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Stop At: Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area, Oregon
There are a variety of hikes we can do in the Gorge; through rainforest to cathedral waterfalls, across dry grasslands growing on dramatic basalt terraces, up the cliffs of the fifth-largest free-standing monolith in the world, through fire-scarred slopes, and many more. It all depends on what you fancy, our own whim that day, and the time of year.
Duration: 8 hours
Stop At: Columbia Gorge Discovery Center & Museum, 5000 Discovery Dr, The Dalles, OR 97058-9755
We'll treat you to lunch at the Basalt Rock Cafe, before you peruse this museum of Columbia Gorge natural and cultural history.
Duration: 2 hours
Stop At: Rowena Crest Viewpoint, Old Columbia River Scenic Highway Mayer State Park, Mosier, OR 97040
Get the best view of the eastern Columbia Gorge, starkly different from the western Gorge, but nonetheless Gorgeous.
Duration: 15 minutes
Stop At: Cathedral Ridge Winery, 4200 Post Canyon Dr, Hood River, OR 97031-7725
Here you will taste a huge variety of wines made by one of the most versatile, and consistently good, winemakers in Oregon. Then walk outside and catch views of Mt. Adams and Mt. Hood.
Duration: 1 hour
Stop At: Marchesi Vineyards, 3955 Belmont Dr, Hood River, OR 97031-9719
The Columbia Gorge has a history of Italian stonemasons and vintners going back to the 19th Century. At Marchesi, you will taste Gorgeous Italians made by a living Italian immigrant, in a laid-back Italian patio atmosphere.
Duration: 1 hour
Pass By: Columbia River Highway, State Highway 30 from Troutdale to The Dalles, Troutdale, OR 97060
This 74-mile (123-km) long historic highway was inspired by the Axenstrasse in the Swiss Alps. These days one can no longer drive the entire highway, but we will drive portions of this picturesque, engineering marvel in both the eastern and western gorge, past basalt terraces and waterfalls.
Stop At: Multnomah Falls, 53000 E Historic Columbia River Hwy, Bridal Veil, OR 97010
See the tallest, and most famous, waterfall in Oregon along with it's historic lodge and bridges.
Duration: 20 minutes
Stop At: Portland Women's Forum State Scenic Viewpoint, State Highway 30, Troutdale, OR 97060
Get your BEST view of the western Gorge at this stop
Duration: 10 minutes
Stop At: Columbia River Highway, State Highway 30 from Troutdale to The Dalles, Troutdale, OR 97060
Your guide will drive you along segments of this stunning 74-mile (119 -km) highway that was inspired by the Axenstrasse in the Swiss Alps.
Duration: 40 minutes