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Frommer's Portable Portland (Frommer's Portable Portland)by Karl Samson
Synopses & Reviews
Frommer's Portable Guides offer all the detailed information and insider advice of a Frommer's Complete Guide--but in a concise, pocket-sized format.
Perfect for the short-term traveler who insists on value and doesn't want to wade through or carry a full-size guidebook, this series selects the very best choices in all price categories and takes you straight to the top sights.
Frommer's Portable Portland puts the best of the city in your pocket. You'll get candid reviews of the best hotels, restaurants, shopping, and nightlife, as well as the author's picks for the best travel experiences, including: strolling the grounds at the Japanese Garden; beer sampling at Brewpubs; kayaking around Ross Island; mountain biking the Leif Ericson Trail; hanging out at Powell's bookstore; people-watching at Pioneer Courthouse Square; spending an afternoon at the Portland Saturday Market; and more.
Experience a place the way the locals do. Enjoy the best it has to offer. And avoid tourist traps. Frommers Portable Guides help you make the right travel choices. Theyre easy to carryand carry an unbeatable price. Frommers. Your guide to a world of travel experience.
Put the Best of Portland in Your Pocket
Table of Contents
List of Maps.
1. The Best of Portland.
1 Frommer's Favorite Portland Experiences.
2 Best Hotel Bets.
3 Best Dining Bets.
2. Planning Your Trip to Portland.
1 Visitor Information.
3 When to Go.
4 Top Websites for Portland.
5 Tips for Travelers with Special Needs.
6 Getting There.
7 For International Visitors.
3. Getting to Know Portland.
2 Getting Around.
4. Where to Stay.
2 Nob Hill & Northwest Portland.
3 The Rose Quarter & Irvington.
4 Jantzen Beach (North Portland) & Vancouver,Washington.
5 The Airport Area & Troutdale.
6 The Southwest Suburbs (Lake Oswego & Beaverton).
5. Where to Dine.
1 Downtown (Including the Skidmore Historic District & Chinatown).
2 Northwest Portland (Including the Pearl District & Nob Hill).
3 Southwest Portland.
4 Northeast Portland (Including Irvington).
5 Hawthorne, Belmont & Inner Southeast Portland.
6 Westmoreland & Sellwood.
7 Coffee, Tea, Bakeries & Pastry Shops.
8 Quick Bites & Cheap Eats.
6. Exploring Portland.
1 Downtown Portland's Cultural District.
2 Skidmore Historic District, Chinatown & the Willamette River Waterfront.
3 Washington Park & Portland's West Hills.
4 Portland's Other Public Gardens.
5 Other In-Town Attractions.
6 Especially for Kids.
7 Organized Tours.
8 Outdoor Pursuits.
9 Spectator Sports.
10 Day Spas.
7. Strolling Around Portland.
8. Portland Shopping.
1 The Shopping Scene.
2 Shopping A to Z.
9. Portland After Dark 118
1 The Performing Arts.
2 The Club & Music Scene.
3 The Bar & Pub Scene.
4 The Gay & Lesbian Nightlife Scene.
10. Side Trips from Portland.
1 The Columbia Gorge & Mount Hood Loop.
2 The Northern Oregon Coast.
3 A Winery Tour.
4 Mount St. Helens National Volcanic Monument.
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