15 Slow-Paced Small Towns Near Portland Where Life Is Still Simple

If you venture just a bit out of Portland, life slows down considerably. In these 15 small towns life is still simple and almost from another era. Check out these small towns for a change from daily life and explore their rich history and environs.

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What quiet towns do you go to escape the city? Feel free to share below.