You can wash off the smell of the river or the dust you acquired on the trail in your clean and comfortable bathroom and get a good night’s sleep on the ergonomic mattress that your bedroom provides.
In the morning, you can fix yourself breakfast in your fully equipped kitchen. You can eat that breakfast on your porch or patio as you get ready for another day of fun in the gorge.
If you had enough of the out of doors, you can enjoy some of the informative and fun museums and shops in the Hood River area. Here are a few places you will want to check out.
The History Museum of Hood River County
This museum will educate you about the history of the Hood River and Columbia Gorge area with many interactive exhibits. Find out what life was like for loggers, fur traders, and the Native Americans who once occupied the area.
Western Antique Aeroplane & Automobile Museum
Flight enthusiasts will love a stop at the Western Antique Aeroplane and Automobile Museum when traveling through Hood River, Oregon. This destination keeps its sights set on the sky with an impressive collection of antique aircraft that still regularly take off! Guest will enjoy the chance to encounter models that include a Curtiss JN-4D circa 1917, a Piper Cub as well as a WACO and Aeronca collections on-site.
If antique cars are more suited to your taste and style, the Western Antique Aeroplane and Automobile Museum is happy to deliver. Guests get a close up look at over 130 models on the floor that include original Ford Model A and T’s. Motorcycle lovers aren’t left out of this collection with a small section designated for displaying Cushman, Harley Davidson and Indian favorites.
Every trip deserves a souvenir that encompasses a one-of-a-kind memory. Ananas Boutique offers locals and visitors to Hood River a chance to have a custom gown or dress designed and created right in town! Ananas Boutique has been a Hood River favorite for the past 17-years and owner Heidi McLennon is proud to design high-quality clothing that’s completed with beautiful colors, clean lines and flattering shapes top of mind. Guests who come in to browse this Oak Avenue locale will find a variety of shoes, accessories and jewelry additionally on display.
The Ruddy Duck
This fun clothing store has some truly quirky and eclectic fashions to choose from. The friendly sales people at this store can help you find the perfect scarf to go with that peekaboo dress and those fishnet knee socks.
The Columbia Gorge Discovery Center and Museum
This museum will tell you everything you ever wanted to know about the geological history of the Columbia Gorge. The center offers exhibits about dinosaurs, the ice age, and the foliage and fauna that occupy the area today.
If all the shopping and museum hopping has left you famished, Bette’s Place on Oak Street is the place to be. With a reputation for being the friendliest restaurant in town, everyone gets a warm welcome when you walk through the front doors. When you’re here, feel free to grab a table or comfortable booth and begin browsing the menu which features delicious dishes that are fan favorites from breakfast through dinner. Known for home-style morning cooking, Bette’s features giant cinnamon rolls that speak loud and clear to those with a sweet tooth in your group. French toast and customized omelets also come highly recommended when you’re looking for a delicious and protein-packed way to start your day.
If you’re arriving during the lunch hour rush, you’ll want to try a savory burger packed with all the extras that make for a mouth-watering meal. Soups and salads are also on the menu for those looking for leaner cuisine. This family-friendly establishment loves catering to kids and provides a full kids menu with favorites such as pancakes, corn dogs and grilled cheese sandwiches.
Give Arrived Now a call at 800-215-9880 and we will help you find lodging near Hood River for your vacation.