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Sunset Magazine – Oregon’s Trail Of Petals

Sunset Magazine -2018 Spring Issue

With its enduring love of all things handcrafted-including bouquets-Portland is an easy target for flower fans. start in the heart of the city, then explore the fertile Willamette Valley just to the south, where wine and roses both flourish along winding country lanes.

Day 1

4 P.M.

PDX’s three Tea Bar outposts are more about leaves than blossoms. Famous for their vibrant matcha, they also sell lovely herbal infusions; pick up a package of their heavenly blend of chamomile and Egyptian rose petals.

5 P.M.

Stop by Cascade Brewing Barrel House in Central Eastside for a Rose City Sour brewed with rose petals, rose hips, and hibiscus tea.

8 P.M.

Just 23 miles to the southeast in Newberg, the luxurious Allison Inn & Spa feels pretty far away from the city with its private balconies flanked by meadow gardens and sloping hillside vineyards. Head downstairs to the spa for a 30-minute milk-bath treatment that incorporates soothing botanicals.

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