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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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10 Reasons to Choose Hood River Vacation Homes Over Hotel Rooms

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Planning your next vacation? Here are top 10 reasons to choose Hood River vacation homes over hotel rooms. 1. $$$! Vacation Homes are almost always less expensive than hotels. Hotels in Hood River can cost around $200/nt. That is just for one room and one bathroom! You are able to stay at super nice 2 or 3 bedroom Hood River vacation homes with Hood River Vacation Rentals for less than that. 2. Space! The average size of vacation rentals in Hood River is typically around 2000 square feet. That’s over 6

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Traveling to Hood River with pets?

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Traveling to Hood River with Pets? Traveling with our furry friends can often be challenging.  They are such a sweet part of family life, but often one bad experience with a poorly trained pet can leave some home owners and lodging companies leery about housing your golden boy or girl.  While you won’t be able to convince a non-pet friendly home to accept your stay, there are quite a few pet friendly Hood River options available if you start planning your trip early! Here are some tips and hints to

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Traveling with food sensitivities & allergies?

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Traveling with food sensitivities & allergies to Hood River? Traveling is so much fun – the adventure, the new sites, the new foods!  Unless you are one of the thousands of people managing food sensitivities and allergies.  When our bodies don’t appreciate the culinary adventures, it can wreak havoc on the best planned family get together or vacation.  No matter how beautiful the landscape, how thrilling the water rafting or skiing, how gorgeous the hiking is –  if the body is in pain and discomfort the vaca is not enjoyable. 

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Excellent Mt Hood Meadows Lift Tickets Prices & More

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Hood River Vacation Rentals guests get amazing deals on Mt Hood Meadows lift tickets!  Check out what we have to offer… Mt Hood Meadows Lift Tickets Mt Hood Meadows ~ is the closest ski area to Hood River and offers great, varied terrain and good facilities for kids. Adult Day: $69.00 Junior Day (7-14): $39.00 Timberline Lodge Lift Tickets Timberline Lodge – is a fascinating place to visit and eat lunch or dinner. The ski area is open nearly year round. Worth a trip just to experience the fabulous Lodge.

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Hood River Restaurants that Are Sure to Please the Whole Family

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From food carts to fine dining, Hood River has quite an array of yummy eats.  Fun food carts have been popping up over the past few years and no one is complaining given the delights they serve.  From Four and Twenty Blackbirds to Taqueria El Cuate (the Red Cart parked across the library) offering the best burgers to The Local Grind down at the waterfront, you are sure to score a fantastic fast feast! Have a little more time on your hands and want to sit down and enjoy your

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Hood River Shopping

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Whether you are in search of diamonds or dog bones, check out these Hood River shopping places have got you covered! Hand-Picked Hood River Shopping Places that Locals Love Stroll down to the quaint little town of Hood River and you will find more style and unique items than most big cities. There are clothing shops for men, women and children, for new and for used garments. You are sure to find your fresh spring wardrobe or score some fun & unique outfits to step into winter. Parts and Labour

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Hood River Skiing Tips & Tricks

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Hood River is the best basecamp for hitting the slopes of Mt Hood! Within just minutes of fresh snow for all your favorite snow activities. Mt Hood Oregon is world renowned for winter recreation. Home to 6 ski areas, including the largest ski area in the state of Oregon, the only ski resort open year round and the largest night ski area in the country. It’s no wonder people from all over the world flock to Mount Hood during winter. From downhill skiing and snowboarding to groomed trails for Nordic

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Free Oregon Sno-Park Pass!

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  Book with Hood River Vacation Rentals this winter 2017-2018 and get one free Oregon Snow Park Pass for use during your stay!  Good for use at any of the epic ski resorts and snow parks in the area.  Go snow shoeing, sledding, skiing…whatever your winter pleasure – we want to help make those winter wonderland dreams come true!

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Hood River Winter Activities in December

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One of the loveliest things about Hood River is the cozy, local feel!  Our town comes alive in December with Hood River events, holiday cheer – white, twinkly lights adorn the streets of our quaint downtown streets, shop keepers offer warm conversation and lots of sales so you can get all your holiday shopping done while supporting our sweet local community!  It is a beautiful time to get a taste of what Hood River has to offer and why we LOVE living here year round! December 1st marks the beginning

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