TAKE THE PLUNGE

The 10 Best Beaches, Rivers, and Pools Around Portland

Cool off with these watery ways to make the most of the Northwest summer—and feel great doing it.

07/13/2015 Edited by Zach Dundas

ROAD TRIP

Northwest Wine Country Weekends

From Southern Oregon’s golden fields to the desert oasis of Walla Walla to the Willamette Valley’s verdant hills, the region's vineyards are ripe for exploring.

09/26/2014 Edited by Rachel Ritchie With Aaron Scott, Emily Grosvenor, and Marty Patail

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City Trails

Portland's growing network of trails, parks, and natural areas offer outdoor escapes by foot, bike, and paddle for an hour or an entire weekend.

08/26/2012

Get High

The Local's Guide to Mt. Hood

Whether you’re a rabid ski bum or have never strapped on a pair of snowshoes, we’ve got the inside line on our beloved mountain’s essential experiences.

12/01/2009