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It’s Travel Tuesday, and HI Now is in Portland! Host Kanoe Gibson took a drive to check out some of the more famous landmarks around the area and found that photo opportunities abounded. The city of Portland is perfect for today’s foodie or blogger, as it serves up some of the tastiest cuisine and the hottest backdrops where you can take advantage of the coolest art murals around town.
Stop 1: Mill Ends Park (SW Naito Parkway and Taylor Street)
It’s the smallest park in the world!
Stop 2: Powell’s City of Books (1005 W Burnside St, Portland, OR 97209)
Powell’s has more than one million new and used books and occupies an entire city block!
More information: powells.com
Stop 3: Pittock Mansion (3229 NW Pittock Dr, Portland, OR 97210)
Visit Pittock Mansion for a touch of history and sweeping views of the City of Roses.
More information: pittockmansion.org
Stop 4: Forest Park
If nature is more your speed, within the city limits is Forest Park. With eight miles of lush beauty and trails, you can definitely take a walk to remember.
More information: forestparkconservancy.org
Stop 5: Multnomah Falls
Just a 30 minute drive to the northeast, you’ll hit some of the most gorgeous waterfalls including Multnomah Falls, the tallest in the state.
More information: multnomahfallslodge.com
Stop 6: Haystack Rock
Feeling landlocked? Head out west to the Oregon Coast and get a shot of Haystack Rock at Cannon Beach, which many remember from the blockbuster hit, “Goonies.”
More information: cannonbeach.org
Historic Portland White Stag sign:
Address: 31 NW Naito Pkwy, Portland, OR 97209
Voo Doo Doughnut:
Address: 1501 NE Davis St, Portland, OR 97232
Flamingos at Pie Spot:
Address: 521 NE 24th Ave, Portland, OR 97232
Keep Portland Weird:
Address: 350 W Burnside St, Portland, OR 97209
If you love to travel and you haven’t been to Portland, Alaska Airlines offers non-stop flights from Honolulu!
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