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Columbia River Highway

State Highway 30 from Troutdale to The Dalles, Troutdale, OR 97060
+1 888-275-6368
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A historical highway built as the first paved road in the Northwestern portion of Oregon.
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“vista house” (51 reviews)
State Highway 30 from Troutdale to The Dalles, Troutdale, OR 97060
+1 888-275-6368
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A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Recently remodeled. Took grandson. He loved climbing the steps up and down and out! Great gift shop and history. Wonderful view of the Columbia Gorge.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 2 days ago

The best way to see and experience the Columbia River Gorge is to drive Oregon's historic highway 30. Historic highway is not appearing on map so we relied on the sign boards on highway 84. We took entry from exit 18 (Coming from Portland after...More

Thank MKP5456
Reviewed 1 week ago

Better on clear days, but the cloud cover made for a more romantic viewing. 360 views of the gorge is inspiring.

Thank j0j0lu
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We took another drive on the Columbia River Highway the Friday before Memorial Day It was so pleasant and the weather was warm and sunny. We stopped at the falls. We enjoyed having lunch. Its a fabulous road to drive to see part of the...More

Thank mini
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went from Portland to Hood river and really enjoyed the scenic highway and the views along the way. Numerous points of interest along the way to see and do.

Thank Guinness44life
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I only live about 15 minutes from the Columbia River Highway. It doesn't matter what time of year it is truly a beautiful road. Crown Point in the evening is magical at sunset. Lots of places to park along the way to see many different...More

Thank Harold M
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Take old hwy 30 out of Troutdale instead f the faster I 84, you'll be glad you did. Tree, lvely homes, rivers, creeks, panoramic vistas, oh and more waterfallthat you can shake a stick at. Eat lunch at Multnomah Falls Inn. The brunch in the...More

Thank Markt97213
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

A beautiful view of the Columbia River! Make sure you take a jacket as it can be VERY windy at times. Defiantly worth the drive!

Thank Shawn B
Reviewed 6 May 2017 via mobile

Awesome place, breath taking beautiful, it's worth any additional effort to see this, no regrets! The photo ops are exquisite!

Thank High_Miles
Reviewed 28 April 2017

Lovely visit today, hardly any wind. Be sure not to miss the interesting museum on the 1st level and then the balcony on the 3rd level. Talk to the volunteers - they are a great resource for history!

Thank Kelly O
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Travel T
Trying to plan where to eat lunch on the drive from Portland to Multnomah Falls. Some to-go food for a picnic would be nice. Any recommendations? GF and vegetarians in the group = P Thanks!
26 August 2016|
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Response from Lorene W | Reviewed this property |
Buying food in Portland before you get into the Gorge would be a good idea as there are not that many places on the scenic highway. I would not recommend the Tippy canoe, but check it out for yourself, overpriced and not... More