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Sand castles 101, camping in wine country, and more great travel finds for your weekend

Where to go this weekend: Portland’s Division/Clinton hood

Chockablock with game-changing restaurants, cafes, and boutiques, this eastside Portland district is still the city’s best place to grab a bite and browse. It’s especially fine in summer, when sunny, 70-degree days mean you can ditch your car and comfortably explore on foot.

This weekend: Learn writer Pico Iyer’s surprising travel secret

Getting travel advice from Pico Iyer is a bit like getting acting tips from Meryl Streep or basketball pointers from Lebron James.

Toast to National Tequila Day, celebrate cycling in Oakland, and more great travel finds