Packed with color photos, this bestselling guide offers dozens of itineraries that show you how to see the best of "Stumptown" in a short time with bulleted maps that lead the way from sight to sight. Featuring a full range of thematic and neighborhood tours, plus dining, lodging, shopping, nightlife, and practical visitor information, "Frommer's Portland day by day" is the only guide that helps travelers organize their time to get the most out of a trip. Inside this book you'll find: - Full color throughout with scores of photos and dozens of maps - Sample one- to three-day itineraries that include Portland with Kids, Rainy Day Portland, Offbeat Portland, and more - A thorough discussion of side trips to the Willamette Valley (Portland wine country), Mount Hood, the Columbia River Gorge, the Hood River, and the Oregon Coast - Star ratings for all hotels, restaurants, and attractions--all to clue readers in on great finds and values - Exact pricing so there s never any guessing - A tear-resistant foldout map in a handy, reclosable plastic wallet, as well as bulleted maps throughout."
Large numbers of travelers head to the great cities and natural attractions of the Pacific Northwest for their holidays and vacations. Seattle is a dynamic metropolis of theaters, museums, shops and superb restaurants; Portland, the "City of Roses", is a fun-loving place of numerous beer festivals, alongside theaters of performing arts, parks and gardens. As for the Pacific Coast Highway, it supplies a breathtaking motoring experience, all well captured in this new EasyGuide.
Insiders' Guide to Portland, Oregon is a beautiful full-color guide and the essential source for in-depth travel information for visitors and locals to this ever-growing city. Written by a local (and true insider), Insiders' Guide to Portland, Oregon offers a personal and practical perspective of this location that makes it a must-have guide for travelers as well as residents looking to rediscover their hometown.
An ultra-portable and concise guide to a city known for its friendly vibe and its rich culture. Our author, a longtime resident ofOregon, knows Portland inside and out, from its famous gardens to the newest microbreweries. He regularly visits all the city's best hotels and restaurants in person, and offers authoritative, candid reviews that will help you find the choices that suit your tastes and budget. In the spirit of Portland's affinity with its breathtaking location, our author covers the wide variety of outdoor activiities available both within city limits and further afield. You'll also get up-to-the-minute coverage of Portland's ever-growing dining scene; a detailed walking tour; accurate neighborhood maps; advice on planning a successful family vacation; and side trips to the Columbia Gorge, the Oregon Coast, and Mount St. Helens.
Frommer's Day by Day Guide to Berlin is the complete up-to-date reference for visitors who want to maximize their stay in the smartest, most time-efficient way. This invaluable guide offers reviews on a wide array of sightseeing, lodging, shopping, dining and entertainment options in all price ranges, and also includes thematic and walking tours of the city's best-loved neighborhoods with Frommer's trademark candid and accessible expertise.
"Like being taken around by a savvy local." —The New York Times "Little fluff and lots of fun." —Boston Globe "Hipper and savvier than other guides." —Diversion magazine Are you tired of cliché-ridden guidebooks packed with promotional fluff? Then move over to the Irreverent Guides—the travel series that no tourist board would dare to recommend. Look inside for the lowdown on: Hotels that make you glad it rains all the time What Seattle envies about Portland, and why Portland wishes it could be more like its northern neighbor Must-see places like the Portland grade school that serves excellent pizza and beer, and the Sleepless in Seattle houseboat Where to rub elbows with Bill Gates, Paul Allen, and their minions of Microsoft millionaires How to dress down to fit in with the "Aggressively Plain" Northwest fashion scene And much more! Frommer's. The Name You Can Trust. Find us online at www.frommers.com
Just look at what Frommer's has to offer this season: -- Stunning new covers -- Free full-color fold-out maps in our best-selling titles -- An attractive, easy-to-use two-color design -- More maps than ever before, all keyed to the text -- Four-color maps on the interior front and back covers -- Increased coverage of outdoor activities, nature areas, and discoveries off the beaten track -- An opinionated "best of the Destination" chapter to open each guide and point readers to the top experiences, drives, active vacations, hotels, restaurants, and shopping in each guide With selections in all price ranges, Frommer's is packed with completely up-to-date practical information, exact prices, and candid insider advice. It's the most authoritative, easy-to-use guide a traveler can buy. New England is rich in history and heritage, and Frommer's offers complete details on how to see the sights. With detailed reviews of the region's best inns and restaurants, and a free full-color fold-out map, Frommer's is the only guide a traveler needs.
In the bestselling tradition of Bill Bryson and Tony Horwitz, Rinker Buck's The Oregon Trail is a major work of participatory history: an epic account of traveling the 2,000-mile length of the Oregon Trail the old-fashioned way, in a covered wagon with a team of mules—which hasn't been done in a century—that also tells the rich history of the trail, the people who made the migration, and its significance to the country. Spanning 2,000 miles and traversing six states from Missouri to the Pacific Ocean, the Oregon Trail is the route that made America. In the fifteen years before the Civil War, when 400,000 pioneers used it to emigrate West—historians still regard this as the largest land migration of all time—the trail united the coasts, doubled the size of the country, and laid the groundwork for the railroads. The trail years also solidified the American character: our plucky determination in the face of adversity, our impetuous cycle of financial bubbles and busts, the fractious clash of ethnic populations competing for the same jobs and space. Today, amazingly, the trail is all but forgotten. Rinker Buck is no stranger to grand adventures. The New Yorker described his first travel narrative,Flight of Passage, as “a funny, cocky gem of a book,” and with The Oregon Trailhe seeks to bring the most important road in American history back to life. At once a majestic American journey, a significant work of history, and a personal saga reminiscent of bestsellers by Bill Bryson and Cheryl Strayed, the book tells the story of Buck's 2,000-mile expedition across the plains with tremendous humor and heart. He was accompanied by three cantankerous mules, his boisterous brother, Nick, and an “incurably filthy” Jack Russell terrier named Olive Oyl. Along the way, Buck dodges thunderstorms in Nebraska, chases his runaway mules across miles of Wyoming plains, scouts more than five hundred miles of nearly vanished trail on foot, crosses the Rockies, makes desperate fifty-mile forced marches for water, and repairs so many broken wheels and axels that he nearly reinvents the art of wagon travel itself. Apart from charting his own geographical and emotional adventure, Buck introduces readers to the evangelists, shysters, natives, trailblazers, and everyday dreamers who were among the first of the pioneers to make the journey west. With a rare narrative power, a refreshing candor about his own weakness and mistakes, and an extremely attractive obsession for history and travel,The Oregon Trail draws readers into the journey of a lifetime.
This is Portland is a first-hand look at a city that people can't seem to stop talking about. It's a guidebook of sorts, but not to restaurants and sightseeing. Instead, Alexander Barrett is your friendly guide to the quirky characters and atmosphere of Portland, Oregon and how fun, beautiful, and ridiculous it can be. With its approachable, often hilarious tone, this book is perfect for anyone who wants to learn more about bikes, beards, beers, rain, and everything else important about the city you've heard you should like.
Longtime resident Oregonian Hollyanna McCollom covers the best of the Portland area—including the Cultural District, the Alphabet District, and Alberta Street. McCollom provides a variety of travel strategies, such as The Best of Portland, Pint-sized P-Town, and Rainy Day Portland. McCollom covers the most popular sights: Ankeny Square, Skidmore Fountain, Union Station, and the Alberta Art Walk. Complete with expert tips on the best dining, as well as the best bars and nightclubs, Moon Portland gives travelers the tools they need to create a more personal and memorable experience.
Features travel information for all of Great Britain including the best of ancient Britain, modern Britain, the nightlife, museums, and architecture.