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Recent Mt. Hood, The Gorge reviews

  • Nice Unit

    "We stayed in one of these units last year during spring break so we knew what to expect with the layout -- two flights of steep stairs. This unit was very clean and the owner was very responsive to our inquiries and questions. The front bedroom's bed was very hard, but other than that, we enjoyed our stay. The development has a very nice pool area and large hot tub in the woods, plus a sauna, that we enjoyed each day."
    Guest: Tina Date of Stay: March 2015 Review Submitted: March 19, 2015
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  • Timberline Lodge was a fun place to visit.

    "Timberline Lodge was a fun place to visit."
    Guest: Julie P. Date of Stay: February 2015 Review Submitted: February 10, 2015
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  • Winter Wonderland

    "We spent 4 wonderful days at this beautiful chalet. This is exactly what anybody would want in a mountain getaway, the kitchen has everything you need for any meal, there are 2 living rooms (one with a fireplace and one with a wood stove). The master bedroom is very comfortable with the hot tub just outside the door (lots of fun in the snow). The other bedrooms appear to be just as comfortable. The view of the Zig Zag River is beautiful from the decks as well as beautiful to listen to from the hot tub. Just a very short ride to Ski Bowl where we were able to enjoy ourselves both snow tubing and the lounge. We just returned and have already scheduled a girls weekend getaway."
    Guest: Rick and Nan Date of Stay: December 2014 Review Submitted: January 8, 2015
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  • Great getaway with one issue...

    "We stayed here for a week for a nearby family reunion. It's a great place for 2 adults (1 Queen bed) and 3 children (3 Twin beds). When we arrived late Thursday night, the house was fairly easy to find. Our only major issue was that the house was obviously NOT cleaned in between renters. The washed dishes were still in the rack and (more importantly) the bedding had been stripped by the previous renters, ready to be washed. Tired and late, we left all the sheets, pillow cases and duvet cover in the corner for us to wash in the morning. This was pretty frustrating after a long day of flying/traveling. We didn't find a second set of sheets, so we had to sleep without them. Other than that, this is a VERY cute home! Walking distance to Huckleberry Inn restaurant and 10 mins driving to Timberline Lodge. There aren't any pictures of this home in the summer, but I assure you, it's beautiful! The inside has one small TV with basic cable (though you'll never need it!), 2 FULL bathroom, kitchen with basic cooking tools, microwave, coffee maker, large washer & dryer with laundry soap (very useful!) and fireplace. It's much bigger on the inside than it looks from the pictures. We were very pleasantly surprised."
    Guest: Austin Guest Date of Stay: August 2014 Review Submitted: August 17, 2014
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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.

Summertime Exploring

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.

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