Discover a selection of 268 vacation rentals in Hood River, OR that are perfect for your trip. Whether you’re traveling with friends, family, or even pets, Vrbo vacation homes have the best amenities for hanging out with the people that matter most, including swimming pools and WiFi. Prices start at $172 per night, and houses and cabins are popular options for a stay in Hood River. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
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Destination guide

Hood River: gateway to the Columbia River Gorge

Hood River is a family-friendly city that can be enjoyed year round, with great restaurants, and perfect for hiking and biking through the spring, summer, and fall, and skiing through the winter months. A Hood River vacation rental is an ideal base from which to explore the picturesque scenery of the Columbia River Gorge. Overlooked by the snowy cap of Mount Adam and surrounded by dense scented forests, Hood River vacation rentals range from tranquil wooden lodges to luxurious glass-walled modern homes that really make the most of the spectacular views.

Things to do

Explore on a winery tour in Hood River

As the foodie hub of the Gorge, Hood River is blessed with great farm-to-table restaurants, up-and-coming craft breweries, and fantastic local wineries. With local orchards and farmsteads mingling with the vineyards and virgin forest, a winery tour is both a scenic and tasty way to explore this beautiful region. Anyone into aviation shouldn’t miss a visit to Hood River’s largest museum, the Western Antique Aeroplane and Automobile Museum. It hosts the Hood River Fly-In on the first weekend after Labor Day each year, which features antique aircraft and automobiles from across America.

Activities

Outdoor enthusiasts will love Hood River

With a plethora of world-class mountain bike trails, and scenic hiking possibilities, Hood River offers many opportunities to get back to nature. Climbing, white-water rafting, fishing, world-beating windsurfing, and kiteboarding are also available, but there’s plenty for the less active. Besides great views of Mount Adams and the wide, sparkling blue Columbia River, the attractions of Hood River’s quaint Downtown include wine-tasting rooms, boutique shops, and art galleries.

Weather

Snow and sunshine in Hood River

Summers in Hood River are warm and dry. But with snow always on the Palmer Snowfield on Mount Hood, a Hood River vacation rental offers year-round skiing opportunities. Winters are colder and wetter, but Hood River gets less rain that nearby Portland, for example. The ski season proper runs November to May, with Mount Hood Meadows Ski Resort just 35 miles from Hood River. In April, visitors flock to the Hood River Valley Blossom Festival, while September and October play host to the Hood River Hops Fest, and the Hood River Valley Harvest Fest, respectively.

Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Hood River

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to appreciate the scenery, Hood River is a great place to get out in nature. Here are a few of the area's most enchanting sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Hood River (0.6 mi / 0.9 km)
  • Historic Columbia River Highway State Trail (4.8 mi / 7.8 km)
  • White Salmon River (6.4 mi / 10.2 km)
  • Husum Falls (6.4 mi / 10.3 km)
  • Cascade Range (8 mi / 12.9 km)
  • Dog Mountain Trail (9.1 mi / 14.6 km)
How to get there

Transportation to and around Hood River

The nearest airport is in Portland International Airport (PDX), located 52.6 mi (84.6 km) from the city center.

What are the top vacation rentals in or near Hood River?

Whether you're looking for an intimate escape for you and your boo or someplace roomy to fit the family, you'll find some top vacation rentals in and around Hood River. Here are a couple to start you off:

  • Take advantage of amenities including a living room and a kitchen island at "Amazing Mt. Hood And Valley Views At Ziphaus". Located around 2 miles from Hood River, this leading option has 3 bedrooms and good guest reviews.
  • Another great option is "Mtadamsview - Wide Gorge And Mt Views", which is around 1 mile from Hood River. Offering 2 bedrooms, lowered locks and cookware, dishware and utensils, it has everything you need to keep you content and comfortable.

For even more great options, use the search bar at the top of the page to find the perfect Hood River vacation rental for you.

What are the top-rated vacation rentals for weekend getaways in or near Hood River?

If you've been busier than an ant in a picnic basket, you deserve to get away for a few blissful days. Clock off early on Friday and head for one of these weekend getaways in or near Hood River:

  • Whisk yourself away to "Beautiful Creekside Downtown Hood River Home". About 1 mile to the west of Hood River, it has everything you need for a relaxed stay, including a garden and a nearby beach.
  • Alternatively, throw a few clothes in a suitcase and head for "Large Country Lodge With Beautiful Views". This popular property is about 2 miles southeast of Hood River and comes with a microwave oven and cable/satellite TV services.

Can I find studio apartments for rent in and around Hood River?

You certainly can. If you're tracking down a small but stylish stay, you can't go wrong with a studio apartment. These compact properties exude charm and are often conveniently positioned in the center of town. We recommend the following options in or near Hood River:

  • Enjoy some time out on your own or take a travel buddy along to "Prime Location On - Site Restaurant". You'll have plenty of amenities to take advantage of, including an iron and ironing board and shopping.
  • Or, use "Quaint 1 Bedroom, 2 Bath" as a base to discover the sights around you. This cozy home away from home offers a hair dryer, a stovetop and more.

Can I find short term rentals in or near Hood River?

Whether you're after a chic apartment or a house with enough space for the family, you'll find the perfect place on Vrbo. Enjoy a mini break at one of these top picks in or near Hood River:

  • Within close reach of central Hood River, "Downtown Hood River View Townhouse" rolls out the welcome mat for short-term guests. When you're not holed up in your cozy digs, get out and discover the area's best sights.
  • Another great choice is "Dog - Friendly Luxury Home With Hot Tub". Round up a few friends and enjoy a relaxing stay close to the heart of Hood River.

What are the best romantic weekend getaways in or near Hood River?

Nothing says "I love you" like a romantic weekend trip. If you want to spend a couple of relaxing evenings away with your partner, we've got some romantic getaways in and around Hood River that will set your hearts aflutter:

  • Put on some soft tunes and chill together at "Amazing Mt. Hood And Valley Views At Ziphaus". Around 2 miles from Hood River, this property has everything you could want for a romantic weekend getaway, including a fireplace and a dining table.
  • Another place where you can enjoy a few magical days together is "Mtadamsview - Wide Gorge And Mt Views". Located around 1 mile from Hood River, a fireplace and beauty services add to the ambiance here.

What are the best large group vacation rentals in or near Hood River?

Big groups mean big fun. They also mean finding someplace that'll comfortably fit your whole gang. Check out our large group vacation rentals in or around Hood River and spend time with your favorite people under the same roof:

  • You'll have loads of space to spread out at "Large Country Lodge With Beautiful Views". Around 2 miles southeast of Hood River, this impressive retreat has 7 bedrooms sleeping up to 18 guests. Quality amenities include a garden and mountain views.
  • "Dog - Friendly Luxury Home With Hot Tub" is another impressive option. It's around 4 miles to the south of Hood River, has 6 bedrooms and accommodates up to 16 guests. A fireplace and a garden are just a couple of things designed to make your visit even more comfortable.

What are the best houses for rent with a pool in or near Hood River?

Nothing says fun times like a pool. Grab your flamingo floatie and browse these rental houses in or near Hood River that come with this must-have amenity:

  • Pack your swim gear and take a break at "Mountain House - Luxury Vacation Rental In A Rural Setting With Stunning Views". There are also lots of other great amenities here, including coffee and tea making facilities and a dishwasher.
  • "Columbia West - Town House Located On The West End Of Town" is the type of place you go to get away from the everyday and make the most of your surroundings, starting with its glorious pool. A barbecue grill and a nearby laundromat are also on hand to make your stay as comfy as possible.

Not sure how to pack for your Hood River escape? This appealing destination has a mediterranean climate. In the summertime, you can expect average temperatures of between 45 ºF and 75 ºF. Browse our range of Hood River vacation rentals by using the search bar at the top of the page. Simply adjust the filters to get more ideas about where to stay.

What are the best large family vacation rentals in or near Hood River?

The first phase of any family trip is finding the right place to stay. Whether you're planning a short break with the kids or a multi-generational getaway with relatives, Vrbo has large family vacation rentals in and around Hood River with plenty of room for everyone. Here are a couple of popular options to try on for size:

  • Make your visit one to remember at "Amazing Mt. Hood And Valley Views At Ziphaus". This pad has 3 bedrooms, caters to 8 guests and features a host of amenities, including towels and childrens activities. You'll find it around 2 miles southeast of Hood River.
  • "Beautiful Creekside Downtown Hood River Home" is another rental the whole team will love. Invite as many as 10 family and friends to this retreat which offers 4 bedrooms, towels, a DVD player and more. It's located 1 mile to the west of central Hood River.

As tempting as it may be, don't spend your entire vacay socializing indoors. Head out and see some nearby family-friendly attractions, beginning with Horsetail Falls.

Can I find family cabin rentals in or near Hood River?

Time spent with family is priceless, which is why we'll help you find a space where you can truly connect. Rent one of these family cabin rentals in or near Hood River and make memories with the people you love the most:

  • "Spacious Mountain Cabin With Double Mountain Views" - Located about 16 miles south of central Hood River, this family-friendly retreat comes with a toaster and a dishwasher.
  • "Spacious Lodge With Private Deck" - This property is also ideal for a family getaway and is around 9 miles south of Hood River. Offering childrens activities, a microwave oven and more, it'll get your group's stamp of approval.

For more options, use the search bar at the top of the page and adjust the filters to find the Hood River vacation rental that's perfect for your needs.

Are there one-bedroom vacation rentals in or near Hood River?

Often situated in prime positions due to their smaller size, a one-bedroom rental is a great choice for one or two travelers. Check out Vrbo's range in or near Hood River:

  • Good things really do come in little packages, and "Prime Location On - Site Restaurant" is no exception. This one-bedroom vacation property can be found not far from the central streets and offers guests amenities like a nearby marina and off-street parking options.
  • Or maybe "Quaint 1 Bedroom, 2 Bath" is better suited. Another centrally located one-bedroom option, this place comes with a kitchen, off-street parking options and much more.