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Popular amenities for Hood River vacation rentals

Stay near Hood River's top sights

Columbia River Gorge4 locals recommend
Columbia Gorge Hotel & Spa7 locals recommend
Hood River Waterfront Park54 locals recommend
Best Western Plus Hood River Inn4 locals recommend
Mount Hood Railroad17 locals recommend
Hood River Event Site19 locals recommend

Quick stats about vacation rentals in Hood River

  • Total rentals

    260 properties

  • Total number of reviews

    12K reviews

  • Family-friendly rentals

    150 properties are a good fit for families

  • Pet-friendly rentals

    70 properties allow pets

  • Rentals with dedicated workspaces

    150 properties have a dedicated workspace

  • Wifi availability

    260 properties include access to wifi

Your guide to Hood River

All About Hood River

Just an hour east of Portland in the Columbia River Gorge is the small port city that shares a name with its nearby body of water: Hood River, one of the top wind-sport destinations in the world. The combination of dry and warm desert air from eastern Oregon with wet weather from the Pacific Ocean creates a wind-tunnel effect that’s perfect for windsurfing and kite surfing. Hood River is also strategically located for skiing on nearby Mount Hood, while the area offers scenic hikes, challenging mountain-biking trails, picturesque golfing, and thrilling whitewater rafting.

Hood River hosts a thriving food and drink scene, too, with apples, pears, and cherries up for tasting at dozens of local orchards. In the summer and fall, these orchards attract numerous visitors who grab bags and baskets of fresh produce, along with baked goods and ciders made at local farms.

Several of Oregon’s most popular craft breweries, cideries, and wineries are located in Hood River, some of which have incredible dining options alongside opportunities to taste their award-winning creations.

The best time to stay in a vacation rental in Hood River

Spring, summer, and fall in Hood River are best for wind sports, visiting farm stands, dining on outdoor patios, and hiking in the warm outdoors. Fall temperatures drop somewhat, but not enough to chase visitors indoors. You can enjoy local cider tasting, leaf peeping, and fall events like the Western Antique Aeroplane & Automobile Museum’s Fly-In in September, featuring hundreds of vintage planes on display on the museum grounds. In October, the Hood River Valley Harvest Fest is held along the river, with vendors offering local produce, jams, wines and ciders, and locally made arts and crafts. Winter tends to be cold and dry, and is the perfect time for skiing at one of the three resorts on nearby Mount Hood.

Top things to do in Hood River

Hood River Fruit Loop

This scenic 35-mile drive through farmland and forests takes in nearly three dozen member stands offering wines, fruits, vegetables, flowers, ciders, and other goodies. There’s a handy downloadable map for a self-guided tour, and what’s available varies by the harvest month. Blueberries are freshest during late summer and pears during the fall, but you can buy treats like huckleberry milkshakes and pumpkin pies on a daily basis throughout harvest time.

Post Canyon

Drive south for 30 minutes to reach the network of mountain hiking and biking trails in the Post Canyon area, which intersect over tree-lined dirt paths that can become muddy after a bit of rainfall. Hop on your bike and navigate through the wooded area, choosing easier or more strenuous trails. With an elevation peak of 3,400 feet, the views from the top are guaranteed to be breathtaking.

Mount Hood Railroad

The century-old Mount Hood Railroad starts right in downtown Hood River. This shortline heritage railroad offers round-trip excursions through northern Oregon, with views of snow-capped Mount Hood and the Columbia River Gorge. In winter, the Mt. Hood Christmas Train is adorned in twinkling lights and displays for the jolly season. The winter ride is best enjoyed after dark, when views of vineyards and orchards are traded in for Christmas trees, light shows, and maybe even Santa Claus himself with his reindeer crew.

Frequently Asked Questions

  • Are there house rentals with a dedicated workspace in Hood River?

    Yes! Work meets play with ease at over 60 house rentals in Hood River featuring dedicated workspaces. Stay connected and productive in your home away from home.

  • Are there family-friendly house rentals in Hood River?

    Hood River has more than 90 family-friendly house rentals. Amenities on the property may include high chairs, travel cribs, or strollers.

  • Do house rentals in Hood River have self check-in?

    Absolutely! We offer over 50 house rentals with self check-in in Hood River. Enjoy a tailored experience with all the comforts you desire.

  • Do house rentals in Hood River have a bbq area?

    Absolutely! We offer over 80 house rentals with a bbq area in Hood River. Enjoy a tailored experience with all the comforts you desire.

  • Are there pet-friendly house rentals in Hood River?

    Four-legged friends are welcome in Hood River. Choose from more than 40 house rentals for guests traveling with pets.

  • How much does it cost to stay in condo rentals in Hood River?

    Experience the best of Hood River with our condo rentals, starting at about $80 per day, before taxes and fees. Embrace comfort and style while staying within your budget in your home away from home.

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