Winter Getaways

Direct Flights to the Sun from PDX

Maui, Guadalajara, and Phoenix are among the easiest and best-value destinations for sun seekers within a quick, nonstop flight of Portland.

01/31/2023 By Sam Stites

Bowl Games

Keep an Eye on Flights to Find the Best Deals for Ducks and Beavers Bowl Game Travel

Flight to San Diego and Las Vegas increased in price following the announcement of bowl games Sunday, but waiting a few days could land you a better deal on air fare.

12/06/2022 By Sam Stites

Travel Deals

Great Wolf Lodge Offers a Free Night for 100 Travelers with Canceled Flights

The hotel and water park chain, which has a location between Portland and Seattle near Centralia, says it’s easing the pain of frustrated passengers.

06/29/2022 By Margaret Seiler

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

Hotel News

Dozens of Oregon Hotels Offer One-Day-Only Deals to Book Yourself a 2019 Vacation

On January 29—National Plan a Vacation Day—some spots are shaving 20 percent off nights booked later in year.

01/21/2019 By Ramona DeNies

Hotel Watch 2017

Suite Year? Checking In on Portland's New Hotel Boom

Here's a refresher course on hospitality industry groundbreakings, from downtown's Hi-Lo to the Pearl District's new Hilton to a Hood River cousin of the Jupiter Hotel.

01/13/2017 By Lauren Kershner and Ramona DeNies


Amtrak Deals to Centralia and Beyond

With two-for-one train vouchers and other specials, McMenamins and Amtrak Cascades partner for "all aboard" in April.

04/05/2016 By Margaret Seiler


A Portlander's Guide to Austin, Texas

Take advantage of new Alaska Airlines nonstop flights to dig into our weird (and warm!) Texas counterpart.

01/22/2016 By Sarah Hopwood


Take a Hike in the Gorge—and Get Free Stuff!

Go for a fall hike and enjoy discounts in Stevenson for one weekend only in October.

10/09/2015 By Emma Mannheimer


The Allison Inn and Spa to Host Cuvée Weekends

The luxury Willamette Valley resort will host a Spring celebration of Oregon's bounty.

12/26/2014 By Marty Patail


Incredible Cyber Monday Flight Deals

Rejoice, travelers! Alaska Airlines is offering non-stop service from PDX starting at $49.

12/01/2014 By Marty Patail


Spend Halloween in Long Beach with Love Gigantic

The soulful Portland band will play at the scenic Adrift Hotel for a special Halloween performance.

10/28/2014 By Brooke Sahni


New Wine Perks for Oregon Flyers

Starting this fall, Alaska Airlines will offer passengers free wine transportation and tastings.

07/16/2013 By Alisha Gorder


The Jupiter Hotel Goes Postal

The lowdown on the Jupiter Hotel's VIP Suite package during The Postal Service's Rose Garden tour stop

07/09/2013 By Emily Gravlin


Rock Out at Seattle's Hotel Max

The scoop on the ultra-hip Hotel Max's new Sub Pop Records floor.

06/13/2013 By Katie Gourley


Cheap Flights to Summer Sun and More

Two great new deals—including low summer airfare to San Francisco, LA, and an all-inclusive golf vacation at Mt. Hood.

06/05/2013 By Marty Patail


Tripster: Weekend Plans

A night with a National Geographic explorer, Mt Hood Meadows Film Festival, and deals during Washington Wine Month. Plus: $397 Hawaii flights and free Salt & Straw ice cream.

03/13/2013 By Kasey Cordell


Tripster: Weekend Plans

Ashland's chocolate festival, Washington Wine Month, and roundtrip tickets to Denver for less than $200.

02/27/2013 By Kasey Cordell


Tripster: Weekend Plans

Crab feasts, mountain celebrations, and Oregon's only Iditarod qualifier.

01/16/2013 By Kasey Cordell


Tripster: Weekend Plans

A chic new outdoor store debuts, Hoodoo celebrates 75 years, and flights to Chicago for less than $200.

12/19/2012 By Kasey Cordell