Summertime in the Columbia River Gorge is nothing short of spectacular, especially when you take the time to visit Hood River lavender farms. Between cherry blossoms on the Hood River Fruit Loop and mountain meadows filled with wildflowers, there’s always something in bloom in the Columbia River Gorge. Even so, June & July are genuinely dazzling as the vibrantly hued Hood River lavender farms reach their beautiful peak.
Our luxury cabins in Washington make for the perfect home base to explore the Columbia River Gorge. In addition to basking in the fragrant smells of local lavender fields, summers in the Gorge are meant for hiking and biking your way to spectacular vistas, visiting places like Mount St. Helens National Volcanic Monument, exploring great river towns like Hood River, or simply relaxing on our magnificent property.
There’s no better place to enjoy the charms of the Columbia River Gorge than our luxury cabins in Washington. We offer guests an unparalleled lodging experience. Whatever you do during the day, after a few days at our cabins, you’ll leave feeling refreshed and ready to tackle whatever lies ahead this summer.
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4 Amazing Hood River Lavender Farms
You don’t have to travel to the far-off lavender fields of Provence to see these magnificently fragrant purple blooms. There are plenty of lavender farms in the Pacific Northwest, including quite a few Hood River lavender farms in the Columbia River Gorge. The stunning blooms of this fragrant plant will soon be ready to explode with their signature purple spikes. Though it’s dependent on weather, you can expect Hood River Lavender farms to reach peak blooms sometime in early July.
As you visit these Hood River lavender farms, enjoy the gentle fragrance drifting through the air, take the time to pick your own bunches to take home, and shop for handmade or culinary goods featuring this signature fragrance. Many of the top Hood River lavender farms have gift shops onsite! Without further ado, here are the three best Hood River lavender farms to visit this summer:
- Exceptional views and bountiful lavender fields await at Hood River Lavender Farm, one of the most popular farms in the area. They have a wide variety of merchandise available in their retail shop, and you’re welcome to roam freely through their fields, soaking up the views and fragrances as you go.
- Sharing space with Hood River Lavender Farm is Stave and Stone Winery. Sipping locally-crafted wines and admiring beautiful lavender fields is a summer combo worth swooning over. This winery has an outdoor bar that overlooks its lavender fields, Mt. Hood, and Mount Adams.
- Enjoy the double mountain views of Mt. Hood and Mt. Adams towering beyond the vibrant purple fields at Hope Ranch Lavender Farm. You can walk through their fields, pick your own lavender, and shop from their farmstand.
- Lavender Valley Farms is nestled at the base of Mt. Hood. Though they have 15,000 plants, the real draw here is visiting the farm store. Visitors are welcome at the farm to pick up fresh flowers and a variety of products made from their products in June and July. It’s also a fabulous place to snap a picture of the beautiful lavender fields with Mt. Hood in the background.
Best Place to Stay Near Hood River
Visits to the purple fields of these Hood River lavender farms are certainly special – but the real reason to visit the Columbia River Gorge is the opportunity to stay at our luxury cabins in Washington. The Carson Ridge Cabins, located just across the river from downtown Hood River, is the perfect place to spend some quiet, uninterrupted time with your sweetheart this summer. We’re centrally located to the top attractions in the area, too, which means you can get out for as much (or as little) adventure as you’d like.
If you love the fragrant smell of lavender, you’ll love our Dead Sea bath salts, which are custom-made with 100% Natural Lavender essential oils. Use these in our spa tubs, and enjoy soaking your tired muscles at the end of an exhilarating day in the Gorge. When you’re fully soothed and relaxed from your evening soak, take to the porch of your beautiful cabin, where you can sip on a glass of locally-made wine and enjoy the dark night skies of this incredibly beautiful area.
We pay special attention to even the smallest details at our cabins in Washington to ensure you have nothing but the best getaway with your sweetheart. From Hood River lavender farms to the jagged mountaintops, the exciting world of the Columbia River Gorge is waiting for you. Book your room at our #1-rated cabins in Washington today!