Every year I take a trip with my girlfriends to some place we’ve never been before in the USA. This fall we traveled to the Pacific Northwest to Portland, Oregon to explore the quirky city the and the famous wine country.  

When we travel Ms. Carolyn Stine is our official tour guide planning a creative and detailed itinerary. Check it out below and for more inspiration on travel, dining and cooking check out her new blog at  CarosCity and book your next trip to Portland stat! 

Not quite sure how to spend the rest of your summer? Look no further than Portland, Maine. This charming vacation spot is the perfect escape from the confines of a city and offers something for the foodie and the adventure seekers. Check out our City Guide written by our resident food and travel expert Carolyn Stine. You can also follow her adventures on Instagram @Carobaker1