Government Camp is a small and beautiful town located near Portland in the stunning mountain scenery of Oregon. It’s home of many ski resorts and has a population of less than 500. It doesn't get very hot here, so it’s a great place to escape the heat in the summertime, and is a popular getaway destination for families. You can partake in all outdoor activities here, and the average snowfall is about 300 inches a year -- making it an ideal winter destination.
Since this is a low maintenance city, their main attractions are the charming ski lodges. The most popular lodge to visit or stay at is the Timberline Lodge. During the summer you can enjoy biking, hiking, and canoeing. Home to little mom and pop bars, you’ll always be able to find something good to eat. Spend your days exploring Mount Hood and Mount Hood National Forest, hiking parts of the Pacific Crest Trail, and mountain biking before heading back to rest at your vacation rental.
One of the best day trips from Government Camp is Portland, though it’s likely that you started your trip to Government Camp there. It’s only a hour and a half drive, so you can go there for only a few hours, or spend more time exploring the city. Portland is known for great bars, organic, eco-friendly vibes, and great doughnuts. If you prefer to stay in smaller, quieter areas with easy access to the outdoors, consider visiting Cascade Locks on the stunning Columbia River. Check out the Skamania Lodge, walk across the Bridge of the Gods, and hike at Beacon Rock State Park.
Tripping.com has beautiful, cozy cabins in Government Camp that will help you have the perfect stay. Most of them are right near the action along Mount Hood Highway, though you can also find some quieter, secluded retreats that are further tucked into the woods. Whether you visit in summer or winter, you’ll feel completely relaxed and at peace here. Be on the lookout for homes with hot tubs to enjoy!
To get to Government Camp, it’s best to have a car. If you plan to travel in the winter, make sure to have a reliable car, ideally with 4-wheel drive. It is convenient to fly into PDX and drive to Government Camp. It is possible to get here with public transportation -- for $40, you can take the Central Oregon Breeze directly to Portland’s Union Station.
Find the best Government Camp vacation rentals on Tripping.com. With over 129 home rentals, take your pick from a wide variety of choices including studio apartments, luxury condos, and cozy cabin rentals. Prices in Government Camp range from $80 a night. Many rentals can also be booked directly online.Vacation home rentals found on Tripping.com offer more amenities than the average hotel room along with many of the comforts of home. Going on a business trip or need to stay connected? 121 homes in Government Camp offer high-speed WiFi Internet so you won’t miss a beat. Travelling with kids? Let them splash around in any of the 24 rentals with pool or jacuzzi, or relax with the family in one of the 96 homes with cable TV.For all those pet owners with dogs or cats, Government Camp offers 41 pet-friendly vacation rentals for your extended family. Find the perfect vacation rental that matches your budget and style on Tripping.com.Search properties from 4 vacation rental sites in Government Camp where the top providers in that area are HomeAway, TripAdvisor, and Booking.com. There are 66 HomeAway rentals, 34 TripAdvisor short term rentals and 28 Booking.com vacation rentals.