Portland and Vicinity
Cities and Towns
A cooperative effort to gather information, provide a means for citizen involvement, and online access to citizens living in the Portland, Oregon and Vancouver, Washington metropolitan region. The network specifically serves Clackamas, Multnomah and Washington counties in Oregon; and Clark County in Washington.
Portland International Airport. Located 30 minutes from downtown Portland. 7000 NE Airport Way, Portland, OR 97218. Phone: 503-460-4234; Toll-free: 1-800-815-4636.
Forest Grove Chamber of Commerce. 2417 Pacific Avenue, Forest Grove, OR 97116. Phone: 503-357-3006; Fax: 503-357-2367.
Pacific University. 2043 College Way, Forest Grove, OR 97116. Phone: 503-357-6151; Toll-free: 1-877-PAC-UNIV.
The Outlook Online. 1190 NE Division Street, Gresham, OR 97030. Phone: 503-661-3200.
Festivals & Events
Mt. Hood Festival of Jazz
Held annually in late July/early August on the campus of Mt. Hood Community College in Gresham. Proceeds from the event benefit the Mt. Hood Community College Foundation and the Gresham Area Chamber of Commerce.
Pacific Northwest Sightseeing Tours. Hillsboro, OR. Phone: 503-640-3002; Fax: 503-648-8278.
Nor'Wester Beer Company. 2730 NW 31st Avenue, Portland, OR 97210. Phone: 503-226-7623.
Rose Air Taxi Service is a charter air carrier serving the Pacific Northwest from Portland, Oregon. Rose Air takes as many as three customers at a time to and from destinations throughout the Northwest. Want to go to Ashland? In 90 minutes you can be there. Have a business meeting in Bend? It's an hour away. Or, how about heading to the San Juan Islands? You're there in 90 minutes.
End of the Oregon Trail Interpretive Center
Site of the Oregon Trail Foundation, a nonprofit organization which manages and develops the End of the Oregon Trail Interpretive Center. Site offers a library of historical resources plus general visitor information including tours and event planning.
City of Portland
Best selection of books on the Northwest.
Moon Portland, 2nd Edition (Moon Handbooks) by Hollyanna McCollom. This longtime resident covers the best of the Portland area featuring the most popular sights. This guide has expert tips on the best dining including different cuisines, plus the best bars and nightclubs. Order now...
Best Places Portland by Elizabeth Lopeman. The guide includes information on walking tours, the arts, shopping with a focus on locally owned stores, nightlife and updated reviews of restaurants, hotels, brewpubs and wine bars. Order now...
Frommer's Portable Portland, 6th Edition by Karl Samson. Whether at the International Rose Test Garden or in search of the city's best microbrew, our expert author guides you to your best Portland experience. Included are detailed maps, candid reviews of hotels and restaurants, plus sights, shopping, and nightlife, exact prices, directions, opening hours, and other practical information. Order now...
Fodor's In Focus Portland, 2nd Edition by Fodor's. 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. Order now...
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