America's Best Cities for Summer Travel
Portland Oregon

America's Best Cities for Summer Travel

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Zach Spear

Travel + Leisure readers rank the best cities around the U.S. for a summer getaway.

No. 1 Portland, OR

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You can literally taste summer in this northwestern city: top-ranked farmers’ markets bursting with berries, fresh-caught salmon at inventive cafés, and plenty of cool summer drinks. AFC voters also gave Portland the top prize for its microbrews. The wholesome cuisine will make you want to get active, too, whether you’re bicycling around Portland or hiking near the waterfalls outside town.

Portland Oregon

America's Best Cities for Summer Travel

No. 1 Portland, OR

You can literally taste summer in this northwestern city: top-ranked farmers’ markets bursting with berries, fresh-caught salmon at inventive cafés, and plenty of cool summer drinks. AFC voters also gave Portland the top prize for its microbrews. The wholesome cuisine will make you want to get active, too, whether you’re bicycling around Portland or hiking near the waterfalls outside town.

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