Oregon's largest city Portland, sits on the Columbia and Willamette rivers. In the distance is the snow capped Mount Hood. With the many parks, bridges and cycling paths the city is known for its greeness and eco friendliness. Visit the Japenese Gardens and Oregon Zoo, to the theater. Dine in restaurants that sell craft beers and can show the journey from farm to table for the choices on the menu. Check out the Rose Festival in May and June with the evening fireworks, Oregon Brewer Festival and The Waterfront Blues festivals that take place in the other months the year.
Michelin Short-Stays Guides are a handy pocket guide with a detachable map to help you get around and explore the city or country that you are visiting. Presenting the top attractions for a 24-hour visit, a weekend or longer. You'll find a choice of restaurants for any budget. This pocket-size guide helps you do it all with its detailed maps, recommended places to eat and stay, and Michelin's respected star-rating system. A detachable map is included to help you plan and navigate your trip with ease.
Each guide has an introductory welcome to section with how to get there, Must Sees, Top Picks, Favourites and a Suggested Itinarary.
Use the Discovering section to plan your own visit to sights and attractions, each attraction is listed with one to three stars,* Interesting, ** Recommended, and *** Highly Recommended.
A comprehensive addresses section with Where to Eat, Where to Drink, Shopping, Nightlife and finally Where to Stay.
The Find Out More Section will give you a little history of the city the guide covers,along with information about Architecture, Activities for Kids, Sports and other special activities or specialities of the city or region you are visiting.
Finally the Planning your Trip Section, has practical information, Know before you go. Basic Information, driving, cycling, public transportation, tax's, sports, taxi's and telephones. There is also a festivals and events calendar lisiting annual events and other exhibitions.
* Detachable Map of the local area
* Coloured sections to use the guide, colour photographs
* Unmissable must see sights and attractionsand places to visit
* Star selections ***, **, *
* Address lists of restaurants, hotels, cafes, and bars.
* Shopping and Nighlife information
* A recommended Itinerary
* Practical tips