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Hood River Trip

Postby stewart » Wed Jun 06, 2012 4:45 pm

We are considering hitting the Gorge around 4th of July. Trying to find out if anyone has any recommendations on places to stay. It looks like the Best Western is right on the water in Hood River, but not sure if they are close to any kiteboard spots.

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Re: Hood River Trip

Postby sc-surfer » Wed Jun 06, 2012 4:51 pm

It's all pretty close together. There are a ton of spots within an hour of Hood River proper, not to mention the Event Site area right in town. Check out NWkite for maps and descriptions.

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Re: Hood River Trip

Postby NCKite_Ryder » Wed Jun 06, 2012 4:53 pm

Tucker campground is nice and its out of the wind. 15 min out of town. Hood is small and almost walking distance (you have to cross the highway)
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Re: Hood River Trip

Postby androka » Wed Jun 06, 2012 5:15 pm

vagabond lodge is ok, not too expensive.
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Re: Hood River Trip

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Re: Hood River Trip

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Re: Hood River Trip

Postby OliverG » Wed Jun 06, 2012 6:42 pm

You're going to love it up there for the 4th. Great kiting, awesome scenery, great variety of different spots to ride, and among the best 4th of July fireworks I've seen. Went a couple years ago and having been struggling to make it possible to go again, it was awesome.

Best Western is nice and close to everything, walking is fine. We stayed our last two nights there and up until then camped at Tucker for 4 nights. A local who works at SS also recommended the Hood River Hotel as a nice in-town spot. Parking may be a little trickier there.

Be sure to eat at Full Sail after kiting and try the beer platter sampler, very good and generous!
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Hood River Trip

Postby tomerp » Wed Jun 06, 2012 8:05 pm

Read my trip experience there here:

viewtopic.php?t=10046#p68061

I think it is awesome!
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Re: Hood River Trip

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Re: Hood River Trip

Postby kitenaked » Wed Jun 06, 2012 10:16 pm

This place has been fun. Rented it a couple of trips up there.

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