Pier Park Skateboard Park
One of the many skateboard parks in Portland. More information <a href="http://www.portlandonline.com/parks/finder/index.cfm?PropertyID=513&action=ViewPark">here
The Wildwood Trail meanders for 30 miles within Forest Park, the largest naturally forested park encl...
Founded by volunteers in 1998, The ReBuilding Center is the nation’s largest non-profit reuse center ...
The rebuilding center is the nations largest non profit center for salvaged reconstruction. It ...
The Northeast region is where it all started. Thirteen British colonies fought the American Revolution from here and won their independence in the first successful colonial rebellion in history. Take a look at these rolling hills carpeted with foliage along the Hudson river here, north of New York City.
The American south is known for its polite people and slow pace of life. Probably they move slowly because it's so hot. Southerners tend not to trust people from "up north" because they talk too fast. Here's a cemetery in Georgia where you can find graves of soldiers from the Civil War.
The West Coast is sort of like another country that exists to make the east coast jealous. California is full of nothing but grizzly old miners digging for gold, a few gangster rappers, and then actors. That is to say, the West Coast functions as the imagination of the US, like a weird little brother who teases everybody then gets famous for making freaky art.
The central part of the country is flat farmland all the way over to the Rocky Mountains. Up in the northwest corner you can find creative people in places like Portland and Seatle, along with awesome snowboarding and good beer.
Text by Steve Smith.