Take a trip to Portland, Oregon, and soak up the cool culture, the hip wineries and bars, the great food, and the welcome of the locals. Portland is renowned for its vibrant culture and charm, as well as its energy and vitality. Choose one of these places to stay near Portland and enjoy the best of the city, while also exploring the glorious natural surrounds in this area, where the Columbia River Gorge, Catherine Creek Trail and the Ridgefield Wildlife Reserve await. You can also enjoy the unspoiled Oregon coast, with plenty of surfing and swimming to try, and explore the many orchards that dot the hills. You can have glorious sunrise hikes, beach-side picnics, apple-picking, and beer-sampling on your itinerary!