©

Hood River trip planner

Create a fully customized
day-by-day itinerary for free

Itinerary Planner
+ Add destination
2 adults
Adults
- +
Teens
- +
Kids
- +
Close

Hood River

Trip Planner USA  /  Oregon  /  Hood River
(2,800+ reviews from top 30 attractions)
Nature Wineries Trails
The city of Hood River is the seat of Hood River County, Oregon, United States. It is a port on the Columbia River, and is named for the nearby Hood River. As of the 2010 census, the city population was 7,167.HistoryHood River post office was established at the site of the present city on September 30, 1858, and the city itself was incorporated in 1895. Originally, the city was part of Wasco County, but it became the seat of Hood River County when the county was first established in 1908.GeographyHood River is at the confluence of the Hood River and the Columbia River in the heart of the Columbia River Gorge. The city is about 30mi north of Mount Hood, the tallest peak in the state. It is across the Columbia River from White Salmon, Washington. South of the city is the Hood River Valley, known for its production of apples, pears, and cherries.According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 3.35sqmi, of which, 2.55sqmi is land and 0.80sqmi is water.ClimateLocated at the transition zone between wet temperate rainforest to the west, and dry shrub-steppe desert to the east, Hood River has a moderate climate with rainy winters and warm summers, although rainfall there is somewhat less than Portland and other nearby areas in the Willamette Valley. Hood River averages around 30in of precipitation a year, while Cascade Locks, 20mi west, receives over 75in, and The Dalles, 20mi east, less than 15in. The area is known for its consistently high winds channeling down the Columbia River Gorge.
Use our United States trip builder to arrange your visit to Hood River and other destinations in United States.
Source
Create a full itinerary — for free!

Plan your trip to Hood River

  • Get a personalized plan

    A complete day-by-day itinerary
    based on your preferences
  • Customize it

    Refine your plan. We'll find the
    best routes and schedules
  • Book it

    Choose from the best hotels
    and activities. Up to 50% off
  • Manage it

    Everything in one place.
    Everyone on the same page.

Where to stay in Hood River

Browse hundreds of hotels and read guest reviews on the world's leading online travel agency website.
CHECK IN - CHECK OUT
Millions of travel reviews
on TripAdvisor

Extend your holiday

Visit top cities near Hood River:
Parks, shopping, zoos & aquariums
Visit for: 4 daysStart a plan »
Historic sites, parks, nightlife
Visit for: 4 daysStart a plan »
Sightseeing, nature, wildlife areas
Visit for: 3 daysStart a plan »
Museums, nature, wineries
Visit for: 1 dayStart a plan »
Nightlife, parks, shopping
Visit for: 1 dayStart a plan »

Recently planned trips to Hood River

11 days in Oregon BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES July, popular PREFERENCES: July ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 9 days in Oregon BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES June, teens, kids, popular PREFERENCES: June, teens, kids ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 34 days in West Coast BY A USER FROM KENYA July, culture, outdoors, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: July, culture, outdoors ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 18 days in West Coast BY A USER FROM CANADA June, culture, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, shopping, fast-paced, hidden gems PREFERENCES: June, culture, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Fast-paced 2 days in Hood River BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES June, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: June, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 60 days in California & Pacific Northwest BY A USER FROM NEW ZEALAND March, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: March, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 8 days in Oregon BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES September, popular PREFERENCES: September ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 5 days in Oregon BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES July, popular PREFERENCES: July ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 12 days in Oregon BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES June, popular PREFERENCES: June ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 7 days in Oregon BY A USER FROM CANADA July, popular PREFERENCES: July ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 32 days in United States BY A USER FROM NETHERLANDS July, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: July, outdoors, relaxing, beaches ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 7 days in Oregon BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES June, popular PREFERENCES: June ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium
View more plans