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“Breathtaking scenery”

Columbia River Gorge
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Small Group Columbia Gorge Waterfalls and Wine Tour from Portland
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Columbia River Gorge Hike and Hot Springs with Lunch
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Owner description: The Columbia River Gorge, a 75-mile canyon through the Cascades, is a broad, picturesque river with water-controlling dams.
Reviewed October 2, 2013

We so enjoyed our little detour onto historic route 30, which took us through some of the most spectacular scenery we've seen. Waterfalls, waterfalls. We were fortunate enough to go through on a Tuesday, so traffic was light. We're only sorry that we were too early to see peak fall foliage!

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Reviewed October 2, 2013

Be sure you include driving historic Hwy. 30 with all it's wonderful scenery, waterfalls and the historic Vista House. Vista House affords views of the Columbia Gorge for miles on all sides if it's a clear day. We stayed @ Memaloose State Park and drove a different direction on four different days. Never got bored, always different scenery, and a ton of interesting history to take in.

Thank barbararob
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Reviewed October 1, 2013

I have traveled to many scenic places in the world, and I consider the Columbia Gorge among the most stunning. In a few short miles you pass through some of the most beautiful scenery you can imagine as well as several different climate zones. You will travel from lush evergreen forests and waterfalls onto to the rolling sage covered hills and orchard and vineyard country of the upper Gorge. Are you a history or geology buff? Get ready for some exciting vistas. Lewis and Clark went this way and you will see evidence of the massive ice dam break that shaped this area in the Channeled Scablands. Good food,good wine, good beer and friendly folks all await on your road trip through the Gorge. Put this trip on the bucket list!

2  Thank Penny G
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Reviewed September 30, 2013

We traveled Highway 30, the Historic Columbia River Highway, for the total 22 miles before continuing on I-84 to Hood River. The scenery is awesome; the best vantage point is from Vista House at Crown Point. Bonneville Dam was another highlight; a tour led by a ranger enhanced the experience. We plan to return in order to show our daughter and grandson this awesome national treasure.

Thank Sandy W
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Reviewed September 26, 2013

This area is absolutely worth a day or two.
The views are stunning, there are tons of places to stay in the area.
There are also hiking trails for all fitness levels.
The drive from Portland is so easy, around an hour and you can already see stunning views.

Thank ayaarlos
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