The Columbia River Gorge is considered one of the seven natural wonders of the Pacific Northwest, which is no mean feat in a region already home to so much stunning natural beauty. Stretching for over 80 miles, the gorge is up to 4, 000 feet in some places, making it truly an extraordinary sight to behold. And there is plenty to do in addition to gawping at the stunning natural beauty. Why not hike to an enchanting waterfall hidden in the forest, and share a family picnic by the falls? Or explore the forest on one of the many trails, keeping an eye out for local flora and fauna? Or hop on a mountain bike and whizz about seeing all the best the region has to offer? Just make sure to book yourself into one of these family vacation rentals for the perfect trip!