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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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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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Amenities You’ll Love in Our Hood River Vacation Rentals

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One of the most important aspects of vacation planning is making sure you’ll have what you need, when you need it, in a convenient way. Providing you this comfort is something we excel in. You’ll be delighted when you hear just how extensive our amenities are. We can’t wait for you to come and enjoy our Hood River vacation rentals! The Basics Whether you need Wi-Fi during the day to check your email, or cable for a quiet evening in after a day packed with action, or a washer and

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Our Favorite New Flavors in Hood River

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One of the most memorable parts of your trip to Hood River is going to be the food you eat while you’re here. It’s just that good. But how will you know where to eat and what to try? Allow us to help with some Hood River food recommendations! These are our three favorite entrees we’ve found in the last few months here in Hood River: Salmon Simply named, the Salmon dish at Celilo Restaurant is the best salmon around. There’s nothing better than pan-seared Colombia River King Salmon laid

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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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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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