APortland: Pet-friendly hotels in Portland?
The Hotel Monaco Portland. It is an upscale boutique hotel directly downtown. It is lovely and they really welcome your pets!
AGreensboro: Fun, family friendly activies for the holidays in Greensboro, NC?
Drive around the Sunset Hills neighborhood of Greensboro. The entire place is lit up with Christmas balls hanging up in the trees. Google 'sunset hills greensboro christmas' and you should get an idea.