Category Archives: Oregon

Must-See Waterfalls Near Portland

Horsetail Falls A visit to the Portland area would not be complete without an exploration of the Columbia River Gorge area. We took a local tour booked via Viator, which offers hotel pick-up from the downtown area.  The first stop for the morning tour was Horsetail Falls.  These beautiful falls just might look like a a horsetail as they plunge 176

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Rose Garden of Portland

A visit to Portland’s International Rose Test Garden offers you the opportunity to enjoy speculator views  downtown and Mount Hood. This is oldest official continuously operating public rose test garden in the United States. The garden features more than 10,000 roses with hundreds of thousands of visitors enjoying its sights and scents annually. First, by the editor of the Oregon Journal, Jesse

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Lan Su Chinese Garden

A recent visit to Portland, Oregon gave me the opportunity to explore the Lan Su Chinese Garden. This little oasis in the small Chinatown district of  Portland gives you the opportunity to experience a tranquil, quiet, and beautiful environment behind the walls. In addition, you have the opportunity to learn how two cities, Portland and Suzhou; its sister city in

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