Careless, carfree

Let the trolley take you to Portland's best sights

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South: Campus and RiverPlace

S.W. Park Ave. and Market St. If it's Saturday, visit Portland Farmer's Market (8:30-2 Sat; South Park Blocks between Montgomery and Harrison Streets), where the park blocks meld into the Portland State University campus. On Wednesdays the market is in the park blocks on Salmon Street.

S.W. Fifth Ave. and Market St. It's just two blocks from here to Keller Auditorium, with its opera and ballet performances (222 S.W. Clay St.; www.pcpa.com or 503/248-4335)or a croque monsieur at Carafe ($$; closed Sun; 200 S.W. Market; 503/248-0004).

S.W. River Pkwy. and Moody Ave. This stop, the end of the line, is close to the marina, shops, and views at RiverPlace. Watch the boats come and go, or get in one; Portland River Company ($43 to Ross Island, reservations required; 0315 S.W. Montgomery St.; www.portlandrivercompany.com, 888/238-2059, or 503/229-0551) offers guided paddle trips to Ross Island. At Three Degrees restaurant ($$$; 1510 S.W. Harbor Way; 503/295-6166) in the RiverPlace Hotel, drink in the Willamette River view―or something more substantial. Remember: You're not driving.

 

 

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