Peaceful Places, Portland

103 Tranquil Sites in the Rose City and Beyond

Gerald, Paul

Book - 2012
Average Rating: 3 stars out of 5.
Peaceful Places, Portland
"Everybody knows about Portland's food scene, its outdoor recreation, its bike lanes, beer pubs, and coffee shops. Whether you call it Stumptown or Bridgetown--or even PDX--Portland has been mocked as the city where young people go to retire. But seemingly every weekend there's a festival, organized bike ride, political march, or something else clamoring for participation. In short, Portland is a happening town. Seeking out the places or times when the crowds will be elsewhere, Paul Gerald give travelers the essence of what each place is about--what makes it peaceful or inviting. But he does not stint on also giving readers all the detailed info they need to get there at the crowd-free time. The theme that carries throughout the book is a simple one: Portland is a great city, but it's still a city, and sometimes folks just need a break"-- Provided by publisher.

Publisher: Birmingham, Alabama :, Menasha Ridge Press,, [2012]
Edition: First edition
Copyright Date: ©2012
ISBN: 0897329384
Branch Call Number: 917.954904 G354p 2012
Characteristics: xxix, 210 pages :,ill., maps ;,19 cm


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