Old Parkdale Inn

A Hood River Valley Bed and Breakfast


THE BLOG

Details to 2024 Hood River Cider Fest

By Mary Pellegrini

The Hood River Valley and the Columbia River Gorge are renowned for the quality and variety of apples and pears grown by local orchardists. Gorge cidermakers are crafting some of the best hard cider in the Pacific Northwest. The Old Parkdale Inn is in the heart of the Hood River Valley and on the famous Fruit Loop, a …

By Mary Pellegrini

At the Old Parkdale Inn we take great pride in providing you with a hearty breakfast to start your day. We serve up the bounty of the Hood River Valley and the Columbia River Gorge. We focus our breakfasts around what is being harvested in the Valley Spring ~ Berries Summer ~ Cherries, Peaches and …

Gingered Pear Pansowdy banner

By Mary Pellegrini

December is National Pear Month and here in Oregon we believe pears should be celebrated all year long. But we’ll especially celebrate the bounty of pears in December when it is National Pear Month. This video reveals the most common pears grown in Oregon and Washington but some growers have expanded their orchards with many …

Breweries in the Gorge Map

By Mary Pellegrini

Designate your driver then head out to tour Brew Pubs, distilleries, cideries and wineries in Hood River and the Hood River Valley.  We’d be honored to offer the Old Parkdale Inn as home base when the day is done. Camp 1805 Distillery and Bar. Lewis and Clark ran out of whiskey on July 4, 1805 and 206 years later, to the …

Hood Crest Winery and Distillers

By Mary Pellegrini

Columbia Gorge Wineries, less than 60 miles east of Portland, Oregon. The Columbia Gorge AVA, includes land surrounding the Columbia River, with vineyards and wineries in both Oregon and Washington. Due to the unique climate and geography found in The Gorge, this AVA exhibits a wide range of micro climates in a relatively small region. …

By Mary Pellegrini

The acres and acres of blossoms in the Hood River Valley have now turned to itsy bitsy pieces of fruit.  And for the next couple months we will watch them grow and wait for the amazing crop of pears, apples, cherries, peaches and other varieties of fruit. In June and July come the berries and …