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NEWS

New Nonstop Flights From PDX

Check out these 8 new US destinations from Portland International Airport—only one flight away.

  • By Marty Patail
  • Published 06/07/2013
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FITNESS

5 Butt-Busting Boot Camps

Your beach vacation is almost here. So stop procrastinating getting that bangin' body with these fast and furious fitness programs.

  • By Alisha Gorder
  • Published 06/07/2013
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TRAVEL TIPS

Portland's Best Pet Hotels

A new wave of boutique pet hotels makes it easier for owners to leave their furry friends behind while traveling.

  • By Julia Raymond
  • Published 06/06/2013
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DEALS

Cheap Flights to Summer Sun and More

Two great new deals—including low summer airfare to San Francisco, LA, and an all-inclusive golf vacation at Mt. Hood.

  • By Marty Patail
  • Published 06/05/2013
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GET OUT

In Search of the Oregon's Wild Wolf

Hikers, wildlife enthusiasts, and conservationists head to Eastern Oregon in pursuit of one of the state's most popular (and least understood) creatures.

  • By Katie Gourley
  • Published 06/05/2013
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GET OUT

McKenzie Pass Open Exclusively to Cyclists Thru June 15

Enjoy 38-miles of beautiful, car-free biking bliss

  • By Julia Raymond
  • Published 05/31/2013
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GET OUT

New Summer Program Adds Wildlife and Forestry Jobs for Teens

The US Department of Interior sets aside $4.2 million to put teens to work in the outdoors

  • By Branden Andersen
  • Published 05/30/2013
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TRAVEL NEWS

Is There Such a Thing as a Kid-Friendly Airport?

When it comes to traveling with tots, PDX ranks high. But the family-friendliness goes beyond the number of play areas.

  • By Margaret Seiler
  • Published 05/22/2013
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TRAVEL NEWS

New Outdoors Website Declares War on Guidebooks

The Portland-based Outdoor Project sets out to be the one-stop online resource for hikers and adventurers

  • By Sam Coggeshall
  • Published 05/17/2013
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DEALS & HAPPENINGS

Tripster: Weekend Plans

A Great Gatsby staycation, brand new Willamette Valley tasting rooms, and wine walks on the coast.

  • By Marty Patail
  • Published 05/17/2013
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DEAL

Gay Pride Promo at Hotel Vintage Plaza

Book your room at the Hotel Vintage Plaza during Portland's Pride Festival weekend and receive champagne, free tickets, and welcome hugs

  • By Marty Patail
  • Published 05/17/2013
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THE GRAPEVINE

New Willamette Valley Tasting Rooms and Events

Oregon's buzziest wine news, fresh off the press

  • By Allison Jones
  • Published 05/16/2013
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TRAVEL NEWS

5 Things We Like About the New Google Maps

A new redesign of Google Maps is coming soon. Here's why we're excited.

  • By Marty Patail
  • Published 05/15/2013
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BRAND NEW

New PDX Airport Bar Has over 200 Tequilas

The newly-renovated Sandoval’s Tequila Grill now boasts more tequilas than any other US airport... Pre-flight waiting just got fun!

  • By Sam Coggeshall
  • Published 05/15/2013
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HAPPENINGS

Become a Certified BBQ Judge in Coos Bay

On Memorial Day weekend, Coos Bay's annual Blues & Brews on the Bay offers you the chance to sample world-class BBQ like a pro.

  • By Branden Andersen
  • Published 05/14/2013
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WEEKEND AWAY

Gordon Ramsay’s 'Hotel Hell' Filming in Southern Oregon

Book a room at the Applegate River Lodge and enjoy the relaxing sounds of meandering stream, singing birds, and a screaming Scot.

  • By Marty Patail
  • Published 05/13/2013
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FOOD EVENT SPOTLIGHT

Skamania Lodge's Feast in the Forest Lineup

Powered by top Portland chefs, this intimate, affordable dinner series offers a perfect summer escape on the Columbia River.

  • By Allison Jones
  • Published 05/13/2013
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TRAVEL NEWS

Farewell, Portland

Travel editor Kasey Cordell revisits the places that make Portland home in her final post for Tripster.

  • By Kasey Cordell
  • Published 05/13/2013
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DEALS & HAPPENINGS

Tripster: Weekend Plans

Mother's Day brunch in wine country, the Dirty Girl Mud Run, Bend's new brewery, and cheap flights to California

  • By Kasey Cordell
  • Published 05/08/2013
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BEST GUESTHOUSES PDX #8

St. Johns Gains a Chic New Guesthouse and Event Space

The owner of hip Northeast restaurant Yakuza delivers The Colony to Portland's quirky neighborhood.

  • By Kasey Cordell
  • Published 05/06/2013
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