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Beyond the Bridges

Spring Bounty

Savor Eugene’s farm-fresh foodie vibe—plus a brand new boutique hotel for you Ducks fans.

  • 03/23/2012
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Cover Story

Fall Getaways: Planes, Trains, and Automobiles

Fall was made for long weekends. As the sun settles lower and lower in our sky and thanksgiving comes into view on the horizon, there’s no better time to escape the city and savor the few quiet, crisp weekends of autumn.

  • 09/19/2011
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Ferried Away

Visit Portland's closest Northwest island getaway—Vashon Island, located a brief ferry ride away from Seattle.

  • 08/16/2010
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Roadside Attraction

A staple of any long car ride is the tourist trap. Here's our guide to some of Oregon's most curious ones.

  • 09/18/2009
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Explore Hidden Oregon

From the sprawling emptiness of southeastern Oregon to the rough tranquility of the Oregon Coast, the state is ripe for exploring. No matter where you're going to, there are some lesser-known gems that can't be missed. We've found 30 such adventures.

  • 09/11/2009
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Beyond the Bridges

Perfect Pairing

Luxury resort the Allison makes inroads in the underdeveloped Willamette Valley.

  • 08/17/2009
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Only fifty-five of Oregon's twelve thousand waterways are accorded protection by the Wild and Scenic Rivers Act. Even so, exploring exploring all fifty-five would take a lifetime. For this summer, we’ve culled the list to an essential six. Our criteria? N

  • 06/22/2009
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Beyond the Bridges

Victorian Queen

While British Columbia's capital, Victoria, may shout Imperialism, there's more than just tea and scones in this not-nearly-so-traditional city.

  • 06/22/2009
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Hikes & Bikes

One of the best things about living in Portland is the ease with which we can escape the city for more rugged delights. So we paged through guidebooks, consulted local experts, and wore a little leather off our own boots...

  • 05/20/2009
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Beyond The Bridges


At Great Washington's Great Wolf Lodge, families howl over epic waterslides. Last year, Grand Mound, Washington—equidistant between Portland and Seattle—joined eleven other locations across North America as a destination for the Great Wolf Res

  • 05/19/2009
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Period Piece

The Governor Hotel—a famous Portland destination—turns one hundred this year, and to celebrate we unlock its secrets.

  • 05/19/2009
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Forget Paris

A weekend escape with your honey is just a short road trip away.

  • 05/19/2009
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Peak Conditions

I had my choice of 600 miles of trails that crisscross through the Eagle Cap Wilderness (which makes up the heart of the Wallowas), and I took the steep climb to Aneroid Lake, a spectacular alpine pool that sits at 7,500 feet. I can peer down on Wallo

  • 05/19/2009
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Weekend Getaways

Go ahead, tell your boss you're headed out a little early next Friday--and the Friday after that. (We've even mapped out your itinerary so you don't have to plan a thing.) These destinations will make your fall the best prelude to winter you've ever had.

  • 05/19/2009
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Gold Standard

Jacksonville is one town we’re happy is stuck in the past.

  • 05/19/2009
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Hit List

Recession-Friendly Spring Break

Kick back close to home.

  • 05/19/2009
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Gold Rush

You don't need to wait until 2010 to have an Olympic experience at the ski-resort town of Whistler.

  • 05/19/2009
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Alpine Penthouse

There's no better way to rough it than camping out in a Mount Hood fire tower in the dead of winter.

  • 05/19/2009
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Five Reasons…Why Portland Kicks Seattle’s Ass

After _Seattle_ magazine printed the reasons not to move to Portland, we couldn't help but fight back. Here's why Portland--not Seattle--is the Northwest's best city.

  • 05/19/2009
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The Hidden Coast

Leave the tourist traps for the Winnebago set and explore The Hidden Coast. Follow our mile-by-mile guide to those wonders of the Oregon Coast that can be found only off the beaten path.

  • 05/19/2009
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