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.
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