The most sought after winter vacation spot
Mt. Hood, located 90 minutes east of Portland, Oregon, attracts tourists and locals alike looking for some of the best snow and terrain in the region. Visitors can almost guarantee no lines and uncrowded activities during mid-week travel.
It’s also more affordable this season with plenty of mid-week ski and lodging deals in Oregon’s Mt. Hood Territory. Collins Lake Resort is located in downtown Government Camp and conveniently situated across the street from Mt. Hood Skibowl, which has the largest night ski terrain in America.
Mt. Hood National Forest offers snowy fun beyond just skiing and snowboarding. Explore local trails by snowshoe or on cross-country skis.
For a guided excursion, Mt. Hood Outfitters offers tours for both these activities, as well as snowmobiles. A nighttime moonlight snowshoe tour is a magical experience and a great winter adventure.
The locally owned and operated shops in the alpine village of Government Camp villages enjoy sharing their love of Mt. Hood and their passion for snow with visitors. And in Oregon, there is no sales tax.
While there, make sure to visit the Mt. Hood Cultural Center and Museum, which showcases the regional history of the area including the evolution of skiing on Mt. Hood. The Center also features visitor information services, a museum bookstore and an art gallery.
Plus, no trip is complete without some locals’ favorite Mt. Hood staples, a pint of Mt. Hood Brewing’s flagship Ice Axe IPA and huckleberry pancakes from Huckleberry Inn.
This winter is the perfect time to visit and explore Oregon’s Mt. Hood Territory, for the ultimate list of travel deals in the area click here.