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Mount Hood and Columbia River Gorge Oregon

Wonderworks Children's Museum of the Gorge - Have fun with indoor mini golf or Creative playspace for children and their adults. Do arts and crafts in the Creative Corner. Jump and crawl on the tumbling mats. Take care of the animals in the Veterinary Clinic. Watch balls fly on the Bernouli Blower. Cook and serve in the play kitchen. Dress up, play blocks, drive cars, or just watch all the action.

Cascade Locks Historical Museum & Oregon Pony - Museum Highlights: River locks, Oregon Pony locomotive, Columbia Gorge Native American History, and regional history. The Oregon Pony steam locomotive was the first of its kind to be built on the Pacific Coast and the first to be used in the Oregon Territory .

Fort Dalles Museum and the Anderson Homestead - Take a tour of this unique collection of pioneer and military artifacts and antique wagons at one of the old west's most pivotal places in history. You will enjoy viewing the exhibits and walking on the grounds of this military fort, built during the 1800s.

Mt. Hood Adventure - For all your recreation needs visit Mt Hood Adventure. Hiking and Kayak tours available. Snowmobiling, snowshoeing, tubing and more in the winter.

Mt. Hood Skibowl - Offering skiing, snowboarding, tubing, and horse-drawn sleigh rides in the winter, and Alpine Slide, bungee jumping, mountain bike park, Indy Karts, batting cages, Zipline, rock wall and more in the summer.

Sandy Actors Theatre - Live Theatre at its best. Known for providing professional productions and its community involvement. 5 productions per season to entertain all who come.

Columbia Gorge Discovery Center & Museum - Visitors can explore two museums located in separate wings, talk with pioneers in the summer living history encampment, view films in a theater, stroll along an interpretive trail near a thriving pond, watch art demonstrations, and attend daily talks.

Mt. Hood Cultural Center & Museum - With interpretive exhibits, educational programming, and the arts, the Mt. Hood Cultural Center and Museum promotes an understanding about the shared history and the challenges of the future of the area.

Western Antique Aeroplane & Automobile Museum - Antiques that still fly & drive! Don't miss it. WAAAM has one of the largest collections of still-flying antique aeroplanes and still-driving antique automobiles in the country.The items on display at this museum are not only full of history... they're full of life!

Hood River County Fruit Loop- Looking for some family fun? Take this 35-mile, scenic drive through the valley's orchards, forests, farmlands, and friendly communities. Sample delicious fruits and take your favorites home, visit a winery, experience fields of fragrant lavender, meet adorable alpacas, savor delicious baked goods, and create memories by participating in family activities hosted at Fruit Loop locations throughout the year.

Mt. Hood Railroad - Since its beginnings in 1906, the Mt. Hood Railroad has served as an economic lifeline for the Hood River Valley, carrying the region's famous fruit and forest products to market. These days the railroad, officially designated a National Historic Site, rolls through some of Oregon's most beautiful scenery. At each turn of the track, another gorgeous view stretches before you.