Old Parkdale Inn

A Hood River Valley Bed and Breakfast


THE BLOG

By Mary Pellegrini

Say farewell to summer in Parkdale, Oregon. Plan your end of summer escape that includes a stay at the Old Parkdale Inn Bed and Breakfast. We invite you to extend your summer season and leave the goodbyes for later! Enjoy the last days of the season with sunshine-filled days, a refreshing mountain breeze, and plenty …

By Mary Pellegrini

Beer is serious business in the Gorge.  So serious that 11 Breweries in the Columbia River Gorge have united to create Breweries in the Gorge.  Download a Passport and spend a couple days exploring them all. Parkdale Oregon’s own small craft Brewery Solera Brewery is a small brewery located in the historic Valley Theater, in Parkdale, just …

Husum Falls

By Mary Pellegrini

Husum Falls Season is Here Many of you have eagerly been waiting for this moment. The White Salmon River is now at the perfect water level to run Husum Falls, the tallest commercially rafted waterfall in the country! The White Salmon River, just across the Columbia in Washington, beckons you with rapid water and beautiful …

By Mary Pellegrini

The Hood River Valley cherry crop is amazing. It was a little late this year due to a cool, wet spring. We’ve been picking up about 10 pounds of fresh cherries every few days and they become the main ingredient in many a tasty breakfast treat: cherry crepes, cherry scones, cherry cobblers and of course …

2021 Meteor Showers

By Mary Pellegrini

Oregon has some of the largest expanses of dark skies in the US. Photographers come from around the world to capture the infamous shot of Mt Hood and the Milky Way. I don’t pretend to be one of these great photographers but our guest, Dave Muller from Oklahoma, is one. I share his photo with …

By Mary Pellegrini

Lavender Blueberry Sorbet is a palette cleansing first course at the Old Parkdale Inn Bed and Breakfast, a dish produced from an explosion of Blueberries and Lavender in Oregon’s Hood River Valley. Ingredients: Serves 2. 2 ripe frozen bananas 1 cup frozen blueberries ¼ cup lite coconut milk 2 tsp dried lavender Directions: 1. Peel …