Spring has sprung in the Rose City and there’s no better place to enjoy this beautiful weather than Portland’s many waterfront parks and trails. Get outside and take a walk on the banks of the Willamette River.
Vintage music, whimsical creatures, sparkling lights – for families in the Portland area craving inexpensive, old-timey fun, these five carousels, all located within about an hour and a half of Portland, will have you and the kids twirling with delight. Most are open daily year-round and cost $1.50-$4.00 per ride. Photo: Jeff Muceus via Flickr […]
Fierce weather conditions, rocky shores, and ever-shifting sandbars create the perfect conditions for ship wrecks, and if you peel back the waters you’ll find over a hundred years of maritime traffic that did not make it through this dangerous barrier at the mouth of the Columbia River.
To get my springtime nature fix I hop in the car and head out on Highway 99W to the Tualatin River National Wildlife Refugein Sherwood, Oregon.
Beaverton, Portland’s Southwest neighbor, may not be as famous for its foodie scene, but with the opening of the new BG Food Cartel, this family-friendly food pod is now ready to stake its claim on the metro area’s well-established food cart reputation.
Feed your curiosity with a behind-the-scenes tour of one of Portland’s food factories. From freshly baked bread to artisan chocolates, these working facilities regularly welcome visitors to tour and taste. Most are free; all are located in the Portland Metro Area. photo: Creo Chocolate Creo ChocolateThis bean-to-bar craft chocolate factory and café offers two sweet […]