Category Archives: Portland

Stark’s Vacuum Museum Portland, Oregon

Do you prefer art museums or history museums? How about vacuum museums? Really…only in Portland, Oregon. Visiting Stark’s Vacuum Museum [107 NE Grand Ave Portland, OR 97232] is a perfect rainy day activity or fun flair to any tour around … Continue reading

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Paul Bunyan Statue, Portland OR

His legend is larger than life and so is the statute dedicated to him! Visit the Paul Bunyan Statue [8433 N Interstate Ave, Portland, OR 97217] on an unassuming street corner. Portland, OR is filled with kitschy sights, walking or … Continue reading

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Best of Portland, OR Parks: International Rose Test Garden

One rose says more than a dozen, but what about 10,000+ of 500 varieties? That’s what you’ll find in the International Rose Test Garden [400 SW Kingston Ave, Portland, OR 97205], there is a reason Portland is known as the … Continue reading

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Best of Portland, OR Parks: Forest Park

I never would have imagined there were so many different shades of green. Forest Park is gigantic, it is one of the largest urban forests in America. There are extensive (80+ miles) and eclectic trails to choose from with multiple entrance … Continue reading

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Best of Portland, OR Parks: Cathedral Park

In a quiet part of town sits a patch of green grass with a bridge spanning over the Willamette River. The holy Gothic Revival style arches of the St. John’s Bridge is how the park got its name. Cathedral Park … Continue reading

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Columbia River Gorge, Oregon

No trip to Portland, OR is complete without a visit to this national scenic area. The Columbia River Gorge is approximately 30 minutes away from the city, teeming with waterfalls and tremendously beautiful vistas. You’ll definitely want to take the … Continue reading

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Steven Smith Teamaker Portland, OR

After 12PM, my life switches from coffee to tea. Tea is a leisurely luxury that I enjoy socially (unlike coffee which is prefer in a dark room, alone or with my cat). There are few pleasures more comforting than a … Continue reading

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