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.

We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life as we all practice social and physical distancing. While we’re continuing to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, we don’t expect or encourage you to go check them out immediately. We believe that supporting local attractions is important now more than ever and we hope our articles inspire your future adventures! And on that note, please nominate your favorite local business that could use some love right now: https://www.onlyinyourstate.com/nominate/

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