Outdoors

10 Hikes and Bike Rides Every Portlander Must Know

Our great outdoors can be close to home, truly wild, or even both. Get out there.

06/30/2017 Edited by Ramona DeNies

2017 Eclipse

Forget Camping. The Best Seat for the Solar Eclipse Is in the Sky.

An Alaska Airlines charter flight is eclipse viewing at its most exclusive. Oh, and there are two seats up for grabs!

06/27/2017 By Meagan Nolan

Travel News

Portlanders Can Now Skip the Ferry and Fly to the San Juan Islands in 80 Minutes

Albion Air, a brand new nano-airline, has launched a thrice-weekly direct flight from the Portland area to Friday Harbor.

06/22/2017 By Meagan Nolan

Beer Me

First Look: Ale Apothecary’s New Tasting Room

Bend’s über-small-batch, sour ale brewery opens its doors to the public.

06/21/2017 By Meagan Nolan

Urban Trails

Gateway Green, an Urban Park in the Works for 12 Years, Is Open

Portland's new oasis for mountain biking and urban hiking is wedged between two highways.

06/20/2017 By Rachel Wilson

Architecture

Domaine Serene's Massive Dundee Hills "Clubhouse" Is an Old World Marvel

Opened last month, the giant tasting room is actually 12 tasting rooms in one.

06/16/2017 By Rachel Wilson

Hotels

Soon, You Can Check into These 6 New Hotels Outside Town

A ripple effect of Portland's hotel boom? Destination lodging options are on the rise elsewhere in the state—from wine country to the Wallowas.

06/15/2017 By Rachel Wilson

Food Event Spotlight

Stakes Are High at the 17th Annual Wild About Game Competition

The annual Seattle vs. Portland fall showdown goes big league, with guest judging from famed food writer Ruth Reichl and our own critic Karen Brooks.

06/14/2017 By Benjamin Tepler

Travel News

A New Portland Digital Travel Magazine for—and by—Women of Color

On She Goes, backed by Portland ad agency Wieden & Kennedy, offers tips on queer dating abroad, biking while brown, and even a POC-focused guide to Portland.

06/12/2017 By Caitlin Medearis

Dispatch

Yes, Portland Has a Surf Scene—and It's on the Rise

These are swell times in our landlocked city.

06/12/2017 By Rick Albano

PDX Index

The Numbers on the Cowlitz Tribe's Giant Ilani Casino Resort

The megalith, just 25 miles from Portland, cost $510 million to build.

06/12/2017 By Meagan Nolan

Travel

Alaska Launches 5 New Flights from PDX

Orlando. Albuquerque. Detroit. We've got a serious soft spot for the growing airline.

06/12/2017 By Ramona DeNies

Urban Design

Behold the New Plan for Oregon City's Riverwalk

Just one minor detail: is there enough money to build it?

06/08/2017 By Rachel Wilson

Gardening

Make Little Thumbs Green with New Seed Kits for Kids

With Orange Pippins Seed Society, a Portlander invites kids to play in the dirt.

06/06/2017 By Anyi Wong-Lifton

Ideas & Innovations 2017: Green States Rising

Oregon's Fierce Response to Trump's Climate Move Is Just the Beginning

Green states unite in a new kind of federalism.

06/02/2017 By Zach Dundas

Wine Country

A New Tasting Room in Newberg Jumps on the Timber Train

Oregon-milled timber informs L'Angolo Winery's stunning new tasting room.

05/30/2017 By Rachel Wilson

Wilderness Escape

A Remote Mountain Lodge Reopens in Oregon's Eagle Cap Wilderness

Back in the 1950s, the Minam River Lodge was a hunting retreat with no road access. On May 27, the lodge reopened—as isolated as ever, but with stunning new perks.

05/25/2017 By Ramona DeNies

Outdoors

This Month, Portland Monthly Explores—and Helps—Forest Park

Every copy sold benefits the city’s 5,200-acre icon of urban wilderness.

05/19/2017 By Zach Dundas

Volcanic Birthdays

On the Anniversary of an Eruption, Mount St. Helens Is a Study in Resilience

The National Volcanic Monument turns 35. Thanks, Reagan!

05/16/2017 By Meagan Nolan

Earthshakers

Two Types of Quakes Bigger Than the Big One

In the Pacific Northwest, your world is far more likely to be rocked by these bad boys.

05/15/2017 By Meagan Nolan