Guest Accessinternet, cable tv, home theater, gym, swimming pool, kitchen and laundry The NeighborhoodNestled along the banks of the mighty Columbia river, just 84 miles east of Portland, The Dalles, Oregon serves as an eastern gateway for the Columbia River Gorge National scenic area. The Dalles enjoys 300 days of sunshine which provides a myriad of recreational opportunities throughout the year. This sunny climate also nurtures our world renowned sweet cherry crop-making The Dalles the sweet cherry capital of the world along with grape varietals used to make award winning wines.
The Dalles is surrounded by forests, orchards, high desert and of course, the river. Outdoor recreation includes cycling, fishing, hiking, rafting, camping and much more. Less than an hour away, the majestic Mt. Hood, 11, 235 feet high, provides a paradise for skiers, hikers, mountain climbers or those who just want to experience its grandeur. Grand vista views also include Mt. Adams, the Klickitats and the Columbia river. In about 45 minutes, you can find yourself white water rafting on the Deschutes river or salmon fishing at the mouth of any tributaries that spill into the Columbia.
The Oregon Trail, The Barlow Road, Lewis and Clark Exhibition, the geological formation of the river, 10, 500 years of indigenous trade in The Dalles and the surrounding are presents its history through a series of historical sites and museums.
Sometimes it takes outsiders to remind us of how lucky we are to live in this beautiful area. Mens Journal picked The Dalles as one of the top up-and-coming towns in the US in 2008. In fact, The Dalles has just been voted the number one best small town in Oregon (2014).
Summer, fall, winter and spring, the Columbia Gorge is a playground waiting for players: get out in the water, stroll the fairways, or take to the slopes for world class active fun. It's all up to you. Getting AroundNo, downtown is about a 10-15 minute walk from our house Other Things to NoteWe have ample room for ski's, windsurfing and kite boards, cycles and anything else you may care to bring. We also allow dogs but charge an extra $10 per night stay and must be given advanced notice. We do not provide breakfast, however, guests may use all the kitchen appliances and utensils to make their own.