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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 Holiday Parade is held every December with the City Tree Lighting following.

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