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Slide Show: An Epic Oregon Bike Ride

Saddle up your bike for an epic Eastern Oregon adventure on the Grande Tour Scenic Bikeway.

  • Published 07/25/2014
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TRAVEL INSPIRATION

An Epic Oregon Bike Ride

Saddle up your bike for an epic Eastern Oregon adventure on the Grande Tour Scenic Bikeway.

  • By Brian Barker
  • Published 07/25/2014
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GEAR UP

Hiking Book Combines Research with Great Design

With full-color maps, photographs, and easy directions, Lisa Holmes’s guide has everything you need to plan a summer excursion.

  • By Caleb Diehl
  • Published 07/24/2014
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DAY TRIPPER

Transit + Bikes = Adventure!

Give your weekend bike rides a serious boost with these bike-friendly transit options.

  • By Caleb Diehl
  • Published 07/18/2014
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GET OUT

The Ultimate Summer Travel Guide

Portland Monthly's best summer travel tips, guides, and products—all in one place.

  • By Marty Patail
  • Published 07/18/2014
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GET OUT

Backpacking the Emigrant Wilderness

A look at Yosemite’s wild sister to the north

  • By Benjamin Tepler
  • Published 07/16/2014
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EAT WITH YOUR EYES

Far-Flung Plates at the Lostine Tavern

A first look at Eastern Oregon’s new farm-to-table eatery.

  • By Benjamin Tepler
  • Published 07/16/2014
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CONCERTS

Guide to 2014 Summer Concerts and Festivals

From Pickathon to Edgefield to the Oregon Zoo, we've got this summer's outdoor music schedule laid out. Plus, win tickets to Lyle Lovett.

  • By Danielle Klenak
  • Published 07/14/2014
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DEALS & HAPPENINGS

Tripster: Weekend Plans

Festival season is upon us! Make your plans to gather berries, listen to some bluegrass, watch movies in Oregon Garden, and celebrate marriage equality.

  • By Rachel Ritchie
  • Published 07/14/2014
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JUST BECAUSE

Ninja Turtles... in Astoria!

Before Michael Bay's dubstep-tastic reboot next month, we revisit Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles III, when Astoria doubled as ancient Japan.

  • By Peter Holmstrom
  • Published 07/11/2014
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NORTHWEST EVENTS

Brewers Find Inspiration in Forest Park

A walking program invites local brewers to explore the great Northwest to inspire new beers.

  • By Andrea Harvey
  • Published 07/10/2014
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NORTHWEST EVENTS

Vehicle-Free Days at Crater Lake National Park

For two days in September, a section of Crater Lake will be reserved for non-motorized traffic only.

  • By Andrea Harvey
  • Published 07/10/2014
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NORTHWEST TRAVEL

Summer Skiing at Timberline

A warm-weather trip to Mount Hood's slopes combines mountain-town charm, skiing folklore, and environmental questions.

  • By Caleb Diehl
  • Published 07/07/2014
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JUST BECAUSE

Our 10 Favorite Oregon Instagrammers

We scrolled through our Instagram feed to pick our 10 favorite Oregon photographers.

  • By Nicole Cordier
  • Published 07/01/2014
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BEST GUESTHOUSES

Best Places to Board Your Pooch in PDX

We know leaving a pet behind can be painful, so we sniffed out five of Portland's top spots to stash your dog while you're away.

  • By Nicole Cordier
  • Published 07/01/2014
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NORTHWEST EVENTS

A Celebration of Oregon Liquor

On July 12, sample over 100 handcrafted spirits at the 2014 Oregon Distillers Festival.

  • By Nicole Cordier
  • Published 06/30/2014
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Rent a Houseboat on Shasta Lake

Houseboat rentals on California's Shasta Lake make the perfect summertime adventure.

  • By Nicole Cordier
  • Published 06/24/2014
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JUST BECAUSE

Pittock Mansion Turns 100

In honor of the Pittock Mansion's centennial anniversary on July 13, we take a tour through the estate's storied past.

  • By Nicole Cordier
  • Published 06/23/2014
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Slideshow

Slide Show: Pittock Mansion Turns 100

In honor of Pittock Mansion's centennial, we take a tour through the estate's history.

  • Published 06/23/2014
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GET OUT

Unplug for the Great American Backyard Campout

The National Wildlife Foundation is inviting the nation to sleep outdoors on June 28.

  • By Greg Young
  • Published 06/16/2014
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