Welcome to Mt Hood


Mt Hood is accessible year-round on Hwy 26 from Portland (56 miles), and from Hood River (44 miles) on Hwy 35. Together with the Columbia River Hwy, these routes comprise the Mt Hood Loop, a popular scenic drive. Government Camp, the center of business on the mountain, is at the pass over Mt Hood.


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Mt Hood activities

$100 Day Trips & Excursions

Mt Hood, Multnomah Falls, and Hood River from Portland

Your day of exploring some of Oregon’s most famous natural attractions starts with hotel pickup in Portland. Then head out of the city to the Multnomah Falls, the second tallest waterfalls in the United States!As you relax in your tour vehicle, enjoy the natural beauty while knowing it's just a taste of what's to come, starting with your first stop at Multnomah Falls, the most famous waterfall in Oregon. The second-highest year-round waterfall in the United States, iconic Multnomah Falls is fed by Larch Mountain’s underground springs.  Continue east along the highway to Hood River, a quaint valley town located at the confluence of the Columbia and Hood rivers on the Columbia River Gorge. Listen as your guide talks about the town’s environmental and cultural history, and hear about the kiteboarders and windsurfers who skim across the waters of the gorge, one of the county's top stops for these two wind sports. When you arrive in town, you have free time for lunch on your own. Pick one of the many restaurants to grab a bite, and then peruse the shops and wine-tasting rooms, if you wish (own expense). Back with your guide, return to your tour vehicle and visit Rowena Crest, a farm stand (seasonally), Trillium Lake (seasonally), and Timberline Lodge, positioned at an elevation of 11,249 feet (3,429 meters) on Mt Hood, Oregon’s tallest peak. Hop out to tour the lodge or take a short walk around the lodge to enjoy its mountain scenery. Your day trip ends with the drive back to Portland, returning to the city for hotel drop-off.

$885 Multi-day & Extended Tours

Crater Lake 3-Day Tour from Portland

Day 1: Depart Portland to Silver Falls State Park People call it the “crown jewel” of the Oregon State Parks system, and once you visit, you know why. Silver Falls State Park is the kind of standout scenic treasure that puts Oregon firmly onto the national—and international—stage. Its beauty, boundless recreational opportunities and historic presence keep it there. Nestled in the foothills of Oregon’s Cascade Mountains, less than an hour east of the state capital of Salem, the sprawling 9,200 acre property is the largest state park in Oregon, and one of the most popular.  You will be able to check out the famous South Falls and see what a 177-foot curtain of water looks like from behind. We will also visit North Falls and you will be able to walk behind it! Lunch (on own) in Silverton, Oregon. After lunch we will depart Silverton for wine tasting Overnight Eugene Day 2: Crater Lake National Park As we drive to Crater Lake we will stop at Salt Creek Falls which is Oregon’s second highest single drop waterfall, cascading 286 feet (87m). (Multnomah Falls is the highest.) This waterfall is also one of Southern Oregon’s most powerful falls, with an average yearly flow of 50,000 gallons per minute surging over the rocks. Upon arrival at Crater Lake we will spend half the day visiting all the incredible vistas, visitor centers, overlooks & Historic Lodge.   Crater Lake has inspired people for thousands of years with some of the 1st Native Americans who discovered it’s beauty and mystic. No place else on earth combines a deep, pure lake, so blue in color; steep surrounding cliffs almost two thousand feet high; two unique picturesque islands; and a violent volcanic past. It is a place of immeasurable beauty and the Nations deepest lake over 1,900 ft deep. Lunch Crater Lake National Park (not included) Overnight in Bend, Oregon Day 3- Bend to Portland This morning we will visit the High Desert Museum.  This unique museum reveals the natural world and cultural history of the West’s High Desert region through artful exhibits, alluring animals, engaging programs and meaningful history.  The Museum is  feels like stepping into a different time and place.  Next we will make a brief stop at Smith Rock State Park, which is one of the 7 Wonders of Oregon. Its towering rock spires have beckoned climbers from around the globe since the 1980’s.  Next stop Timberline Lodge!   You won’t see anything else like it, anywhere.  Legendary, awe-inspiring, a tribute to the rugged spirit of the Pacific Northwest. Monumental lodging on Mt Hood with year round skiing. Declared a National Historic Landmark in 1977, Timberline Lodge is one of Oregon’s most popular tourist attractions, drawing nearly two million visitors every year.  Return to Portland – Overnight hotel not included

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