Amazing Airbnbs for Winter Adventures

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Winters in the Pacific Northwest are magical. The fun doesn’t slow down for Portland families, it picks up! If you are looking for the best basecamps for your family’s winter adventures, look no further. We’ve found epic airbnbs that are close to all kinds of cold-weather adventures and they come with a boat load of amenities too! Read on to find out where

Little Beach Cabin - Manzanita OR

Your family is going to love this quiet rustic cabin with two bedrooms (queen beds), one bath, a wood burning fireplace, fully equipped kitchen,  and  a deck with a hot tub!. Only a four block walk to beach, there's plenty of play space for all. And for families who have four-legged members, you just hit the jackpot. This cabin is pet friendly! Don't wait to book. Located on Manzanita Beach, one of the most popular spots on the coast, this cabin books fast.

Sleep: 4
Cost: 135/night


The Woodlands Cabin—Sandy, OR

The Woodlands House sits on five acres of wooded property. It is a beautiful 3 bedroom home (plus kids room) with two outdoor decks surrounded by beautiful trees. It's perfect for getaways or a trip to the mountains, as it's a 25 min drive from Mount hood skiing, 15 minutes from hikes and only 45 min from PDX.

The large deck off the main level that overlooks a trickling stream, is the perfect place to enjoy a cup of coffee and watch deer come to the water for a drink. The deck also features a large 6 person hot tub, that is perfect to soak your bones after a day of skiing or hiking.

Sleeps: 7
Cost: $419/night

photo: via Airbnb

Mt Hood View in the Upper Valley

Mt. Hood is the ultimate place to spend your winter days. This gorgeous house can accommodate eight guests with five bedrooms. It sits on five wooded acres with stunning views of Mt Hood, and ranch land on both sides. Amenities include a fireplace, hottub, and a Sonos music system connected to Wi-Fi that plays indoors and out. Your family will enjoy stunning views of Mt Hood from the hot tub or while relaxing next to the fireplace. Added bonus: this home is just 20 minutes from Hood River, 30 minutes from Mt Hood Meadows, and five minutes away from Parkdale BBQ and Brewery.

Sleeps: 8
Cost: $364/night
Online: Airbnb

Cozy Log Home between Mt. Hood & Hood River!

A 3500 square foot log cabin is waiting for you in the Hood River Valley, amidst the orchards and vineyards on the north slope of Mt. Hood. Cozy up in front of a blazing fire after experiencing your skiing and snowboarding winter thrills. This beloved mountain cabin is the perfect spot for creating lasting memories with family and friends. Nestled between Mt. Hood and the town of Hood River, this four bedroom log home has all of the warmth, charm, and peace you are yearning for. Accommodates eight guests with four bedrooms and six beds. 

Sleeps: 8
Cost: $290/night
Online: Airbnb

Dog-Friendly Lodge with Two Decks

You don't have to leave your furry family member at home when you book a stay at this spectacular spot. Include the whole family in your adventurous ski or lake vacation at this charming Government Camp vacation rental. Here, you'll find all the comforts of home along with two large balconies, and a deck, so you can relax before the views after a long day on the slopes. Surrounded by lush greenery, this home offers a serene getaway while still being less than a half-mile from downtown Government Camp. There are three floors for you and your family to spread out and enjoy in. This is sure to feel like your home away from home.

Sleeps: 12
Cost: $313/night
Online: Airbnb

Adorable and Spacious Cabin in the Woods

This funky Government Camp Airbnb is perfect for Portland families; an ideal vacation spot for your crew's next wintery excursion to the Mt. Hood area. With its retro ski-lodge theme, you'll feel more like you've booked a stay in the Alps than the Pacific Northwest! Part of the Government Camp Loop, this home offers amazing access to the beautiful and wild outdoors and brings you ample space for a large group of your loved ones. With a fully loaded kitchen you can have your family meals in instead of going out if you prefer. There's Wi-Fi to check snow reports and hiking trail conditions, and for the night time, a flatscreen TV with a DVD player. Did we mention the wood-burning stove for extra coziness during the cold winter nights and the newly finished deck for an evening filled with stargazing?

Sleeps: 10
Cost: $188/night
Online: Airbnb

—Annette Benedetti


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