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Great views, interesting 1920's construction, but could be a lot more inside. Docents are interesting and funny. Extremely crowded even in October. Do stop, worth the stop, but there are many downsides.
Great views, even on a lightly misty day. The access up Historic US 30 from the east is lengthy but scenic, and reaching the top at Vista House also rewards you with an interesting building and displays inside. Caution: Parking can be a showstopper here...More
We visit the Columbia River Gorge every year, usually over the Labor Day weekend. There's so much going on in Portland, Hood River and elsewhere. This year we stopped at the appropriately named Vista House. The view was amazing.
This is visible from afar and just draws you in. Once on site you are entranced by a breathtaking 300° view of the river. The building is pretty and has a volunteer staffing a table talking about the site. A small exhibit explains the building...More
Came here as part of a tour while on a cruise on the Columbia River. The historic building is over 100 years old and was constructed as a glorious rest stop, perched up high, overlooking the beautiful Columbia River Gorge. On the lower level, there...More
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google Oregon Trip Check to see if it shows the condition of the roads. It is better to come from the west to see it as the roads get progressively more windy but even from the west, you have some steep roads. So you are... More
google Oregon Trip Check to see if it shows the condition of the roads. It is better to come from the west to see it as the roads get progressively more windy but even from the west, you have some steep roads. So you are right to be concerned. The west side of Mount Hood has the most ice and snow. You might be able to call the coffee shop and see if the employees had any problem. As for chains, if you come during the winter, the law requires you to carry chains whether you use them or not, unless you have snow tires.