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Our Favorite RVing And Camping Destination Is Portland Oregon

by Mick Moores
(Las Vegas, NV.)

Our Favorite RVing And Camping Destination Is Portland Oregon

Our Favorite RVing And Camping Destination Is Portland Oregon

Our Favorite RVing And Camping Destination Is Portland Oregon
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We stayed the whole of the summer up at Portland Fairview RV Park which is about 9 miles east of central Portland.

After spending 3 winters in Las Vegas, it is so good to get away to somewhere with greenery, rivers & streams, & in the case of our RV site, there were a multitude of waterfalls within 15 miles of the campground.

The Columbia Gorge is a place of exceptional beauty, & I have travelled most of Europe & the West coast of the USA, so I feel I can make such a statement.


There are forests, rivers, lakes, parks, museums, art galleries, pubs, clubs, restaurants, art festivals, cultural centers, rose gardens, arboretums, marinas, boats, airports, & much, much more in & around Portland.

The RV site we stayed at had over 400 spaces, yet not once were we disturbed by noisy neighbors, car noise or barking dogs (although there is a train line nearby).

It was clean, & had immaculately kept gardens & lawns, & the staff were always polite & helpful.

There is also a gym, clubhouse, spa & swimming pool, as well as the usual laundry & clean bathrooms.

The weather when we arrived in March was chilly, but being English, wasn't uncomfortable, but the continual heavy rain could get a bit depressing when you're confined to a 5th wheel for a few days.

April sees an improvement, with warmer weather & less rain, & then June was a delight for me, with only occasional rain, nice temperatures, & sunny days with big white clouds drifting over.

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We had to leave to return to Vegas in mid September,& I had withdrawal symptoms even before we'd left, so you can imagine how depressed I was on our arrival back to the dry, barren desert with temperatures still in the high 90's & the relentless sight of stucco houses & freeways with high rises on every skyline view.

Ah well, it'll soon be next year, & we'll be packing up & getting away to more adventures in our beloved 5th wheel....(not forgetting my trusty F-350 dually!)

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