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, Multnomah Falls, and Hood River from Portland

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productPass By: Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area, OregonThe Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area protects the spectacular canyon where the Columbia River cuts through the Cascade mountains - with cliffs and overlooks of Washington to the north and Oregon's mountains and waterfalls to the south. The Gorge is unique in its natural and cultural history, as well as its designation as a National Scenic Area. As we drive to Multnomah Falls and Hood River we will be driving through the Columbia River Gorge. Stop At: Multnomah Falls, Bridal Veil, OregonA waterfall as magnificent and memorable as any in the country is located just a 30- minute drive outside of Portland. Visiting Multnomah Falls, a 611-foot-tall roaring, awe-inspiring cascade of icy water, lets you experience the power and beauty of nature up close and with ease. We will stop here and you will have time to walk to Benson Bridge and explore the historic Multnomah Falls Lodge. Duration: 30 minutesStop At: Rowena Crest Viewpoint, Mosier, OregonOverlooking a major chokepoint along the Ice Age Floods path, Rowena Crest lies at nearly 700 feet above the Columbia River at the upstream end of Rowena Plateau, a miles-long promontory that protrudes into the path of the river. This forces the river around the plateau through a relatively narrow section of the Gorge known as the Rowena Gap. We will stop here and enjoy the view while taking amazing photographs!Duration: 20 minutesStop At: Trillium Lake, Government Camp, Clackamas County, OregonTrillium Lake is a beautiful and popular spot not far from the quaint town of Government Camp. It provides spectacular views of majestic Mt. Hood, Oregon's highest point. This location is well-known for its scenery and abundant recreational opportunities. We will stop here in the summertime and you will have the opportunity to take photographs of Mt Hood reflected in the mirror-like lake. Duration: 20 minutesPass By: Mount Hood, Hood River, OregonMt. Hood’s perpetually snowy peak — crowned by eleven glaciers, one for every thousand feet it rises above sea level — can be seen from miles and miles away. It’s home to a total of six ski areas, making it a great base camp for skiers. Beautiful alpine lakes with names like Lost, Trillium and Mirror dot Mt. Hood’s flanks, each offering its own unique view of the mountain.Stop At: Timberline Lodge, Timberline Lodge, Clackamas County, OregonConstructed in 1937, Timberline Lodge stands on the south slope of Mt. Hood at an elevation of 6,000 feet. This beautiful 55,000 square foot structure rises out of a pristine alpine landscape and is still being used for its original intent – a magnificent ski lodge and mountain retreat for everyone to enjoy. Legendary and awe-inspiring, it's a tribute to the rugged spirit of the Pacific Northwest and was declared a National Historic Landmark in 1977. Duration: 30 minutes

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Crater Lake 3-Day Tour from Portland

ItineraryDay 1: Explore Portland to EugenePass By: America's Hub World Tours, Portland, OregonWe pick up and drop off at select downtown Portland hotels. Stop At: Silver Falls State Park, Silverton, OregonPeople 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!Duration: 1 hourStop At: Willamette Valley Vineyards, Turner, OregonAfter lunch (not included) we will take you out to a Willamette Valley Winery. The wine region in the Willamette Valley, which was once known for fruit orchards and nurseries has transformed into one of the country’s premier cool-climate varietal producers. The unique relationship between volcanic Jory soils, elevation and protective micro climates has consistently proven ideal for vineyards, and has produced Oregon’s top Pinot Noir for decades. Enjoy the wine at one of Oregon most renowned local vineyards.Duration: 1 hourNo meals included on this day.Accommodation included: Overnight in Eugene, OregonDay 2: Explore Crater Lake National ParkStop At: Salt Creek Falls, Oakridge, OregonAs 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.Duration: 20 minutesStop At: Crater Lake National Park, Crater Lake National Park, OregonUpon 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.Duration: 3 hoursMeals included: • Breakfast: Breakfast at hotel included. Accommodation included: Overnight in Bend, Oregon. Day 3: Explore Bend to Portland, OregonStop At: High Desert Museum, Bend, Central Oregon, OregonThis 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. Discover why they’re rated the #1 Thing to Do in Bend by TripAdvisor!The Museum is feels like stepping into a different time and place. Get close-up views of native wildlife such as river otters, bobcat, and birds of prey. See art through a different lens. Chat with historic characters who’ll share tales of early Oregon explorers and settlers. Visit an authentic homestead and sawmill from 1904 and learn about Native American culture and history.Duration: 1 hourStop At: Smith Rock State Park, Redmond, Central Oregon, OregonNext 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. Today many other outdoor explorers have heard the call. Many believe that Smith Rock is named in honor of John Smith a Linn County lawman or Pvt. Volk Smith a soldier who fell to his death in the park during a battle with the Northern Paiute in 1863. The debate continues…Duration: 30 minutesStop At: Timberline Lodge, Timberline Lodge, Clackamas County, OregonNext 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. This isn’t your average, run-of-the-mill ski lodge. 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. Considered an architectural wonder, it’s still being used for its original intent—a magnificent ski lodge and mountain retreat for all to enjoy.Duration: 30 minutesMeals included: • Breakfast: Breakfast at hotel included.No accommodation included on this day.