There are plenty of great ways to soak in the wonder of the Columbia River Gorge. But a weekend at Columbia Cliff Villas is definitely top of the list. Book through 1859 Explore and think private veranda perched high above the river, cocktail in hand and soulmate by your side. The Villas feature grand living areas, including master suites, balconies and several guest suites that lock out for complete privacy, most with panoramic views of mountains, forests, valleys, cliffs and/or rivers. Two Carriage Houses help isolate the courtyard and provide charming accommodations at very reasonable prices. Even in the blustery winter months, it’s tough to tear yourself away from the view, especially when you’re 200 feet above the Columbia River. Located adjacent to the grounds of the historic Columbia Gorge Hotel, Columbia Cliff Villas owners and guests can enjoy the amenities and romantic manicured gardens found next door. For instance,…
Nestled in the heart of the majestic Columbia River Gorge only sixty minutes east of Portland, the historic Columbia Gorge Hotel refreshes the spirit with lush flowering gardens, pure mountain air and oldworld Mediterranean charm. Whether you are looking for a getaway, a premiere meeting facility, an idyllic wedding location, a fabulous meal of Northwest food and wine or just a trip to the relaxing spa, you will create a memory at the Columbia Gorge Hotel and Spa in Hood River.
The perfect base for all the area offers, on th Columbia River shoreline, with full service hospitality. Diners seek out Riverside for some of the best food in the Gorge, and Cebu Lounge for free live entertainment and amazing happy hours. Enjoy the waterfront walking path, heated outdoor pool, spa and indoor spa and sauna. Choose from an array of accommodations to fit your budget: river view or standard guestrooms, or 1-3 bedroom deluxe Riverside Suites.
Tap the heart of the Gorge. Lovingly restored, the 100-year-old hotel delivers New World amenities with Old World charm. Inside and out, the pulse of Hood River begins here. Walk to five wine-tasting rooms. Shop artisan jewelers, high fashion and fine art. Savor craft beer and dining delights. Choose your toy for kiting, sailing, fishing, biking or floating. Ride the rails. Stroll to a river. Tour an orchard, waterfall or volcanic peak—starting here.
Oregon’s Winery of the Year 2007, Cathedral Ridge Winery is located in the middle of a forty-mile stretch in the Columbia Valley with micro-climates that almost perfectly duplicate four of the world’s most renowned grape-growing regions: Bordeaux, Burgundy, Rhone and Rhine. Winemaker Michael Sebastini combines these superb grapes with a classic and time-honored winemaking process, which has resulted in more than 130 award-winning craft wines. Wine Press Northwest has also named Cathedral Ridge Winery one of the ‘Top 10 great Northwest Wine Country picnic spots,’ which is no surprise given the scenic vistas and lush vineyard. Experience what makes Cathedral Ridge so special. Visit the winery and tasting room in Hood River or shop online.
Eons of spewing volcanoes and cataclysmic floods created the Columbia River Gorge, where Oregon’s grandest river rolls through towering cliffs of basalt. Even Congress agreed this place was special. Twenty-five years ago, it named the Columbia River Gorge the country’s first National Scenic Area, protecting the Columbia’s most dramatic stretch, the eighty-five miles between the Sandy and Deschutes rivers.