Family Activities

 

The Fruit Loop – Gather the family into the car to enjoy the scenic 35- mile drive. 30 stops listed on the loop including farm stands, wineries, and  an alpaca farm! Stop and sample some delicious fruit and wine along the way.

Hood River Lavender & Lavender Valley  Lavender Farms – Lavender grows exceptionally well in the Gorge, and stopping by a lavender farm is a must. Pick your own bunch of lavender to take home, or enjoy the aromas while walking through the fields.

Double Mountain Horse Ranch – Offering trail rides, wine tours, birthday parties, on half or full day rides, Double Mountain Horse Ranch will take you on a guided expedition through scenic Hood River.

Northwestern Lake Riding Stables – If you’re looking for horseback riding on the Washington side, Northwestern Lake Riding offers a variety of rides for you to enjoy. Providing an all day adventure that includes horseback riding, lunch, and rafting on the White Salmon River!

Panorama Point – Spectacular views of the Hood River Valley Orchards and Mt. Hood, Panorama Point is a stop you won’t want to miss!

The History Museum – Learn about the rich culture the Columbia River Gorge holds at the Hood River County Historical Museum.

Mt Hood Railroad – Take a ride on the Mt. Hood Railroad through the beautiful Hood River Valley.

Andrew’s Pizza and Skylight Theater –  Andrew’s Pizza provides scrumptious menu items that you may enjoy while watching a movie in the theater or dining area.

Hood River Holidays Parade and Tree Lighting Ceremony
The 2016 Holiday Parade will be held December 2nd, 2016 from 6-7pm. The parade will assemble on Oak Street between 7th and 9th Streets from 5-6pm. At 6pm the parade route will head east on Oak Street though downtown, then south on 1st Street, wrapping back around heading west on State Street, and ending at the Hood River News parking lot.
Join us after the parade for the City Tree Lighting at 2nd & State St.