Who's ready for a trip out west? Beginning next month, Allegiant Air will be offering flights to Portland, Oregon out of the Gerald R. Ford International Airport in Grand Rapids.

The direct flights will be offered on Mondays and Fridays, beginning on Friday, June 4th. Cheap flights start at $39.

From the Allegiant Air website: "See what all the buzz is about in Portland. With unique shopping, dining and a vibrant live music scene, there’s so much to see and do in the Pacific Northwest gem. For outdoor enthusiasts, Portland is also your jumping off point for nearby must-sees such as Crater Lake, Multnomah Falls and Mt. Hood. Book your low cost flight to Portland today."

Portland is the  largest and most populous city in the state of Oregon. Along with many numerous museums and educational institutions, Portland has been named the best city in the world for street food by several publications. To wash down that food, Portland claims to have the most breweries and independent microbreweries of any city in the world.

Allegiant Airlines now flies to 18 different cities from the Gerald R. Ford International Airport:

  • Austin, TX
  • Boston, MA
  • Daytona Beach/Sanford, FL
  • Destin/Fort Walton Beach, FL
  • Fort Lauderdale/Miami, FL
  • Las Vegas, NV
  • Los Angeles, CA
  • Nashville, TN
  • New York City, NY/Newark, NJ
  • Orlando/Sanford, FL
  • Phoenix/Mesa, AZ
  • Portland, OR
  • Punta Corda/Ft. Myers, FL
  • Rapid City, SD
  • Sarasota/Bradenton, FL
  • Savannah, GA/Hilton Head SC
  • St. Petersburg/Clearwater/Tampa, FL
  • Tampa, FL

To book your flight, and for additional information, check out the Allegiant Airlines website.

 

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