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Gay Portland, Oregon – The Gay UK

Published Date Author: , February 22nd, 2019

For years, my former boss at South Florida Gay News would rave about Portland, Oregon. He loved the free-spirited nature of the community as well as the abundance of outdoor activities available outside the city. After years of seeing Norm and other friends post breathtaking photos on social media, I thought it was time to…Read More→

Featured Gay Friendly Accommodations: Bellaterra B&B, Portland, Oregon

Published Date Author: , November 12th, 2015

Periodically we’ll feature one of our properties here to let our readers know about some great gay friendly places to stay. Bellaterra bed and breakfast invites you to take a trip in time as well as place at our lovingly restored 1893 Victorian inn. Each room has a unique theme and mood. Perhaps you’d like…Read More→

Our Ten Favorite Things In Portland, Oregon

Published Date Author: , October 7th, 2015

We just got back from another great trip to one of our favorite places in the world – Portland. So we thought we’d share our favorite things – the must-sees if you visit downtown Portland. 10. Take the Free Downtown Tour There’s a great free tour of Downtown Portland that meets every day, rain or shine,…Read More→

Featured Gay Accommodations: Portland’s White House B&B, Portland, Oregon

Published Date Author: , March 15th, 2015

Periodically we’ll feature one of our properties here to let our readers know about some great gay friendly places to stay. Situated in Portland’s North East Historic Irvington District, Portland’s White House was built as a summer home in 1911 by Robert Lytle, a wealthy lumber baron. The house was billed as the most expensive…Read More→

Visiting Portland, Oregon on a Budget

Published Date Author: , July 20th, 2014

Looking to plan your next vacation but don’t want to spend a fortune? For an enriching getaway that doesn’t break the bank, Portland’s utopia of sustainability, cycling, good eats, and natural beauty has you covered. Getting Around Renting a car or taking taxis is unnecessary in Portland, thanks to the excellent public transportation system and…Read More→

What to Do in Portland, Oregon

Published Date Author: , June 25th, 2014

From scenic day trips, to breweries and wineries galore, to cycling and hiking, it would be impossible to experience all that Portland has to offer in a single day — but you can certainly try. Make a mad dash for all of these places, or space them out over a two- or three-day itinerary: Brunch:…Read More→

Portland, Oregon – Go for the Food

Published Date Author: , October 2nd, 2013

Getting a great meal in Portland is harder than you’d think. Not for lack of talented chefs creating world-class food. Rather, too many of them. Deciding where to dine among the many contenders can quickly leave you overwhelmed. I know. First-world problem. But it’s true. Portland’s dining scene has such a delicious glut of talented,…Read More→

Green Portland, Oregon

Published Date Author: , August 8th, 2013

Portland’s government and citizens have embraced the idea of a green, pedestrian friendly city in so many ways that just make sense. The idea is that you don’t need a huge mansion. You can have a small condo or apartment downtown, and the city becomes your home – the library is your den where you…Read More→

Getting Around In Portland, Oregon

Published Date Author: , August 2nd, 2013

It’s really easy to get around Portland on foot or via public transportation. Max/Street Cars There are several light rail lines – called the MAX, the lines (www.trimet.org/max/index.htm) run across the Greater Portland area. Within the central Downtown zone, rides on these trains are free. And for longer jaunts, the price is really affordable. For…Read More→

Featured Gay Friendly Accommodations: Portland City Retreat, Portland, Oregon

Published Date Author: , April 6th, 2013

Periodically we’ll feature one of our properties here to let our readers know about some great gay friendly places to stay. High Style in Portland’s ‘Beverly Hills’: Nestled in the Beverly Hills of Portland, Portland City Retreat is just 5 minutes away from Downtown, the Pearl, the Zoo and some of the finest shopping and…Read More→