Hood River, Oregon is a quaint little town nestled in the Columbia River Gorge, just 60 miles east of Portland. It`s a popular place for visitors from out-of-state, as well as Portland locals who want to escape the city and spend the weekend exploring the great outdoors. And it`s impossible not to fall in love with the town and the striking views of the Columbia River and Mt. Hood. Most people make it to Multnomah and call it a day, but Hood River, Oregon is another must-visit destination. Hood River features some of the best outdoor activities, amazing food thanks to the bountiful farm land around it, and a thriving brewery, cider, and coffee scene.