Destination guide

Delight in the majestic landscape of Welches

The mountains and forests provide a pleasant backdrop to your vacation home in Welches. This city's golfing, hiking and skiing attract many visitors, and its relaxing and welcoming location add to the charm. Many rental homes come with outdoor spaces, separate dining areas and full kitchens, perfect if you want to enjoy some home-cooked meals.

Activities

Activities and attractions in and around Welches

Are you hoping to find attractions to see in the area? Travelers enjoy Welches for its golfing, hiking and skiing. Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Welches a fun place to get away. Here are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Mirror Lake Trail (8.8 mi / 14.2 km)
  • Mount Hood Skibowl (9.8 mi / 15.7 km)
  • Summit Ski Area (11 mi / 17.7 km)
  • Snow Bunny Sliding Area Sno Park (12.2 mi / 19.6 km)
  • Timberline Lodge Ski Area (12.3 mi / 19.8 km)
  • Mount Hood Meadows (14.7 mi / 23.6 km)
Weather

Seasonal weather averages in Welches

Travelers enjoy Welches for its skiing. If you're interested in winter sports, you might consider visiting in January, December, May or November, when snowfall averages 2.18 inches and temperatures average 34°F.

Natural features

Exploring the mountains and other natural features in Welches

Whether you're an adventurous traveler or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Welches is a great place to get out in nature. These are some of the area's noteworthy natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Lost Lake (12.3 mi / 19.8 km)
  • Mount Hood National Forest (12.9 mi / 20.8 km)
How to get there

Transportation to and around Welches

The nearest airport is in Portland, OR (PDX-Portland Intl.), located 34.5 mi (55.6 km) from the city center.

What are the popular point of interests near where I can stay when traveling to Welches?

Vrbo offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Welches. From Vrbo travelers, the top most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • The Courses at Resort at the Mountain: 300 vacation rentals
  • Mountain Sports: 300 vacation rentals
  • Timberline Lodge Ski Area: 281 vacation rentals
  • Cooper Spur Ski Area: 287 vacation rentals
  • Mount Hood Meadows: 266 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Welches listed on Vrbo where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Cabins in Welches?

Yes, of course. Vrbo has 82 Cabins in Welches. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Welches include:

  • Houses: 61 rentals available
  • Cottages: 82 rentals available
  • Condos/Apartments: 13 rentals available

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation rentals including Bungalows and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Welches?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 21 vacation rentals with pool available in Welches. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.