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Plan a 2019 Hood River Thanksgiving Getaway

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Hood River only grows more and more beautiful as the months go by and the planet turns beneath us, bring us toward the end of the fall season. Thanksgiving lies right at the end of fall before winter, and what a great time to come and see us! You’ll get to enjoy not only the gorgeous fall foliage and cozy weather, but all our fall-end activities as well! Family Activities to Participate In Take in the fall colors of the trees around you. Visit the WAAAM, or the Western Antique

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Hood River Attractions and Outdoor Adventures

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Hood River is such a beautiful part of Oregon, and there are endless ways to explore the outdoors while you’re here. Whether you want to enjoy the susurrus of the trees or the splashing of the Columbia River, we have some expert ideas for you to try! Hike to a Wahclella Falls North of the river is Columbia River National Scenic Area, which protects the canyon where the river carves its path through the Cascade mountain range. The views here are unparalleled, and you’ll adore these hiking trails, especially the

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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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