10/05/2010 06:34 pm ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Portland Getaways: Multnomah Falls, Pittock Mansion, & Japanese Gardens

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By Alissa Pittenger

Welcome to Stumptown, where the loggers are as old as the lager.

A recent visit to Portland had me singing praises of this top green travel destination. With great public transportation, amazing trails, organic IPAs (Pale Ale) and the freshest local cuisine-you'll trade in your heels for some muddy boots in no time.

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