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Hikes Within 60 Miles: Portland: Including the Coast, Mount Hood, St. Helens, and the Santiam River
by Paul Gerald
June 2010, paperback, 256 pages
Updated maps, new hikes, new photos, and useful backpacking options make this authoritative guide to Portland's best day hikes even more useful than before. This guide outlines what to bring, how to get to the trailhead, where to go on the trail, and what to look for while hiking.
by Elizabeth Lopeman
May 2010, kindle edition, 408 pages
The guide includes information on walking tours, fine and performing arts, shopping, nightlife, as well as reviews of restaurants, hotels, brewpubs and wine bars. The shopping chapter has been restructured, focusing less on national chains and more on unique boutiques and specialty stores. Lodging reviews have been streamlined, and restaurant reviews have been reevaluated.
by Linda Nygaard
October 1998, 2nd edition, Paperback, 224 pages, (guidebook)
Features Portland's microbreweries, descriptions of city history and people, and information specifically for families.
portland: A Curated Guide of Inspired and Unique Locally Owned Eating and Shopping Establishments
by Jon Hart and Kaie Wellman
October 2010, paperback, 192 pages
Focusing exclusively on locally owned restaurants and stores, these modern city-guides features businesses to represent the crème de la crème beloved by both locals and tourists. The overall selection presents a fresh and unexpected look at each city, highlighting an exciting array of neighborhoods.
In Focus Portland, 2nd Edition
July 2010, paperback, 208 pages, (guidebook)
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.
Portable Portland, 6th Edition
by Karl Samson
April 2010, paperback, 168 pages, (guidebook)
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.
Portland: An Urban Eco Guide
by Serena Bartlett
August 2010, paperback, 272 pages
Our guide points travelers to an eco-urban adventure revealing a new look at Portland, a city chock-full of bustling, eccentric neighborhoods. Each guide is the actual experiences of local writers who offer up listings of places to volunteer, encourage visitors to take the bus, and highlight places in the city to find inspiration.
The Insiders' Guide to Portland: Including the Metro Area and Vancouver,
by John Rumler, Dave Johnson, Thomas McGarry
September 1999, Paperback, 328 pages, (guidebook)
Local authors help you discover the cities bounty of parks and gardens, trendy cafes and microbreweries, eclectic accommodations, funky neighborhoods, Northwestern cuisine and numerous recreational pursuits.
Menu Guide - Portland
by Kathleen Casey, Mike Hablutzel (Editor), Michael Bruce
September 1999, 2nd edition, Paperback, 128 pages, (guidebook)
Moon Portland (Moon Handbooks)
by Hollyanna McCollom
April 2010, paperback, 232 pages
Longtime resident Oregonian Hollyanna McCollom covers the best of the Portland area. The guide covers the most popular sights, including Ankeny Square, Skidmore Fountain, Union Station, and the Alberta Art Walk. Complete with expert tips on the best dining that spans different cuisines, plus the best bars and nightclubs.
Nature Walks in & Around Portland: All-Season Exploring in Parks,
Forests & Wetlands
by Karen Whitehill, Terry Whitehill
May 1998, 2nd edition, Paperback, 192 pages, (guidebook)
City's Wilderness: Portland's Forest Park
by Marcy Cottrell Houle and Eric Goetze
October 2010, paperback, 256 pages
This updated, expanded edition of One City's Wilderness provides directions to twenty-nine hikes of varying length, difficulty, and scenery, covering every trail within the 5,100-acre park. Each hike is illustrated with a new, full-color map, and a fold-out, full-color map of the entire park is included inside the back cover.
Out and About Portland With Kids: The Ultimate Family Guide for Fun and
by Elizabeth Hartzell Desimone
July 1997, Paperback, 242 pages, (guidebook)
Covers Portland and surrounding areas (the coast, the mountains), including restaurants that are kid-friendly, scenic drives, things to do when it's raining, and places to host birthday parties.
by Kim Carlson (Editor)
April 1998, Sasquatch Books, 4th Edition, 351 pages, (guidebook)
A team of Portland critics reviews the very best of the city's attractions, including more than 150 restaurants.
Portland Cheap Eats: 200 Terrific Bargain Eateries
by Carrie Floyd (Editor)
November 1999, Sasquatch Books, 176 pages, (guidebook)
Portland Hikes: Day Hikes in Oregon and Washington Within 100 Miles of
by Art Bernstein, Andrew Jackman
May 2000, 3rd edition, Paperback, 259 pages, (guidebook)
Quick Escapes From Portland, OR: The Best Weekend Getaways
by Chris Cunningham
August 2010, paperback, 192 pages
We've done the planning. You do the packing. When you only have a few days to get away, why spend half your time preparing? Quick Escapes frees you from the details and puts you on the road to a good time.
Portland, Oregon 2010: The Unique Guidebook to Portland's Hidden Sites, Sounds, & Tastes
by Tom Burgess, Ann Carroll Burgess, and Linda Rutenberg
April 2010, paperback, 260 pages
An offbeat alternative to most basic travel guides, this volume exposes local histories and legends while revealing the best eateries, hotels, and hottest nightspots. This handy travel tome shows experiencing the unknown can be truly unforgettable.
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