Old Parkdale Inn

A Hood River Valley Bed and Breakfast


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National Plan for Vacation Day

By Mary Pellegrini

Battle the Burnout Blues. You need a vacation And you’re not the only one. The stress of living with the pandemic for nearly two years has taken a toll on workers’ mental health. According to a study from Destination Analysts, more than two-thirds (68%) of American workers feel at least moderately burned out and 13% …

By Mary Pellegrini

Waterfall Wednesday in Oregon – Horsetail Falls With winter and spring come winter storms and snow pack melt, supplying Oregon scenic rivers the water needed to create our wildly beautiful and renowned waterfalls. And it’s certainly not too early to start planning your Oregon vacation that should involve chasing waterfalls. Horsetail Falls in the Columbia …

By Mary Pellegrini

Where to Stay, Play, Ski, and Relax in Mt Hood Parkdale Come stay at the Old Parkdale Inn, play in Hood River County and ski 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 …

By Mary Pellegrini

Explore more of Oregon Only Slightly Exaggerated Are you about ready to hit the road? In Oregon it’s about the journey as much as the destination. And the destinations are pretty great here. Go ahead, take a look around Looking for an Oregon Bucket List? There’s no shortage of things to do near Mt Hood …

Baked Spiced Oatmeal

By Mary Pellegrini

National Oatmeal Month – January 2022 Oatmeal is the famed breakfast cereal believed to have been discovered in the British Isles. There are many ways to eat oatmeal. Oatmeal provides a quick way to get the nutrients you need. Mix in fruits and honey or add nuts, and other grains such as, almonds and quinoa. …

panna cotte

By Mary Pellegrini

Pumpkin Panna Cotta with Caramelized Pears The Pumpkin Panna Cotta with Caramelized Pears has become a favorite at the Old Parkdale Inn Bed and Breakfast‘s winter, breakfast table Pumpkin Panna Cotta 1 1/2 Cups Half & Half 2 to 3 Tablespoons Maple Syrup 3/4 Cup Pumpkin Puree 1 Teaspoon Cinnamon 1/4 Teaspoon Nutmeg 1 Package (1/4 Ounce) Gelatin …