Old Parkdale Inn

A Hood River Valley Bed and Breakfast


THE BLOG

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 …

By Mary Pellegrini

By: Mary Pellegrini The Columbia Gorge Winegrowers will be celebrating Memorial Day weekend with open houses at wineries in the Columbia River Gorge and the Hood River Valley. In addition to new releases & barrel tastings, the wineries will have some fun events like bike tours, horseback riding, bocce ball, live music and more! And of …

By Mary Pellegrini

By: Mary Pellegrini We understand the uncertainty that you are feeling now. While we know that now is not the time for travel, we will continue to provide you with travel inspiration. So while you recharge from home, know that when it’s time for you to travel again, we’ll be here to welcome you. Packer …

By Mary Pellegrini

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. We invite you to visit the Columbia Gorge Cider Society locations on the Cider Route and stayed tuned in as …

By Mary Pellegrini

By: Mary Pellegrini The Hood River Valley is certainly known for having thousands of acres of fruit of which cherries, blueberries and peaches are finding their way to the fruit stands now. We also have some amazing flower farms, one of which, The Gorge White House, has glads, daisies, cone flowers, snapdragons, Oriental lilies, lavender and more. …

By Mary Pellegrini

By: Mary Pellegrini The Hood River County Fruit Loop is a 35 mile driving tour through the fertile Hood River Valley in Northern Oregon. A collection of farms, orchards, vineyards and wineries, the drive can take as little as an hour but we suggest planning a day or two to get the most out of …