For all of my cabin fever regarding Oregon- I must admit it is quite a cool little place. We really do have amazing access to the Beach, the Mountains and the Desert. We are environmentally active and believe in respecting the Earth. We have lots of great places to eat. We have a Wine Country thanks to Mother Nature. And we have a city full of amazing, local ale thanks to the people.
That's why I was proud of my hometown when I read this article last week. Portland has more breweries than any city in the world. [ARTICLES HERE & HERE]
I love it- and might I suggest you come check some of them out :)