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TDIFest 2010 Discussion about TDIFest 2010 on the Labour Day weekend (September 3-5th, 2010) .

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Old July 13th, 2010, 10:24   #1
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Default Destinations around TDIFest 2010

I've created a Google map of places, activities, etc. surrounding TDIFest this year.
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Old July 15th, 2010, 16:11   #2
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Very nice. Looks like there is enough around to keep everyone entertained for a few days.
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Old July 17th, 2010, 11:07   #3
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Don't forget a trip to the Columbia River Gorge where you can take a ride on the Sternwheeler in Cascade Locks, go winetasting in Hood River, White Salmon, and beyond. How about taking a beautiful drive around the "fruit loop" in Hood River Valley to pick up the best apples/pears in the nation? Mt. Hood and Timberline Lodge are spectacular. Skamania Lodge in Stevenson for a round of golf or a great meal is just 45 minutes away as well.
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Old August 4th, 2010, 16:08   #4
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Shopping for the wife: Where is the best outlet mall? We went to the premium one in troutdale but was disappointed. Then we heard there was a outlet mall south of portland. Can someone identify this and add to the map?

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Old August 4th, 2010, 16:13   #5
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It's in Woodburn, exit 271 on I-5. If I have access to the map, I'll try to add it.

If you're going shopping in Portland, though, I recommend two shopping districts: NW 23rd and SE Hawthorne. Lots of great shops.
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Old August 4th, 2010, 16:15   #6
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Thanks, and for others info I also found this:

Woodburn Factory Outlet Mall is your best bet. It is approx 30 minutes south of Portland:

http://www.woodburncompanystores.com/

Then you should check out Bridgeport Mall in Lake Oswego for the big box stores:

http://www.bridgeport-village.com/

And don't forget NW 23rd for unique shopping and great restaurants.

http://www.viamagazine.com/weekenders/po…

If you want something earthier, go to the Hawthorne district for funkier fashion and lots of granola cafes.

http://portlandor.about.com/od/neighborh…


(is the hawthorne district what you are recommending above Blackberry?)
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Old August 4th, 2010, 16:38   #7
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I've updated the map for those locations.
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Old August 5th, 2010, 08:41   #8
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Those are the ones! And like I said, I'd be happy to lead a convoy or carpool (since parking is very tight in Portland) or provide directions.
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Old August 9th, 2010, 23:45   #9
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If anyone's looking for public transit, there are plenty of options:
The Hotel shuttle runs Cascade Station, the Airport, and Max Station (train). The shuttle is on demand 24 hours a day. Below is the link to the shopping and restaurants at Cascade Station
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http://www.shopcascadestation.com/index.html


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Old August 9th, 2010, 23:50   #10
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Also, a note:
The Woodburn Company Stores -IE an Outlet Mall - is located just off highway 5 near the drag strip, for anyone interested. It's open from 10am-8pm on Saturday and 10am-7pm on sunday.
http://www.shop-woodburn.com/
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Has anyone talked about the Wineries of the Willamet Valley yet? I am definatly going to find a DD of course and go one a wine tour while I am in the area. If you don't know already some of the best and most famous Pinot Noir in the United States is from this area. Argyle winery and it's sparkling flight of wines is a place I will not want to miss.
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Since the BBQ has been cancelled, and since Portland is famous for its cart food, I'd like to offer leading an expedition to the 12th and Hawthorne food carts on Saturday night, maybe to cap off an afternoon of browsing and shopping on Hawthorne Street?

The poutine, crepes, catfish po-boys, and fried fruit pies are absolutely killer. It's only open after about 8pm though.
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Since the BBQ has been cancelled, and since Portland is famous for its cart food, I'd like to offer leading an expedition to the 12th and Hawthorne food carts on Saturday night, maybe to cap off an afternoon of browsing and shopping on Hawthorne Street?

The poutine, crepes, catfish po-boys, and fried fruit pies are absolutely killer. It's only open after about 8pm though.
That sounds amazing. *drool*
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Old August 20th, 2010, 15:29   #14
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Also for the shopping, you may want to bring a few extra bucks out - Oregon does not have a state sales tax.
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Old August 30th, 2010, 15:23   #15
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Has anyone talked about the Wineries of the Willamet Valley yet? I am definatly going to find a DD of course and go one a wine tour while I am in the area. If you don't know already some of the best and most famous Pinot Noir in the United States is from this area. Argyle winery and it's sparkling flight of wines is a place I will not want to miss.
you're coming from selah? you'll be substantially let down with the grade of wineries compared to the yakima valley.

lots of meh wineries and some stellar ones - diamonds in the rough really. the willamette valey wineries are fun but nothing compared to the yakima valley.

Food carts are AMAZING in portland. Brunch box is super great.

best breakfast in town hands down: pine state biscuits - fried chicken, bacon, egg and gravy on a biscuit
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