Courtesy of Travel Portland

Tom McCall Waterfront Loop, Portland, OR

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Why It’s Cool: The three-mile walking-and-bicycling
loop includes the Vera Katz Eastbank Esplanade on the east side of the Willamette River and Tom McCall Waterfront Park on the west. The Saturday
Market
features Portland residents selling artisanal crafts, like Kitty
Baby Love
’s egg-shaped kitty crayons. And at Flavour
Spot
, a food cart in a gourmet “pod” two blocks from the park, Dutch Tacos
(pork sausage and maple spread served in a crisp waffle) are a favorite snack.

Don’t Miss: The eight-mile river loop through
Springwater and Oaks Bottom wildlife refuges. You might see nesting bald eagles
within city limits.

America's Coolest River Walks

Tom McCall Waterfront Loop, Portland, OR

Why It’s Cool: The three-mile walking-and-bicycling
loop includes the Vera Katz Eastbank Esplanade on the east side of the Willamette River and Tom McCall Waterfront Park on the west. The Saturday
Market
features Portland residents selling artisanal crafts, like Kitty
Baby Love
’s egg-shaped kitty crayons. And at Flavour
Spot
, a food cart in a gourmet “pod” two blocks from the park, Dutch Tacos
(pork sausage and maple spread served in a crisp waffle) are a favorite snack.

Don’t Miss: The eight-mile river loop through
Springwater and Oaks Bottom wildlife refuges. You might see nesting bald eagles
within city limits.

Courtesy of Travel Portland

America's Coolest River Walks

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