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BOOKS

What's it Like to Travel the Oregon Trail in a Covered Wagon in the 21st Century?

When Rinker Buck decided to hit the Oregon Trail in a covered wagon, he didn't realize what he'd signed up for. The author of The Oregon Trail holds forth on near death experiences, pioneer tales, and the truth about America's westward trail.

  • By Fiona McCann
  • Published 07/29/2015
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HAPPY TRAILS

Tips for Hiking with Kids from Real Portland Parents

"Everything will be fine as long as you keep in mind that children have no forethought or self-preservation skills."

  • By Brian Barker, Allison Jones, Margaret Seiler, Kelly Clarke, and Fiona McCann
  • Published 07/28/2015
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SUMMER GUIDE

Kick Off August in Style with a Perfect Portland Weekend

Follow our guide to enjoying every single moment of Portland’s most glorious season, and leave no weekend behind!

  • By Fiona McCann
  • Published 07/28/2015
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BOOKS

Check Out this Awesome Map of American Literary Road Trips, Including 'Wild'

Planning a road trip this summer? You could follow in the footsteps of any number of literary luminaries—including our own Cheryl Strayed—with the help of this marvelous new map from Atlas Obscura.

  • By Fiona McCann
  • Published 07/22/2015
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AROUND THE WORLD

Hot Travel Links: Awful French Airplane Ideas, Chewing Gum in Russia, and the China-Portland Express

This week’s best international travel stories.

  • By Marty Patail
  • Published 07/21/2015
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SUMMER GUIDE

Your Guide to the Perfect Portland Weekend: July 24-26

Each week throughout the summer, we’ll share dozens of ways to make the most of your days off! This week: the Oregon Brewers Festival, Lents Street Fair, and PDX Pop Now!

  • Published 07/20/2015
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TRAVEL NEWS

Retro Willamette Valley Resort Adds 3 Classy New Trailers

These sexy campers bring glamping to the next level. Did we mention the oversized soaking tubs?

  • By Katie Vaughan
  • Published 07/16/2015
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NEWS

Portland Japanese Garden Unveils Major $33.5 Million Expansion

Construction will begin this September on three new LEED-certified buildings and seven new garden spaces.

  • By Marty Patail
  • Published 07/16/2015
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GEAR UP

This App Will Find the Perfect Local Swimming Hole

A locally made app catalogs more than 231 of Oregon's glorious summer swimming holes.

  • By Katie Vaughan
  • Published 07/14/2015
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GET OUT

Your Guide to the Perfect Portland Weekend: July 17-19

Each week throughout the summer, we’ll share dozens of ways to make the most of your days off!

  • Published 07/14/2015
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RIDE DESIGN

Will Your Next Road Bike Be Made of Wood?

Southeast Portland's Renovo bikes are road ready—and gorgeous.

  • By Mary Stutzman
  • Published 07/07/2015
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WIDE WORLD

Hot Travel Links: Awful People on Airplanes, Centimeter-Accurate GPS systems, and an Insane Wingsuit Stunt

This week’s best international travel stories.

  • By Marty Patail
  • Published 07/06/2015
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SCIENCE

Blame The Blob For the Portland Heat Wave (No, Seriously.)

Oregon scientists say a giant blob of warm water in the Pacific Ocean could be messing with our weather.

  • By Katie Vaughan
  • Published 07/01/2015
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GEAR UP

A Monthly Delivery of Outdoor Gear for Summer Adventuring

Bend-based Cairn offers a new kind of subscription, sending a curated box of the latest outdoor products to your door.

  • By Allison Jones
  • Published 06/30/2015
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GEAR UP

The Ultimate Summer Outdoor Gear Guide

Prep for this season's big adventures with the best fresh gear finds from local companies.

  • By Rachel Sandstrom
  • Published 06/25/2015
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BEER

Celebrate National Radler Day at Hopworks BikeBar

The Radler: history's first beer made specifically for cyclists.

  • By Marty Patail
  • Published 06/22/2015
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SUMMER GUIDE

Your Guide to the Perfect Portland Weekend: June 25-28

Each week throughout the summer, we'll share dozens of ways to make the most of your days off! This week: the World Naked Bike Ride!

  • Published 06/22/2015
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FILM

Portlander's Dog Film Breaks the Internet's Heart

What happens when you make a personal film about you and your dog, and the whole world falls in love with it? We found out from Portlander Ben Moon, whose short film Denali is now a viral phenomenon.

  • By Fiona McCann
  • Published 06/16/2015
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WIDE WORLD

Hot Travel Links: Game of Thrones Filming Locations, Peeing in the Hotel Pool, and the Wolves in Yellowstone

This week's best international travel stories.

  • By Marty Patail
  • Published 06/16/2015
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SUMMER GUIDE

Your Guide to the Perfect Portland Weekend: June 19-21

Each week throughout the summer, we'll share dozens of ways to make the most of your days off! This week: Celebrate the solstice with What the Festival, kayak tours, and ping pong in Forest Park.

  • By Rachel Ritchie
  • Published 06/16/2015
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