: PDX, Portland International airport
: Portland, Oregon
: The Event SIte, a windsurfing park, a 6 min drive
: Mt. Hood Meadows
: Indian Cliff golf course
Hood River, Mt. Hood, The Gorge, Oregon, USA (A 1 hour drive East of Portland, Oregon - In the Gorge) - Quiet, peaceful neighborhood close to parks, aquatic center pool. Lots of birdsong, doves, quails. Large skate park + BMX bike track just down the hill, kite-boarding, birding, mushrooming, geo-caching. Just a 4 minute walk to the Olympic-size aquatic center pool, tennis courts, softball field, soccer field, a Thursday farmer’s market and Jackson Park’s amphitheater with free summer weekend concerts and outdoor movies. Main grocery store is a 1.5 minute drive down the hill. Start of downtown is about a dozen blocks to the east - a 13 minute walk or a 3-minute drive or a short bike, to Hood River’s fine pubs, shopping, art galleries, fine cuisine, sushi, pizza, ice cream, theater, wine-tasting, bike shops, wind-sport shops and coffee/internet cafes.
Other Activities: Shopping, Kayaking, Boating, Snowmobiling, Snowboarding, Tubing, Wildlife Viewing, Health/Beauty Spa, Basketball