We test the waters so you can jump right in. Here, the best restaurants, shops, and experiences for you and your guests to enjoy over your wedding weekend in Hood River and throughout the Columbia River Gorge!
01. Drive the Fruit Loop
This 35-mile scenic drive through the valley’s orchards, forests, farmlands and friendly communities is one of the area’s top attractions. Click here for more information.
02. Tour the Waterfalls
The geology of the Columbia River Gorge National Scenic area lends itself to some of the most spectacular waterfalls anywhere. Starting with the towering 620-foot Multnomah Falls, choose to hike in for a closer look.
03. Explore the Great Outdoors
With trails ranging from easy to expert, Hood River is a great place to explore new areas by foot, by bike or on horseback. And, if you want to learn a new sport—from fly-fishing to sailing to mountain biking!
04. Soak up Art and Culture
Hood River is home to many talented artists, actors, writers and musicians. Try your hand at glassblowing or painting—or simply support our local artists by attending open studio tours and craft shows.
05. Take a Culinary Odyssey
Tour one of our many wineries, take a brewery tour, visit one of many local coffee roasters or food carts, or opt for a gourmet meal at one of many fine dining options in town. Numerous culinary surprises await in Hood River!
06. Make a Splash
Hood River put itself on the world windsurfing map in the 1980s and continues to lure enthusiasts from all over the world. Take the family to Waterfront Park, where from the swimming beach you can watch windsurfers and kiteboarders.
07. Shop til you Drop
Hood River offers an eclectic mix of locally owned specialty stores where you can find jewelry, clothing, toys, books, stationary, locally made products, outdoor gear and more.
08. Cross the Bridge!
Cross over the Hood River Bridge and you will find Bingen, White Salmon and Lyle offer a delicious mix of wineries, breweries, as well as locally owned specialty stores.