5 days in Mount Hood & Columbia River Gorge Itinerary

5 days in Mount Hood & Columbia River Gorge Itinerary

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Troutdale
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The Dalles
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Troutdale

— 2 nights
Troutdale is a city in Multnomah County, Oregon, U.S.A., north of Gresham and east of Wood Village. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Troutdale: Cascade Locks (Bonneville Hatchery, Bonneville Lock & Dam, &more). There's still lots to do: contemplate the long history of Columbia River Highway, admire the sheer force of Multnomah Falls, admire the landmark architecture of Vista House, and make a trip to Jonsrud Viewpoint.

To see more things to do, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, read Troutdale road trip app.

Portland to Troutdale is an approximately half hour car ride. March in Troutdale sees daily highs of 58°F and lows of 41°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Fri) early enough to go by car to The Dalles.

Things to do in Troutdale

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trips

The Dalles

— 2 nights
The Dalles is the county seat and largest city of Wasco County, Oregon, United States. On the 3rd (Sat), examine the collection at Fire Museum in City Hall, view the masterpieces at Art on Oak, then see the interesting displays at Western Antique Aeroplane & Automobile Museum, and finally get a taste of life in the country at Double Mountain Ranch. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 4th (Sun): make a trip to The Dalles Murals, then examine the collection at Columbia Gorge Discovery Center & Museum, then hike along Historic Columbia River Highway State Trail, and finally sample the tasty concoctions at Full Sail Brewing Company.

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You can drive from Troutdale to The Dalles in 1.5 hours. In April in The Dalles, expect temperatures between 66°F during the day and 43°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sun) so you can drive back home.

Things to do in The Dalles

Museums · Breweries & Distilleries · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trips