The Columbia River Gorge is known for its stunning beauty and endless outdoor activities. Just about an hour outside of Portland, Hood River is considered the wind surfing capital of the world. There’s also no shortage of amazing breweries, wineries, restaurants, food trucks, art galleries, and boutiques. In the mood for fresh local produce? You can pick it yourself along what’s known as the Hood River Fruit Loop. Many who visit end up wanting to stay. Brokers Allison Stolz, Renee England McAllister, and Philip Mascher are local experts who can help guide you through the area’s different communities.