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Publisher Comments:

Discover the spirit of Portland

Fodor's choice ratings you can trust. Exceptional restaurants, hotels, and sights selected to help you make the best choices.

Simple pleasures. Embrace the local scene as you sip a local microbrew, stroll through Washington Park, or dine on the freshest regional fare at great restaurants.

Boundless activities. Find choices for every traveler, from

bike rides to wine-tasting trips to driving the scenic Columbia River Highway.

Local Experts Fodor's worldwide team of 700 writers reveal their favorite haunts to enrich your travel experience.

Freshest Facts You won't find a more up-to-date guide to the region. Our writers seek out hot spots while verifying that current listings still meet our high standards.

Travelers Like You Get candid advice from fellow travelers at Fodors.com, and read their “Word of Mouth” tips throughout this book.

Synopsis:

Known for its sustainable wineries, green hotels, and no sales tax, the city of Portland has a unique character that must be experienced to be believed. This first edition InFocus guide points the way to this clean and friendly destination.

Synopsis:

Fodors. For Choice Travel Experiences.

Fodors helps you unleash the possibilities of travel by providing the insightful tools you need to experience the trips you want. While youre at the helm, Fodors offers the assurance of our expertise, the guarantee of selectivity, and the choice details that truly define a destination. Its like having a friend in Portland!

Fodors In Focus Portland features options for a variety of budgets, interests, and tastes, so you make the choices to plan your trip of a lifetime.

•If its not worth your time, its not in this book. Fodors discriminating ratings, including our top tier Fodors Choice designations, ensure that youll know about the most interesting and enjoyable places in Portland.

Visit Fodors.com for more ideas and information, travel deals, vacation planning tips, reviews and to exchange travel advice with other travelers.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Welcome to Portland ............ 7

History ............ 8

Getting Around ............ 11

Portland Life ............ 12

If You Like ............ 14

Chapter 2: Exploring Portland ............ 17

Downtown ............ 18

Pearl District & Old Town/Chinatown ............ 27

Nob Hill & Vicinity ............ 30

Washington Park & Forest Park ............ 32

East of the Willamette River ............ 36

Chapter 3: Where to Eat ............ 41

Downtown ............ 43

Pearl District & Old Town/Chinatown ............ 54

West of Downtown ............ 60

Nob Hill & Vicinity ............ 62

East of the Willamette ............ 67

Chapter 4: Where to Stay ............ 84

Downtown ............ 86

East of the Willamette ............ 95

West of Downtown ............ 101

Portland International Airport Area ............ 103

Chapter 5: Nightlife & the Arts ............ 106

Nightlife ............ 107

The Arts ............ 115

Chapter 6: Sports & the Outdoors ............ 121

Participant Sports ............ 122

Spectator Sports ............ 127

Chapter 7: Shopping ............ 129

Malls & Department Stores ............ 131

Specialty Stores ............ 133

Chapter 8: Easy Side Trips from Portland ............ 140

The Oregon Coast ............ 142

The Willamette Valley & Wine Country ............ 157

The Columbia Gorge & Mt. Hood Area ............ 164

Portland Essentials ............ 181

Index ............ 201

About Our Writers ............ 208

Close Ups

Portland by Bike ............ 13

Portland Parks It ............ 15

The Portland Attractions Pass ............ 16

Eco Fruit of the Vine: Organic Wine ............ 61

A Chefs Paradise ............ 68

Classic Cocktails ............ 109

Maps

Downtown, the Pearl District & Old Town/Chinatown ............ 22

Nob Hill and Vicinity ............ 31

Washington Park & Forest Park ............ 34

East of the Willamette River ............ 38

Where to Eat Downtown ............ 46

Where to Eat East of the Willamette River ............ 70

Where to Stay in Portland ............ 88

Northwest Oregon ............ 143

The Columbia Gorge ............ 166

Product Details

ISBN:
9781400007486
Publisher:
Fodor's
Subject:
United States - West - Pacific (General)
Manufactured:
Fodor's
Author:
Fodor's
Subject:
United States - Pacific - Oregon
Subject:
United States / West / Pacific (AK, CA, HI, NV, OR, WA)
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
Travel Guide
Publication Date:
20080701
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
208
Dimensions:
7.35 x 4.2 x .4 in .35 lb

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Travel » North America » United States » Oregon » General
Travel » North America » United States » Oregon » Portland

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"Synopsis" by , Known for its sustainable wineries, green hotels, and no sales tax, the city of Portland has a unique character that must be experienced to be believed. This first edition InFocus guide points the way to this clean and friendly destination.
"Synopsis" by , Fodors. For Choice Travel Experiences.

Fodors helps you unleash the possibilities of travel by providing the insightful tools you need to experience the trips you want. While youre at the helm, Fodors offers the assurance of our expertise, the guarantee of selectivity, and the choice details that truly define a destination. Its like having a friend in Portland!

Fodors In Focus Portland features options for a variety of budgets, interests, and tastes, so you make the choices to plan your trip of a lifetime.

•If its not worth your time, its not in this book. Fodors discriminating ratings, including our top tier Fodors Choice designations, ensure that youll know about the most interesting and enjoyable places in Portland.

Visit Fodors.com for more ideas and information, travel deals, vacation planning tips, reviews and to exchange travel advice with other travelers.

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