Thanksgiving is a time for expressing gratitude and giving thanks. It is also a major travel holiday. If you plan on traveling over the Thanksgiving holiday, consider taking a trip to Hood River. You and your family will enjoy spending time together and eating a delicious Thanksgiving dinner in Hood River. The following are some ways to make the most of your Thanksgiving holiday in Hood River.
Hood River Thanksgiving Dinner at Riverside
Riverside is one of the most popular restaurants in Hood River. It is known for wonderful atmosphere and amazing food. It is no wonder that the annual Hood River Thanksgiving dinner at Riverside is popular! If you would rather eat out for Thanksgiving, Riverside is a great option. They offer several soup and salad starters such as the curried butternut squash soup, roasted beet salad, fried calamari and bacon-wrapped dates. Riverside offers several entree options to suit everyone from the traditional Thanksgiving turkey as well as a meatless Thanksgiving dinner. For those that aren’t interested in the traditional options, other entrees include an 8oz tenderloin, salmon, pork, and two pasta options. Because of the popularity of Thanksgiving at Riverside, reservations are required and must be made over the phone. If you are interested in enjoying Thanksgiving at Riverside, make your reservations well in advance.
Gorge Rocket Club
Each year the Gorge Rocket Club celebrates Thanksgiving with a rocket launch. The rockets are made in advance by locals at the Hood River Hobbies shop. The rocket club provides updates on its website of the specific rocket launch location so community members can attend.
Thanksgiving Wine Tasting
Wine lovers will enjoy spending the Thanksgiving holiday tasting an assortment of wines at a number of wineries throughout the region. In fact, Thanksgiving wine tastings have become a tradition throughout Oregon, with wineries all over the state opening their door for patrons that would prefer to spend the Thanksgiving holiday socializing and sipping wine in a winery or vineyard setting. There are a number of wineries in the Mt. Hood/Columbia River Gorge area that are open during the Thanksgiving holiday. Some of them include Alexeli Vineyard and Winery, Buddha Kat Winery, Christopher Bridge Wines, King’s Raven Winery, Inc. and more. Those interested in enjoying Thanksgiving at a winery/vineyard are encouraged to call the wineries and vineyard beforehand to confirm dates and times.
Thanksgiving in Hood River is what you make of it. Whether you are seeking the traditional Thanksgiving dinner in Hood River or something a bit different, Hood River has a number of events that you can enjoy while vacationing during the Thanksgiving holiday.
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