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8840 NE Skidmore St, Portland, OR 97220, USA
Religious or not, the Grotto in Portland is a favorite place of mine to go when I need some quiet. The grounds are beautiful, with statues and miniature grottoes all over. Walk the trail to the top (or pay to take the elevator) and spend some time...
240 N Broadway #129, Portland, OR 97227, USA
When traveling, I love to spend Saturday morning at the farmers market. There's no better way to meet the locals and get to know the town culture. What produce do they love? What coffee do they sip? What's the overall mood? One of the best...
1015 NW Everett St, Portland, OR 97209, USA
If you enjoy drinking cocktails, you'll like the Teardrop Lounge. If you enjoy seeing them made, you'll like it even more. It was pure fluke that when we arrived, the only seats remaining were the two barstools next to the wait-station, and we...
1022 SW Stark St, Portland, OR 97205, USA
This is simply the best value hotel breakfast I have ever found. For $12 at the Ace Hotel, you can help yourself to a generous spread of eggs, dry-cured meats, breads, pastries, granola, fruit, and any number of yummy local jams. Coffee is from...
128 SW 3rd Ave, Portland, OR 97204, USA
Stumptown is a mainstay in Portland and a must on your list. The latte was one of the best I’ve ever had and the raspberry hazelnut scone was perfect. As I typically do in a new town, I struck up a conversation with the person next to me. There’s...
50 SW Morrison St, Portland, OR 97204, USA
Living here in Portland reduces my need for a hotel room even under the most altered states. My bed is always a train ride on MAX away. But there are occasions when friends or relatives reach the overflow level at the Upland Ranch (our digs) and...
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