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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Our Tripping.com vacation rentals will save you hundreds, offering more amenities than the average hotel room. Going on a business trip? 124 of homes in Government Camp offer high-speed wifi internet so you won’t miss a beat. Travelling with kids? Have them splash around in any of the 23 rentals with pool or jacuzzi, or relax with the family in one of the 98 homes with cable TV.
For all those dog lovers and cat lovers, Government Camp offers 43 pet-friendly vacation rentals at an affordable price. Book the perfect vacation home that best matches your budget and accommodation style. For the ultimate stay, check out our listings now to grab the latest deals.Search properties from 4 rental sites in Government Camp where the top providers in that area are HomeAway, TripAdvisor, and Booking.com. There are 65 HomeAway rentals, 37 TripAdvisor short term rentals and 30 Booking.com vacation rentals.