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Pumpkins and Wine on the Mountain

09/26/2016 | Agritourism, Boring, Event, Food, Mt Hood Territory, Sandy, Shopping, Winery

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When the Fall season comes knocking, visions of pumpkins, apple cider, and wine tasting come to mind. Mt. Hood Territory is the perfect destination to experience all of the above and more no matter your age or interest. Here are a few ideas we think you might like.

Family-Friendly Outing

Liepold Farms, located in Boring, OR, is far from boring. Every Fall the farm explodes with excitement as the annual Fall Festival takes shape. With activities and fun for the whole family, this is an event not to miss. Get lost in the 5-acre corn maze, aim apples at the moon (or target) with the Apple-pult, take in picturesque views of Mt. Hood from the hay ride while you learn about the farms history, and feast on Pauls famous pulled-pork at the BBQ Pit. Lets not forget the pumpkins. Pumpkins in all shapes, sizes, and even colors are ready for you and the family to pick.

Wine On The Mountain

Looking for more adult-friendly merriment this autumn Stop at Buddha Kat Winery in Sandy, OR, right off of Highway 26. This boutique winery is the perfect pre- or post- stop to a day of recreation up on the mountain. Specializing in berry and fruit wines, along with Oregon staples like Pinot Noir and Rieslings, Buddha Kat will quench any thirst. Looking for a weekend of wine tasting adventure Pair a visit to Buddha Kat Winery with other vineyards and tasting rooms in Mt. Hood Territory with the Wine Trail Tasting Pass. Planning to have guests in town or visiting yourself during Thanksgiving weekend Thanksgiving Wine Weekend has become an annual tradition in Mt. Hood Territory. Over 15 wineries in the region open their doors for some world-class wine tasting. Wine Weekend is a great time to pick up local Christmas presents for friends and family.

For more help in planning your autumn adventures in Mt. Hood Territory, go to mthoodterritory.com for a list of accommodations, activities, dining options and more.

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