Looking for some fun and adventure with your family in Oregon? Mount Hood could be your ultimate destination.
Lying 50 miles to the east of Portland, it is one of the most climbed and glaciated peak in North America, offering plenty of recreational activities ranging from skiing, fishing, hiking, snowboarding and camping. You will find plethora of activities to indulge into and enjoy the charismatic beauty of the place.
Mt. Hood has been offering home to 3 popular skiing and snowboarding resorts namely, Mt. Hood Meadows, known for it’s uninterrupted downhill, and unique trail for all levels of skier. Ski Bowl, the largest night ski in the entire country and lastly the Timberline Lodge, boasting the reputation of being counted as a national historic landmark. While during the summer time, Alpine Slide, running down the face of Mount Hood renders activities such as biking, ice-climbing and horse-riding. For more information on sports and activities, you can visit www.traveloregon.com
If you are a food lover and do not want to miss the delicacies of the place while being on an adventure travel, then these roadside stops famous for it’s yummy breakfasts are a must try – Joe’s Donuts, High Mountain Cafe and Huckleberry Inn Cafe. For the midday meals, the exemplary cuisines of the resorts of Mt. Hood are one of a kind. Further, you cannot miss Ratskeller Alpine Bar and Pizzeria, for its delightful pizzas. Check on the www.mthoodmagazine.com to compare the restaurants at Mt. Hood.
You can also take pleasure of shopping in Clackamas Town Center, one of the largest mall around the place, with plenty of upscale restaurants and stores. Lake View Village is also set to enchant you with it’s picturesque antiques. Get more understanding of the place by visiting www.mthood.infoApart from all mentioned above, there are still lot more to check in Mt. Hood, its deep forests, peaceful lakes, wildflowers making its way through valleys, the munificence of modern Portland, rich heritage distinguished by museums, public art and festivals such as “Festival of the Arts” and “Pickathon” is sure to leave you awe-struck and fall in love with the place.