Travel & Outdoors


The Portland Stairs Book

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Hike of the Week: St Cloud Trail

Explore a homestead apple orchard in the Gorge



Views from Larch Mountain

Photo of the Week



Owl releases, Sunday Parkways, and more

Weekend Plans



Panther Creek Falls

Photo of the Week



Weekend Plans: Sept 17, 2010

Park yourself in the street, meet some new friends, and get the kids out of the house.



Forest Park Initiatives Complete

An update on Commissioner Nick Fish’s five-step plan to fix Forest Park.



Timberline introduces its new mascot

A new pooch clocks in for duty on Mount Hood


Wine Country Weekends

Ask a Guru

The questions that matter when it comes to wine tasting in Oregon.


Wine Country Weekends

For the Value Hunter

The Eola-Amity Hills AVA offers affordable winetasting with a lot of bang for your buck.

09/14/2010 By Hannah Wallace

Wine Country Weekends

For the Foodie

The lush northern Willamette Valley soil is good for growing more than just grapes, so pair your wine tasting with the memorable of meals.

09/14/2010 By Hannah Wallace

Wine Country Weekends

For the Active Traveler

If your wine tasting weekend needs more action than a stroll around the vineyard, the Columbia River Gorge is the place for you.

09/14/2010 By Hannah Wallace

Wine Country Weekends

For the Pioneering Palate

Umpqua and Rogue valley vintages are both less renowned and further away, but the tastes are worth the travel.

09/14/2010 By Hannah Wallace

Wine Country Weekends

For the Newcomer

For newcomers and procrastinators; here are the tastes and activities that should be on every Willamette Valley virgin’s shortlist.

09/14/2010 By Hannah Wallace

Cover Story

Wine Country Weekends

Whether you're a seasoned explorer, or even a Willamette Valley vino newbie, we've got the travel tips.

09/14/2010 By Hannah Wallace

Trail of the Month

Oxbow Regional Park

Located just 30 minutes from downtown Portland, Oxbow Regional Park remains a surprisingly untamed destination. Red foxes, blacktail deer, bald eagles, blue herons—even black bears and cougars—roam among the 1,200-acre expanse. But it’s the wa

09/13/2010 With Brian Barker


2010 Ski Film Premeries

A bevy of snow swooshing action is headed for Portland theaters.


Get Out

Weekend Plans: A trio of hikes on Mount Hood

Sweeping mountain views, bike swaps, and organically fueled festivals—get the word out, it’s the weekend.