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Why Flying in the Columbia River Gorge Is Unforgettable

Hey, Corey here with Envi Adventures.

The Portland area is home to some of the most beautiful natural sights and attractions in the country. And while there are many Portland tours that might take you to see scenic locations such as Columbia River Gorge, no hiking tour will ever come close to matching what you’ll see and experience on an aerial tour of the Columbia River Gorge.

If you want to know more about why flying Columbia River Gorge tours will be an unforgettable experience that you’ll treasure forever, consider the following 3 key reasons:

Absolutely stunning views in the Gorge with plenty to see

The Columbia River Gorge is absolutely filled to the brim with beautiful and stunning natural sights. Rock formations, waterfalls, lush greenery—there’s so much to see that you would have to spend days upon days hiking just to take it all in. When you take a private air tour of the Columbia River Gorge, however, you can take in a stunning view that lets you see everything the Gorge has to offer without having to spend weeks on your feet (even though that would be fun if you had the time). Best of all…no crowds!


The time you spend on your private airplane or helicopter tour will allow you to see the very best that the Columbia River Gorge can bring—and you definitely won’t forget that.

It’s a great supplemental activity to do once you’ve hiked in the Gorge

Of course, if you do love hiking and visiting natural parks or scenic locations, then you should definitely give hiking in Columbia River Gorge a shot. Growing up here, it’s something I’ve done since I was a little kid, and it never gets old.

The Gorge is home to some of the most interesting hiking spots in the state— and you can find great hikes to suit any skill and experience level. Some hikes are considered incredibly tough, others are great for a Sunday stroll with the family.

Private airplane rides through the Gorge will provide you with a supplemental view of the Gorge that you weren’t able to see while you were down on the ground; private air tours are a special way to experience this unique place.

Birds-eye-view tours are fun alone, with your significant other or with friends and family

One of the great things about private air tours is that they can be customized to suit your personal taste, interests, as well as the people you are traveling with—that is, if you haven’t decided to take a tour on your own. Our Portland flight tours and Gorge flight tours are perfect choices for dates and romantic excursions, especially if your significant other is into the scenic beauty that is Columbia River Gorge. You can even take tours with family or friends—the possibilities are limitless! No matter who you do or don’t bring, one thing is for certain: none of you will forget this private air tour experience.

Final Thoughts

Flight tours through Columbia River Gorge are the best way to experience the most well-known natural attraction in Portland in a brand new and exciting way. You will be able to take in stunning sights and see the Gorge in a unique way that you—and anyone you bring—will cherish forever.

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