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Beer in Hood River

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It’s no secret Hood River produces a good frothy glass of micro brew – we’ve rounded up some spots for you to scope out when you make your much anticipated trip to Hood River! Double Mountain –  a Team HRVR favorite always delivers on good beer and good times – most weekends there is a good band where you can get your groove on Pfreim – idyllic location along the waterfront beautiful inside awesome outdoor beer garden area and you stroll the waterfront path to work off those liquid calories

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Waterfalls in The Columbia River Gorge

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Waterfalls are a plenty in The Columbia River Gorge. There are over 20! One of the first things we always tell our guests is be sure to stop at all the waterfalls on your trip from the PDX airport. It’s a straight shot once you get onto I-84 from the Portland Airport to Hood River with SO many waterfalls in just a 45 minute drive. If you are  feeling lazy or if it is raining cats and dogs you can just do the drive by route on Highway 30. If

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Just for kids

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Hood River rocks for kids! Check out Kidding Around The Gorge – this has been the go-to for fun things for kids to do in Hood River for YEARS! If you are looking for an excellent adventure camp to enroll your little ones in while you are out on the water check out Lets-get-out! Hood River Library Wednesdays and Thursdays 10:30-11 AM – Fun-filled half hour with stories, songs, games, and crafts. Geared toward children ages 3-6. Fridays 5-5:30 PM – Bilingual story time White Salmon has an awesome story

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Top 10 Things to Do in Hood River with Kids

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Hood River Oregon is a wonderland for bigs and littles alike! Take a peak at our top 10 things to do in Hood River with kids and start planning your vacation today! Handpicked Things to Do in Hood River with Kids That Locals Love Waterfront Park – bang the drums, climb the walls, spin till your sick! Hiking – there are some excellent hikes for little ones a few of our favorites would be Tamawanas Fall Trail, Lost Lake Loop Trail, and Umbrella Falls Trail are just a few of our

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Hood River Waterfront kids!

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One of the best things about Hood River is that there is always something to do! But if you are kid “Adventure Town” takes on a whole new meaning! Kids could spend a day…  literally a day from sun up to sun down with non stop action at the waterfront.   Usually our day goes something like this in the Summer (when I am not styling someone into a Hood River Vacation Rental home) We head to The Columbia River waterfront at the sand bar – spread out a blanket

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The Best Dog Friendly Hood River Activities

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Experience a Dog-Friendly Hood River Vacation I am a dog and I live in Hood River I know it’s doggy Nirvana. Some may be a little put off by the less than canine friendly history. Don’t be fooled that they named the town after us, – Dog River. Sounds like true recognition but NO, they actually ate our furry brethren. Call themselves civilized? I don’t think so. But it’s easy to forget this dark history (there are some benefits in having a short attention span) when you get to drag

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Hood River Movies Spots To Check out

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Cold rainy winter nights. Don’t we mostly want to be inside–cozy and entertained after stimuli-overload during holidays? The remedy: I can’t think of one much better than to hit the flicks for some fun evening entertainment with these Hood River movies suggestions. Our little Hood River offers 2 great venues for your movie-viewing pleasure. Hood River Cinemas offers the more traditional movie theater set up complete with 5 screens, stadium seating & classic concessions (buckets of popcorn, candy enticingly displayed, cookies, soda pop, also a good selection of beers). This

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Live Music in Hood River

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Of all the reasons to come to the area, live music in Hood River might surprise you. We are a small town with all the amenities of any big city! Located downtown, The River City Saloon is a local favorite. Started many moons ago during the beginning of the wind sports era, this classic dive has live music several nights a week ranging from fantastic local talents to well-known national bands. If you want to feel like a local, The Ruins Tuesdays should not be missed. Every Tuesday evening Springhouse

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Named Sunset Magazine Best Adventure Town!

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In the June 2015 issue Sunset magazine will name our little town of Hood River The Best Adventure Town and we are stoked! From biking and hiking to kayaking and white water rafting to world class kiteboarding and windsurfing no wonder we are on the map for adventure. The sweeping scenery of the mighty Columbia River Gorge make for a perfect back drop to frolic and play in the wonder of a town. With Mt. Hood also in the background just minutes away lead to epic winter recreation as well.

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Mosier Farmers Market

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Mosier Farmers Market runs from June 21 – September 27 Sunday afternoons from 4 – 7PM.  Located on 1st Avenue at Rack & Cloth Parking Lot. There is sure to be a full display of food vendors, artists, music, kids activities and more! Come mingle, dance and stock up on local fruits and veggies to cook up in your vacation home!

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