Portland named 3rd healthiest vacation spot

Two women enjoy a sunny Portland day along the Willamette River. (KOIN 6)
Two women enjoy a sunny Portland day along the Willamette River. (KOIN 6)

PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN 6) — What does Portland have in common with New York, San Francisco, Washington D.C. and Los Angeles?

It’s apparently one of the best cities in the US to vacation while still maintaining that healthy figure.

A recent ranking on nerdwallet.com placed Portland at No. 3 on its list of “Best Vacation Spots for the Health-Conscious,” and only narrowly being beaten out by San Fran.

Data compiled by nerdwallet.com
Data compiled by nerdwallet.com

The list brags on Portland’s comparatively inexpensive hotels and even cheaper alternative housing. It’s abundance of locally and organically serviced eateries, biking and nature-oriented communities also were big factors.

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