Portland Wineries: Top-Quality Tastings Within the City

It's not necessary to make a day trip to the Willamette Valley in order to visit quality wineries. Several worthwhile outfits have facilities within Portland.

Portland Food Truck Tour

Nowadays, food trucks earn Michelin stars and draw devoted followings. Eat Adventures Food Tours helped us navigate the scene in Portland.

Portland's Bullseye Projects: An Art-Glass Gallery

Portland's Pearl District is home to several impressive art galleries. Of these, my favorite was art-glass gallery Bullseye Projects.

Three Exquisite Portland Gardens

Three of the finest gardens in the Pacific Northwest grow within a 15-minute drive of the skyscrapers of downtown Portland.

Portland Restaurant Discoveries

One of the great draws of Portland is its cuisine, whether from a gourmet food truck or a Michelin star-quality restaurant. Here are five places we recommend.

Portland Hotels Strike Out

Portland provides a wealth of attractions: an exciting food scene, gardens, wineries and boutiques, but the hotels don't make the cut.

Letter From the Editor: December 2017

The Andrew Harper editor-in-chief reflects on this month's travels to Portland, Seattle and Whidbey Island, and a road trip in England's North Country.

10-Day Oregon Coast Road Trip

Follow in the footsteps of our editor and take a journey through the scenic Oregon Coast. This 10-day itinerary stops at four of our recommended hotels.

6 Escapes for Wine Lovers

For oenophiles, there is nothing better than a weekend dedicated to wine. These six food and wine hotels offer something for everyone.

Ten Places in America to See Before You Die

Many people have a list of places they'd like to visit before they move on to the next world; here are a few American suggestions of my own.

Reader Survey 2012 Favorite Golf Resorts

Our readers' favorite Golf Resorts from around the world. Click through for the full list.

The Pacific Northwest

Area partners in Oregon, Washington and British Columbia share their favorite scenery, sites, events and activities.

Indelible Travel Memories of 2011

Travel is often exhilarating and intoxicating, but it also bequeaths a fund of memories that is a lifelong source of solace and delight.

10 Days in Oregon

10 Days in Oregon: A recommended itinerary from the Andrew Harper Travel Office.

Exploring the Magnificent Oregon Coast

Highway 101 runs 363 miles through Oregon; you could drive it in a day, but that would be missing the point.

Wine Country Excursion: The Allison Inn & Spa

At the end of our recent road trip along the Oregon Coast, we turned inland for an incognito visit to the Allison Inn & Spa.

Astoria, Oregon Celebrates 200

Astoria, Oregon, honors its colorful history this year, 200 years after John Jacob Astor’s Pacific Fur Co. built its first crude fort near the mouth of the Columbia River in 1811.

Heceta Head Lighthouse

Driving north on U.S. 101 along the Oregon Coast, you really can't miss Heceta Head Lighthouse.

Wines the World Over

In the signature line of his emails, Andrew Harper's wine concierge, Hal Oates, includes a short blurb from the Bible: "Wine to gladden the heart of man." That sentiment is shared not only by Oates, but also by the growing number of travelers who head off in search of great wine destinations year after year.

Notable Northwest Wine Events

Three notable Northwest wine events occur in November, two in Washington, the nation’s second largest producer behind California, and one in Oregon, which ranks third.

Andrew Harper's Portland, Oregon

Portland is the jumping-off point for Oregon wine country, as well as an attractive destination in its own right.

Memorial Weekend in Oregon’s Wine Country

In Oregon’s inviting Willamette Valley, more than 150 wineries and tasting rooms will offer samples of the region’s acclaimed Pinot Noir, Pinot Gris, Chardonnay and Riesling during the annual Memorial Weekend in the Wine Country,” May 29-31.