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Portland Events - June 2015 - Best Fun Things to Do

Fun top Portland events in June: Rose Festival, Beer Festivals, Portland Timbers, shows, music, indian powwow

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Top Portland Events - May, 2015

Most popular Portland events: May, 2015. Cinco de Mayo, Rose Festival, Mother's Day, Cirque du Soleil, Whiskey Festival, Festival of Flowers, and more...

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Portland Events April

Plenty of Portland Events in April: Easter activities, arts and crafts, orchids, I Love Lucy, hardy plant sale and more.

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Portland Events - March 2015 Top Things to Do

Top Portland Events - March 2015 include an antique show, rv show, Guys & Dolls, St. Patrick's Day festivities and more.

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Portland Events - February 2015

Jazz Festival, Auto Show, Film Festival, Mardi Gras Ball, Home and Garden Show, Chinese New Year, Scrapbook Convention and more.

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Portland Events - January, 2015

Mark your calender for these Portland events in January. Festivals, shows, conventions to keep you busy with fun things to do.

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Cheap Hotels in Portland Oregon - Where to Find Them

Inexpensive and cheap hotels in Portland can save you a bundle of money. It is possible to stay in the heart of downtown Portland in a decent room

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Portland Deals, Discounts, Coupons, and More

Save money with Portland deals, coupons, discounts. Find out where the freebies are.

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Portland Entertainment, Music, Concerts, Theater, Events

Portland entertainment covers a wide spectrum of entertainment choices: classical music, jazz, blues, country western, opera, and more.

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Hawthorne District - A Fun Portland Neighborhood

The Hawthorne District in Portland is best described as ecclectic. This is the Portland of the TV show "Portlandia". Hipster? Yes. Hippy? Not as much as in years gone by.

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Discover Portland Neighborhoods

Explore Portland neighborhoods and be prepared for some delightful surprises. There are actually 95 defined neighborhoods in Portland

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Portland Oregon Zoo

The Portland Oregon Zoo is the oldest zoo west of the Mississippi and today houses over 2000 animals on 64 acres.

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Waterfront Blues Festival in Portland

The Blues Festival in Portland plays host to a stellar group of blues performers each year around July 4th including a cruise on the Willamette River and fireworks.

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Northwest Portland Neighborhood - Nob Hill

The tree-lined streets with old Victorian houses and up-scale shops and boutiques in the Northwest Portland neighborhood is one of the city's most walkable and bikeable.

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Old Town Portland - Chinatown, History and Good Food

The historic Old Town Portland area is where the city began. It is a well-preserved and vibrant part of downtown Portland.

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Sellwood - Moreland, a Portland Neighborhood Worth Visiting

The Sellwood - Moreland neighborhood, antiques, great food, beautiful parks, unique boutiques.

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The Pearl District - Popular Portland Neighborhood

The Pearl District -- Portland's most up-and-coming neighborhood. Art galleries, great food, boutique shops.

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Portland Airport Hotels

Find Portland airport hotels in all price ranges with free shuttles to and from the terminal.

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Portland Hotels Downtown

Best downtown Portland hotels from luxury to economical and practical for romantic getaways, business visitors, and tourists.

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Willamette Valley Wineries - Wine Tasting, Gorgeous Scenery

Plan your Willamette Valley Wineries wine tasting tour with opening times and driving directions.

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Things To Do In Portland Oregon and Day Trips

Discover the many things to do in Portland, Oregon plus day trips you will not want to miss.

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Oregon Coast Hotels and Lodging

Oregon Coast hotels give you everything you need for a fun stay while enjoying Oregon beaches. Find your Oregon Coast Lodging here.

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Portland Oregon Airport

Portland Oregon Airport -- voted best in 2007--what to expect and why you will like it too.

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Aurora Oregon - Antiques and History

Aurora Oregon is the place to see how the pioneer actually lived plus it is the Antiques Capital of Oregon.

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Oregon Coast Events - April, 2014

A full month of Oregon Coast events for April with crab and oyster feeds, flower shows and sales, music and theater performances, and an Easter egg hunt

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Oregon Coast Events March 2014 - Good Food, Wine, Beer, Jazz, Art, and Crafts

Lots of musical Oregon coast events for March and there is some good food too.

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Skiing in Central Oregon

Your guide to skiing in central Oregon

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Top Oregon Coast RV Parks

Private Oregon Coast RV parks usually offer more than state parks and Forest Service campgrounds. Most of

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Portland Saturday Market - Art, Crafts, Music, Food

The Portland Saturday Market is the place for artisans to sell their creations. With over 400 stalls it is the place to go for that one-of-a-kind something that no one else has.

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Pittock Mansion - Historical Mansion Overlooking Portland

Pittock Mansion is a good way to see how the wealthy lived at the beginning of the twentieth century,. Located on top of a hill overlooking Portland Oregon, it is also a great place to have a picnic.

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Astoria, Oregon - Where the Columbia River Meets the Pacific Ocean

Things to do in Astoria Oregon. You can easily spend several days in Astoria with plenty to do and the beautiful Oregon coast is only a

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The Historic Columbia River Highway

Travel the Historic Columbia River Highway for spectacular views of the Columbia River Gorge.

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Hiking Mt. Hood trails--Some Easy to Moderate Level Hikes for the Whole Family

Hiking Mt. Hood trails is enjoyable for everyone including young children but choose your trails carefully.

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Whale Watching on the Oregon Coast - Where to Go

Whale watching on the Oregon Coast.--where to go to see these magnificent animals as they migrate past our shores.

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Best Oregon Coast Tidepools

Find the best Oregon Coast tidepools near where you plan to be on the coast. Map included. Learn how to stay safe while you are having fun.

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Oregon Cougar - You Don't Want to Run Into This One!

Meeting up with a Cougar when you are just trying to have a good time in the forests of Oregon is dangerous. Learn what to do if this happens to you.

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Anthony Lakes Summer and Winter Recreation

Anthony Lakes is a gorgeous place for camping, hiking, boating but it is its winter powder snow that makes it shine for skiers.

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Timberline Lodge on Mt. Hood

A visit toTimberline Lodge, a National Historic Landmark built at the 6,000 foot level of Mt. Hood, is a must do.

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Portland Farmers Market

The Portland Farmers Market is the place to go for farm-fresh fruit and vegetables and you can't beat it for lunch either.

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Bonneville Dam on the Columbia River

The Bonneville Dam is one of the most fascinating sights when visiting the Columbia River Gorge.

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