Gorge view
Looking east from Oregon's Tom McCall Preserve

In the April issue of Portland Monthly, Tripster readers will:

 Discover the Gorge's new artistic spirit, from Rip Caswell’s gallery in downtown Troutdale to Twiggs boutique in Hood River, with plenty of tips on where to eat, stay, and explore.

Find out how splitboarder Kyle Miller gets gnarly in the Northwest with a new kind of snowboarding.

◊ Lace up some boots to try out Mt. Hood's School Canyon Trail with views of Ball Point, eastern farmland, ancient white oaks, spring wildflower blooms, and the silhouettes of Mount Jefferson and the Three Sisters. 

◊ Get a sip-by-sip guide to McMinnville's up-and-coming "Wine Alley" and see how the former small-town hamlet has blossomed into a vibrant wine country destination.

◊ Dive into our 2013 Real Estate guide, exploring Portland's hottest micro-hoods and new trends in the local market.

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