{ Local Love } Transport your out of towners Portland-style in a Tesla electric town car!

Transportation is always an issue when you have a wedding with any out-of-towners. Pick a popular Portland-area destination like Hood River, and things get even more complicated. Who picks people up at the airport? How do we get them to the hotel? I just stumbled across Tesla Trips, based out of Hood River, and it looks like we have another great option that is eco-friendly and super stylish!

Tesla Trips offers PDX Airport-to-Hood-River Shuttle, as well as special event and wedding town car tranpsortation. If you have guests who want to pop out for a little winery trip or Gorge Tour during the wedding weekend, they can handle that too.

Not in Hood River? Prestige Limousine, our neighbors right over on NE Broadway, also have a Tesla Model S Electric Luxury Sedan available to get you to the wedding in style.


Either way, whether your wedding is in Portland or Hood River, you have a fun, stylish, eco-friendly and luxurious option for wedding or guest transport.

As always, Local Love posts are fun spotlights of stuff we at Portland Wedding Coordinator think you, the reader, will enjoy. No compensation was received for this spotlight. If you know of something fun we should be blogging about, please let us know at info@ejpevents.com.


{ Portland Wedding Venues } “Under the Radar” with the Portland Wedding Coordinator: Mazamas Lodge

Under the Radar is a blog series on Portland Wedding Coordinator, showcasing cool new or little-known Portland wedding venues that I’ve stumbled across recently. Many of our Under the Radar wedding ceremony and reception venues are ones you won’t yet find in the popular wedding guides. If you use one of these sites, please let them know you heard it here first!

This week, we’re pleased to present to you Mazamas Lodge. The lodge has a maximum capacity for 120 for indoor events, and a large outdoor space for additional seating, or for ceremonies. Located right in Government Camp, with convenient access to the main strip of shops and restaurants, as well as Ski Bowl, Timberline Lodge, and Collins Lake Resort. This lovely rustic lodge offers a wonderful level of privacy and seclusion, and a 24-hour rental period, rather than a typical 4-6 hour period at many event venues. They do have exclusive on-site, in-house catering, but with an exclusive-use contract weddings are welcome to bring their own alcohol. It’s a lovely place for a summer mountain wedding. In winter, access is hike-in, so usage would be very limited. Finally, the upstairs sleeps 76 guests in (non-private) dormitory-style bunk beds, along with three private rooms.

Sounds great, doesn’t it? Their office is only open Friday through Monday, so send an email or give them a call at 503-272-9214 if you’re working on your Mt. Hood-area wedding this weekend!

Next up on Under the Radar: Villa Catalana at Rare Plant Research. This one is really great, so stay tuned!