Travel Blogs from The Dalles, United States

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OREGON Rocks!, The Dalles, United States travel blog

OREGON Rocks!

A travel blog entry by zjuggle100

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... for a few days, or hit the road again.  Nature wins, I'm off to see the Columbia River Gorge trail from Portland to The Dalles, OR.  You think it can't get more beautiful, it can.  You think you can't say "holy flippin Jeezkowsky" one more ...

Working on the Cherry Farm, The Dalles, United States travel blog

Working on the Cherry Farm

A travel blog entry by laurenhonican

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... of relaxation, good food, and joy. A story about one of the pickers:   While working on a cherry farm in The Dalles, OR, repeatedly hole-punching picker's tickets before they dumped a bucket full of deep red cherries more the size of apples ...

Columbia River Gorge, The Dalles, United States travel blog

Columbia River Gorge

A travel blog entry by mpmeyer74

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... nbsp;cliff from a height of 189 meters, making it the second highest waterfall in the United States permanently. It consists of two cataracts separated by a small pond. Much ...

just a pin, The Dalles, United States travel blog

just a pin

A travel blog entry by pdhvt

just a ...

On the road again, The Dalles, United States travel blog

On the road again

A travel blog entry by dixsan

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... because of high wind gusts.  We had lunch, took a nap and was back on the road by 4:00.  We stopped for the night in the Dalles and are camped in a closed Big Lot store lot, much quietier than last night.   If the wind doesn't kick up ...

Casady's & the Columbia River Gorge, The Dalles, United States travel blog

Casady's & the Columbia River Gorge

A travel blog entry by beattyfamily

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... up, said our goodbyes to the beach, & headed inland to The Dalles, OR. Along the Columbia River between Portland & The Dalles, there are several scenic drives & waterfalls. We stopped first at Wahkeena Falls which is a 242 foot waterfall. We ...

Sea to the River, The Dalles, United States travel blog

Sea to the River

A travel blog entry by trapp1700

... we could see in the darkness being the red flashing lights and a very faint outline against night sky; the Cascade Locks; another dam; the Dalles...  And then we were out of the Gorge, well past dark, and already quite late (it was close to 9:30 at ...

Bend To The Dalles, The Dalles, United States travel blog

Bend To The Dalles

A travel blog entry by theoldfolk

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... to shop so stopped hoping to get a coffee [shop closed only opens weekends. There was a toilet and I was desperate when I opened the door I got a bad whiff, there was a seat over a big hole in the ground.(Thats what you call a THUNDERBOX) We continued ...

Columbia River Gorge, The Dalles, United States travel blog

Columbia River Gorge

A travel blog entry by 50statestravel

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Lunch and pleasant drive along the river. Not much else to say except I'm looking forward to staying in Seattle for a few ...

Just passing through, or so we thought!, The Dalles, United States travel blog

Just passing through, or so we thought!

A travel blog entry by deb.garrett

... room. We laughed all the while at all the country decor, that was so kitsch it was "adorable." There was also a special display on the counter which we would address the next morning. 3-Star motel, nice, but with "issues," at least we got some ...

Winding roads, straight boards and haze, The Dalles, United States travel blog

Winding roads, straight boards and haze

A travel blog entry by hawkinsw

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... high plateau above. The flat afternoon light and the blue haze make it difficult to capture a decent picture, sorry. We made it to The Dalles, a historic town on the Colombia banks. Tired of driving, smelling of woodsmoke, I feel as hazy as the Gorge. ...

Day 6 - Omaha, NE to The Dalles, OR, The Dalles, United States travel blog

Day 6 - Omaha, NE to The Dalles, OR

A travel blog entry by tjstaggs

... me to not make it home late in the day, and mad that I had gotten myself into such a dangerous predicament. After I landed at The Dalles, but before I even got out of the plane, I jotted the following note on my kneeboard: “Very stupid. Almost ...

Exploring Oregon!, The Dalles, United States travel blog

Exploring Oregon!

A travel blog entry by twodrifters07

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... rest, we then proceeded to find out what we should see and do in this neat little historic town.    We had already visited The Dalles Dam, so we added a walking tour of the old town, a viewing of the many lovely wall murals, a wine tasting ...

Lots of dogs on Dog Mountain, The Dalles, United States travel blog

Lots of dogs on Dog Mountain

A travel blog entry by msheila

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... coming down, due to its steepness, and by the time we reached the bottom of this 12 km round trip the day had slipped away on us so we cut short our planned destination and stayed in a very nice hotel further along the river at a town called The ...

The Dalles, an unassuming land., The Dalles, United States travel blog

The Dalles, an unassuming land.

A travel blog entry by joechip

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... present in our deep sleep:)  We start the day off with a journey back up highway 97, just South of the Dalles, to a lightly populated area known as Pine Hollow Reservoir.  Otto has been clamoring for an opportunity to go ...

The Power of the Pacific, Forks, Portland, The Dalles, United States travel blog

The Power of the Pacific

A travel blog entry by lara.eric.cam

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... 100 miles from Portland took us about 3 hours but it felt like we packed a lot in along the way.    We stayed in the Dalles which is a pretty unremarkable town - our hotel was the only non motel in town and was pretty average but the only proper ...

The Gorge is Gorgeous, The Dalles, United States travel blog

The Gorge is Gorgeous

A travel blog entry by lindakhaas

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... west to Celilo Falls Monument and Viewpoint.  There used to be a great set of rapids and falls here before they built The Dalles Dam.  Now that is all under water.  Lewis and Clark had to portage around the falls when they came ...

going back, The Dalles, United States travel blog

going back

A travel blog entry by erikai

 got gas for $25.42 traveled about  3 hours. ...

Large Chunks of Oregon at a Time, The Dalles, United States travel blog

Large Chunks of Oregon at a Time

A travel blog entry by mother.ship

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... Cafe, followed by some yogurts and got on the road around 9am.  The look of the surroundings changed significantly since leaving the coast...and it changed about every 45 minutes throughout the whole day.  It was spectacular!  I let the ...

Interstate Freeways?  Hmm, oh hum!, The Dalles, United States travel blog

Interstate Freeways? Hmm, oh hum!

A travel blog entry by nealandsharon

March 2, 20211 ― The Dalles, Oregon: We are in a Motel Six tonight instead of camping a planned.  Thanks to too many irons in the fire and my having to wait to get my prescriptions refilled, we got a late start from Sequim (about 11:00) so ...

The rainy coast, The Dalles, United States travel blog

The rainy coast

A travel blog entry by trapp1700

... the lights overhead.  We had another half hour of sunlight once we got out of the forest I think. Made our way without trouble to The Dalles, though it was after 11 by the time we got to our hotel, and we had to call them to ask directions. And there ...

Hood Canal, The Dalles, United States travel blog

Hood Canal

A travel blog entry by bobncathy

... .  From there, we drove through the Columbia Gorge.  At Mosier, we drove up to a lookout, that spanned the Gorge, and down a winding road to The Dalles.  That night, we camped at Dechute River Campground (along with a zillion Canada Geese) ...

Kathy Dennis visits The Dalles, Oregon, The Dalles, United States travel blog

Kathy Dennis visits The Dalles, Oregon

A travel blog entry by reds_adventure

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Kathy Dennis visits the family farm in The Dalles, Oregon. She sent this postcard: The Dalles is just over the Columbia River from Washington. My family has had a farm there since 1865! My brother farms it now and my two sons work there for cherry ...

Earth and Wind, Fire and Water, The Dalles, United States travel blog

Earth and Wind, Fire and Water

A travel blog entry by lindakhaas

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... bridge into Oregon.  We headed west for 19 miles and came into The Dalles about 5:00.  We drove right to our hotel, The Dalles Inn, downtown.  We got registered and into our room and decided to eat next door at Clock Tower Ales, next door ...

The Fruit Loop and Mt. Hood, The Dalles, United States travel blog

The Fruit Loop and Mt. Hood

A travel blog entry by lindakhaas

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... a great view of the smoke from  the fires burning across the river.   Today the wind was blowing east so it was clear in The Dalles.  We left the brewery and headed east on I 84.  We got off at the last exit for The Dalles at the ...

The Dalls, OR - Day Three, The Dalles, United States travel blog

The Dalls, OR - Day Three

A travel blog entry by anniehd

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We rode up to Cerosos Park ("See the roses") in The Dalles. It was a cool road switch-backingback and forth through a residential area to a lookout. You can see quite a few miles of the Columbia River and the city. Mt. Baker was in the distance. Our next ...

Columbia Gorge, The Dalles, United States travel blog

Columbia Gorge

A travel blog entry by aley48

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... rode up the Columbia Gorge - The Columbia River Gorge is a canyon of the Columbia River in the Pacific Northwest of the United States. Up to 4,000 feet (1,200 m) deep, the canyon stretches for over 80 miles (130 km) as the river winds westward ...

Hey bud, know where to find Weed?, The Dalles, United States travel blog

Hey bud, know where to find Weed?

A travel blog entry by david.tobias

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... side-car.  Two bikes had an effective range of about 100 miles... when the only gas station in the middle of nowhere was closed, we had to get creative.  Siphoning two bottles worth of Squirt soda did the trick and we were on our way. ...

Crater Lake, The Dalles, United States travel blog

Crater Lake

A travel blog entry by jet3040

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... a mountain that became a lake 7700 years ago. Caused when a volcano blew and collapsed on itself. It is the deepest lake in the United States. It is 1943 feet deep. It is huge and beautiful blue...and cold!! It was 46 degrees up top and we were dressed in ...

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