Outdoors

Here’s What You Need to Know about Outdoor Recreation during COVID-19

Should I wear a mask outside? Which trails should I avoid? Here’s our brief guide to outdoor etiquette in and around Portland.

5:00am By Lauren Carlos, Gabriel Granillo, and Julia Silverman

Summer Travel

This Year, Grown-Ups Can Go to Sleepaway Camp, Too

Picture-perfect Oregon overnight camps are pivoting to offer socially distant family cabin rentals.

07/03/2020 By Julia Silverman

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

Outdoors

Going Camping in Oregon in the COVID Era? Plan Ahead.

As Portlanders head for the hills, they’ll find a patchwork of campground closures and limited services.

06/19/2020 By Margaret Seiler

Pomo Picks

What to Read, Watch, and Listen to This Week: June 17

The Portland Monthly team shares the content keeping us sane (or somewhere close).

06/18/2020 By Portland Monthly Staff

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Reconnect with Nature at the Salishan Coastal Lodge

Just two hours from Portland, this coastal gem is the perfect place to refresh mind, body, and soul.

06/04/2020

What Now?

This Recovered COVID-19 Patient Is Not Rushing the Path Back to Normal

Rebecca Frasure tested positive for coronavirus and ended up in a Tokyo hospital for 28 days. Now she's back in Oregon to share her story.

06/01/2020 Edited by Fiona McCann

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Sometimes You Just Need a Moment to Get Away

Meet The Vintages Trailer Resort: Whether you’ve had too much us time, could use a little me time, or simply need a change in scenery, they’re here for you.

05/12/2020

The Weekenders

Spring Fashion 2020: Dreaming of Style and Adventures

One day we will again pack our bags with locally made looks, from silk jammies to varsity jackets.

04/24/2020 Styled by Eden Dawn Photography by Christopher Dibble

A Walk on the Dry Side

Uncrowded Wildflower Walks, German Lagers, and Neon Signs Abound in The Dalles

Take a long weekend on the dry side of the Columbia River Gorge.

04/01/2020 By Julia Silverman

Stay Home

In the Age of Coronavirus, Portland's Airport Is a Near Ghost Town

Travel is down 90 percent from March 2019, as airlines cut back on flights.

03/26/2020 By Julia Silverman

Coronavirus

Oregon’s Columbia River Gorge “Waterfall Corridor” Shuts Down

State and federal agencies are stepping in to keep crowds away from popular attractions.

03/23/2020 By Benjamin Tepler

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Discover Hawaii’s Secluded Getaway

Elevate life at The Kahala and experience Honolulu’s best-kept secret.

02/25/2020

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Glamping in Style in the Heart of the Willamette Valley

Meet The Vintages Trailer Resort—from iconic pink lawn flamingos to gooey, campfire-roasted s’mores, any stay at this unique property includes a trip down memory lane…and lots of wine.

02/24/2020

Wanderlust

Feeling Fernweh? Hop On a Direct Flight Out of Here

Condor Airlines is bumping up the return of its seasonal nonstop flights between Portland and Frankfurt.

02/18/2020 By Julia Silverman

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Witness The Majesty of Mother Nature: Winter Storm Watching on Oregon’s Adventure Coast

Coos Bay, North Bend, and Charleston offer visitors a world-class show every winter.

02/10/2020

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The FINCH Welcomes You to Walla Walla

The perfect base camp for your next Northwest adventure.

02/03/2020 By Corinne Whiting

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5 Fun Family-Friendly Activities in Lincoln City

Adventures for treasure hunters, hikers, and every family in between.

01/15/2020

Extreme Makeover

Should the Dalles Get a $500,000 TV Makeover?

The Columbia Gorge city is in the running for a $500,000 makeover courtesy of Hulu and Extreme Makeover's Ty Pennington.

01/14/2020 By Julia Silverman

Weekend Away

Hood River’s First Climbing Gym is Being Built Inside of a 108-Year-Old Church

Brimstone Boulders will open its doors by January.

12/06/2019 By Benjamin Tepler