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Awesome Things to Do In Hood River on a Rainy Day

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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

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5 Secret Hood River Activities To Make A Perfect Fall Trip

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It’s no secret that fall in Oregon is probably one of the most beautiful times of the year. The glorious and colorful leaves gently swaying in the breeze, the smell of wood fires burning in fireplaces all over the town, and the feel of cool—but not to cool—air kissing your cheeks. If we didn’t already live here, autumn would be the season that would convince us we should! So, if you’re considering a fall trip to Hood River, we congratulate you on your smart choice of vacation destinations and we

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How to Spend 48 Hours in Hood River

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Hood River, Oregon is a haven for those that enjoy incredible natural wonders and a community that takes their food, and of course, their beer, very seriously. There are endless ways to enjoy your time here, so it is virtually impossible to run out of things to do around the area. But still, you can find plenty of joy in a short time in Hood River. Here are the best Hood River activities for your 48 hour trip. Begin Your Adventure Every trip here should start with an exploration of

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Best Hood River Activities to Keep Cool

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Hood River, Oregon is a place of endless recreation. While it is not a place where you think of overwhelmingly hot days, it can get a bit toasty during the summer months when you can count on sunshine throughout the day. Do not worry though, as there are plenty of amazing activities that are perfect for staying cool while having fun. The following are some of the top Hood River activities for staying cool in Hood River. Visit Hood River Waterplay Located on the shores of the Colombia River just

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5 Pieces of Hood River Info You May Not Know!

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Oregon is home to some incredible communities. While Portland and Bend often get all of the credit, there are countless more. Hood River is a smaller city on the Oregon-Washington border which it is known for its amazing beauty, like many places in the state. But the city also has some amazing qualities that many people know nothing about. The following are five of these well-kept pieces of Hood River information. Year-Round Skiing You read that right: You can get your skiing fix on Mt. Hood even during the heart

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Where to Watch Hood River 4th of July Fireworks

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This summer, the beautiful Hood River region plays host to an incredible array of patriotic festivals, outdoor concerts, and spectacular firework shows celebrating our nation’s independence. Whether you make the trek to Seaside, OR, for one of the West Coast’s largest firework shows or stay close to your premium vacation rental home in scenic Hood River, there is no shortage of family friendly activities all day long this Hood River 4th of July. Hood River 4th of July Festivities Start Independence Day out with a fun run (or walk) in

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Hood River Farmers Market

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Open year-round, the Hood River Farmers Market provides an incredible assortment of the locally grown fruits and vegetables and the diverse crafts of our region’s amazing artisans. More than 30 vendors gather together every week to offer a wide array of seasonal fruits and vegetables, locally raised meats, freshly prepared craft foods like honey, cheese, and breads, and specialty food offerings from local chefs and popular food trucks. A great event for the entire family, the kids will love themed activities and play areas, while adults can enjoy the fine

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Must See Hood River Attractions

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Located in the Columbia River Gorge at the confluence of the Hood and Columbia Rivers, Hood River is one of America’s premier outdoor playgrounds. Home to amazing scenery, beautiful weather, and a vibrant food and beverage scene, there is so much to do here it’s easy to get overwhelmed. Whether your tastes run to adventure on the water or on land, there’s quite a few must see Hood River attractions! The Gorge As impressive a river canyon as there ever was, the Columbia River Gorge runs for nearly 80 miles

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5 Activities to Stay Fit in Hood River

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The outdoor playground of Hood River has plenty to offer everyone, from adventure-seekers and thrill enthusiasts to those who just want to kick their feet up in relax in a secluded mountain cabin. If you are looking for the best activities to keep fit and stay healthy (especially if you plan on enjoying the numerous fine dining establishments and craft breweries that call the region home), here are five of the best fitness activities in Hood River. Kayaking and Paddleboarding Located at the intersection of the Hood and Columbia Rivers,

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Dog Friendly Hood River Activities

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Millions of people every single year make the journey to the great northwest of the United States to experience some of the most incredible outdoor scenery and hiking in all of North America, but if you’re like us, you love experiencing the great outdoors with your furry friend by your side! Luckily for you, the Hood River area is one of the most dog friendly areas you’ll find anywhere. Here are three dog friendly Hood River activities to check out the next time you stay here. Go for a Hike on

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