Trip Ideas 2018-09-04T22:09:30+00:00

Trip Ideas

Hood River as Art Town

Hood River as Art Town Flanked by Mount Adams to the north and Mount Hood to the south, with the mighty Columbia River in between, Hood River’s artistic vortex is the natural outcome of [...]

Take Your Pick in Hood River Valley

Take Your Pick in Hood River Valley With acres upon acres of farms and orchards, Hood River is a top pick for summer and fall visitors – literally! The Hood River Valley features numerous u-pick spots, [...]

Art & Museums

Arts, Heritage & Culture Whether you are interested in Native American history and traditions, enthralled with Lewis and Clark’s epic journey along the Columbia River, or fascinated by the diverse landscape that has inspired [...]

Top Family Activities in Hood River (Summer/Fall)

Top Family Activities in Hood River (Summer/Fall) Hood River is a well-loved playground for kids and grownups alike. Whether you’re planning a long weekend or a multi-week trip, here are some great ways to [...]

Top Family Activities in Hood River (Winter/Spring)

Top Family Activities in Hood River (Winter/Spring) With easy access to ski slopes and tubing parks as well as hiking, museums and parks, Hood River lures families from throughout the Pacific Northwest seeking Winter and [...]

Celebrate Blossom Time in Hood River

Celebrate Blossom Time in Hood River With world-class wildflower hikes and fruit blossom displays, Hood River, Oregon welcomes spring with open arms. Snow in the Hood River Valley has melted away, and its 14,000 acres [...]

Three Cider-Centered Days in Hood River

Three Cider-Centered Days in Hood River Long known for its rolling hills of fruit orchards and its craft beer scene, the Hood River Valley is experiencing the fermentation craze making its way across the [...]

Top 7 Must Do’s

Top 7 Must Do's 1. Drive the Fruit Loop. This 35-mile scenic drive through the valley’s orchards, forests, farmlands and friendly communities is one of the area’s top attractions. Throughout the [...]

5 Ways to Celebrate Foodie February

Hood River is well known for its natural beauty, access to the great outdoors, and thriving beer, wine & cider scenes. But it also offers something many other small towns lack: a talented pool of local chefs committed to sourcing their ingredients from the agriculturally-rich lands nearby. (Hood River is located within the Hood River Valley, home to hundreds of farms and orchards.)

Find Yourself in Hood River this Winter

Find Yourself in Hood River this Winter Whether you are looking for a place for personal reflection, want to reconnect with friends and family, or need to accommodate a large group retreat, Hood River, [...]

Seasonal Activities

Seasonal Activities Hood River’s Top Springtime Activities With sunny skies, blossoms galore and thundering waterfalls, Hood River is the epitome of spring. Here are the top five ways to experience Hood [...]

I Love Hood River

Gorge-us Photography There are hundreds of reasons that residents and visitors alike love Hood River! Here are a handful of top reasons for this winter, plus information on how [...]

5 Reasons to Make Hood River Your Winter Basecamp

5 Reasons to Make Hood River Your Winter Basecamp ’Tis the season for relaxing with family and friends, playing in the snow, and enjoying Oregon’s bounty. Located in the heart of the Columbia River [...]

Open to Visitors with Lots of Fun Fall Options

Open to Visitors with Lots of Fun Fall Options The Gorge has been greatly impacted by the Eagle Creek Fire, due to the extended closure of I-84, popular trails, and the Historic Columbia River [...]

Hood River’s Top Fall Activities

Hood River’s Top Fall Activities With beautiful autumn colors, u-pick orchards, unique festivals and seasonal beers, wines and ciders, Hood River offers a cornucopia of activities. Go apple and pear [...]

Three Hoppy Days in Hood River

Three Hoppy Days in Hood River Beer is serious business in Hood River, Oregon. From downtown, you can walk to four Hood River breweries, where you can taste award-winning craft beer and enjoy great [...]

Ready Set Gorge

Travel Tips for the Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area Located near Oregon’s highest peak, Mt. Hood, and within the magnificent Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area, Hood River offers abundant hiking and biking [...]

Car-Free Wine Tasting in Hood River

Car-Free Wine Tasting in Hood River This summer, take a bicycle tour through Hood River wine country. Named a Top 10 Wine Destination for 2017 by Wine Enthusiast magazine, Hood River, Oregon, is well-loved among wine [...]

Take in the Sights in Hood River

Take in the Sights in Hood River If you like taking scenic drives, Hood River, Oregon, is a stellar basecamp for exploring two spectacular Oregon scenic byways: the 105-mile Mount Hood Scenic Byway and [...]

Bicycle Itineraries

Bicycle Itineraries Insider’s Tip: If you need to put air in your tires, tighten a bolt, or tend to other issues with your bike, the town of Mosier has a self-serve bike [...]