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Essential Portland Bike Tour
"Meet us at our convenient downtown location and pick out bikes as we get ready to head out on the town. Rolling through the heart of China Town and in to Tom McCall Waterfront Park our first stop is at the Japanese American Historical Plaza for a bit of history and a look at the ever changing cityscape. Continuing on participants experience world class bike paths and scenic vistas of the Portland skyline on our way to visiting green neighborhoods and successful commerce spaces. Enjoy the smooth path through Portland’s Park Blocks and visit our newest park for beer and craft culture here.""""This signature bike tour and ideal introduction to the City of Roses. Visit historic Old Town
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Best of Portland City Morning Tour
"Travel through the various parts of the city from downtown Portland to the Pearl District to Nob Hill and several neighborhoods. Visit all the must-see attractions including the sites of Pioneer Square and learn about the great diversity found in Portland’s downtown area the historical importance it has played in the state’s history and the fast-growing culture that exists in the City of Portland.On this tour learn about many prominent and notable citizens of Oregon. Experience sights of Portland Food Carts were you can satisfy your appetite at Portland Food Carts all over town. Next tour through the Pittock Mansion a meticulously preserved architectural landmark that symbolizes Portland’s transformation from a small lumber town into a bustling city. As we travel let the fragrance of our International Rose Gardens embrace you with over 550 different varieties of Roses
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Best of Portland City Tour 2PM
"Travel through the various parts of the city from downtown Portland to the Pearl District to Nob Hill and several neighborhoods. Visit all the must-see attractions including the sites of Pioneer Square and learn about the great diversity found in Portland’s downtown area the historical importance it has played in the state’s history and the fast-growing culture that exists in the City of Portland.On this tour learn about many prominent and notable citizens of Oregon. Experience sights of Portland Food Carts were you can satisfy your appetite at Portland Food Carts all over town. Next tour through the Pittock Mansion a meticulously preserved architectural landmark that symbolizes Portland’s transformation from a small lumber town into a bustling city. As we travel let the fragrance of our International Rose Gardens embrace you with over 550 different varieties of Roses
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Most Viewed Transportation in Oregon

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Greyhound or Amtrak

When we first started planning our trip to the Pacific Northwest, we thought about renting a car to travel from Seattle to Portland, but I quickly changed my mind after looking up the Amtrak website:...
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Municipal Elevator

Most of Oregon City used to be located down along the river in the area that is now dedicated to the shuttered mills just downriver of the Falls. The river canyon restricted possible growth - the...
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Bridge of the Gods

Some say around 1200 AD – but other evidence points to dates like 1450 or even the 1700’s – was when a huge landslide came down off Table Mountain and Greenleaf Peak up to the north in Washington...
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Wheatland Ferry

You come to Wheatland to cross the Willamette River. There has been a ferry here since the 1850's when it was first established by Daniel Matheny. Today you cross on the Daniel Matheny V, an...
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Lightrail and Metro

To be honest, we didn't need to use much public transportation in Portland because it's really easy to get around on foot. However, the TriMet public transportation system is quite convenient to use...
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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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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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PACIFIC CREST TRAIL

There are several National Trails in the US which cover thousands of miles. The most famous is the Appalachian Trail in the Eastern US. Many start out each spring with the hope of walking its entire...
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Jul 28, 2015

Interstate 5 in Oregon

[This tip is in progress, and has to do with Interstate 5 and things of interest along it.]From South to North:Please see my Willamette Valley Tip as it gives a bit more detail on the communities...
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Jul 02, 2015

Amtrak Cascades service in Oregon

There is only one route traversed by regular passenger trains in Oregon, and that is a north-south route from Vancouver, Washington through Portland to Eugene, with a single daily train continuing...
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Apr 14, 2015

Northwest POINT: Portland to Northwest Coast

Communities on the Oregon Coast tend to be somewhat cut off from the rest of the state due to the major north-south transportation corridor (by road or rail) being located in the Willamette Valley -...
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May 15, 2012

Popular Cities in Oregon

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Top Hotels in Oregon

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506 S.W. Washington, (formerly 5th Avenue Suites), Portland, Oregon, 97204, United States
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66 East 6th Avenue, Eugene, Oregon, 97401, United States
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170 Highway 101, Florence, Oregon, United States
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Rim Drive, Crater Lake, Oregon, 97604, United States
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3125 Ryan Drive Southeast, Salem, Oregon, 97301, United States
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744 South-West Elizabeth Ave., Newport, Oregon, 97365, United States
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Top Things to Do in Oregon

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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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Skinner Butte Park

While not vast, Skinner Butte Park has 100 acres of forest, playground, trails, climbing walls and various other features that make it seem far larger than it actually is. The primary feature of the...
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Hatfield Marine Science Center

The Marine Science Center in Newport is a branch of Oregon State University, and has been conducting ocean research for many decades, including research ships and other efforts. Opened in 1965, the...
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The Beach

Naturally, one of the draws here is the beach. After all the name is "Cannon Beach". For those who have not been to a beach in Oregon before: please be aware that the water is cold. Most people do...
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Burnt Lake

Burnt Lake is the goal of many on a hot summer day. You have a three mile trail in - the last mile gaining elevation rapidly - and a lake that warms with the day. Mt Hood looming forms a mighty...
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Capitol Building

It doesn't look like it from below, but the Capitol Building in Salem offers a viewing deck of sorts. Offered during many normal weekdays, and in concert with the Capitol Building Interior Tour, the...
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"OREGON IS HOME"
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"London"
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"Oregon, the most beautiful state"
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"Oregon: A Treasure Often Overlooked"
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"Famous for Rain, but That's Only Part of the Story"
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