if you go

GETTING THERE

United Airlines and Alaska Airlines offer nonstop flights from Washington Dulles and Reagan National, respectively, to Portland, Ore.

WHERE TO STAY

Tierra Soul Urban Farm
and Guesthouse

4614 N. Michigan Ave.

503-489-7645

www.tierrasoulpdx.com

A few miles from St. Johns in North Portland’s hip Mississippi Avenue historic district, this family-run guesthouse comes complete with backyard chickens and a library stacked with local zines. You can even opt to sleep in the silver 1969 caravan. Rooms from $105.

Ace Hotel

1022 SW Stark St.

503-228-2277

www.acehotel.com

In the heart of downtown, with pint-size hotel rooms decorated by local artists, a creative on-site bar/restaurant and a Stumptown Coffee outpost. Rooms from $135.

WHERE TO EAT

The Baowry

8307 N. Ivanhoe St.

503-285-4839

Modern East Asian small plates, steamed pork buns and noodle soups in a comfortable, -homelike setting. Dishes $4 to $16.

Tulip Pastry Shop

8322 N. Lombard St.

503-286-3444

Definitively old-school bakery with fresh-made doughnuts, cookies, muffins, pies and maple bars from 75 cents.

WHERE TO DRINK

Port Way Tavern

7600 N. Willamette Blvd.

503-285-3875

A barfly’s home away from home; local beers from $4.

The Central Hotel

8608 N. Lombard St.

503-477-5489

www.centralhotelstjohns.com

Handcrafted cocktails ($6 to $10) in a no-frills classic ambiance; hotel rooms coming late 2014.

INFORMATION

www.travelportland.com

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