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August 23, 2007 at 9:52 p 2 comments

Portland, Oregon is a sure hit for your next Girlfriend Getaway

This well-planned big city with a small town feel offers all the elements of a perfect weekend away with the girls. Following are some highlights to help you plan your itinerary. Email the BYOG for more information or trip ideas!


Portland Saturday Market — enjoy local artisans work and meet the artists, enjoy the international food court and enjoy local music and performance groups. Visit http://www.portlandsaturdaymarket.com/ to plan your day ahead of time.

Oregon Museum of Science and Industry is currently featuring Body Works 3. Explore this and some great “green getaways” at http://www.travelportland.com.

The Pearl District is a neighborhood previously consisting of sheet-metal warehouses and trucking distribution centers rehabbed into a SoHo-like village. You will find galleries, high-end shops, unique boutiques and trendy eateries. See more at http://www.pearldistrict.com

Nighttime Fun

McMenamins is a company reviving old buildings in Portland. They have managed to create some very unique and fun establishments. Pubs seem to be their passion. Visit their website to see what they have up their sleeve now: could be an American Music Festival, a scotch and cigar dinner (men alert!), movies on the lawn or a ladies night. http://www.mcmenamins.com

For a budget night out Bagdhad Theatre second run movies with table to eat pizza, drink microbrews and local wine. Visit http://www.mcmenamins.com/index.php?loc=9&id=176.

For a wine treat visit Noble Rot where they serve 50 wines by the glass and samplers. http://www.noblerotpdx.com/

Where to stay

The always trustworthy Marriott hotels offers several possibilities: Marriott City Center, Marriott Residence Inn – Riverplace or the Portland Marriott Downtown Waterfront. Visit the Marriott website for pricing and reservations.

Hotel Lucia has the “Nothing To Wine About” Package and it truly is nothing to wine about.

Got Tote?For a very trendy and contemporary feel try the Avalon Hotel & Spa. This is a renovated Motor Court and you should see the crazy stuff going on there.

It’s going to be tough to cram it all into 1 weekend, you may want to make it a long one! Pack the tshirts, totes and tastebuds and get ready to make some memories.

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