Are you bored with hotels and bed and breakfasts and inns and just sleeping in a tent? If you’re looking for somewhere different to sleep in Oregon for a little vacation, we have a list of here which you’ll be sure to find something to like. If you have gone or plan on checking one of these places out, let us know at i[email protected]!
1. Kahneeta Resort and Spa (Warm Springs, OR)
How cool would it be to sleep in a teepee overnight? And that’s not all you get to enjoy at Kahneeta Resort & Casino in Central Oregon. The resort includes waterslides, a golf course, and a pool as well. Each teepee can accommodate up to 10 people.
From their website:
Kah-Nee-Ta offers 20 guest TeePee’s to allow guests to experience a taste of Native American Culture. Each TeePee is equipped with an open fire-pit. Guests are recommended to bring fire-making materials (wood, newspaper, fire-starter). Sleeping bags, air mattresses, propane heaters, flashlights, General camping gear/supplies is recommended. Each TeePee is located with-in walking distance to the Shower House/Laundry Facility. Up to 10 people can sleep in a TeePee. Pool admission is included with TeePee Rental. Base Price is for the first 3 people. Additional persons, age 11 & older are an additional fee per person, per night. Teepees can be reserved by calling the Kah-Nee-Ta reservations department at 1-800-554-4786.
Teepee prices: About $75/night. Ages 11 and under free
Teepee best for ages: All ages.
2. Wine Country Cabin (Gaston, OR)
You don’t want to miss this exquisite cabin. Come here to enjoy the fruits of this 40 acre Pinot Noir vineyard. The 2 story cozy cabins are 900 square feet and provide a gorgeous view. After a day touring the area’s best wineries you will be eager to return.
From their website:
Beautiful cabin w/spectacular vineyard views nestled in the heart of Yamhill-Carlton wine country is available for the weekend, weekday or weekly rentals!
The Beacon Cabin is truly a one-of-a-kind, perfect for couples or anyone looking for a tranquil setting to meditate, read, wine taste, hike or just relax and take in the views.
Wine country prices: $200 per night / 2 nights minimum stay
3. Out’n’About Treehouse Treesort (Cave Junction, OR)
This place is a small bed & breakfast up in the trees of Oregon. With 18 different treehouses, viewing platforms (some 40 feet up in the air) and even child-sized forts, the Treesort is great for the family looking for some adventure. Zipline around the trees, ride horses or take a dip in the pool – the Treesort offers it all.
4. The Caravan Tiny House Hotel (Portland, OR)
The hotel is made up of three cozy itsy bitsy homes – each adorably-named Rosebud, Pearl, and Tandem. One look at the photos will make you want to snuggle up right now in Portland’s Alberta Arts District. The common area includes outdoor and covered seating, hammocks, and a BBQ complete with a fire pit.
Caravan tiny house prices: Tiny houses are $145/night plus 12.5% lodging tax
5. Oregon fire lookouts, multiple destinations
Have a budding forest ranger in your home? Climb up a ladder to an enclosed viewing platform, where your family can eat, sleep and watch lightning storms roll through Oregon skies. Oregon fire lookouts offer tight quarters, but amazing, expansive views — and are set in the middle of utter wilderness.
Fire lookout pricing: $40 and up.
Fire lookout best for ages: Ask when making a reservation if the fire lookout is a good match for your child — some are too steep for your child’s (or your) comfort, while others are very accessible. The fire lookout in the photo at right is suitable only for children ages 12 and up.
6. Oregon yurts, multiple destinations
Yurts are like the lovechild of a tent and a cabin. Oregon State Parks’ family-friendly yurts protect you from the elements, offer kitchens and covered porches. The deluxe yurts are the best bets for families – but book now (especially for Oregon Coast yurts), because they are very popular and can be booked up to a year in advance from 2 days to 9 months.
Yurts best for ages: All ages
7. Oregon lighthouse in Yachats, Oregon.
At the Heceta Head Lighthouse, you’ll climb wooden steps up a decommissioned, ocean-front lighthouse, then cozy into a sky-high room. With small rooms that accommodate only a trundle bed, Heceta Head may not be a choice for larger families—unless you rent the whole lighthouse!
Lighthouse best for ages: Ages 10 and up.
Lighthouse prices: $133-315.
8. Camp Dakota
Located in Scotts Mill, between Silverton and Molalla, Camp Dakota also offers more than just tent sites. The 45-acre campground includes yurt rentals, tee pees to rent, group sites and RV sites as well. It’s also worth mentioning this place is insanely popular in Oregon, and almost every review I have read from those who have visited, have all rated this place very high with excellent reviews. Read more here…
Do you know of any awesome, unique and/or unusual places to sleep in Oregon? Have you stayed at one of the ones we have listed above? We’d love to hear from you! Be sure to let us know in the comments, or email us at [email protected].