Discover a selection of 335 vacation rentals in Welches 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 WiFi and fireplaces. Prices start at $96 per night, and cabins and houses are popular options for a stay in Welches. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
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Destination guide

Tranquil Welches will entice you

The mountains and forests create a pretty picture of Welches. Travelers like the golfing, hiking and skiing in this relaxing and welcoming city. Whether you're planning a family vacation, friends trip or romantic retreat, HomeAway has a great selection of vacation homes. Many rentals come with a full kitchen and separate dining area, perfect if you need a space for entertaining.

Things to do

Activities and attractions in Welches

Are you looking for attractions to visit in the city? Travelers enjoy Welches for its golfing, hiking and skiing. Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and experience everything that makes Welches a fun spot to vacation. Here are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • The Courses at Resort at the Mountain (0.1 mi / 0.1 km)
  • Mount Hood Ski Bowl (9.5 mi / 15.4 km)
  • Summit Ski Area (11.1 mi / 17.9 km)
  • Snow Bunny Sliding Area Sno Park (11.9 mi / 19.2 km)
  • Timberline Lodge Ski Area (12.2 mi / 19.6 km)
  • Mount Hood Meadows (14.5 mi / 23.4 km)

Seasonal weather averages in Welches

Travelers enjoy Welches for its skiing. If you're interested in winter sports, you might consider visiting in April, December, February or January, when snowfall averages 2 inches and temperatures average 36°F.

Natural features

Exploring the mountains and other natural features in Welches

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to take in the scenery, Welches is a great place to spend some time outside. These are some of the area's noteworthy natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Lost Lake (12.5 mi / 20.1 km)
  • Mount Hood National Forest (13.4 mi / 21.6 km)
  • Salmon River (0.4 mi / 0.7 km)
  • Mirror Lake Trail (8.6 mi / 13.9 km)
  • Larch Mountain (14.7 mi / 23.7 km)
  • Austin Hot Springs (22 mi / 35.4 km)
How to get there

Traveling to and around Welches

The nearest airport is in Portland International Airport (PDX), located 34.9 mi (56.1 km) from the city center.

What are the top vacation rentals in or near Welches?

Whether you're in search of a cozy escape for you and your sweetheart or somewhere roomy to fit family and friends, you'll find some top vacation rentals in and around Welches. Here are a couple we think you'll like:

  • Make use of conveniences like a toaster and free toiletries at "Lovely Apartment In The Heart Of Sellwood". Situated around 35 miles from Welches, this vacation rental has 1 bedroom and is a hit with guests.
  • Alternatively, make yourself comfy at "Carefully Restored Wilsonville Farmhouse Next To Parks And Trails". Located around 40 miles from the heart of Welches, it has 3 bedrooms and features a dryer and a firepit.

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

What are the best tiny house vacation rentals in or near Welches?

You need only set foot into one of our tiny house vacation rentals in Welches to recognize that good things really do come in tiny packages. Sensibly designed to maximize every inch of space, these pint-sized digs deliver a big vacation experience:

  • Leave the world behind and escape to "Custom Tiny House With Boho Vibes". This property in Kerns packs plenty of conveniences into its cozy space, such as towels and a hair dryer.
  • Alternatively, settle in at "Custom Tiny House With Bamboo Vibes". Situated in Portland, this little gem comes with towels and coffee and tea making facilities.

Can I find log cabins to rent in or near Welches?

Often found in pristine natural spaces, log cabins offer a cozy retreat from the stresses of everyday life. If you're ready for some downtime, take a look at these log cabins to rent in Welches:

  • Located in Welches, "Bear Den Log Cabin - Classic Family Mountain Retreat" will put you close to some of the wonderful outdoor activities offered in this area. Fishing and skiing are a couple of them.
  • Alternatively, get your vacation on at "Whispering Cedars Log Cabin, Hot Tub". Try some ice skating or cycling or just kick back at this Welches retreat.

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

Clock out on Friday and then forget about your cares. If you're after some relaxation and fun, these retreats in and around Welches promise the ideal weekend getaway:

  • Spend your whirlwind escape at "Luxurious And Spacious Mountain Chalet", which is around 11 miles to the east of central Welches. There's lots of adventure and nature on your doorstep here. Do some rafting and windsurfing or simply enjoy the sights of Koberg Beach and Mount Hood Ski Bowl.
  • Alternatively, enjoy a short and sweet break at "Log Cabin, Private, Hottub, Sauna". Stay in and put your feet up, or head out and try your hand at some skiing and mountain biking. When you're ready to discover more of the area, visit Terwilliger Boulevard Parkway and Ventura Park. This charming vacation rental is around 7 miles west of Welches.

Can I find studio apartments for rent in and around Welches?

Studio apartments are a simple yet stylish choice, ideally suited for traveling couples or solo stays. Spend your days getting to know the area and your nights chilling out in your comfy hideaway. These vacation rentals in or near Welches are guaranteed to please:

  • One of our favorite picks is "Cozy Riverfront Cottage With Charming Interior And Hot Tub". Book a few nights at this popular abode and you'll have access to a nearby beach and heating.
  • "Riverwood Hideaway - Romantic, Secluded Riverfront Cabin" is another superb stay, providing all you need for the ideal Welches escape. Useful amenities here include a nearby golf course and off-street parking options.

Can I find short term rentals in or near Welches?

From chic apartments to huge vacation homes, Vrbo has your mini vacation sorted. Here are two of our favorite stays in and around Welches:

  • Close to the center of Welches, "Two Maples Farm - Wine Country Getaway" rolls out the welcome mat for short-term guests. When you're not chilling out in your cozy digs, get out and explore all the fun stuff around you.
  • Alternatively, spend a few nights at "Modern, Beautifully Located Reed College 2 Bedroom Apartment With Private Patio". This comfy, centrally located property makes exploring the sights easy.

What are the best romantic weekend getaways in or near Welches?

Nothing says "I love you" quite like a romantic weekend escape. If you want to spend a couple of relaxing evenings away with your honey, we've got some romantic getaways in and around Welches that will get your heart racing:

  • Slip away on Friday for a couple of nights of passion at "Sandy River Cabin Retreat". Located approximately 1 mile from Welches, this place comes with plenty of nice touches, like a fireplace and a balcony.
  • "Classic 1925 Salmon Riverfront Cabin" is another top option that's bound to impress. It's about 1 mile from Welches and has beauty services and a fireplace.

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

Share your vacation and boost your odds of having fun. Whether you're planning an adventurous getaway with friends or an overdue family reunion, you'll have your pick of large group vacation rentals in and around Welches:

  • Offering space, privacy and comfort, you'll get everyone's seal of approval at "Luxurious And Spacious Mountain Chalet". Up to 13 people can stay at this escape which has 5 bedrooms, mountain views and a kitchen. This group favorite is around 11 miles to the east of Welches.
  • "Cabin - Million Dollar Sandy River View On Beautiful Mt. Hood" is another terrific option. It's around 2 miles to the northwest of Welches, has 5 bedrooms and sleeps up to 14 guests. Mountain views and a swimming pool are just a couple of things that'll help make your visit even more memorable.

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

Nothing screams fun like a pool. Blow up your inflatable doughnut and check out these houses in or near Welches that feature this vacation essential:

  • Pack your swimsuit and make yourself comfortable at "Sandy River Ski House, Pets Welcome". There are also lots of other appealing amenities here, including a porch and free toiletries.
  • "Gov't Camp Meldrum House" is the type of place you go to get away from the everyday and appreciate your surroundings, starting with its inviting pool. A kitchen and towels are also on hand to make your stay as comfortable as possible.

Not sure how to pack your suitcase for your Welches break? This impressive destination has a mediterranean climate. In the summer months, expect average temperatures ranging from 45 ºF to 75 ºF. Look up our selection of Welches vacation rentals by using the search bar at the top of the page. Simply adjust the filters to get more great ideas about where to stay.

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

Space, comfort and privacy are key to any great family getaway, and Vrbo's range of large family vacation rentals in and around Welches offer an ideal solution. Here are a few for starters:

  • Located about 1 mile to the east of Welches, "Sandy River Cabin Retreat" can fit up to 11 guests over 3 bedrooms. As well as tons of space to sprawl out, amenities include a microwave oven and a kitchen.
  • Another awesome option is "Classic 1925 Salmon Riverfront Cabin". It's approximately 1 mile to the southwest of Welches, has 3 bedrooms and can accommodate up to 10 guests. A toaster and a porch are just a couple of the conveniences here.