Nathan V. Holden
Meet the Tour Guides
"I'd describe parents in my city as progressive and eco-conscious," says Natasha Pressler, who has a 4-year-old son, August, as well as her baby Zander. She grew up in the area and says the vibe is warm and social. "I've met lots of my friends at the playgrounds and through two mom groups I belong to." Pals aside, Pressler says living in Portland has lots of other perks.
The guides: Natasha Pressler, 24, with Zander, 8 months
Larry Geddis/Travel Portland
Take a Hike!
There's easy access to stunning Mt. Hood.
Amy Nieto Photography
"I try to buy my produce at a farmers' market because it's all grown locally and so fresh," Pressler says. "Oregon strawberries are the best. Yum!"
Portland Parks & Recreation
Courtesy of Posh Baby
Clek's Foonf, a convertible car seat that's recyclable, isn't out till June, but one Portland baby boutique is swamped with preorders. ($500; PoshBaby.com)
This fun Julius print sure beats beige!
Originally published in the April 2012 issue of American Baby magazine.
This piece was accurate at publication time, but all prices, offerings and availabilities are subject to change. Please contact each hotel and attraction for up-to-date rates and information before taking your trip.