Nestled within the Columbia River Gorge, the vibrant town of Hood River, Oregon offers an abundance of ‘things to do’. In every direction, there is a bounty of treasure waiting to be discovered. From year-round skiing on Mount Hood, wine/beer/cider tasting, windsports, mtn. biking, farm to table cuisine...the list goes on and on. We would like to make the choice easy...sign up for an e-bike tour or e-bike rental and discover the road less traveled. The sights you see, the knowledge you gain will now give you inspiration for your next adventure.
Here are some recommendations from our "What’s Next?" list:
WHERE TO STAY
West Cliff Lodge
Offering different options for lodging, from hotel rooms to glamping with incredible river views along their property.
Hood River Hotel
Located downtown Hood River makes navigating town a breeze. Charming decor and spacious rooms.
Inn at the Gorge
Local hospitality with a great location to start any adventure from.
The Griffin House
Perched along the Columbia River with views for days. Staying here with the whole family and friends will make memories for a lifetime.
On the upper flanks of Mount Hood is one of the most iconic lodges in the country. Definitely worth a visit, if not a sleepover.
Oak St. Hotel
Charming vibe, impeccable service, with a downtown location.
The Society Hotel
With plenty of space and options for lodging, this renovated schoolhouse gets top grades for hospitality. The spa is a delight for both visitors and locals alike.
Inn of the White Salmon
A well-established family-owned inn has charming rooms and a great location to explore the town of White Salmon, Washington.
Ruby June Inn
Looking for a piece of paradise for a week or a night that provides splendid amenities and the charming disposition of your best friend? Look no further.
Carson Ridge Luxury Cabins
Capturing those who veer off the river corridor, you are in for a taste of the Northwest. And the comforts of hospitality are genuine.
A lodge and property that represents both family and fun. This place knows how to recreate in style.
FOOD & DRINK
Working Hands Brewery- a local atmosphere and tasty libations of Beer and Cider. Music and trivia throughout the week.
Crush Cider Cafe- Cider, food, dancing, outdoor seating…
Runcible Cider- Our favorite cider, EVER(if they are not open you can get fresh pours from Mosier Company in Mosier, Ore.)
Idiot's Grace Vineyard - Organic/estate grown wines and an atmosphere of pure bliss.
Apple Valley BBQ - Located in Parkdale, Ore. serves both locals and those willing to make the short drive.
Husum BBQ - In Husum, Wa. located in the River Drifters parking lot. Go Rafting then eat meat.
Trout Lake Tacos- family owned, ranch raised meats. The absolute best. Hike the Guler Ice Caves in Trout Lake, Wa.
Willow Wine Cellars- If you are ready to taste the passion of wine, made with heart and soul, stop in for a tasting.
Kite the Gorge- Ready to learn kiteboarding, these guys are well established in making that happen.
Gorge Paddling Center- hourly and daily SUP/Kayak rentals on the water. Evening kayak tours.
Mountain View Cycles- Looking to purchase a new bike, rent a mountain bike with or without a motor, or get bike repair.
Doug’s Hood River- For all your lifestyle needs. Wind gear, camping supplies, apparel, water bottles, sunglasses…
Road Trip Oregon - Rent a custom camping van and travel in style along the coast, up to the Cascades, over to Bend, Ore.
GOrge Pass- Looking to explore the gorge without driving.
This is the ticket. 20% of E-Bike rentals when using this service.
Columbia Gorge Car Free- There are solutions to the congestion, check this website out for options without a car.
WAAAM- Air and Auto Museum. Put your phone down and learn from the pioneers.
Columbia Gorge Discovery Center- In The Dalles, Ore. representing the native culture and history.
Undaunted Courage - This is absolutely one of the best stories written about Lewis & Clark's discovery of the Western USA.
Astoria - The connection of East Coast entrepreneurs and West Coast abundance of the late 1800’s, and early 1900’s.
Rains All the Time: A Connoisseur's History of Weather in the Pacific Northwest- The author breaks down myths and fables of how the PNW has a reputation for non-stop rain.
Stubborn Twig - The story of a Japanese family that did all it could do to endure WWII internment camps after settling down in the Hood River Valley in the early 1900’s.
Waucoma Book Store - Completely remodeled awaiting your arrival with more facts than a Sol Rides tour guide.
Artifacts; Good Books and Bad Art - A priceless treasure of pages in a world of digital mass media.