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Oregon Vacation Rentals


By Jennifer Weiss

A vacation in any part of Oregon is bound to be an outdoor adventure filled with activities such as hiking, biking, and exploring the beautiful terrain of this majestic state. Whether you prefer steep, dramatic cliffs near the ocean or dense forests that surround towering mountain peeks, Oregon has an environment to appease the outdoor enthusiast inside of us all. Make your way to Oregon for an enriching vacation where you can get back to nature and experience the hidden gem of the Pacific Northwest, and learn what it means to travel off the beaten path.

The coast of Oregon is one of the most popular places to visit due to the breathtaking views from the rocky hills that surround the coastline. While wandering the shores and soaking up the sights of the wind surfers and boaters playing amongst the waves is a great experience, you can enjoy the serenity of the water everyday when you stay in an oceanview vacation rental. Nestled high above the water, your home away from home provides some of the most amazing views of the ocean from its expansive deck and the massive windows that span the entire back of the house.

Staying close to the water is the only way to truly appreciate the natural wonders of coastal Oregon since you can wake up to its sights and sounds everyday. Imagine carrying your fresh brew out to the deck and watching the waves crash ashore as the morning breeze nudges you awake. And once you are sufficiently out of your morning slumber, you can take the path down to the water for a stroll in the sand as the cool water rushes over your feet. Relaxation is the only order of the day when you stay on the Oregon coast, so enjoy the calming nature of the water at every possible moment.

Vacation rentals in central Oregon allow for stunning views of a different sort as the Cascade Mountains greet you with their awe-inspiring beauty. Hike the numerous nearby trails or bike the shores along the flowing rivers all while taking in the fresh mountain air and spectacular views of the surrounding area. Then at the end of the day, when you are ready to retreat from the outdoors and settle down after an adventurous, tiring day, make your way back to your vacation home where you can fall asleep in front of the television or check up on the day’s happenings around the world on the wireless internet.

One of the most popular places to visit in Oregon is Mount Hood, where this towering, snow-covered peak greets visitors with its imposing elegance and the spectacular Multnomah Falls awaits those who can appreciate the magnificence of its sheer force. Mount Hood is the place to head for tranquility among nature as lush forests surround most vacation homes, providing not only privacy but a secluded retreat where you can enjoy your surroundings without the noise of passing cars or loud neighbors.

Many Mount Hood vacation rentals allow for an unimpeded view of the peak and some add to the peacefulness by sitting along the banks of the Salmon River. Enjoy a relaxing lunch to the sounds of the river pushing past as you look over the treetops to the impressive Mount Hood waiting for you to explore its base. And when the fresh air has taken its toll and you are in desperate need of a nap, simply retreat to your private bedroom where you can escape the noise of your family, who are downstairs enjoying the many amenities in your home rental.

Oregon vacation rentals come with a variety of extras that will make your trip more relaxing than you ever thought possible. With a washer and dryer, a fully-stocked kitchen, and plenty of space for everyone to spread out, you can enjoy the stunning beauty of your surroundings without worrying about any of the problems that always seem to arise during family trips. Begin your search for the perfect home or lodge rental today, and realize the restful, reinvigorating Oregon vacation of your dreams.

HomeAway.com has the most comprehensive selection of vacation rental homes on the Internet. For an alternative lodging option, consider Oregon vacation rentals for your next trip to the Pacific Northwest.

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