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The Lavender is Blooming II

A trip to Hood River’s Lavender Valley during the summer is a delightful treat for the senses. Lavendar Valley has over 15,000 plants in bloom from mid-June through August. Continue reading

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The Lavender is Blooming!

A trip to Hood River’s Lavender Valley during the summer is a delightful treat for the senses. There are over 15,000 plants in bloom from mid-June through August. Continue reading

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Cherries – A taste of Summer!

The Hood River Cherry Company has a nice selection of cherry jams and spreads. A taste of summer you can enjoy right now, even if there is a pile of snow outside your front door. Continue reading

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Columbia Gorge Hotel II

Perched high atop a cliff overlooking the Columbia River, the Columbia Gorge Hotel’s distinctive Mediterranean-style architecture dates back to the Roaring 20’s. During its heyday, this “oasis of opulence” attracted visitors from all over the world. Continue reading

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Columbia Gorge Hotel

During its heyday, the Columbia Gorge Hotel attracted visitors from around the world. Perched high atop a cliff overlooking the Columbia River, the hotel’s distinctive Mediterranean-style architecture dates back to the Roaring 20’s. Continue reading

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The 2nd Street Challenge in Hood River, OR

One of the most challenging flights of stairs I’ve run into recently has to be the 2nd Street Stairs in downtown Hood River, OR. 413 steps straight up from State Street to the top of the bluff. And I mean straight! There’s not a bend or a curve anywhere on this concrete staircase. Continue reading

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Pumpkin Funland at Rasmussen Farm

Picking your own pumpkin is only part of the fun at Rasmussen Farm’s Pumpkin Funland. Other events include a corn maze, a Halloween Hut, and a local farmer’s market. Continue reading

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Pumpkin Funland II

Picking your own pumpkin is only part of the fun at Rasmussen Farm’s Pumpkin Farmland. Other events include a corn maze, Halloween Hut, and local farmer’s market. Continue reading

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