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Some of the Most Instagram Worthy Spots for Your Next Trip

10/22/2019 | Agritourism, Art, Estacada, Food, Mosier, Mt Hood Territory

Pretty much everywhere you turn in the Columbia River Gorge and Mt. Hood Territory is a great spot for a photo op. With waterfalls, incredible hiking views, and beautifully designed restaurants, we’ve rounded up some of the most Instagram worthy spots for your next trip out to the region.

Sugarpine Drive In

Photo courtesy of @feastingout

Located in Troutdale, the Gateway to the Gorge, Sugarpine Drive-In serves delectable, locally sourced, and seasonal treats. Stop by pre or post hike for a delicious (and gigantic) soft serve, flavorful sandwich, or colorful salad. HOT TIP: Try the seasonal vegan soft serve… you won’t regret it. 

Mosier Plateau

Photo courtesy of @indi_the_adventure_pup

The waterfall corridor gets a lot of Instagram action, and thus a lot of crowds. For a less crowded hike, head to Mosier Plateau. You will still get stunning views of the Columbia River, with more room to roam, and it’s dog friendly!

Kainos Coffee

Photo courtesy of @kainoscoffee

Make your way to the colorful Kainos Coffee cafe in The Dalles to sip on delicious coffee or speciality homemade sodas and baked goods. This is the perfect place to start your morning, or for an afternoon pick me up! HOT TIP: This coffee shop is also known for their delicious wood-fired pizza. 

Draper Girls Country Farm

Photo courtesy of @kristikay__

The Draper Girls Country Farm is what u-pick dreams are made of. Start with gathering some of the tastiest seasonal produce, and end with getting your photo on the iconic swing with a stunning Mt. Hood backdrop!

Estacada Murals

Photo Courtesy of Mt. Hood Territory

What is better for your Instagram backdrop than a gorgeous mural? Next time you’re in Mt. Hood Territory on an adventure, plan to take a stop by one of the many beautiful murals in Estacada. 



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