This property allows you to book online with a credit card. After submitting a reservation request, the owner or manager has 24 hours to accept, at which time your card will be charged and you will receive an email confirmation
Recent Mt. Hood, The Gorge reviews
"My wife, some friends, our pups and I spent a really enjoyable 3 nights in Hood River while staying at the Montello property. The house was really nice and welcoming when we arrived on a Sunday evening. Lynn was very welcoming and accommodating since we were running a bit late and was able to meet us and orient us when we arrived. The location of the house is ideal, since it is only up the hill from the downtown Hood River area (short, steep hill!). The house looked exactly like it does in the photos, and we were very happy to have a nice home base from where we could go ride bikes in the gorge area. I would definitely recommend this property to friends, however I would probably recommend it for less than 6 people. The property sleeps 6, however with only two bedrooms, it means that two need to sleep in the living room, and it doesn't leave much other space to hang out. Other than that (which has nothing to do with the property), I recommend this location. Ideal for two couples, or a family! Throughout our time in HR, Lynn was a very gracious host, answering questions and being available for any need. Super nice! The views from the house are spectacular and the neighborhood is really nice to walk the dogs first thing in the morning (the walk to 10 speed coffee on 13th and State is perfect fro that!). Look forward to going back!"Guest: Lalo Date of Stay: March 2014 Review Submitted: April 4, 2014View listing
"Had a great time. The owner was very helpful with a couple of minor issues. Very clean. Everything worked well. I would rent this one again. Thanks for the good time. The skiing was not bad for late summer. Thanks a lot"Guest: ski wizzard Date of Stay: August 2014 Review Submitted: October 13, 2014View listing
"Back home it was 98 degrees. We wanted a cool mountain/forest getaway. This A-Frame was perfectly cool. A forest breeze came through the screen door on the front and swept through the screen door on the back deck. We loved the hot tub and beautiful view of the forest all around. The loft bed was so nice and the viewing windows we're reflect for viewing nature. I walked for 7 minutes to the best BBQ restraunt and another 7 minutes to easy access to trails along the Zigzag River. Saw salmon spawning and caught (and released) red-side steelhead. We also enjoyed a couple of hikes into the Wildwood Recreation Area."Guest: James G. Date of Stay: August 2014 Review Submitted: August 12, 2014View listing
Mt. Hood, The Gorge Travel Tips
Winter Snow at Mt. Hood
Mt. Hood is a premier ski destination in Oregon with five expansive ski resorts and many different snow activities available. There's something for everyone in the family to enjoy including alpine skiing, cross country skiing, Nordic skiing, snowboarding, snowmobiling, snowshoeing, and snow play at the various resorts and parks. If traveling to the area in wintertime, choose from the Mt. Hood vacation rentals that are located near the resorts. This will give you easy access to the ski lifts.
The five ski resorts of Timberline Lodge and Ski Area, Mt. Hood Meadows Ski Area, Mt. Hood Ski Bowl Area, Summit Ski Area and Ski Bunny, and Cooper Spur Ski & Recreation Center all have a wide range of ski slopes, cross country and snowmobiling trails, pipes and snow play parks. There are daily fun activities for the kids, ski schools and festive après ski options.
Mt. Hood Lodging Options
The area of Mt. Hood and Columbia River Gorge is scenically beautiful in summer, spring, winter or fall. Accommodation options range from small, cozy wood cabins for two to large spacious homes that can accommodate two or three families. Regardless of the size of your rental home, all are comfortable and well-equipped, ensuring that you feel right at home. Because it's such a popular winter destination, many Mt. Hood cottages are equipped with fireplaces where you can snuggle down with some hot chocolate after a tiring day out on the slopes. The mountain vistas make you want to never head back to city life and many visitors return regularly to their favorite spots. If visiting in the summertime, you may want to look at the option of river-front homes. They tend to be spacious and many have canoes or small fishing boats so that you can explore the waterways.
Traveling to Mt. Hood
The closest major city is Portland which is approximately 50 miles by road. The Portland International Airport is served by all major national and regional airlines which makes access to Mt. Hood convenient. On arrival, you can hire a car and drive yourself to Mt. Hood or make use of one of the many shuttle bus services and public transit coaches. Amtrak rail will take you as far as Portland or Oregon City and from there, you can connect on to Mt. Hood using the bus service. Within the Mt. Hood area, there are several good shuttle bus services that you can use to get around to the various resorts. Seasonal passes can be purchased and are relatively affordable.
When the snow melts, the region opens up to whole range of outdoor recreation activities. Commercial whitewater rafting trips are run on the Sandy, Clackamas, and Deschutes Rivers and loads of fun. River trails and kayaking trips can also be arranged. Fishing is a popular pastime and equipment can be hired from local resorts. The Mt. Hood National Forest is a mountain biker's dream. With miles of winding single track trails, you can enjoy days of awesome riding. Hiking is a popular summertime activity and horseback rides can also be arranged.
The Mt. Hood area has a rich historical heritage and the many museums, interest centers and historical sites provide some great insight into the lives of the early pioneers. Take a day out to explore. You will appreciate the conveniences of modern life when you see pictures of the early towns and hear the personal stories as recorded in journals of settlers that came to make Oregon their home.