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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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Trendy Hood River Restaurants & Shops to Visit

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While most come to Hood River to enjoy the various outdoor activities in the area, it does not mean you cannot find incredible shopping. Trendy Hood River restaurants and shops can be found across the area; you just need to know where to find them! Dream Street One of the best locations to find the latest trends is over at Dream Street. This dazzling boutique is the perfect place to find your next vacation outfit and at a great price too. You won’t be able to walk in and leave

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Hood River Family Activities to Beat the Summer Heat

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While Hood River, Oregon may not be the first thing that comes to mind when thinking of top summer destinations, you will be pleasantly surprised at all there is to do. Hood River features local attractions and activities that are perfect for family members of all ages to enjoy. Here are some incredible Hood River family activities your family will love this summer: Try Out Wind Surfing Hood River is located right off the Columbia River, one of the Pacific Northwest’s top wind surfing locales. Each year wind surfers and

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4 Reasons to Take a Hood River Vacation for the Holidays

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Not all vacation getaways during your favorite holiday seasons need to be to metro cities or populous areas. Why not try Hood River, Oregon, where you can find peace and relaxation while enjoying a wealth of exciting activities? Here is why you can find the perfect Hood River vacation for the holidays: Beautiful Outdoor Trails Oregon is known for being a favorite of outdoor enthusiasts and the Hood River area is no exception. This quiet yet popular town is named after the nearby river that supplies the area with gorgeous

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Discover Your Favorite Hood River Park

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If you are traveling to Hood River,Oregon, it probably has something to do with the endless outdoor opportunities that this area provides. Whether you are chasing waterfalls, getting out on the lake, or hiking about, there is something for everyone in this beautiful place.You can get a great sense of what the area has to offer by visiting one of Hood River’s amazing parks. Find your favorite Hood River park by visiting the following beautiful parks in the area. Hood River Waterfront Park This park is as beautiful as you

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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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