Old Parkdale Inn

A Hood River Valley Bed and Breakfast


THE BLOG

By Mary Pellegrini

The Oregon Summer is Calling. June 21st marks the longest day of the year. Many, many hours of daylight to get out and explore. Over 16 hours of daylight actually. Two Scenic Byways and one Scenic Electric Byway lead to the Old Parkdale Inn Travel through the Columbia River Gorge on the Historic Columbia River Highway …

By Mary Pellegrini

Mt. Hood Meadows Debuts More Than Eight Miles of New Hiking Trails this Summer for Mt. Hood’s Premier Chairlift-served Hiking Experience The snow is melting, the weather is getting warmer, and the wildflowers are on their way. Summer on the mountain is right around the corner! Mt Hood Meadows will kick off their summer operations …

By Mary Pellegrini

The acres and acres of blossoms in the Hood River Valley have now turned to itsy bitsy pieces of fruit.  And for the next 4 months we will watch them grow and wait for the amazing crop of pears, apples, cherries, peaches and other varieties of fruit. In June and July come the berries and …

By Mary Pellegrini

It’s official: The 2021 rafting season is here. Who’s ready for some river time? The White Salmon River, just across the Columbia in Washington, beckons you with rapid water and beautiful views and we entice you with our Bed, Breakfast and Boat packages. Book your 3 or 5 night stay at the Old Parkdale Inn …

By Mary Pellegrini

Grateful Vineyards in the Hood River Valley is home to Mt View Brewing and Golden Row Cider. All neatly tucked with Mt View Orchards Katrina McAlexander is a 3rd generation farmer, fermenter, and nurse practitioner. Grateful Vineyard opened Memorial Day weekend of 2019 as the very first winery/cidery/brewery in Mount Hood, Oregon and the southernmost …

By Mary Pellegrini

By: Mary Pellegrini When it is hot in the Hood River Valley there is nothing like a ride on the Magic Mile chair lift on Mt Hood, Oregon’s tallest peak at 11, 240 feet. The majestic mountain can be seen from the Old Parkdale Inn and is an easy day trip, a lovely 35 mile drive. Take the …

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