Departure: Tuesday, Thursday, Sunday
Duration: Full-day 9am – 6pm
Pricing: Retail Pricing: $100.00
Pickup location: Departure from Oregon Convention Center (Bus Loading North end of Bldg.-NE Holladay Street)
America’s Hub World Tours presents, Portland Step on Guide Service, Sergio Tours, and other local partners to bring you the best and most complete tour experience available.
-Bring a camera! The views: Columbia River, Multnomah Falls, Mt Hood and Cascade Mountains are incredible.
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Explore the Columbia River Gorge and stand above the second highest year-round waterfall in the United States! Come and enjoy spectacular views of many waterfalls along the Historic Columbia River Highway. We will also be touring many of the other wonderful sites along the Columbia Gorge including Crown Point’s Vista House, a unique visitor’s facility that was built in 1916. These viewpoints have two of the best views of the entire Columbia Gorge and you will agree that the sights are truly breathtaking. Your tour will include a visit to the Historic Timberline Lodge on Mt Hood at 6,000 feet!
- Fully narrated day trip from Portland to Multnomah Falls, Gorge Waterfalls, Mt Hood & more
- Learn about the area’s history, landscape and culture from your professional tour guide giving you an understanding of how this incredible landscape was shaped over time.
- Enjoy views of gorgeous waterfalls at Columbia Gorge National Scenic Area.
- Historic Timberline Lodge on Mt Hood
- Town of Hood River for shopping and lunch (not included)
We start along the Historic Columbia River Highway National Scenic Byway. Some of the waterfalls make include; Latourell Falls, Multnomah Falls, Bridal Veil Falls, Wahkeena Falls and Horse Tail Falls.
Crown Point Vista House:
Best known of the scenic lookouts along the Historic Columbia River Highway, providing a panoramic view of the Columbia River. The Crown Point Vista House was built in 1916 and refurbished in 2005, with its beautiful marble interior and brass fixtures completely remodeled.
Plunge 249 feet (76 m) over a massive wall of columnar basalt – some of the best formations in the Pacific Northwest – before cascading hastily towards the Columbia River. This waterfall is usually most recognized for the large patch of bright yellow lichen adorning the cliff face to the right of the falls, and this characteristic has led many famous photographers to give this location their treatment. And if you stand in just the right place, and look way up, behind the falls you see another falls!
At Multnomah Falls, take a picture from any one of the many viewpoints or walk 5mins to the Benson Bride to view the falls from a unique perspective- above!
The second highest year-round waterfall in the United States. Nearly two million visitors a year come to see this ancient waterfall, making it Oregon’s number one public destination. Fed by underground springs from Larch Mountain, the flow over the falls varies but is highest during winter and spring.
Then, we continue driving east farther up the river to the town of Hood River, where breathtaking natural beauty and high winds create a paradise for windsurfers, kite boarders and sightseers. Your tour guide will tell you about the history of the land and the region’s culture, giving you an understanding of how this incredible landscape was shaped many years ago.
HOOD RIVER – For lunch you will have a selection of places to choose from in Hood River with views of Mt Hood and Mt Adams. You will have the opportunity to visit many of the boutique shops and wine tasting rooms in Hood River.There are two wine tasting rooms we highly recommend stopping by to visit: Naked Winery Tasting Room and Springdale Tasting Room.
Mt. Hood (Timberline Lodge)
At 11,249 feet, the glacier-clad Mt. Hood is Oregon’s tallest peak and the 4th highest in the Cascade Range. Waterfalls, wildlife, wild flowers, trails, Timberline Lodge…the mountain is beloved for its beauty and recreational opportunities.
6:00pm – return to hotel
Tour Price Includes: Pick up & Drop off, transportation and tour guide. All applicable fees, unless otherwise stated.
Not Included in Price: Gratuity and lunch. You will have an opportunity to purchase lunch and/or snack
Terms and Conditions
I. Other Entities: America’s Hub World Tours (AHWT) will not be held responsible for cancelations, changes to services/fees/price, conduct, of quality of goods and services for entities that operate under any name other than AHWT including, but not limited to: vendors, tour operators, vineyards and wineries, event staff, hotels, transportation companies, restaurants and entertainers.
II. Weather – Unless otherwise noted and specified all services are planned to operate regardless of weather. In the event of an “Act of God” and weather presents a safety issue AHWT will offer other tours to consider. There will be no reimbursements, full or partial, for inclement weather experienced during any service provided. It is the responsibility of the guests to be prepared for predicted weather and dress accordingly.
III. Conduct –AHWT assumes no responsibility for conduct of individuals other than its guides/employees/officers.
Indemnify: Except as otherwise prohibited by law each party shall indemnify and hold the other party harmless from all claims, actions, suits, losses, and expenses of any nature for its employees or subcontractors, breach of their agreement, negligence or intentional misconduct.
Insurance: America’s Hub World Tours (AHWT), will ensure all tour operators, and bus companies provide insurance coverage for all vehicles utilized while providing services.
No smoking in Vehicles; No alcohol drinking in vehicles! Not responsible for articles left in vehicles! There will be a $200 minimum damage/cleaning charge resulting from customer misuse. All passengers are responsible and liable for their own actions while in this vehicle; neither the driver nor the company is responsible or liable for any injury or damage caused by or as a result of any customer actions. We are not in control of the traffic and therefore take no responsibility for time issues due to traffic.
The state of Oregon requires all parents with children requiring car seats to use them. Child passengers must be restrained in approved child safety seats until they weigh forty pounds or reach the upper weight limit for the car seat in use. Infants must ride rear-facing until they reach both one year of age AND twenty pounds. We do not supply car seats; if you did not bring one the hotel can recommend rental locations. Some will deliver to hotels.
Portland Step on Guide Service, Sergio Tours, and other local partners in collaboration with America’s Hub World Tours are offering to bring you the best and most complete tour experience available.
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