Old Parkdale Inn

A Hood River Valley Bed and Breakfast


THE BLOG

By Mary Pellegrini

Most live in the Monday through Friday work world and there are lots of reasons to love the weekend. If you can escape, here are 4 great reasons to think about booking a stay during the week, especially if you want an unhurried feel to your stay. 1. It’s a super time to take off and …

By Mary Pellegrini

Shopping Small adds up to Big Things. The coronavirus has upended daily life in Oregon, with travel and tourism being the hardest-hit industries. Small businesses have been crippled and are counting on all of us to rebuild, promote, and sustain our resilient communities. We’d like to share what’s not to miss in our community of …

By Mary Pellegrini

Welcome the Winter Solstice, the first day of Winter.  The return of the Tundra Swans to Mirror Lake marks the beginning of  Winter for me. They arrive sometime in November where they winter in the Columbia River Gorge. Mirror Lake is at the foot of Crown Point, visible from Interstate 84 just west of the …

By Mary Pellegrini

Come stay at the Old Parkdale Inn, play in Hood River County and ski on Mt Hood, Oregon’s tallest mountain at 11, 240′. We’ve created some enticing packages for your Ski Vacation on Mt Hood. Deal #1) Cozy Winter Nights: Stay 2 Nights Mid Week, Sunday through Thursday, and take 20% off room rates. Available January 4, 2021 through March 18, 2021 Deal …

By Mary Pellegrini

Enjoy 6 wonderful hikes and around the Mt Hood National Forest before the snows fall near the Hood River Valley. Although, some are ideal for snowshoeing or cross county. Travel Oregon launched the successful 7 Wonders of Oregon campaign. A campaign to get visitors and locals alike out exploring our glorious state. We are so fortunate here …

By Mary Pellegrini

By: Mary Pellegrini Mt. Hood, rising 11,240′ into the bluebird sky, is crowned by eleven glaciers.  It’s home to three ski areas, making it a great destination for skiing, even during the spring and summer months. There is no shortage of hiking options on Mt. Hood either. It is possible to enjoy stunning high alpine glacial …