In the May issue of Portland Monthly, Tripster readers will:
← Start planning day and weekend trips to the Northwest best waterfront spots with our guide to the Northwest's best islands, beaches, rivers, and lakes.
◊ Find out how Oregon's coast supplies more than just sunny afternoons with friends: it's also the source of handmade sea salt from Jacobsen Salt Co.
◊ Spruce up spring sports wardrobes with this season's coolest new gear from Portland's booming activewear industry—including the five best locally designed sports bras.
◊ Get our picks for your calendar this month, from Woodburn's Tulip Fest to McMenamins' UFO Festival.
◊ Learn new travel vocabulary with our Word on the Street: Yawn Voyage.
◊ Explore how early Oregon city planning led to the protection of the Willamette Valley wine country's serene lanscapes (and how those rollings hills may look in the future).
◊ Lace up some boots to hit Cedar Butte Trail above the Tillamook State Forest.
◊ Get the story behind how Poler Stuff scaled the heights of outdoor gear to become Portland's hipster hiking brand.