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Travel and Outdoors

Up, up, and away to family fun.
MacFresco! showcases 41+ businesses in a pedestrian-friendly setting.
Interactive fountains and splash pads offer swim-free aquatic fun, while outdoor pools can help the whole family burn off extra energy while beating the heat.
Portlanders can take a short trip to wine country or a farther getaway on the Oregon Coast.
Connect with nature in your neck of the woods at two events on Saturday, July 13 and Saturday, Aug. 17.
This trail in the Columbia River Gorge takes less than two hours and offers views of two waterfalls, interesting geological structures, and PNW forest habitat.
We’re calling on our readers throughout the year to share their photographic perspective of Portland, with a winner selected in early 2025.
Public stairways connect neighborhood streets across the City of Roses, offering views and a free alternative to gym exercise.
Incorporating native plants into the urban garden is a win-win for pollinators, the environment, and the gardener.
Prepare for summer weather in Portland, Oregon, with these seasonal temperature and precipitation outlooks.
Check out these hiking trails catered to all skill levels in and around the City of Roses for outdoor adventures.
April showers have brought May flowers in the form of the second annual Bloom Tour and pop-up installations.
Walk, bike, ride public transit, or rent an e-bike or e-scooter using PBOT’s online SmartTrips tools.
Biking has a number of benefits — improving health and reducing pollution and wear and tear on our streets, to name a few — but it’s vital that public safety is not neglected.
The Eastbank Crescent mitigation bank project will improve natural habitat and lay the groundwork for a future waterfront park.
Metro has started the park planning process as clean up efforts near completion.
Learn how to grow your own food and flowers using budget-friendly items and advice from a local seed company.
This historic trade hub serves as a gateway to the Eastern Highlands’ national parks, fascinating visitors with rugged mountains and museums.
You’re more likely to find baby animals in need this summer, so be informed about how your intervention can help (or harm) local wildlife in need.
Volunteers interested in mapping American pika populations in the Columbia River Gorge are invited to free training sessions May 9-11.
The Rose City is certainly outside the path of totality, but there could still be some celestial excitement in the PNW.
Join a workshop to learn how to fix things yourself or drop your ride off at a local shop.
Fresh eggs, every day.
Explore these dog-friendly places in Portland that include places to eat, drink, shop, exercise, swim, and stay the night.
The framework will be updated with input from the community and staff from multiple city bureaus and regional and state agencies.
The founder of PDX Urban Gardens is establishing self-sustaining green spaces that support the surrounding environment and community.
The bike path and multi-use trail are expected to open around April 1.
Whether you prefer a kayak, canoe, or SUP, there are many rivers and lake around Portland where you can go for a float.
Protect the night by taking some simple actions Tuesday, April 2-Monday, April 8
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