Cruise the Columbia River Gorge
Explore the majestic Columbia River Gorge in high style on your next visit to Oregon. Book a room at the BEST WESTERN PLUS Columbia River Inn, where you'll find a great opportunity to relax, take in natural beauty, and appreciate the Columbia River’s history and awesome sights.
Book a ride with Portland Spirit Cruises for a scenic and memorable Columbia River Gorge experience. Launching from Cascade Locks, the company’s authentic Sternwheeler takes guests on a variety of journeys and cruises. Feel free to choose a journey tailored to your taste, your time, and your wallet.
For a delightful evening, enjoy a romantic and beautiful evening on the Gorgeous Dinner Cruise. Enjoy the view from the Sternwheeler, watch the rocks glow red from the sunset and listen to the Captain share history and folklore about the river. Then, dine on a freshly prepared meal featuring the best of northwest cuisine.
If you're looking for a morning cruise, take part in the Gorgeous Brunch Cruise. Treat yourself to a morning filled with a breakfast, lunch and dessert buffet, champagne, and insightful narration of the sights. For a shorter cruise, you can try one of the Gorgeous Sightseeing Cruises. The hour-long West River Loop covers the Bridge of the Gods, Bonneville Dam, and Native American fishing platforms. The hour-long East River Loop passes by Wind Mountain.
Finally, the Landmarks of the Gorge Cruise treats you to some of the best attractions on the Columbia River. See Multnomah Falls, Beacon Rock, go through the Bonneville Locks and more. This half-day adventure also comes with a fresh meal.
As for your stay, not only is the the BEST WESTERN PLUS Columbia River Inn an ideal base for exploring the bounty of exiting local cruises, we also feature a wealth of amenities. Before your day of exploring the Columbia River Gorge begins, enjoy our complimentary full breakfast, take a dip in the hot tub or indoor heated pool, and surf the web with free wireless Internet. You can sneak in a work out at our exercise facility, or head to our business center, if need be.