Hostels in Mount Hood, USA

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Get to know Mount Hood (no more "I wish I knew this before")

This section is dedicated to take away all your "I wish someone had told me that before I went!" experiences. This way, you are better prepared for what to expect, what not to expect and can spend less time settling in, and more time making new friends in your chosen hostel. We share our insider knowledge of tips, tricks and important things to look out for in Mount Hood. To help you make friends with Mount Hood before you visit, we've included a few helpful and fun things you should know about the area. Enjoy!

If you're seeking an outdoor experience without venturing too far away from a big city, head to Mount Hood, USA in Oregon. Just take a short drive east of Portland, and you'll find yourself surrounded by mountains, rivers, and more at your fingertips. The small-town charm also offers a variety of local, kitschy shops and restaurants to enjoy at your leisure.

Because Mount Hood is more of a village than a city, it may be hard to get a bed in a Mount Hood, USA hostel. For better booking opportunities, visit during shoulder seasons or look for other unique accommodations. (Camping is commonplace in most of Oregon, and you can certainly find some campgrounds in this area!) You could even visit Mount Hood on a day trip from a hostel in the Portland area. It's easiest to visit Mount Hood by car, though the surroundings make it hiker-friendly for much of the year.

Mount Hood is obviously known for the nearby mountain, which is an ideal winter ski destination. When the snow is melted, you can find several mountain trails. Mount Hood is the highest mountain in Oregon, and attracts hikers and climbers from all over. If that sounds too strenuous, rest assured that you should be able to spot the towering mountain even from miles away. If you head north, you'll find the river that separates Oregon from Washington. Checking out the Columbia River Gorge is a must-do item for this area. Another famous nearby attraction is Multnomah Falls. Oregon's tallest waterfall is situated in a state park that surrounds this incredible waterfall.

Outdoor enthusiasts could spend a lifetime in and around hostels in Mount Hood, USA without ever getting bored. However, it may be better for travelers to make this visit a stop along a Pacific Northwest road trip. Washington State is just a short drive and river-crossing north of here, and there are more Oregon outdoor experiences to be had further south.

Written by local enthusiast for Mount Hood hostels

Written by local enthusiast for Mount Hood hostels Jessica Lippe

FAQ about Mount Hood Hostels

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Your Packing List for Mount Hood

Your Packing List for Mount Hood

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You may wonder what to pack when staying in hostels? There is a few absolute basics you always have to pick. Other items are more optional and depend more on your location. Here is the must-packing items when staying in hostels:

These are the basics, yet there is more. We wrote a big, detailed guide on what to pack, tech gear and things you won't need.

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Mount Hood Hostel Cheatsheet

Above we list every single hostel there is in the city. Let us take a broader look at what you can expect - and what not. We created this cheatsheet for you to get a more complete picture of the hostel quality in Mount Hood, average prices and types of hostels to choose from.
2 Total number of hostels
7.7 Average rating of all hostels

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