Hood River, OR, June 05, 2012 --(PR.com
)-- Hood River County and the Columbia River Gorge are jumping into the summer season with a wide variety of activities in June, where you’ll find something for everyone.
· Western Antique Aeroplane & Automobile Museum—WAAAM comes to life on the Second Saturday of each month. As a living museum, WAAAM takes this day to demonstrate their collection by flying their antique airplanes and driving their antique cars. www.waaamuseum.org
· 10th Annual Mt Hood Cycling Classic—June 8-10. This extremely popular event is a favorite with riders and spectators alike. Both professional and amateur cyclists will take the challenge to ride one of the most scenic cycling events in the county. The final day’s course involves 10 miles with nearly 10,000 feet of climbing, super narrow single-lane roads that wind through the Mt Hood National Forest, and one of the most spectacular finishes for spectators to experience. www.mthoodcyclingclassic.com
· Fruit Loop Wine Celebration—June 16-17. It’s time for the annual Fruit Loop Wine Celebration. The Fruit Loop is a 35-mile scenic drive in Hood River County where visitors can see lavender fields, alpacas, orchards, farm stands and, of course, wineries. Try a variety of locally made Columbia Gorge wines on this special weekend in the Gorge. http://www.hoodriverfruitloop.com/things/locations.html
· Father’s Day in Hood River –June 17. You’ll want to bring Dad and the whole family to Hood River to celebrate this big day. There will be special dining and lodging deals, great sporting activities (like kayaking, white-water rafting, and horseback riding), and wine and beer-tasting. There’s even a special Father’s Day brunch on the Mt. Hood Railroad. www.mthoodrr.com/
The Hood River County Chamber supports economic and tourism development for the region and provides promotional programs to over 500 members. As a county-wide organization, it supports businesses, organizations, and governmental agencies in Cascade Locks, Hood River, Parkdale, Odell, Pine Grove, and Mount Hood.
Contact: Kerry Cobb