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Hood River Ice Cream to Beat the Summer Heat

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Head to the Water for the Morning Take a sailing lesson at Hood River WaterPlay if you’d like to try a new sport! Don’t let a lack of experience stop you this summer; there are experienced instructors here to walk you through your first time and get you sailing on the Columbia River like a pro. Rent a kayak at Gorge Paddling Center if you’d like a more quaint and intimate experience for two, or if you’d like a professional helping hand, save this one for a sunset tour when

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Plan an Unforgettable Luxury Hood River Getaway

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Hood River is a dream destination if you’re looking to take a vacation of ultimate fun and comfort. With a rich food scene, natural environment, and history, there’s something here for everyone. Here are some tips for getting the most luxury out of your Hood River getaway trip: What to Do During Your Hood River Getaway Trip Take a stroll down the Downtown Historic Shopping District and enjoy the scenery while picking out some souvenirs or take a 35-mile scenic drive through Hood River Fruit Loop, where you’ll see everything

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Trendy Hood River Restaurants & Shops to Visit

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While most come to Hood River to enjoy the various outdoor activities in the area, it does not mean you cannot find incredible shopping. Trendy Hood River restaurants and shops can be found across the area; you just need to know where to find them! Dream Street One of the best locations to find the latest trends is over at Dream Street. This dazzling boutique is the perfect place to find your next vacation outfit and at a great price too. You won’t be able to walk in and leave

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Hood River Family Activities to Beat the Summer Heat

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While Hood River, Oregon may not be the first thing that comes to mind when thinking of top summer destinations, you will be pleasantly surprised at all there is to do. Hood River features local attractions and activities that are perfect for family members of all ages to enjoy. Here are some incredible Hood River family activities your family will love this summer: Try Out Wind Surfing Hood River is located right off the Columbia River, one of the Pacific Northwest’s top wind surfing locales. Each year wind surfers and

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Planning the Perfect Mother’s Day Getaway to Hood River

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Located on the banks of the Columbia River, Hood River claims bragging rights to being one of the most picturesque places in the state of Oregon. Naturally, it is a superb spot to celebrate Mother’s Day, where the top-notch wineries, restaurants and natural attractions will keep mom smiling. Learn how to plan the perfect Mother’s Day getaway to Hood River right here! Wine & Dine In this riverfront town, one of the best brunch options on the water is provided by the Hood River Yacht Club. In nearby Cascade Locks, the

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Hood River Family Activities Guide

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For a family planning to spend their vacation in Hood River, there won’t be a shortage of activities and attractions. In fact, the only problem will be choosing which activities to book and which to leave out! So, to save you the hassle of research, here’s a quick guide to help you get an idea of some Hood River family activities you can try out! Waterfront Park You chose Hood River for your next destination because you must have heard about its amazing waterfront park, and if you haven’t, this

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4 Reasons to Take a Hood River Vacation for the Holidays

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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

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Pizza in Hood River: Top 5 Pizza Places

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People who travel frequently have learned the tips and hints that make traveling easy. They learned how to pack light, the best clothing to wear on planes, and most importantly that eating where the locals eat in the place you are visiting will save you money, reduce waiting times, and bring you to the best food in town! Today’s guide to the top five places for pizza in Hood River is designed to make the novice traveler feel like an expert while filling their bellies with delicious pizza—it just doesn’t

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March Oregon Celebrations: Mardi Gras, St. Patrick’s Day, and Earth Hour in Hood River

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As we enter the new year thinking that since the holidays are over, we can finally breathe, we soon learn how wrong we are. March comes rolling in like a lion on the hunt, “forcing” us to celebrate three new holidays! Mardi Gras, St. Patrick’s Day, and the impactful Earth Hour are fun, exciting, and in the last instance, a worthy cause, but aren’t you ready for a break? If you’re planning on being in Hood River during any or all of these wonderful holidays, there’s no need to hit

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Best Coffee Shops in Hood River

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Jitter juice, rocket fuel, java, or a plain old cup of joe—whatever you call your caffeinated drink of choice, you know that a good cup of coffee will always be your friend! Unfortunately, when traveling, you may not always know where to find that perfect cup of your dreams, and we all know that unlike pizza, there IS such a thing as bad coffee! Fortunately, your upcoming trip to Hood River is going to be a smooth one, because you booked with us, and we’ve compiled this guide to the

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