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Planning the Perfect Mother’s Day Getaway to Hood River

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Located on the banks of the Columbia River, Hood River claims bragging rights to being one of the most picturesque places in the state of Oregon. Naturally, it is a superb spot to celebrate Mother’s Day, where the top-notch wineries, restaurants and natural attractions will keep mom smiling. Learn how to plan the perfect Mother’s Day getaway to Hood River right here! Wine & Dine In this riverfront town, one of the best brunch options on the water is provided by the Hood River Yacht Club. In nearby Cascade Locks, the

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Your Complete Family Guide to Hood River

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For a family planning to spend their vacation in Hood River, there won’t be a shortage of activities and attractions. In fact, the only problem will be choosing which activities to book and which to leave out! So, to save you the hassle of research, here’s a quick guide to help you get an idea of what Hood River has in store for you and your family. Waterfront Park You chose Hood River for your next destination because you must have heard about its amazing waterfront park,and if you haven’t,

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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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Top 5 Pizza Places Locals Love in Hood River

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People who travel frequently have learned the tips and hints that make traveling easy. They learned how to pack light, the best clothing to wear on planes, and most importantly that eating where the locals eat in the place you are visiting will save you money, reduce waiting times, and bring you to the best food in town! Today’s guide to the top five Oregon pizza places we love in Hood River is designed to make the novice traveler feel like an expert while filling their bellies with delicious pizza—it

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March Oregon Celebrations: Mardi Gras, St. Patrick’s Day, and Earth Hour in Hood River

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As we enter the new year thinking that since the holidays are over, we can finally breathe, we soon learn how wrong we are. March comes rolling in like a lion on the hunt, “forcing” us to celebrate three new holidays! Mardi Gras, St. Patrick’s Day, and the impactful Earth Hour are fun, exciting, and in the last instance, a worthy cause, but aren’t you ready for a break? If you’re planning on being in Hood River during any or all of these wonderful holidays, there’s no need to hit

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Best Coffee Shops in Hood River

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Jitter juice, rocket fuel, java, or a plain old cup of joe—whatever you call your caffeinated drink of choice, you know that a good cup of coffee will always be your friend! Unfortunately, when traveling, you may not always know where to find that perfect cup of your dreams, and we all know that unlike pizza, there IS such a thing as bad coffee! Fortunately, your upcoming trip to Hood River is going to be a smooth one, because you booked with us, and we’ve compiled this guide to the

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Reasons to Enjoy a Hood River Valentine’s Day in 2019

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It seems as if almost before you have put away the last wreath, opened the last present, or drank the last bottle of champagne, Valentine’s Day arrives with the pressure of finding the perfect gift for that special person who deserves so much! Love isn’t always an easy road, and we want to do what we can to show the ones we love how grateful we are that they have stuck by us, and although candy and flowers are a sweet gesture, maybe this year is the time to go

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Best Places to Eat in Hood River for Some Winter Comfort Food

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There are so many reasons to love winter in Hood River. The smell of fireplaces smoking merrily, the sight of your breath on the coldest of mornings, and the sounds of your colorful new boots breaking through the snow are just a few reasons a true chionophile (a lover of cold weather and snow) sparkles once the winter solstice occurs. The senses come alive when stepping out into our winter wonderland, and our hunger for food that is hearty and warm comes to the forefront. Big breakfasts, chilis and stews,

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Reasons to Visit Hood River in the Winter

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There are many important decisions that need to be made in your life on a daily basis.What schools your children should attend? Should you apply for that new job? When is it time to buy a new house?Isn’t it nice when you have decisions that aren’t important at all that need to be made? Pick which shoes go with that dress, whether to get chocolate or red velvet cupcakes from the bakery, or our personal favorite, a destination for your winter vacation. We’ve made the last decision an easy one

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Top Reasons to Spend 2019 New Year’s in Hood River

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Quick! What is your favorite holiday? If you found yourself yelling out New Year’s Eve, you will fit right in with our group of hard workers at HR vacations and you should probably consider traveling to Hood River to celebrate your favorite holiday in style! And while we’re not a big city with crowds of people and a giant crystal ball falling during the final 10 seconds of 2018, we are a town that offers big city entertainment for those who want a night out on the town and small

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