Walking Portland: 30 Tours of Stumptown's Funky by Becky Ohlsen

By Becky Ohlsen

From an incredible city woodland to the tiniest brewpub, Portland bargains an important number of entertainments inside of an incredibly compact region. natural coffeeshops line the streets on the foot of an extinct volcano, and autonomous bookstores nestle up opposed to food-cart pods. Already well-known for its nice beer, the town has turn into a middle for critical eating on an affordable finances. and because of years of revolutionary city making plans, Portland's structure makes it a walker's nirvana.

In Walking Portland, committed neighborhood Becky Ohlsen courses you thru the Rose City's many charms, from idyllic waterfront fountains to the extra vague and out-of-the-way wallet of cool. On each one stroll, you will discover hidden gardens, old landmarks, award-winning eating places, old-school taverns, oddball outlets, and edgy warehouse galleries in a number of the Northwest's most fun neighborhoods. you will move bridges and graveyards, wander a Smithsonian-honored street, see experiments in city renewal (some inspiring, a few doubtful) and be regaled with tales of the city's colourful previous. even if you are looking for a leisurely walk choked with procuring and snacks or a full of life trek over tree-covered hillsides, seize this booklet, step outdoors and . . . stroll Portland.

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