Columbia River Gorge

Things to Do


Wygant State Natural Area – Photo Op!

The area is named for an Oregon Trail pioneer, and is land originally part of the Oregon Trail. Take the Mitchell Point Trail to get to one of the most breathtaking views of the Columbia River Gorge!


Western Antique Aeroplane & Automobile Museum

Visit the 2+ acre hangar facility full of cars, planes, motorcycles and more. The planes still fly and the antique automobiles still drive, making this museum unique. Open daily, 9am-5pm.


Hood River Lavender Farm – Photo Op!

The organic lavender farm grows acres of lavender, that it distills to produce essential oil. Purchase products, pick your own bouquets, or wander the rows of lavender! Open daily, 11am-5pm.


Fox-Tail Cider

Oregon has wineries and microbreweries – and a hard cider mill! The Fox-Tail is serving craft ciders for you to enjoy, with many flavors on-tap. Visit the Tap Room, open daily from 11am-6pm.


Glassometry Studios

Experience the beautiful glass creations of Laurel Marie Hagner. Call ahead and schedule an appointment to blow your own glass! Open Wednesday thru Sunday, 11am-5pm.


Places to Eat


Romul’s West $$

Experience Old-World Italy! This staple in the Gorge provides a fantastic Italian menu – energy to ride the wind of the gorge. Open Monday thru Sunday, 11am-9pm.


Riverside $$

Sit back, eat good food and watch the Columbia River from your table. The fresh focus of Riverside can be found on its breakfast, lunch and dinner menus. Located at the Best Western Plus Hood River Inn. Open daily from 6am-9pm.


Solstice Wood Fire Café & Bar $$

Fresh, local, seasonal, organic. Enjoy rustic Tuscan-style pizzas with inventive new flavors, fresh soups, wood-fired chicken and so much more. Open daily from 11am-9pm.


Celilo Restaurant & Bar $$

Sustainable and local are keywords for Celilo’s mission. The menu is always changing, to reflect what’s fresh in the Gorge. Open daily from 11:30am-3pm for lunch, and 5 pm for dinner.


Full Sail Brewing Co $$

The brewing company is all about the beer and the gorge. Enjoy fresh food made to match their own beer, and food made with the beer! The Brew Pub is open daily from 11am-9pm for lunch and dinner, and tours happen daily at 1, 2, 3, and 4 pm.

Book a Columbia River Cruise today!