The Guinness Book of World Records recognized “Mill Ends Park” in Portland, Oregon as the world’s smallest park in 1971. Just one small tree sits on the 452 square inches of land in this tiny urban park that's two feet wide! The History of Mill Ends Park We love Mill Ends Park even more now... Continue Reading →
This is by no means a "best of" Portland list, but it is a pretty solid list of 50 things to do in and around Portland, Oregon. We encourage you to check out a few more Portland to do lists to find things that interest you, but if you don't know a thing about the... Continue Reading →
Ah, the Columbia River Gorge, a National Scenic Area and one of our favorite places in the world. Looking for a quick hike, we opted for Beacon Rock; located along Highway 14 in Stevenson, Washington, it's only about 45 minutes east of Portland. Towering 848 feet from the ground, the rock is actually the core... Continue Reading →
Train, trolley, trails, and tram, and in our case bus; the 4T Trail is a great way to spend three to four hours of an afternoon exploring Portland without using a car. The most commonly suggested route begins downtown at Pioneer Courthouse Square catching the train, or MAX light rail, to the Portland Zoo and... Continue Reading →
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YAY, it's Halloween time, one of our favorites! Everyone is Googling for Halloween things to do in and around Portland. There's a million lists out there so you'll find no shortage of Halloween activities for all ages, from family-friendly to seasonally frightening. In this post we'll feature a few things we've actually experienced, along some... Continue Reading →