Old Parkdale Inn

A Hood River Valley Bed and Breakfast


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Oregon Is Magic

By Mary Pellegrini

Oregon is Magic in The Dalles The videos of Travel Oregon’s ‘Oregon, Only Slightly Exaggerated’ reveal whimsical scenes of enchanting forests, vineyards, rivers, mountains and more, and share with you that magical feeling of being in Oregon. Travel Oregon, in partnership with the Oregon Cultural Trust, is bringing murals to each of Oregon’s regions with Forest for …

By Mary Pellegrini

By: Mary Pellegrini Hood River Holidays ~ Come Stay Shop Eat and be Merry Details November 27 – December 25 Get ready for festivities & holiday fun with Hood River! Hood River Oregon is celebrating with a window display contest, Small Business Saturday, and an exciting downtown festival with a static parade! During the static …

By Mary Pellegrini

Beer is serious business in the Gorge.  So serious that 13 Breweries in the Columbia River Gorge have united to create Breweries in the Gorge.  Ask us for a Passport, or download the app, and spend a couple days exploring them all. Parkdale Oregon’s own small craft Brewery Solera Brewery is a small brewery located in …

Sunshine Drive In Movie

By Mary Pellegrini

Drive-Up Movies at the Sunshine Mills in The Dalles, Oregon At the beginning of the pandemic, Sunshine Mill Winery in The Dalles converted its parking lot into a drive-in movie theater. A large screen was stretched across their towering grain silos and the parking lot prepared for vehicles. The first Drive-Up Movie at the Sunshine …

By Mary Pellegrini

Spring arrives in the Hood River Valley. Waterfall flows are picking up as the snow melts. Wildflowers are popping. Golf courses are greening up nicely. New release wines and ciders are being presented. West winds will soon bring the boards and kites out on The Columbia River. And then there’s spring skiing. And Blossoms. Millions …

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 …