Activities in The Dalles

Lift Ride with Lunch for Two at Mt. Hood Meadows Ski Resort on August 16 or 23 (Up to 38% Off)

Mt. Hood Meadows Ski Resort

Mt. Hood

$40 $25

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Chair lift grants passengers access to views and hiking trails; credit toward lunch included

Whitewater-Rafting Trip and Optional Lunch for Up to Four or Eight from Sage Canyon River Company (Up to 34% Off)

Sage Canyon River Company

Maupin - Oregon

$600 $399

Three-hour rafting trip conquers Class III and IV rapids on 13 miles of the Deschutes River

13-Mile Half-Day Rafting Adventure for Up to Four or Seven from Imperial River Company (Up to 43% Off)

Imperial River Company

Maupin

$525 $299

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Half-day floats cruise through Boxcar and Wapinitia rapids between Harpham Flat and Sandy Beach

Weekday or Weekend Round of Golf with Cart Rental for Two at Indian Creek Golf Course in Hood River (50% Off)

Indian Creek Golf Course

Hood River

$110 $55

Water hazards loom on 11 holes as Mount Hood & Mount Adams peak above horizon at scenic golf course awarded for environmental work

Tour, Wine Tasting, Flight, and Cheese Plate for Two, Four, or Six at Phelps Creek Vineyards (Up to 66% Off)

Phelps Creek Vineyards

Hood River

$160 $75

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During two-hour visits, wine specialists shepherd groups through a 30-acre vineyard and treat them to barrel tasting and a cheese plate

Wine Tasting for Two or Four at Jacob Williams Winery in Columbia Gorge (51% Off)

Jacob Williams Winery

Columbia Gorge

$35 $17

Family-owned winery with award-winning wines & newly built tasting room overlooking the majestic Columbia River Gorge

Winery Tour, Barrel Tasting, and Blending Lesson for Two with Take-Home Bottles at Wind River Cellars (Up to 56% Off)

Wind River Cellars

Husum

$110 $49

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Visitors enjoy views of Mt. Hood as they take a guided tour of the vineyard, sample 12 wines, and blend their own bottle to take home

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Indian Creek Golf Course's layout snakes through the Hood River Valley between a network of sprawling orchards and wineries with panoramic views of Mount Hood and Mount Adams creating a dramatic backdrop. Water comes into play on 11 holes, including three creeks that bisect fairways to disrupt play and tempt players to take fairway naps to the melodic babbling of their playing partners. On the par 5 fourth hole, precision is paramount, as the dogleg right is entirely fortified by water to the right and the small, narrow green make short putts strenuous with hard-to-read-breaks.

Indian Creek Golf Course won an Environmental Excellence award from Audubon International for its efforts in areas of wildlife and habitat management, chemical-use reduction, and water-quality management. The course and its surrounding land act as a sanctuary to a variety of wildlife, including several species of caddies now endangered because rampant cart use. Course at a Glance: * Par 72 * Three sets of tees * 6,150 yards from the back tees * Rating of 70.8 and slope of 128 from the back tees

3605 Brookside Dr
Hood River,
OR
US

As they enter the training circle at Curves, female guests come face-to-face with the smiles of other women. And just as points on a circle share a common distance from the circle's center, workout participants share the experiences of those nearby by trading stations throughout the 30-minute training session. One minute is spent on a piece of strength-training equipment built for feminine frames and designed to work two opposing muscle groups with a single movement. Exercisers then move on to a recovery station, where they run, jog, or dance to maintain heart rates and keep platforms in place during momentary losses of gravity.

208 Washington St
The Dalles,
OR
US

In 1907, the Hood River County Pioneer Society started collecting documents and artifacts that reflected the diversity and culture of their region. Now those items are housed at The History Museum in a collection that totals 11,000-plus pieces and continues to grow weekly. With a focus on memorabilia that dates from the Native American era to the present, the museum’s exhibits include horse-drawn carriages, phonographs, and the barometer a witch concocted to predict the weather.

To further immerse visitors in the county’s history, the costumed guides of the museum’s annual Cemetery Tales relay historical anecdotes during stops at notable gravesides. The tours are one of many events and educational programs available through the museum, many of which are geared toward kids. Other include yoga sessions that relate different poses to points in history and camps where youngsters learn to throw an atlatl, a spear used by Native Americans.

300 East Port Marina Drive
Hood River,
OR
US

Water is the source of life. But it?s also the source of adventure, something River Recreation has delivered since 1982. Today, stationed on the banks of the Wenatchee River in Monitor, the company sends clients floating down a total of seven rivers throughout Washington State.

As entertaining as they are informative, River Recreation?s guides undergo extensive training?twice as much, in fact, than the state requirements. That experience enables the company to offer a wide range of trips, from kid-friendly Class I floats to heart-pumping Class V adventures that have helped discover some of the area?s top opera singers. Currently, River Recreation hosts half-day, full-day, and combination trips, and in 2010, it unveiled a white water-and-wine mini getaway?a half-day of rafting, and a half day of wine tasting in Wenatchee Valley. All of this is combined to make RIver Recreation Washington State's Whitewater Professionals.

White Salmon Meeting Point BZ Launch Site Trail #4413
White Salmon,
WA
US

No strangers to the great outdoors, the guides of Sage Canyon River Company help visitors tackle the great outdoors on whitewater-rafting, camping, and fishing expeditions. Adventures range from three-hour jaunts to multiday trips into the wilds of the Oregon frontier, giving outdoorsmen many options for experiencing nature. Thrill seekers can steer a raft or oversize rubber duck through calm waters amid desert-rock formations or crash through Class IV rapids?including the challenging Oak Springs on the Deschutes River?under the direction of a trained guide. For adventures that tend to keep the water outside of the boat, fishing trips journey into Sherars Falls and Macks Canyon in search of trout and steelhead, with fly- and reel-casting opportunities.

509 Deschutes Ave.
Maupin,
OR
US

"Come get naked with us." It sounds like an indecent proposal, but it's really a call to action from Naked Winery?specifically a call to grab some of the cheeky winery's offerings. Its winemakers use grapes grown in both hot and dry climates and cool marine climates in Oregon and Washington to produce vintages such as Foreplay chardonnay and the sweet red Blazing Straddle.

The masterminds behind the winery, the Barringer and Michalec families, gave their creations such sassy names partly because of the wines' ability to seduce palates. But they also did it because they loved the idea of couples sipping a glass at night and sharing a laugh over the names and saucy descriptions on the label.

102 2nd St
Hood River,
OR
US