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Outdoors: Portland’s RiverPlace and River Kayak Tour
Under the blue sky that shelters our little bend in the Willamette, sits the RiverPlace Esplanade that overlooks the Hawthorn bridge and the RiverPlace Marina. The RiverPlace Esplanade is just now hitting its stride, and already offers some of the city’s most elegant dining, casual café hangouts, wine bars and ice cream shops.
The RiverPlace is also the starting point for a unique evening kayak tour on the Willamette River with the Portland Kayak Company– an outing that seamlessly weaves together some of Portland’s best parts–the city views and historic beauty of the bridges is blended with the natural world that Portland adores. This three hour trip around Ross Island gives even long-time Portlanders a new respect for the river that made our city what it is. This is surely a recipe for a perfect evening on Portland’s stretch of riverfront.
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