Relax and enjoy one of these Columbia River Gorge tours. Put away the road maps, forget about traffic and road signs. Just enjoy the scenery and the experience while you are guided by an Oregon insider who knows the area well.
You will bike along ten miles of the historic Columbia River Highway which was built in 1922 for the then popular Model T Ford. It was built with the scenery in mind and passes several waterfalls. You will stop along the way for short nature hikes into the lush landscape. This is an easy ride that can be enjoyed by all skill levels.
Travel along the Columbia up the Columbia River Gorge past some of the gorge's most beautiful waterfalls. Stop along the way for nature walks with a knowledgeable guide. In The Dalles, near where the pioneers left the Oregon Trail and traveled down the river on rafts, visit the Columbia River Gorge Interpretive Center. Here you will learn about the native indian tribes that lived in the area as well as the pioneers that merely traveled through here.
On this tour you will not only get an excellent overview of Portland including visits to Pittock Mansion, the International Rose Garden, and some of Portland's unique neighborhoods but also a trip up the Columbia River Gorge with a stop at Multnomah Falls and Crown Point Vista House. Your lunch stop will be at Portland's popular food carts where you will have a wide choice of foods.
Wine lovers will enjoy this tour which includes visits to some of the Hood River Valley's boutique wineries. On the way you will drive along the Columbia River through the spectacular Columbia River Gorge. You will see several beautiful waterfalls including Multnomah Falls.
This tour has it all. You will make a complete circle around Mt. Hood. First you travel through the gorge with stops at waterfalls and boutique wineries. Then you turn south and travel along the eastern slopes of Mt. Hood stopping for some nature walks along rushing streams. As you turn westward you will stop at Timberline Lodge at the 6,000 foot level of Mt. Hood with scenic views to the top of the mountain and over the Cascade Mountains and lakes to the south.
Take a tour of Portland at your own pace on Portland's trolley. With this tour package you get a hop on hop off trolley pass for two days plus a trip to see the beautiful Columbia River Gorge including Multnomah Falls and Bonneville Dam with its fish ladder. The trolley stops at many of Portland's most visited spots including the zoo, the International Rose Test Garden, the Chinese Garden, the Oregon Museum of Science and Industry and many great shopping areas.