Mount Hood self-catering vacation accommodation is located close to the tallest mountain in Oregon, which sits at the northern heart of the state and is surrounded by protected wilderness, affording a wealth of outdoor recreation at all times of the year.
If you make your way to self-catering vacation rentals in the winter months then you’ll find a landscape that couldn’t be better suited to snow-oriented activities. Skiing and snowboarding are especially popular, with excellent resorts to be found at Ski Bowl, Timberline Lodge and Mount Hood Meadows. The latter is open for business throughout the period between November and April, and offers night skiing on the weekends and lifts that work for seven hours a day. There are 87 runs to be found at this resort, with the longest stretching for three miles. Meanwhile Timberland Lodge is a little smaller, with 35 runs, although there is night skiing available via three lifts every night of the week, as well as extensive terrain parks.
Self-catering accommodation in Mount Hood would also suit anyone on the hunt for adventure in the summer months. At this time of year there are endless walking trails to explore, taking in some truly unforgettable landscapes. For instance the Timberline Trail is a loop, more than 40 miles in length that winds through thick forest, past river and through meadows, around the peak of Mount Hood. You can also follow this route on horseback. Elsewhere Little Crater Lake is a popular destination for outdoor fun in the summer months, as is Trillium Lake, which offers a range of water-based activities like fishing and boating in the warmer part of the year.
At self-catering vacation rentals in Mount Hood you’ll be in the Cascade Mountain range, which is famed for its huge expanses of unspoiled nature. Within reach of Mount Hood is Opal Creek, which is distinctive for being an area in which logging has never been permitted, creating uniquely untouched natural scenery.
Mount Hood vacation accommodation is set in part of the country with a temperate climate, but the presence of high ground here results in cold winters with lots of snowfall. Summers though are usually warm, with temperatures getting up to the mid-20s between June and September.
Perhaps the most convenient way to get to holiday accommodation in Mount Hood from the UK would be to fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Seattle-Tacoma International Airport (SEA) with British Airways. From there you can catch a connecting flight with United Express to Portland (PDX), which is within driving distance of Mount Hood.