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A Great Oregon Wine Tour of Willamette Valley
"Join us on our all day Willamette Valley Wine Tour and get a taste of the most decadent wines the lush Willamette Valley has to offer. Whether you are a wine tasting veteran or a newcomer we have something for you. Our guides are expertly trained in the ways of the Willamette Valley and its many vineyards and they will usher you to 4-6 separate vineyards over 7 ½ hours where you will have the opportunities to taste the famous pinots chardonnays rieslings
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Portland City Tour
"Portland is the largest city lying between San Francisco and Seattle and when compared to those cities Portland’s environment is not as fast-paced; instead it has a more laid-back smaller town feel to it that has been created by planning policies. Portland however is still a city just shy of 610000 people with a metropolitan area population of about 2.4 million and as such has its fair share of cultural amenities
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Columbia Gorge Waterfall Tour
"After getting picked up from your hotel head out of the city on the Columbia Gorge National Scenic Byway. Make sure to bring your camera and be photo-shoot ready you'll be making a few pit stops along way. Enjoy the opportunity to take in fresh air as well as an up close visit of some world famous waterfalls such as Multnomah Horsetail Latourell and Bridal Veil. Your tour doesn't stop there! No trip to the Columbia Gorge would be complete without stopping at the quirky McMenamins Edgefield Hotel and Brewery the Crown Point Vista House and Bonneville Dam."
From $115.00

Most Viewed Transportation in Portland

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Greyhound or Amtrak

Union Station is a beautiful old landmark that seems much lonelier than what it used to be when I was a kid. Then, the station was abuzz with people and trains. The trains still do come though and it...
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Portland International Airport

The international airport - PDX - is an easy one to navigate. Portland is a destination point and only serves as a hub for local flights, so you don't have too many people running around from one...
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Lightrail and Metro

TriMet (Tri-County Transportation District) operates the city bus services and light rail trains in the Portland area. The light rail trains (essentially modern tram to the world outside the USA and...
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Walk..it's great!

One of the reasons why visitors don't need a car in Portland is that shortly after the city was founded, early developers decided that city blocks should only measure 200 x 200 ft. While some people...
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Car/Rental Car

Portland is one of two major metropolis in the Pacific Northwest and is serviced by train. Amtrak runs from Vancouver, BC in Western Canada to Los Angeles, CA. Portland's train station is of...
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Bicycle

You'll see bicycles everywhere in Portland. It's a very "green" way to get from Point A to Point B. To see a list of suggested places to rent bikes, click here.
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TriMet

It's easy to get around Portland without having a car. The public transportation works well, feels safe and clean. That includes the rail system and buses. We had a week long pass and I was able to...
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TriMet Information on Smart Phone

Each TriMet bus and train station have their own unique number. This number is used for getting next arrival time information by web site, smart phone, text message, or the voice phone line.Next...
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Tram over Portland

The aerial tram from the "river" to the "top" of OHSU's campus is a "must do" trip. The round trip cost is $4.00 (2013) and is well worth it. You only need to pay for the ticket "up" the tram. The...
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Parking

Parking in Portland can be an adventure in itself. Also, the parking meter instructions should be followed. Many "parking meter kiosks" tell you to place the "ticket" on the dash board. Portland...
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When First Class is not class at all....

I don't know where else to put this, and it only occurred because a fire by the Portland Airport caused a traffic delay, thus resulting in our arriving 4 minutes after the gate closed (11 minutes...
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Take the bus

Getting around Portland is pretty easy. For instance, the #63 bus picks you up at a Max stop near PGE park and will take you the rest of the way to Washington Park. You can pay per trip or buy an all...
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one US town with alternatives to the car

Portland has one of the best mass transit networks in the United States. Buses, light rail, trams and even streetcars whisk locals and visitors alike around the metropolitan area. Fares depend on...
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Portland to Seattle

Driving from Portland to Seattle will probably be about 3-4 hours depending on the traffic. I think it is possible to commute on a weekly basis- go home to your family on the weekend in Portland and...
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Top Hotels in Portland

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506 S.W. Washington, (formerly 5th Avenue Suites), Portland, Oregon, 97204, United States
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1510 S.W. Harbor Way, Portland, Oregon, 97201, United States
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422 SW Broadway, Portland, Oregon, 97205, United States
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750 Southwest Alder Street, Portland, Oregon, 97205, United States
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729 SW 15th Ave, Portland, Oregon, 97205, United States
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808 SW Taylor Street, Portland, Oregon, 97205, United States
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Top Things to Do in Portland

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Downtown

Opened in 2006, the Portland Arial Tram is mostly used by those needing to get to Oregon Health and Sciences University near the top of the hills overlooking Portland. The arial tram connects the...
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Washington Park

The Wildwood Trail used to be a famous Portland feature that has now become somewhat overshadowed now by a number of other things. It still provides an interesting look at Portland's preserved West...
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Water Front Park

So Portland moved a freeway to build a park! How many cities can say that? This park is emensely popular with pedestrians, cyclists and skaters. You'll see business people taking lunch strolls and...
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Chinatown

For quite some time I have been attempting to find my photographs of Portland's classical Chinese garden. They were taken soon after it was opened in 2001, but alas I have not yet been able to find...
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Columbia River Gorge

With several dozen incorporated cities, dozens of smaller towns, several dozen state parks in Oregon and Washington, and great gobs of land owned by the National Forest Service, the Columbia River...
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Pittock Mansion

Completed in 1914, Pittock Mansion was built for Henry Pittock and his wife Georgiana. Pittock, who had arrived in Oregon in 1853 without a cent to his name, worked his way up in the newspaper...
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Top 5 Portland Writers

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glabah

"Nearest Big City"
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mtncorg

"CITY OF ROSES, RIVERS AND MOUNTAIN CORGIS"
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Shaft28

"Portland, an great liveable city"
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Jefie

"The Pearl of the Pacific Northwest"
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IncogNeat-0

"If it's tourist season, can we shoot them?"
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