If you are traveling to Hood River, you are likely doing it for amazing hikes, towering waterfalls, all the watersports you can handle, and countless other outdoor pursuits. But occasionally, Mother Nature rears her head and surprises everyone with some rain. You can still get after it outside if you do not mind getting wet, but there are also many great activities indoors that are sure to provide a memorable day. Here are the most awesome things to do in Hood River on a rainy day.
Visit the Columbia Gorge Discovery Center
Just because it is raining does not mean you cannot enjoy the beauty and wonder of this area. The Columbia Gorge Discovery Center provides an opportunity to do this without getting wet. They provide fun and educational exhibits delving into the history and the incredible natural qualities that make this such an amazing place to visit. Delve into the Gorge at 5000 Discovery Dr.
Hit the Mosier Twin Tunnels Trail
This hike may involve getting a bit wet, but tunnels that were once used as a roadway along the Columbia River will provide plenty of shelter from the storm. Walk along the river and through these fascinating historic features to find some of the most beautiful views of the Columbia River Gorge that you will find anywhere. And the rain makes for an even more beautiful viewing experience.
Indoor Things to Do In Hood River
Indoor recreation comes in many forms in Hood River. One of the most fun is certainly the best bowling in town found at Orchard Lanes at 1141 Tucker Road. Enjoy the best lanes in town at a great price, or take advantage of a full restaurant, arcade section, pool tables, and much more. You will find fun for the whole family at Orchard Lanes.
Spend Some Time in a Beautiful Home
This is the easiest thing to do on a rainy day in Hood River, especially when you trust the professionals at Hood River Vacation Rentals to provide the home for you. There are few things to do in Hood River better than curling up with a blanket by a window or on the patio and enjoying the storm in a beautiful place. To call these homes beautiful places would be an understatement. You will find all of the comforts of home here, with some luxurious twists that will make you feel like you are staying in a world class resort. Our homes feature open spaces throughout many rooms, high-end furniture for relaxing, cozy beds, gourmet kitchens, flat screen TVs, and much more. Many of these homes even come with special features like fireplaces, hot tubs, and game rooms. Find the Hood River vacation home of your dreams today!