.

03/30/2023 By Sam Stites


Summer's Not Ending. Here's How to Make the Most of It.

Five things that won't be as fun when the rain inevitably comes.

10/12/2022 By Sam Stites

History Lesson

Arlington, MAC, University.... What’s the Deal with Portland’s Old Private Clubs?

From discrimination to policies, members to clubhouses, we take a deep dive into the history of the Rose City’s private clubs–and where there are now.

06/22/2022 By Margaret Seiler

Bar Openings

Watching Women’s Sports Is Hard. The Sports Bra Makes It Easier.

Jenny Nguyen’s new sports bar on NE Broadway is open, with burgers, tots, framed Thorns and Power jerseys, and TV screens dedicated to women’s games.

04/01/2022 By Margaret Seiler

Local Travel

The Insider’s Weekend Guide to Bend

Head southeast to soak up that glorious sun and splash in the Deschutes.

08/03/2018 By Ramona DeNies


The Insider's Weekend Guide to Bend

Here's where to eat, shop, hike, float, and golf in the happiest city in the Oregon high desert.

04/24/2018 By Ramona DeNies


Skamania Lodge Just Added New Luxury Tree Houses

Ditch the grand lodge for a forested aerie in the heart of the Columbia River Gorge.

12/12/2017 By Anya Rehon

Coastal Getaway

A Bay City Bed & Breakfast Gets Into the Tiny Home Game

The hospitality trend reaches the fir-ringed fringes of Tillamook Bay, mere blocks from both Highway 101 and the Kilchis River estuary.

07/28/2017 By Michelle Harris

Check-In with Love

Hotel Romance: Nine Overnight Options for Valentine's Day

From urban oases to out-of-town escapes, we round up nine superfine hotels still taking in late-planning lovers.

02/07/2017 By Regan Breeden


Boozy Mini-Golf Returns to Goose Hollow for the Summer

Miniature golf + booze in a can + chef Jun Robles’s food cart = tipsy summer hangout.

05/25/2016 By Claire Colby


5 New Portland Golf Accessories You Need

Whether you're watching from your couch or swinging on the course yourself, gear up with these five new Portland-designed accessories.

04/04/2014 By Peter Holmstrom


Top Things to Do Labor Day Weekend 2013

The inaugural Portland Film Festival, the messiah (aka Russell Brand), world-class golf. Plus, the Honey Badger comes to town! All play, no work for Labor Day weekend.

08/27/2013 Edited by Aaron Scott By Portland Monthly Staff


Travel Talk in the July Issue

Travel tips and outdoor adventures from Portland Monthly's July issue in one handy place, including Mt Hood hikes and our Oregon Golf Guide

07/03/2013 By Allison Jones


Oregon Golf Guide

In our tour of Oregon golf, we map Black Butte's new course, rank the resorts, get the dirt from the caddies, and offer options for apres-links dining.

07/01/2013 Edited by Kasey Cordell With Tim Neville, Gino Cerruti, and Branden Andersen


Caddy Confessional

Bandon Dunes looper (that’s slang for caddy) Joe Bentham spills.

07/01/2013 By Branden Andersen


Apres-Links Dining

Local courses with great options for celebrating (or forgetting) your round

07/01/2013 By Kasey Cordell


Oregon's Top Golf Resorts

Vital stats on Oregon's top golf resorts.

07/01/2013 By Kasey Cordell


Lunchtime Golf Spots

Five perfect Portland-area courses to sneak in nine holes before the boss notices you're gone.

07/01/2013 By Kasey Cordell


Black Butte's New Course

Central Oregon's iconic ranch debuts a remade Glaze Meadows golf course—we tour the highlights.

07/01/2013 By Tim Neville