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Portland

09/30/2008 05:00PM ● Published by Super Admin

Portland – Oregon’s eco-centric green city – is but an hour away by plane, which is a far less expensive way to travel north these days. Upon arrival, expect the unexpected…and a little something more. Portland has culture, character and camaraderie typical of smaller towns; traits that make it stand apart from others of similar and larger size. Saddled with the near impossible task of trying to narrow down style’s five favorite things about Portland, we gave it an admirable go. Why shouldn’t you?

PORTLAND ART MUSEUM
One of Portland’s main draws, and the largest museum in the Northwest, is conveniently located downtown. The building itself is historical, and the museum’s grounds are meticulously maintained. The art ain’t too shabby either, what with several noted permanent and visiting collections. portlandartmuseum.org. style tip: Planning an extended family stay in Portland? If so, the museum offers a variety of art programs for kids. Details online.

For more about Portland, be sure to pick up this month's copy of Style-Folsom El Dorado Hills edition. Click on the "Get Your Copy" link on the bottom of this page for some of our newsstand locations. Or, to order a copy of this issue, please email Gloria Schroeder at gloria@sierrastyle.com, or call her at 916-988-9888 x116.

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