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
The Pacific Northwest offers endless rugged beauty, and on this small-group tour from Portland, you’ll explore the gorgeous waterfalls of Columbia Gorge, admire views of wet forests, spot wildlife like eagles and osprey, and tour the vineyards of several wineries, with wine tastings included. Your naturalist guide will teach you about the area’s history and landscape, and ensure comfortable transportation by luxury vehicle.
• 6 hours
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
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
Together here in our complete combo tour experience you may visit Portland Women's Forum, Vista House, Latourell Falls, and Multnomah Falls. Then, we continue driving east father up the river to the town of Hood River. With the mountains views of Mt. Hood, Mt. Adams, farms and wind Surfing makes for an unparalleled Oregon experience. After lunch, we will visit 2 vineyards in the region for some amazing wine tasting and learn about the region history and culture as it has developed in the wine industry in the area.
• 8.5 hours
Bike and hike both ends of the Historic Columbia River Highway on this intense experience across the gamut of Oregon geology and climactic zones. Start with 3-6 miles in the wet, waterfall-laden Western Columbia Gorge (includes short hikes to waterfalls) and then we drive east of Hood River for 5-9 miles of the gorgeous, sinuous arid end of the old highway in what we call a wildlife playground: bald eagles, deer, and more! Tour includes vegetarian lunch, snacks, and coffee or tea, as well as fitted bike and helmet. One of our enthusiastic guides will ride along with you; this is the only fully-supported gorge bike tour available! (Please note most of our ride is on historic highways that do have moderate vehicle traffic in busy seasons.)
• 8 hours
Capture the changing beauty of Oregon’s seasons aboard the most popular ride as you journey through woods, orchards, and vineyards, with your small-group from Hood River to Parkdale, Oregon. Spectacular fruit blossoms kick start the show leading to the vivid greens of summer and the contrasting fall colors will round out nature’s display. This train excursion in total is 4 hours with a 45 minute layover in Parkdale, to enjoy the Hutson Museum.
• 4 hours
Upon departure from downtown Portland, the Gateway to the Gorge is where the real beauty begins. From earth-shaking landslides to enormous glacial flooding, the formation of the area has left us with breathtaking sights to behold. As we traverse from a temperate rainforest in the Columbia River Gorge Scenic Area, to the plains of a high desert, we’ll become immersed in the ecological richness that abounds in this scenic preserve. Come join us on this dynamic exploration through one of Oregon’s Seven Wonders!
• 7.5 hours