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“Beautiful location: visit the Columbia Gorge Discovery Center!”
4 of 5 bubbles Review of The Dalles

The Dalles
Ranked #3 of 21 things to do in The Dalles
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Seattle
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46 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
“Beautiful location: visit the Columbia Gorge Discovery Center!”
Reviewed 19 May 2014

We really enjoyed the Discovery Center which is located on the western side of The Dalles. Learn about the history and environment of the region. Significance of Lewis & Clark, etc. They also have injured raptors and a live bird show. Go!

Visited May 2014
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Bedford, Virginia
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116 reviews
46 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
“Not bad, but not great.”
Reviewed 26 December 2013

The Dalles is a town of about 28,000 that is still like it was 30 years ago. There is not much to to there, except see the dam or visit wineries. We were there to visit family, so we got to see a lot of the town. It has a simple downtown from the past, but no Wal Mart in sight. Like a said; It not bad, but not great.

Visited December 2013
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Medford, Oregon
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Back Again”
Reviewed 29 August 2013

Our oldest daughter lived in The Dalles for many years and we visited her several times so were familiar with the area. Nice place to visit.

Visited August 2013
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1 Thank Jim S
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Eagle, Idaho
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65 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
“Not Hood River”
Reviewed 20 August 2013

A tired, old town with nothing to bring you there except concerts at the winery. No decent restaurants and very few restaurants open on Sundays.

Visited August 2013
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MORENO VALLEY
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562 reviews
227 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 269 helpful votes
“Great area, expensive Hotels!”
Reviewed 10 August 2013

My favorite place on the Columbia Gorge. I stayed here a week, and traveled as far West as all the falls. Downtown full of historic buildings and murals. Rode my bike over the Bridge.

Visited August 2013
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