Brimstone Boulders will open its doors by January.
Portland International Airport holds a happy wake for its ’80s-era ‘pit of despair.’
St. Helens’ Spirit of Halloweentown event celebrates the hamlet’s TV movie alter-ego. (Psst: Twilight also shot there.)
Clustered near Coupeville, Washington, find a fairyland lodge and king-of-the-world bluff walk.
Society Hotel Bingen lures with hammocks, bunk beds, and a roomy hot tub and spa with Columbia River views.
Richmond is home base for Vancouver’s airport—and also some of the best ramen, sushi, and teppanyaki in the West.
Heather Arndt Anderson
The Portlander was the first person to cross Antarctica unassisted. What helped him make the epic, nearly impossible 900-mile trek? Growing up here.
The proposed law rolls camping, fishing, hunting, parking, and ATV permits into a unified system.
The magazine's gamified contest is based on trails, restaurants, public lands, and, yes, beer—and yet to date Portland has barely made the quarterfinals.
Summer Race Guide
UFO-themed dashes, ultra-awesome ultras, and scavenger hunts inspired by The Amazing Race—we pick our 30 favorite summer challenges. Mark your calendars—and go!
Caitlin Collins, Ramona DeNies, and Molly Woodstock
A peek inside a new tourism campaign targeting Portland millennials.
Four Oregon congressional reps unite to restore TSA screening in Klamath Falls, which could mean the return of commercial flights to Crater Lake. (Well, nearby.)
Two coastal outings (plus one in Puget Sound) promise a bounty of fresh Pacific oysters, Dungeness crab, and sweet Hood Canal spot shrimp.
These exposed treks, all within two hours of downtown Portland, help you replenish your inner reservoir of precious vitamin D.
NATIONAL PARK WEEK
For its 100th birthday, the National Park Service is throwing a week-long party. Here’s your guide to keeping it local.
Caitlin Collins and Ramona DeNies
With two-for-one train vouchers and other specials, McMenamins and Amtrak Cascades partner for "all aboard" in April.
Check out—and into—a lakeside retreat from the team behind Portland's Ace Hotel, a refurbished Masonic temple in wine country, and the Jennings Hotel's new rooms.
The riverside Washington town will boast a 40-room hotel modeled after Maui’s Pioneer Inn. But hold on to your mai tais—the brand-new resort won’t open till 2017.
Wine plus hiking equals … wiking!
Dyrt aims to create a virtual marketplace for campfire rings and RV hookups.