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The hospitality industry is first-rate around the gorge and Mt. Hood, and the region's accommodations run the gamut from luxury hotels and sophisticated conference resorts to historic lodges, ski chalets, and cabin rentals. Cozy bed-and-breakfasts abound along the gorge, many of them historic structures overlooking the river. The slopes of Mt. Hood are spotted with smart ski resorts, and towns like
Hood are spotted with smart ski resorts, and towns like Government Camp and Welches are long on rustic vacation rentals. The closer you are to Mt. Hood in any season, the earlier you'll want to reserve. With ski country working ever harder to attract summer patrons, Mt. Hood resorts like Timberline Lodge and Mt. Hood Skibowl offer some worthwhile seasonal specials.