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Spring Activities to Enjoy in Hood River

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If you’re on the hunt to find the perfect spring getaway with amazing outdoor activities, Hood River, Oregon might be just the place for you! Known for its winter ski slopes and summer windsurfing, it’s beautiful spring season often gets overlooked. So why should you visit Hood River in springtime? One big factor is the lack of crowds. Since the winter ski and snowboard season is wrapping up and the summer windsurfing and kiteboarding crowds aren’t in full swing yet, activities to enjoy in Hood River is a beautiful time

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Activities in Hood River for a Solo Traveler

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Hood River is a great place to visit as a solo traveler. Whatever brings you to Hood River, you’ll have the time of your life while you’re here, exploring all the magical places within the city and the natural world that surrounds it. Here are a few of our favorite solo activities in Hood River: Go Skiing/Snowboarding Shredding down the slopes of Mt. Hood is one of the star attractions in Hood River. Since skiing and snowboarding are solo sports, this is a prime activity to do when you’re flying

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Romantic Hood River Valentine’s Day Activities for 2020

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This February, surprise your loved one with a trip to Hood River when it’s at its most beautiful. The air is alive with romance, and you’ll make some memories here that you’ll never forget! Here are a few ideas for romantic activities to do this Hood River Valentine’s Day: Valentine’s Day Morning Surprise your loved one with an early morning trip to River Daze Café, one of our favorite locations in town for a good breakfast and even better coffee. Afterward, the world is your oyster! Skiing is a great

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3 Unusual Hood River Activities & Attractions to Enjoy

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Here in Hood River, there are a thousand different ways to enjoy each day. There are the obvious ways, like relaxing outdoors, taking a hike, swimming in the river—but what about the obscure attractions here in Hood River that not many people know about? There are some Hood River activities that the locals swear by which you might not hear about unless you make friends with someone who lives here. Luckily, we’ve made a handy list for you. Western Antique Aeroplane & Automobile Museum This is no ordinary museum. Here

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Our Favorite Hood River Activities in the Fall

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Hood River, Oregon in the fall season is a sight to behold. If you love the changing of the seasons when the world begins to glow yellow, orange, and red, you’re in for a treat when you come to visit us this year. Not only is the landscape beautiful, but there are endless Hood River activities to do too. Take a look at a list of our favorites. Hang Out at Hood River Waterfront Park Go for a midday swim, let the kids run around on the playground, and chill

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Your Hood River Labor Day Weekend Vacation

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Labor Day is the perfect excuse to plan a weekend getaway to a beautiful place, and three days is a great amount of time to experience the best that Hood River has to offer. You’re going to want to make the most of this Hood River Labor Day weekend trip, so take a look at our handy guide for enjoying Hood River in three days’ time! Saturday The first day is great for sporty activities, while your energy levels are highest! Try out stand-up paddleboarding on the river. Grab a

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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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