After hitting all our major sites in Seattle, we headed for Oregon, which is someplace my grandparents had never been to. And, for our base of operations while there, I chose the Residence Inn Portland Downtown Pearl District.
Immediately following my Dismal Las Vegas Experience, I immediately jumped on a plane to begin Touring the PNW with my grandparents. So let’s go over what I’ll be covering in this next series.
The Maui Sugar Cane Train has been putting on an annual holiday express for the past few years now. And while I love the Sugar Cane Train, it’s a short ride in a tropical climate. So if you’re looking for a real winter experience, check out the Oregon Rail Heritage Foundation Holiday Express 2018.
Did you know that you can check a case of wine for free at select airports when flying Alaska Airlines?
The morning after our friends tried to abduct us, we woke up early and headed to Portland’s Union Station for the next leg of our journey on the Amtrak Cascades. Union Station is just a little over a mile from the Portland Marriott City Center, but I said screw it and caught an Uber. In about […]
Our last night in Portland meant one, final meal with our friends. They didn’t tell us where they were taking us, said it was a surprise. The wife and I almost through we were being shanghaied because we they were driving erratically around some seedy looking areas! But eventually we arrived at Le Bistro Montage […]