The Hood River area is located approximately 60 miles from Portland. The striking beauty of the region is well-known but its small-town charm is what makes Hood River real estate so enchanting. With only 7,000 residents and limited land for development, Hood River is tiny and will remain that way. Nestled in a picturesque setting on the Columbia River, Hood River is a premier destination for both kitesurfing and windsurfing.
If you’re looking for a vacation home, the stunning views of Mount Adams to the north and Mount Hood to the South make Hood River a retreat from the hassles of everyday life. One thing you’ll notice when you travel to Hood River is that residents and visitors are in excellent physical condition. Recreation is serious business in Hood River, and you will find that most people enjoy some combination of hiking, mountain biking, kiting, snowboarding, windsurfing, or fishing.
Hood River is also renowned for its restaurants, pubs, wineries, tasting rooms, live music, and art galleries. Whether you make Hood River your permanent residence or your most beloved vacation destination, you will never run out of exciting things to do.