GOVERNMENT CAMP, Ore., Jan. 18, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- 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. While the crews at the ski resorts are able to keep things moving quickly even on peak days, 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. And with Jan. 29 being National Plan for Vacation Day, it's the perfect time to mark a winter trip on the family calendar.
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. Guests that stay Sunday through Thursday receive two free lift tickets per day at Mt. Hood Skibowl and two free lift tickets per reservation at nearby Timberline Lodge & Ski Area.
At Timberline Lodge, stay one night Sunday through Thursday and two people ski for free the following day. Timberline is also offering a deal for those who would rather stay mid-week and enjoy a complimentary dinner for two at the Cascade Dining Room.
Another option for those hitting the slopes is at Mt. Hood Oregon Resort where guests who present their lift ticket from any Mt. Hood ski resort receive a special room rate starting at $109 on fireside studio rooms.
There are also plenty of amazing mid-week deals for cabins and vacation rentals. At Summit Meadow Cabins, stay two nights at the regular rate and get the third night free, or add a Thursday or Sunday to a weekend stay for half of the regular mid-week night price. Whispering Woods Resort is also offering stay two nights and get the third night free as well as stay two nights Sunday through Thursday and save up to 15 percent off standard room rate. And Mt. Hood Vacation Rentals is offering up to 20 percent off weekend rates to stay Sunday through Thursday.
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.
Historic Warming Hut at Mt. Hood Skibowl in Oregon
Skiing on Oregon's Mt. Hood
Fireplace at Timberline Lodge on Oregon's Mt. Hood
Snowy vacation rental cabin on Oregon's Mt. Hood
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