Paddle-boarding along the Columbia River

Weekend Getaway

Good food and outdoor fun.

By: Meghan W

Age: 32

From: Bend, OR

A breakfast sandwich topped with sesame seeds
  • Dine

Freshies Bagels and Juice! They have wonderful, fresh bagels and the Lox Bagel is amazing!

A group of friends in front of the Fat Tire Farm van
  • Recreation

Mountain biking up in Post Canyon. Rent a bike and get the beta at Hood River Bicycles.

Paddle-boarding along the Columbia River
  • Recreation

Paddle boarding on the Columbia River or in Nichols Basin. Rent or book a tour at Gorge Paddling Center.

Brews at Full Sail Brewery
  • Dine
  • Drink

The hummus plate at Full Sail Brewing is wonderful! For dessert, walk up the street and grab Mikes Ice Cream.

A hotel suite at Hood River's Holiday Inn Express
  • Stay

Search for an Airbnb that suits you or check out the Holiday Inn Express & Suites on the quieter side of town.

A sweeping scenic view of the Columbia River
  • Recreation
Insider Tip!

Mitchell Point is a great hike right outside of Hood River. Make your way to the top of the 2.6 mile strenuous trail for amazing Gorge views.

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