Frommer's Portable Portlandby Karl Samson, Jane Aukshunas
Perfect for the short-term traveler who insists on value and doesn't want to wade through or carry a full-size guidebook, this series selects the very best choices in all price categories and takes you straight to
Frommer's Portable Guides offer all the detailed information and insider advice of a Frommer's Complete Guide—but in a concise, pocket-sized format.
Perfect for the short-term traveler who insists on value and doesn't want to wade through or carry a full-size guidebook, this series selects the very best choices in all price categories and takes you straight to the top sights.
Frommer's Portable Portland puts the best of the city in your pocket. You'll get candid reviews of the best hotels, restaurants, shopping, and nightlife, as well as the author's picks for the best travel experiences, including: strolling the grounds at the Japanese Garden; beer sampling at Brewpubs; kayaking around Ross Island; mountain biking the Leif Ericson Trail; hanging out at Powell's bookstore; people-watching at Pioneer Courthouse Square; spending an afternoon at the Portland Saturday Market; and more.
Meet the Author
Karl Samson lives in Oregon, where he spends his time juggling his obsessions with traveling, gardening, outdoor sports, and wine. Each winter, to dry out his webbed feet, he flees the soggy Northwest to update the Frommer’s Arizona guide. However, he always looks forward to his return to the land of good espresso. Karl is also the author of Frommer’s Washington State and Frommer’s Seattle.
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