Tourism

For Portland's Tourism Industry, Things Are Looking Up—But There's Still A Long Way To Go

At Travel Portland's 'State of the Industry' presentation, data shows that 2021 was better than 2020, but the downtown core remains a sore spot.

05/03/2022 By Julia Silverman

Gorge Guide

Where to Eat, Stay & Play in Hood River, White Salmon & Bingen

Windsurfing, cherry-picking, and rafting await in these Oregon and Washington towns in the Columbia River Gorge.

03/17/2022 By Gabriel Granillo and Julia Silverman

Gorge Guide

Check Out the Closest Attractions in the Columbia River Gorge

Zip lines and treehouse suites at Skamania Lodge, classic soft serve in Cascade Locks, and hiking trails and waterfalls galore!

03/17/2022 By Katherine Chew Hamilton, Conner Reed, and Julia Silverman

Travel

6 Romantic Getaways in Oregon

Valentine's Day getaways in vintage trailers in Dayton, a sprawling ranch in Bend, and more.

02/09/2022 By Gabriel Granillo

Travel

Escape Humdrum City Life with These 3 Unique PNW Retreats

Find solace inside a decades-old seminary, former working grain silos, or a renovated dairy truck at Pacific Northwest retreats.

01/26/2022 By Gabriel Granillo

Staycation

History on the Walls at Old Town’s Society Hotel

New artwork at the Society Hotel celebrates Old Town-Chinatown’s history.

12/09/2021 By Margaret Seiler

Hotels

5 New Oregon Hotels for Your Roadtripping Pleasure

A coastal hideaway, an environmentally conscious oasis, and a getaway with a saline pool

10/06/2021 By Cami Hughes

Development

The Portland Hotel Boom Continues Apace

When tourists start flocking back to the city, they’ll have plenty of new lodging options.

09/21/2021 By Cami Hughes

Travel

3 Amazing Hotels for Your Portland Staycation

Here's how to escape the city in style—without ever leaving.

08/02/2021 By Jordan Michelman

Work

Need a Quiet Office? You Can Rent a Daytime-Only Hotel Room

Pretend you have an office to drag yourself to.

03/15/2021 By Marty Patail

Road Trip

Pandemic Travel: Time Warp in the Columbia River Gorge

A mere treat in normal times, a Hood River weekend getaway offers some needed relief in 2020.

11/17/2020 By Jessi Bunch

Sponsored Content

Work From & Learn From the Oregon Coast This Fall

Enjoy special seasonal discounts and refreshing scenery at Salishan Coastal Lodge.

08/26/2020

Breaking News

A New Rooftop Bar, Lady of the Mountain, Arrives at Kex Hotel

Plus, Dóttir reopens for indoor and outdoor dining at the Icelandic hotel.

08/04/2020 By Katherine Chew Hamilton

Travel

Hotels in the Northwest Are Open, but Things Are a Little Different

Can you swim in the pool? Can you eat in the restaurant? With COVID-19, your vacation mileage may vary.

06/20/2020 By Jordyn Mayer

Hostel Takeover

Want to Sleep with Strangers? Here’s a Handy Guide.

The modern hostel has come a long way, baby.

02/25/2020 By Margaret Seiler

Breaking News

Portland’s Beloved 180 Xurros & Xocolata Gets a New Lease on Life, Literally

In February, Ataula’s Jose Chesa will reprise a mini-version of his seriously missed xurro and drinking chocolate shop inside downtown’s new Hyatt Centric hotel

01/08/2020 By Karen Brooks

Breaking News

Multiple Women Recall Sexual Misconduct and Perceived Retaliation by Gordon Sondland

Three women recall Sondland made unwanted sexual contact in business settings. One says he exposed himself and that, later, she fell over the back of a couch trying to escape him. All recall professional retaliation after they rejected him.

11/27/2019 By Julia Silverman, Kelly Clarke, Fiona McCann, Maryam Jameel, and Doris Burke

Hotel Design

Portland Hasn't Seen A Boutique Hotel Quite Like This Before

Icelandic important KEX Portland is full of 'historical detritus.'

11/26/2019 By Marty Patail

EAT WITH YOUR EYES

First Look: Nordic-Inspired Vivian Opens in the New Kex Hotel

The Icelandic hotel’s anchor restaurant opens November 7.

11/06/2019 Photography by Alli Weseman By Benjamin Tepler