Things To Do In The Dalles

Admission for Two or Four to the Western Antique Aeroplane and Automobile Museum (Up to 25% Off)

Western Antique Aeroplane and Automobile Museum

Hood River

Step back in time for a look at planes, classic cars, and motorcycles from many decades of the 20th century, including military vehicles

$28 $22

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5K Entry for One, Two, or Four to The Color Dash 5K on Saturday, May 16 (Up to 45% Off)

The Color Dash 5k

The Dalles Area Chamber of Commerce

Run or walk along a noncompetitive 5K course while getting covered in bursts of electric colors

$45 $29

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Half-Day Rafting Trip on the Deschutes River for 2, 4, or 8 from High Desert River Outfitters (Up to 50% Off)

High Desert River Outfitters

Maupin

Three-hour rafting trips for passengers of all skill levels explore 13 miles of the Deschutes River

$120 $60

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Moonlight or Day Guided Snowshoeing Tour from Mt. Hood Adventure (Up to 50% Off)

Mt. Hood Adventure

Government Camp

Guides lead groups along scenic trails through portions of the gorgeous snow-covered mountainside during day or moonlight snowshoeing tours

$75 $37.50

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Membership or Visit to Columbia Gorge Discovery Center & Museum (Up to 51% Off)

Columbia Gorge Discovery Center & Museum

The Dalles

Sprawled across 54 acres, dynamic, interactive center celebrates the cultural heritage of the Columbia River Gorge and its surroundings

$18 $9

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Wine Tasting Package for Two or Four with $20 or $40 Take-Home Wine Credit at Naked Winery (38% Off)

Naked Winery

Hood River

Oregon and Washington-produced wines have provocative back labels that are just a bit risqué

$40 $25

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

Jacob Williams Winery

Columbia Gorge

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

$35 $17

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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.

1108 12th St
Hood River,
OR
US

Though its once purely utilitarian features have been repurposed as a modern industrial-chic wine bar, Sunshine Mill Winery is still a monument to turn-of-the-century agriculture. The gravity mill’s belt-drive system, for instance, is still wholly intact, and its massive gears hang above the heads of sommeliers pouring Quenett and Copa Di Vino wines in the lounge area. And atop the structure that still houses the mill’s Thomas Edison–designed electric generator, musicians regularly perform to the crowds on the alfresco dining area below.

901 E 2nd St
The Dalles,
OR
US

Located at Skibowl East, The Snow Tube and Adventure Park boasts a variety of cold-weather attractions for all ages, and offers a conveyor lift to the top of the main tube hill on Mt. Hood. Open on weekends and holidays, a host of activities are available including Frosty?s Playland, Indoor Super Play Zone, and the Kid?s Tubing Carousel. Add more thrills during the day with the Extreme Tube Hill for those with more experience, or at night with the recently introduced cosmic tubing. Event space is available for up to 5,000 people.

87000 E Highway 26
Government Camp,
OR
US

Windsurfing on placid rivers. Snapping photos of gushing waterfalls. Scaling snow-covered mountains. Backpacking through teeming forests. The landscape at Columbia Gorge Teen Camps lends itself perfectly to the to the diverse needs of the four camps that take place on its grounds each summer: windsurfing, photography, climbing and mountaineering, and high adventure. Windsurfers practice their craft for about three hours a day, while budding photographers spend almost all day in the field, hiking up to 5 miles to nab shots of Mt. Hood and stage high-fashion shoots of fish in Hood River. Smith Rock State Park serves as a part-time base camp for climbing campers, and high-adventure campers conclude their hiking, biking, and canoeing explorations with a trek up Mt. St. Helens. No matter what their chosen camp, each camper will have access to outdoor activities such as kayaking, biking, and volleyball. The idea for Columbia Gorge Teen Camps came from Dr. Bob Hanson, Professor Emeritus at San Diego State University. Noticing a lack of outdoor camps, he founded Columbia Gorge as a place where teens could be enriched, challenged, and motivated by nature. His staff upholds his original mission through activities designed to build character and independence in kids on the brink of starting college, entering the work force, or telling their parents that they’re ready to see rated-R movies.

625 Keasey Avenue
Lyle,
WA
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