Day Trips & Excursions

Mt Hood, Multnomah Falls, and Hood River from Portland

See the natural wonders that line the Historic Columbia River Highway on this day trip from Portland to Mt Hood. With a guide, you'll be whisked to some of Oregon’s most spectacular sights, including Multnomah Falls and the Columbia River Gorge, as you learn about the area along the way. Stop by attractions like Timberline Lodge and Rowena Crest, and have free time for lunch in Hood River.
8.5 hours
Tours & Sightseeing

Portland to Multnomah Falls and Columbia River Gorge Tour

This scenic tour from Portland takes you into Oregon’s stunning wilderness to view Multnomah Falls and the Columbia River Gorge. Enjoy panoramic views from Crown Point and Visit House on the Columbia River Gorge Highway before descending down to Latourell Falls, dramatic Multnomah Falls and Bonneville Dam. Learn about the area from your guide and follow the route of the Lewis and Clark Expedition on the way back to Portland. This 4.5-hour tour showcases the beauty of the Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area and the incredible diversity of scenery at Portland’s doorstep!
4.5 hours
Day Trips & Excursions

Columbia River Gorge Waterfalls and Mt Hood Small-Group Tour

Follow the path of an ancient riverbed, carved by the last Ice Age, past the Bridge of the Gods, and explore the Windsurfing Capital of the World. In the afternoon, traverse Oregon’s fertile fruit valley on the way to the alpine top of a volcano, which boasts a title as the world’s 2nd most summited mountain in the world. Come along on this whirlwind journey to experience a selection of Oregon’s wonders.
7.5 hours
Outdoor Activities

Bike and Hike: Columbia River Gorge Adventure from Portland

Travel from Portland to the Columbia River Gorge for a fun biking adventure that includes walks right up to the waterfalls! Soak in this beautiful Pacific Northwest landscape as you follow your guide on an easy bike ride and stop at several gorgeous waterfalls.
5 hours
Day Trips & Excursions

Columbia River Gorge Waterfalls Tour from Portland

Species seen nowhere else in the world, dramatic basalt lava flows nearly a mile deep, and some of the world’s most beautiful waterfalls are a few of the sights that await you on this tour. Come experience the grandeur of the Columbia River Gorge, one of the United States’ most photographed Natural Scenic Reserves. We will drive along the oldest scenic highway in the US, stopping at sweeping viewpoints, flowing falls, a historic lodge, and the famed Bonneville Dam Sturgeon viewing center.
4 hours
Tours & Sightseeing

Portland and Columbia River Gorge Tour, Hop-On Hop-Off Pass

See Portland’s best sights and the spectacular natural beauty of the nearby Columbia River Gorge with this combo tour. Use your 2-day hop-on hop-off sightseeing trolley pass to explore top Portland attractions such as the International Rose Test Garden, Powell’s City of Books and the Oregon Zoo at your leisure. On your tour of Oregon’s picturesque Columbia River Gorge, visit towering Multnomah Falls and Bonneville Dam and travel back to Portland in the footsteps of famed explorers Lewis and Clark. With a mix of independent and guided sightseeing, this combo tour is a wonderful introduction to the Portland area.
2 days
Day Trips & Excursions

Portland to Columbia River Gorge Small-Group Tour

A half hour east of Portland can be found the Columbia river Gorge, Multnomah falls and some of the most magnificent scenery in the country; skyscraper cliffs, giant sturgeon, and majestic waterfalls. During the last ice age, a cataclysmic event occurred, that left a lasting monument along the path of the mighty Columbia River. A great flood sheared away the land, leaving stone cliffs and water falls that form the world famous “Columbia River Gorge”. View the majesty from the Vista House atop 800 foot sheer rock cliffs, see Multnomah Falls, the second tallest year round waterfall in the country, or witness the free-falling splendor of Latourell Falls. In the autumn, witness salmon spawning in nearby Eagle Creek.
4 hours
Tours & Sightseeing

Full Day Multnomah Falls and Gorge Waterfalls Tour from Portland

The Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area features dozens of waterfalls along with stunning river views and hiking trails. On this 8-hour day trip from Portland, an informative guide takes you through the region’s spectacular landscapes, including viewpoints of the gorge from the Portland Women’s Forum State Scenic Viewpoint and the Vista House at Crown Point. Then fill your camera with shots of five waterfalls: Latourell, Bridal Veil, Wahkeena, Horsetail and, of course, Multnomah Falls. Round-trip transport from downtown hotels included.
8 hours
Cruises, Sailing & Water Tours

Small-Group Mount Hood and Columbia River Gorge Tour and Brunch Cruise

Take a comprehensive 9-hour guided tour of Oregon's national scenic area, the Columbia River Gorge. See the breathtaking landscape from the water on a 2-hour brunch cruise; cruise east toward Hood River, then west to Bonneville Dam, and finally return to the town of Cascade Locks. Then board your private vehicle to drive into the mountains to experience this agricultural area, known for its production of pears and wines. Drive along the Fruit Loop, stop at local farm stands, and drive up the Mount Hood Scenic Byway to reach Timberline Lodge, located over halfway up the side of Mount Hood. Tour is limited to a small group of a maximum of 14 people.
8 hours
Air, Helicopter & Balloon Tours

Portland Columbia River Gorge Vista View Small-Group Air Tour

** PRICE IS PER FLIGHT FOR UP TO 3 PEOPLE. NOT PER PERSON.** The Vista View experience gives you a great taste of the beauty of the Columbia River Gorge. Take this memorable flight east through the Gorge toward the Vista House viewpoint atop of Crown Point to get a taste of the grandeur of this natural treasure. Believe us, you'll never forget it and you'll just want more.
20 minutes