Walking Portland: 30 Tours of Stumptown’s Funky Neighborhoods, Historic Landmarks, Park Trails, Farmers Markets, and B

By | February 15, 2020
Walking Portland: 30 Tours of Stumptown's Funky Neighborhoods, Historic Landmarks, Park Trails, Farmers Markets, and B Author Becky Ohlsen
ISBN-10 0899976816
ISBN-13 9780899976815
Year 2013-04-09
Pages 256
Language English
Publisher Wilderness Press
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From a massive urban forest to the tiniest brewpub Portland offers a huge variety of entertainments within a surprisingly compact area Organic coffeeshops line the streets at the foot of an extinct volcano and independent bookstores nestle up against food cart pods Already famous for its great beer the city has become a center for serious dining on a reasonable budget And thanks to years of progressive urban planning Portland s layout makes it a walker s nirvana In Walking Portland devoted local Becky Ohlsen guides you through the Rose City s many charms from idyllic waterfront fountains to the more obscure and out of the way pockets of cool On each walk you ll discover hidden gardens historic landmarks award winning restaurants old school taverns oddball shops and edgy warehouse galleries in some of the Northwest s most exciting neighborhoods You ll cross bridges and graveyards wander a Smithsonian honored boulevard see experiments in urban renewal some inspiring some dubious and be regaled with stories of the city s colorful past Whether you re looking for a leisurely stroll full of shopping and snacks or a vigorous trek over tree covered hillsides grab this book step outside and walk Portland

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