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Recent Mt. Hood, The Gorge reviews

  • Good Size, Great Location

    "My husband and I stayed here for 10 days and it was a great location walking distance to aquatic pool which made us happy because we like doing laps. Close to Synergy rehab and fitness with yoga and tai chi etc. Walking distance to Pine Street Bakery with great coffee, yummy breads. Close to grocery stores and downtown shops and restaurants. The house is bright, cheerful, excellent mattresses in both bedrooms and lots of games if you have kids. Internet worked well too. Outside has nice patio amd barbeque. Very clean and good price"
    Guest: L&R Date of Stay: October 2013 Review Submitted: November 5, 2013
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  • Oregon Gem!

    "We enjoyed everything about our stay. Quiet, comfortable, close to Mt Hood and Columbia Gorge. Absolutely no problems."
    Guest: Preston K. Date of Stay: September 2014 Review Submitted: September 12, 2014
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  • Great Little Place

    "This house was great. The owners were really nice and easy to work with. The house was clean and updated. The kids room was really great and had lots of space for them to play. The kitchen was well stocked which is a major plus. We didn't get a chance to use the hot tub but it was clean and nice."
    Guest: Shoop Family Date of Stay: August 2014 Review Submitted: September 9, 2014
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  • Perfect for Wedding Guests

    "If we could have extended our stay at the River-Song house we would have! BEAUTIFUL views, amazing property and very spacious for our 18 guests who traveled to be a part of our wedding. Not only was the bedroom configuration perfect, but very spacious for everyone to spread out and enjoy the common areas. This was the perfect location for a getaway but still close to Hood River amenities. I would hands down rent this property again. Thank you for a wonderful experience VRBO!"
    Guest: NorrisFam Date of Stay: July 2014 Review Submitted: July 29, 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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