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The Best Winter Events in Hood River

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Make your way to Hood River, Oregon this winter for the perfect winter getaway. Hood River is known for its natural beauty and exciting attractions found around the city. The winter season is no different, with a variety of incredible events you do not want to miss. Here are the best winter events in Hood River: Holiday Open House We always seem to run out of time for our holiday shopping every year, so make sure you get started early. There is no better time for fun holiday shopping than

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Best Hood River Restaurants for a Burger

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There’s so much to look forward to when planning a vacation in Hood River: the breathtaking scenery, the friendly people, and the thick and juicy burgers you can get at local restaurants! Ok, maybe we are known more for our Dungeness crab than we are for our hamburgers and cheeseburgers, but we think that should change. The Hood River restaurants below serve up burgers so tasty you will dream about them long after you have returned home. Just don’t make us choose our favorite—they are ALL delicious and worth trying

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Awesome Things to Do in Hood River for a Week

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While Hood River may seem like a sleepy mountain resort town from the outside, we promise there’s more than meets the eye! Jam packed with culture and unforgettable experiences, Hood River is the perfect place to plan your next once in a lifetime vacation! Sound good? Then you better start planning now, and here are a few things things to do in Hood River for an amusing week: Take a Hike up Majestic Mount Hood Rising 11,249 feet above the horizon (making it the tallest mountain in all of Oregon),

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Upcoming Hood River Events You Must Not Miss!

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There’s always something to do during your Hood River vacation, but periodically there are extra special events that make your trip that much more exciting. Of course, hiking along the Columbia River is something special, and exploring the International Museum of Carousel Art is a fascinating and colorful way to spend a few hours of your vacation, but how often do you have the opportunity to listen to live music under the stars at a beautiful Oregon winery? Check these Hood River events that make our town one of the

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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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