Tootle down the McKenzie River, tour the Tillamook State Forest, or take in views of Mary's Peak. These ravishing routes just got the state's official seal of approval.
Eat This Now
From her Aloha cart, La Vang-Herr aims to make Hmong sausages (and culture) as recognizable as Vietnamese banh mi.
Sitka Sedge Natural Area is a magical mix of sand, marsh, and coastal forest.
Oregon Wine Month
From an all-gamay partay to the venerated IPNC, here's your ticket to patios, party tents, and pinot.
The idea was to reduce traffic on I-84. It's working so well the bus will now run year-round, with extended service to Hood River.
Across town, urban gardens are blooming. Here's what to look for—and when—as shoulder season heats up.
Red-hot Hogan Butte once helped shape the Gorge. Now it's a tranquil nature park.
Date Night PDX
Romantic evenings, chill times with a pal, roving parties, and trips for two: plan your next outing or overnight here.
Hannah Bonnie, Kelly Clarke, Ramona DeNies, Zach Dundas, Rebecca Jacobson, Fiona McCann, Marty Patail, Anya Rehon, Margaret Seiler, Benjamin Tepler, and Eleanor Van Buren
Fun With Firs
Your perfect holiday conifer quest comes with a hayride/reindeer/artificial snow/chili cheese nachos? We got you.
From golden larches to migrating swans, autumn is the time to visit these nearby forests and wetlands.
If so, it could take several years. (Upside: summers will probably be even more scorching by then!)
Benjamin Tepler, Rachel Ritchie, Margaret Seiler, Caleb Diehl, and Kasey Cordell
We've got your next basecamp for everything from QT with your canine to the whole (human) wolfpack, breezy disc golf getaways to blissful backcountry treks.
Ketzel Levine and John Shewey
Design Week Portland aims to bring one vision of the six-mile carless Loop to life.
Superhero fun runs, grueling singletrack centuries, waist-deep mud pits, and midnight downtown dashes—from spring through summer, we've got your number.
Ayleen Crotty and Lizann Dunegan's book offers 40 sweet rides spanning the Portland area. Here are four of their favorites.
Look out over the Willamette River from Oregon City’s 332-acre nature park.
From haunted curds to graveyard tours, we bag our favorite local Halloween events.
Soak It Up
From a one-hour drive from Portland to a weekender destination, beat winter chill with a soak at one of these eight natural hot spots.
Banish stress at one of the Columbia Gorge's most deluxe day spas—just an hour from Portland!