Check out these great experiences that are a quick trip from the Columbia River Gorge.


The incredible 7 wonders in Oregon
Cascading waterfalls, pristine lakes and mountain peaks are among the incredible 7 wonders in Oregon, making this state the ultimate outdoor playground.

Mt Hood

Fun things to do on Mt Hood in winter
From the best snowshoeing spots to the top ski resorts, here are some of the best things to do on Mt Hood in winter.

The ultimate guide to the Mt Hood ski resorts
Whether you’re looking for a big-mountain experience, a freestyle playground or gentle beginner slopes, here’s a complete guide to the Mt Hood ski resorts.

Pocket Creek: Snowshoeing and cross country skiing on Mt Hood
After a big snowfall, Pocket Creek is one of the best places to go snowshoeing or cross country skiing on Mt Hood, Oregon.

The quick guide to Trillium Lake Oregon
Trillium Lake near Government Camp in Oregon has amazing views of Mt Hood, and is a great getaway all year round.

Willamette Valley

Colorful crop: The Wooden Shoe Tulip Festival in Oregon
Every spring, the Wooden Shoe Tulip Farm opens their 40-acres of rainbow-hued fields to the public, and thousands of people come to admire the countless rows of blossoms each year.

Central Oregon

What to do in Smith Rock State Park, Oregon
Thanks to its impressive red cliff sides, winding river and sweeping views, Smith Rock State Park in central Oregon is a fantastic destination in all seasons.