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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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Kid-Friendly Hood River Brunch Spots

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Is it time to reconnect with your family? Perhaps you should head northwest to Oregon. With plenty of fresh air and nature to explore, Hood River is a great place to take the family. The small town is the county seat of Hood River County and known best for being the windsailing capital of the world. While visiting, be sure to stop by these family friendly Hood River brunch restaurants. Bette’s Place Bette’s Place was started in 1975 and for over 40 years has provided a family friendly place which

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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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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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