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Rose City Trails: 18 Unforgettable Portland Hikes

Portland is a hiking wonderland that extends from the depths of the Columbia River Gorge to the snow-capped peak of Mt. Hood. The City of Portland must have been designed with hikers in mind — it was founded by pioneers who traversed the historic Oregon Trail, after all.

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Headlands & Beaches: 25 Stunning Hikes on the Oregon Coast

Every summer, my family makes an annual pilgrimage from the arid southwest desert up to the frigid waters of the Oregon Coast. When we post our Seaside vacation pictures to social media, I’ll usually see a comment or two asking why we’re wearing fleece jackets on the beach in July. Aside from the obvious (try wearing a swimsuit in 55-degree water and get back to me), my answer is pretty simple: I visit the Oregon coast for the scenery, not the surf.

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