Tour the Gorge
Tour the Gorge
Forming much of the border between Washington and Oregon, the Columbia River cuts through a dramatic, windswept gorge, with steep cliffs, mossy side canyons, and thundering waterfalls. Read More...
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Forming much of the border between Washington and Oregon, the Columbia River cuts through a dramatic, windswept gorge, with steep cliffs, mossy side canyons, and thundering waterfalls.
On the state's southern border, Vancouver has earned itself a reputation as a destination.
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WHILE ITS HARD to step away from the breathtaking beauty of the Columbia River Gorge, the surrounding area is full of other remarkable, not-to-bemissed gems.
TOUR HISTORY, from lava-plug trails to modern-day microbrews, on a Columbia River Gorge drive.
JUST 164 MILES south of Seattle and a hop, skip, and a swim from Oregons Rose City, Vancouver is Washingtons own historic citadel, bordering the Columbia River.
PERCHED MILES ABOVE the Columbia River is the small farm and timberland town of Goldendale. Getting there and away may be half the fun.
SAM HILL had a dream. The turn-of-the-century gas and electric magnate wanted the world to realize the magnificence and grandeur of the Columbia River Gorge. So he built a town...
A DRIVE ON HIGHWAY 14 alongside the Columbia River provides spectacular views of natural wonders, but plan for an occasional stop to visit some manmade beauties.
Besides a love for the local playground,hikers, windsurfers, and bikers in theColumbia River Gorge have one thing incommon: big appetites. Heres where tochow down after a day at play.
Vancouverwith the Columbia River for asouthern borderis a hotbed for kayaking,boating, hiking, and biking, but the cityalso offers other fun family pursuits.
A MAJESTIC RIVER, vines clinging to windswept canyon walls, and unusual art set the stage for breathtaking adventures along the Columbia River Gorge Scenic Byway.
Lewis and Clark laid down the first of many trails that now traverse Vancouver.