Portland Oregon Drives


The Columbia River Gorge Hotel is a nice get away from Portland for a weekend. It offers a bit of history, elegance, and gorgeous views of the Columbia Gorge. It is often the site of weddings because of its charm and beauty. On the way to the Columbia River Gorge Hotel in Hood River, there are numerous sites you may want to take in: Crown Point Vista House, Latourell Fall, Bridal Veil Falls, Multnomah Falls, Oneonta Gorge, Horsetail Falls, Dodson, Bonneville Dam, Eagle Creek, Bridge of the Gods, and Viento Park. Just past the Hotel you can visit Hood River, Mosier Twin Tunnels, Memaloose Overlook, Rowena Crest, and the Gorge Discovery Center.

There are plenty of things to do while you are visiting. Below are a few attractions.
Maryhill Museum of Art, 35 Maryhill Museum Drive, Goldendale, WA 98620 Phone: 509-773-3733

Columbia Gorge Discovery Center, 5000 Discovery Drive, The Dalles, OR 97058 Phone: 541-296-8600

Mount Hood Railroad - 110 Railroad Avenue - Hood River, Oregon 97031 - (541) 386-3556 - 1-800-872-4661

Columbia River Sternwheeler cruises

Full Sail Brewery & Tasting Room & Pub, 506 Columbia Street, Hood River, OR Phone: 541-386-2247

Indian Creek Golf Course, 3605 Brookside Drive, Hood River, Oregon 97031 Phone: (541) 386-7770

Mount Hood ski areas
Timberline Lodge
Mt. Hood Meadows
Mt. Hood Ski Bowl
Mt. Bachelor

Columbia Gorge Windsurfing Association, 202 Oak Street, Suite 150, PO Box 182, Hood River, OR 97031

Hood River Water Play offer windsurfing lessons.