Travel and Outdoors

The outdoor recreational activity officially started outside of Portland in 2000 and is still going strong today.
The theme for 2023 is “Focus on Fun” and will features mainstay events like the Grand Floral Parade, CityFair, and dragon boat races.
Incorporating native plants into the urban garden is a win-win for pollinators, the environment, and the gardener.
New data will inform efforts to recreate the optimal conditions for the birds to healthily hatch and grow.
PDXtoday City Editors Ben and Cambrie put a lot of work into their yards and gardens and know that their readers do too. Share your slice of paradise with us.
Construction is slated to start mid-2025 with a grand opening planned for spring of 2026.
Wollemi pines are critically endangered with fewer than 100 adult trees known to exist in the wild.
From floating in style on the Willamette River to toasting an early happy hour, this guide will help you kick back and relax while still getting out of the house.
The move will allocate additional resources to the land that was largely maintained by volunteers.
The juried art show brings crowds to the Southeast Portland neighborhood, opening the doors to local artists’ studios, community spaces, and homes.
The Beaver State Fling tournament is a Disc Golf Pro Tour “Silver Event.”
Although the window to appreciate this nature preserve’s wildflowers is brief, hikers are also rewarded with vistas of a waterfall and the mighty Columbia River Gorge.
May is Lyme Disease Awareness Month. It’s also the time of year when the blood-sucking parasites are most active.
Pack your bags for a trip to one of these popular nonstop destinations. Plus, keep an eye out for new routes.
Level 2 electric vehicle chargers were recently installed at seven state parks across Oregon as part of a pilot project encouraging eco-friendly tourism.
Explore these dog-friendly places in Portland that include places to eat, drink, shop, exercise, swim, and stay the night.
Sample local beers and ciders, play lawn games, listen to live music, and meet zookeepers at the 21+ summer festival.
Explore the East Fork of the Lewis River via this pleasant loop that offers access to Moulton Falls.
We’re answering questions like “What is composting?” and “How do I compost in an apartment?”
Give mom the gift of the outdoors and a few gorgeous flowers on Saturday, May 13-Sunday, May 14.
Hit the road and head to this artistic city just north of the California border — we’re sharing all the details about what to do and eat, plus where to stay.
We’ve got a travel hack to make long flights more bearable — meet the Airfly wireless audio transmitter.
Can you guess where in Portland these images were taken?
Google Search users will also see emergency alerts during the next extreme heat event.
Check out some of the coolest, most unique Airbnb and Vrbo rentals around Portland, Oregon, and plan for your next adventure or staycation.
More than 300 trees across the city are protected by law and serve as living landmarks.
From getting a permit to catering, we’ve got the details on how to plan a wedding, family reunion, or special occasion in a national park.
Many people have expressed worries over the duration of time that parks will be darker while they await replacement light fixtures.
The existing 5-acre park will grow to 25 acres and feature several new amenities.
Volunteers interested in mapping American pika populations in the Columbia River Gorge are invited to free training sessions Thursday, May 11-Saturday, May 13.
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