2013 Best of the Gorge Results

 

Best Art Gallery:

Columbia Center For The Arts, Hood River, OR

 

Best Museum:

Western Antique Aeroplane and Automobile Museum, Hood River, OR

 

Best Cruise or Excursion:

Columbia Gorge Sternwheeler

 

Best General Attraction:

Hood River County Fruit Loop, Hood River County, OR

 

Best Lake:

Lost Lake, Hood River, OR

 

Best Park:

Hood River Waterfront Park, Hood River, OR

 

Best Tour:

Martin's Gorge Tours

 

Best Viewpoint:

Vista House at Crown Point

 

Best Scenic Drive:

Historic Columbia River Highway

 

Best Waterfall:

Tamanawas Falls

 

Best Fair or Festival:

Hood River Hops Fest

 

Best Orchard, Farm or Fruit Stand:

Cody Orchards, Hood River, OR

 

Best Band:

The Shed Shakers

 

Best Campground/RV Park:

Tollbridge Park, Parkdale, OR

 

Best Hotel:

Best Western Hood River Inn, Hood River, OR

 

Best Bed & Breakfast:

Carson Ridge Private Luxury Cabins, Carson, WA

 

Best Pet Daycare:

Cascade Pet Camp, Hood River, OR

 

Best Winery/Tasting Room:

Marchesi Vineyards, Hood River, OR

 

Best Brewpub:

Everybody's Brewing, White Salmon, WA

 

Best Coffee (tie):

Ground, Hood River, OR

 

10 Speed Coffee, Hood River, OR

 

Best Restaurant Atmosphere:

The Glass Onion Restaurant & Gallery, Goldendale, WA

 

Best Brunch:

Nora’s Table, Hood River, OR

 

Best Restaurant Food:

Apple Valley BBQ, Parkdale, OR

 

Best Happy Hour:

Cebu, Hood River, OR

 

Best Pizza:

Solstice Wood Fire Cafe, Bingen, WA

 

Best Restaurant Service:

Baldwin Saloon, The Dalles, OR

 

Best Shopping (Gifts and Home):

Apple Green, Hood River, OR

 

Best Shopping (Sporting Goods)(tie):

Shortt Supply, Hood River, OR

 

Windance Boardshop, Hood River, OR

 

Best Salon:

5th Element Salon, Hood River, OR

 

Best Kiteboarding School:

Kite the Gorge, Hood River, OR; Stevenson, WA

 

Best Rafting School:

Northwest Rafting Company, Hood River, OR

 

Best Windsurfing School:

Big Winds, Hood River, OR

 

Best Fitness Facility:

Sole to Soul Fitness Center, Goldendale, WA

 

Best Ski Resort:

Mt. Hood Meadows, Mt. Hood, OR

 

Best Golf Course:

Indian Creek Golf Course, Mt. Hood, OR


 

Best Kiteboarding Site:

Event Site/Sandbar, Hood River, OR

 

Best Windsurfing Site:

The Hatchery, Underwood, WA

 

Best Hiking Trail:

Catherine Creek


 

Best Mountain Biking Trail :

Klickitat Trail

 

The winners received the most votes in their category by visitors to BestoftheGorge.com. All results are final.
This list does not imply an endorsement by Best of the Gorge, Gorge Guide, Gorge Publishing or its affiliates.





 

 

2012 Best of the Gorge Results

 

Best Art Gallery:

Columbia Center For The Arts, Hood River, OR

 

Best Museum:

Western Antique Aeroplane and Automobile Museum, Hood River, OR

 

Best Cruise or Excursion:

Columbia Gorge Sternwheeler

 

Best General Attraction:

Hood River County Fruit Loop, Hood River County, OR

 

Best Lake:

Lost Lake, Hood River, OR

 

Best Park:

Hood River Waterfront Park, Hood River, OR

 

Best Rest Area:

Starvation Creek State Rest Area

 

Best Tour:

Martin's Gorge Tours

 

Best Viewpoint:

Rowena Crest

 

Best Scenic Drive:

Historic Columbia River Highway

 

Best Free Family Activity:

Hiking

 

Best Waterfall:

Tamanawas Falls

 

Best Fair or Festival:

Hood River Hops Fest

 

Best Orchard, Farm or Fruit Stand:

Cody Orchards, Hood River, OR

 

Best Band:

The Shed Shakers

 

Best Campground/RV Park:

The Resort at Skamania Coves, Stevenson, WA

 

Best Hotel:

Best Western Hood River Inn, Hood River, OR

 

Best Bed & Breakfast:

Carson Ridge Private Luxury Cabins, Carson, WA

 

Best Winery/Tasting Room:

Marchesi Vineyards, Hood River, OR

 

Best Brewpub:

Double Mountain Brewery and Taproom, Hood River, OR

 

Best Coffee:

Doppio Coddee + Lounge, Hood River, OR

 

Best Restaurant Atmosphere:

The Glass Onion Restaurant & Gallery, Goldendale, WA

 

Best Brunch (tie):

Nora’s Table, Hood River, OR

 

Best Restaurant Food:

Nora's Table, Hood River, OR

 

Best Happy Hour:

Cebu, Hood River, OR

 

Best Pizza:

Solstice Wood Fire Cafe, Bingen, WA

 

Best Restaurant Service (tie):

Everybody’s Brewing, White Salmon, WA
Solera Brewery, Parkdale, OR

 

 

Best Wedding Venue:

Mt. Hood Bed & Breakfast, Parkdale, OR

 

Best Shopping (Clothing):

The Ruddy Duck, Hood River, OR

 

Best Shopping (Gifts and Home):

Twiggs, Hood River, OR

 

Best Shopping (Sporting Goods):

2nd Wind Sports, Hood River, OR

 

Best Salon:

5th Element Salon, Hood River, OR

 

Best Kiteboarding School:

Cascade Kiteboarding, Hood River, OR; Stevenson, WA

 

Best Rafting School:

Northwest Rafting Company, Hood River, OR

 

Best Windsurfing School:

Big Winds, Hood River, OR

 

Best Fitness Facility (tie):

CrossFit Hood River, Hood River, OR
Water's Edge, The Dalles, OR


 

Best Ski Resort:

Mt. Hood Meadows, Mt. Hood, OR

 

Best Golf Course (tie):

Hood River Golf, Hood River, OR
Indian Creek Golf Course, Mt. Hood, OR


 

Best Kiteboarding Site:

Event Site, Hood River, OR

 

Best Windsurfing Site:

Doug's Beach, Lyle, WA

 

Best Hiking Trail (tie):

Klickitat Trail
Eagle Creek


 

Best Mountain Biking Trail :

Post Canyon, Hood River, OR



The winners received the most votes in their category by visitors to BestoftheGorge.com. All results are final.
This list does not imply an endorsement by Best of the Gorge, Gorge Guide, Gorge Publishing or its affiliates.





 

 

2011 Best of the Gorge Results

 

Best Art Gallery:

Columbia Center For The Arts, Hood River, OR

 

Best Museum:

Western Antique Aeroplane and Automobile Museum, Hood River, OR

 

Best Cruise or Excursion:

Columbia Gorge Sternwheeler

 

Best General Attraction:

Multnomah Falls, Bridal Veil, OR

 

Best Lake:

Lost Lake, Hood River, OR

 

Best Park (tie):

Marine Park, Cascade Locks, OR
Hood River Waterfront Park, Hood River, OR

 

Best Rest Area:

Starvation Creek State Rest Area

 

Best Tour:

Martin's Gorge Tours

 

Best Viewpoint:

Rowena Crest

 

Best Scenic Drive:

Historic Columbia River Highway

 

Best Free Family Activity:

Hiking

 

Best Waterfall:

Tamanawas Falls

 

Best Fair or Festival:

Hood River Hops Fest

 

Best Orchard, Farm or Fruit Stand:

Cody Orchards, Hood River, OR

 

Best Band:

Tony Smiley

 

Best Campground/RV Park:

Timberlake Campground and RV Park, Home Valley, WA

 

Best Hotel:

Inn of the White Salmon, White Salmon, WA

 

Best Bed & Breakfast:

Carson Ridge Private Luxury Cabins, Carson, WA

 

Best Winery/Tasting Room:

Marchesi Vineyards, Hood River, OR

 

Best Brewpub:

Double Mountain Brewery and Taproom, Hood River, OR

 

Best Coffee:

10 Speed Coffee

 

Best Restaurant Atmosphere:

The Glass Onion Restaurant & Gallery, Goldendale, WA

 

Best Brunch (tie):

Bette’s Place, Hood River, OR
Skamania Lodge, Stevenson, WA

 

Best Restaurant Food:

Nora's Table, Hood River, OR

 

Best Happy Hour:

Columbia Gorge Hotel, Hood River, OR

 

Best Pizza:

Solstice Wood Fire Cafe, Bingen, WA

 

Best Restaurant Service:

Brian’s Pourhouse, Hood River, OR

 

Best Wedding Venue:

Marine Park, Cascade Locks, OR

 

Best Shopping (Clothing):

The Trunk Show, Hood River, OR

 

Best Shopping (Gifts and Home):

Twiggs, Hood River, OR

 

Best Shopping (Sporting Goods):

2nd Wind Sports, Hood River, OR

 

Best Salon:

Salon Visio, Hood River, OR

 

Best Kiteboarding School:

Cascade Kiteboarding, Hood River, OR; Stevenson, WA

 

Best Rafting School:

Wet Planet Whitewater, Husum, WA

 

Best Windsurfing School:

Big Winds, Hood River, OR

 

Best Fitness Facility:

CrossFit Hood River, Hood River, OR

 

Best Ski Resort:

Mt. Hood Meadows, Mt. Hood, OR

 

Best Golf Course:

Hood River Golf, Mt. Hood, OR

 

Best Kiteboarding Site:

The Sandbar

 

Best Windsurfing Site:

The Event Site

 

Best Hiking Trail:

Klickitat Trail

 

Best Mountain Biking Trail :

Post Canyon, Hood River, OR



The winners received the most votes in their category by visitors to BestoftheGorge.com. All results are final.
This list does not imply an endorsement by Best of the Gorge, Gorge Guide, Gorge Publishing or its affiliates.

 

2010 Best of the Gorge Winners

 

Best Art Gallery:

The Pines, Hood River, OR

 

Best Museum:

Maryhill Museum of Art, Goldendale, WA

 

Best Cruise or Excursion:

Columbia Gorge Sternwheeler

 

Best General Attraction (tie):

Maryhill Winery Amphitheater, Goldendale, WA
Multnomah Falls

 

Best Lake:

Lost Lake, Hood River, OR

 

Best Park (tie):

Marine Park, Cascade Locks, OR
Hood River Waterfront Park, Hood River, OR

 

Best Tour:

Full Sail Brewery Tour, Hood River, OR

 

Best Viewpoint (tie):

Vista House at Crown Point
Tom McCall Nature Preserve at Rowena

 

Best Scenic Drive:

Historic Columbia River Highway

 

Best Waterfall (tie):

Oneonta Falls
Falls Creek Falls
Tamanawas Falls

 

Best Fair or Festival:

Hood River Hops Fest

 

Best Orchard, Farm or Fruit Stand:

Packer’s Orchard and Cookie Stop, Hood River, OR

 

Best Band:

Tony Smiley

 

Best Campground/RV Park:

Tucker Park, Hood River, OR

 

Best Hotel:

Lyle Hotel, Lyle, WA

 

Best Bed & Breakfast (tie):

Vineyard View B&B, Hood River, OR
Sakura Ridge B&B, Hood River, OR
Mt Hood B&B, Mt Hood Parkdale, OR

 

Best Winery/Tasting Room:

Marchesi Vineyards, Hood River, OR

 

Best Brewpub:

Full Sail Brewing, Hood River, OR

 

Best Coffee:

Dog River Coffee, Hood River, OR

 

Best Restaurant Atmosphere:

The Glass Onion Restaurant & Gallery, Goldendale, WA

 

Best Brunch (tie):

Bette’s Place, Hood River, OR
Hood River Hotel, Hood River, OR

 

Best Restaurant Food:

The Glass Onion Restaurant & Gallery, Goldendale, WA

 

Best Happy Hour:

Cebu Lounge at the Hood River Inn, Hood River, OR

 

Best Pizza:

Solstice Wood Fire Cafe, Bingen, WA

 

Best Restaurant Service (tie):

Everybody’s Brewing, White Salmon, WA
Brian’s Pourhouse, Hood River, OR

 

Best Shopping (Clothing):

Ruddy Duck, Hood River, OR

 

Best Shopping (Gifts and Home):

Twiggs, Hood River, OR

 

Best Shopping (Sporting Goods):

2nd Wind Sports, Hood River, OR

 

Best Kiteboarding School:

Kite the Gorge, Hood River, OR

 

Best Windsurfing School (tie):

Big Winds, Hood River, OR
Brian’s Windsurfing, Hood River, OR

 

Best Ski Resort:

Mt. Hood Meadows, Mt. Hood, OR

 

Best Hiking Trail (tie):

Tamanawas Falls
Eagle Creek

 

Best Mountain Biking Trail :

Hospital Hill, Bingen, WA



The winners received the most votes in their category by visitors to BestoftheGorge.com. All results are final.
This list does not imply an endorsement by Best of the Gorge, Gorge Guide, Gorge Publishing or its affiliates.