more about: portland

Where to go this weekend: Hood River, OR

  In May, this Columbia Gorge town hits its stride: The river begins to warm, breweries open their patios, and the new waterfront park fills with picnickers.

World’s First Tiny House Hotel Thrives in Portland

Soaking up unique experiences is an essential part of traveling. In Portland, wander-lusters can do just that at Caravan, the world’s first, tiny house hotel. Small-living enthusiasts, Kol Peterson and Deb Delman, launched the creative community in 2013 in an urban lot within Portland’s Alberta Arts District.

Design Ideas That Matter: Q&A with Kevin Cavenaugh

Note: We featured 14 innovators in the world of home design in our April issue, but didn’t get a chance to share everything they said on page. Over the next week, we’re sharing in-depth interviews with three of the subjects. The first is below.

Sunset’s Favorite New Bars of 2014

As 2014 rolls to a close, the staff at Sunset has been looking back on the year that’s passed and celebrating our favorite openings across the West. We tallied the new restaurants we enjoyed most and, now, we’re looking at 2014’s greatest bars, the pubs, cocktail lounges, and breweries most deserving of repeat sipping trips.