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The 8 Best Columbia River Gorge Hikes from Northwest Travel Magazine

Saturday, October 13th, 2012

Did you know that the Columbia River Gorge is considered one of the nation’s top 10 destinations to view beautiful fall foliage? Not surprisingly, Northwest Travel Magazine has a wonderful article in their new Fall issue that describes the 8 Best Columbia River Gorge Hikes! Some of the hikes are just a short drive from… Read more »

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Washington Beer as its Best: Carson, WA has a New Microbrew

Tuesday, September 25th, 2012

We have a new neighbor here in Carson,WA. It’s called Backwoods Brewing Company, and it’s right across the road from our Washington bed and breakfast. Can’t get more convenient than that! Here at Carson Ridge Private Luxury Cabins we appreciate a good microbrew. So we’ve tried several of the offerings at Backwoods – how else… Read more »

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Portland Beer Festival Returns: The Hood River Hops Fest on 9/29/2012!

Tuesday, September 11th, 2012

  Here at our Hood River Inn we’re big fans of microbrewed beer. So we’re excited that one of our favorite Portland beer festival returns with the annual Hood River Hops Fest! It’s a bit earlier than usual this year, scheduled for Saturday September 29th from noon to 9pm. Whether you prefer a refreshing pilsner, a hearty… Read more »

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Field & Stream Magazine Named Hood River As Best Gamefishing Locale

Tuesday, August 28th, 2012

Yesterday our friend Duane Huber brought us some lovely fresh steelhead, just out of the Columbia River. Boy, was that a delicious dinner! We’re so lucky that our Hood River Inn is centrally located for all kinds of fishing! In fact, Field & Stream Magazine named Hood River the Best Gamefishing Destination. Can’t beat that! Duane’s your… Read more »

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Langfield Falls – Another Easy-to-Reach Beauty

Friday, August 3rd, 2012

Our guests frequently comment on the fact that our Columbia River Gorge cabins serve as the perfect headquarters for exploring both sides of the Columbia Gorge. There are so many things to do around here it’s hard to keep up with all of them, but one of the perennial favorites is waterfall-viewing. With our abundance of… Read more »

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Columbia Gorge Wine Tasting: AniChe Cellars is a Must-Visit!

Tuesday, July 24th, 2012

At our Columbia Gorge bed and breakfast we often overhear guest conversations, especially table-to-table chat as people enjoy our sumptuous gourmet breakfasts. Since wine tasting is so popular here in the Columbia River Gorge, occasionally the wine talk turns to the pros and cons of sulfites. We read an article recently by Rachel Horn, the… Read more »

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Wine and Pear Festival in Hood River

Thursday, May 17th, 2012

One of Hood River’s long-standing traditions is the Wine and Pear Festival, scheduled for this weekend, May 19-20. This two-day event brings together everything that makes Hood River famous and presents it all in one place. It’s easy to attend, and well worth the short drive from Portland. If you’re staying with us here at… Read more »

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Trillium and Waterfalls, the Quintessential Oregon Spring Hike

Tuesday, May 8th, 2012

Tom and I and the dogs hiked in to Wahclella Falls the other day. Early spring runoff creates a succession of small waterfalls as you follow the trail along Tanner Creek, leading up to Wahclella Falls itself, a two-tier beauty complete with refreshing mist and lush moss and ferns on the basalt outcroppings. Already trillium… Read more »

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The Hood River Fruit Loop

Wednesday, June 15th, 2011

The Fruit Loop is more than just a colorful, sugary breakfast cereal; it is a glorious scenic drive through lush lavender fields, enticing wineries, and rolling orchards. Oregon’s Fruit Loop is about an hour from Portland and even closer to our Columbia River Gorge Cabins. Drive it or cycle it, and eat and drink your… Read more »

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Shop for the Holidays in the Columbia River Gorge

Wednesday, December 8th, 2010

We’re offering a 20% discount to Skamania County and Hood River Chamber of Commerce Members at our Hood River Bed and Breakfast throughout the month of December. Our cabins are beautifully situated overlooking the Columbia River Gorge. Behind us is the Gifford Pinchot National Forest, which reaches north to Mount St. Helens and Mount Adams…. Read more »

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