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First time visiting - please help!

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First time visiting - please help!

Hi there,

I need a little advice. It's my boyfriends 30th birthday and so i'm bringing him to Portland from London as he regretted not visiting when he travelled America a few years back. It's a relatively short trip, we arrive on 16th February 2013 and leave 19th/20th to head to Seattle.

Obviously I want to make the most of this for him, so I was wondering whether you could recommend good areas to stay for this short time. We'd like to be within easy reach of a transport system for sightseeing, but it doesn't have to be a "trendy" area...just near to nice little cafes, restaurants etc. I know it's a question with such a broad answer, but any help would be greatly appreciated.



London, United...
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11. Re: First time visiting - please help!

Blimey,thank you so much for all of this information! It's so helpful,will sit down over the weekend and have a look. At least there's around a month from my boyfriends birthday until we depart,so if I show him what's out there he can decide too :-) so excited to visit America once again!! I've always wanted to go to Portland and Seattle as I love the rain (and it's a good job as I live in dreary England!)

:-) so appreciative for all of your help,thank you very much :-)

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12. Re: First time visiting - please help!

What do you think of the Monaco Hotel and surrounding neighborhood>

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13. Re: First time visiting - please help!

Lilypearl, are you asking for yourself or to help? If you want to know, I would suggest kindly that you start your own thread. That way you will get personalized information.

It's easy and it will all be for you.


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