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25 Iconic Places Worth Leaving Portland for

Need an excuse to get out of town? We have 25 iconic reasons.

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An Autumn Rite of Passage: Spawning Salmon on the Columbia River

In Portland, it’s an autumn rite of passage to watch these finned-heroes hammer their way upriver from the sea. As you’d imagine, it’s quite a show and we have the insider guide on how to view all the action from behind glass, yet very much inside the Columbia River.

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6 Reasons You’ll Fall in Love with Hood River

If you’ve been to Hood River you know what an instant love affair is. This place is the bestest. We’re crushing on the wind-loving super athletes, craft breweries, epic Columbia River and Cascade Mountain views and the endless ways to…

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A Fish-Full Adventure For Little Chums

What if you knew of a place where feeding rainbow trout out of the palm of your hand was available rain or shine and the only limit was running out of quarters? Or how would you and your small fry…

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Where to Escape the City

City life getting to you and your kids? We realize that Seattle is no NYC, but after a while, battling the traffic, tourists and general busyness of living in the city can take its toll. And when Seattle is full…

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Day Trip: Bonneville Fish Hatchery

If you’re looking for a great way to get out of the house and enjoy some of the unique beauty that only the Pacific Northwest has to offer, consider a quick half-day trip to Bonneville Fish Hatchery.
This is a…

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Take a Family Vacation to Leavenworth

It’s hard to believe that a two hour drive east of Seattle can put you in a winter scene that’s worthy of a snow globe. But that’s exactly what you find in the quintessentially quirky town of Leavenworth, a faux…

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