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4 Reasons to Take a Hood River Vacation for the Holidays

Not all vacation getaways during your favorite holiday seasons need to be to metro cities or populous areas. Why not try Hood River, Oregon, where you can find peace and relaxation while enjoying a wealth of exciting activities? Here is why you can find the perfect Hood River vacation for the holidays:

Beautiful Outdoor Trails

Oregon is known for being a favorite of outdoor enthusiasts and the Hood River area is no exception. This quiet yet popular town is named after the nearby river that supplies the area with gorgeous scenery. In and around Hood River you can find some of the best hiking trails in the entire state. Late spring and summer holidays such as Memorial Day Weekend and the 4thof July feature warm enough weather without being too hot to enjoy a day of hiking. These trails are also perfect to rent a mountain bike and trek through the woods.

Windsurf Hood River

One of the most popular activities in Hood River is windsurfing. The wind conditions along Hood River make it the perfect place to enjoy this sport. Fun fact: Hood River is the windsurfing capital of the world! Now that is the perfect story to bring back with you after your holiday travels.

Something for the Adults

Another fun fact about Oregon is that many consider it to be a craft beer mecca for the entire West Coast. Craft breweries have sprung up all over the state in recent years and Hood River is no exception. The adults will have plenty of fun on their own during holiday trips when they drop into local breweries Full Sail and Friem Family Brewers. Local breweries are known for special tapping and cool events around special occasions such as holidays!

Holiday Events

Of course, no holiday trip will be complete without exciting celebrations to enjoy. Easter can be spent at the Columbia Gorge Hotel & Spa where an exciting Easter egg hunts and Meet and Greet with the Easter Bunny will keep the kids busy for hours. Let the adults hang back and enjoy the Easter buffet that features your favorite dishes. 4thof July celebrations will also take place in Hood River with the annual Lions Independence Day Parade followed by their exciting fireworks display that evening. If you are looking for large scale events, nearby cities are just a short drive away.

Celebrating The Holidays During Your Hood River Vacation

The year is just starting out, so start planning for the upcoming holidays this year and take a Hood River vacation. For your lodging, look no further than our vacation rentals that offer everything a hotel or resort will have, minus the crowds. Enjoy your Hood River vacation by booking with us today!

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