Destination guide

Head to the tranquil city of Brightwood

The riverfront and wildlife provide a pleasant backdrop to your vacation home in Brightwood. Well known for its hiking, fishing and coffeehouses, this relaxing city won't disappoint. Whether you're planning a family vacation, friends trip or romantic retreat, HomeAway has a great selection of vacation homes. Many rentals come with a full kitchen and separate dining area, perfect if you need a space for entertaining.


Sightseeing in and around Brightwood

Are you hoping to discover attractions to see in the city? Venture out of your vacation home and experience everything that makes Brightwood a fun spot to vacation. Here are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Mirror Lake Trail (11.7 mi / 18.8 km)
  • Mount Hood Skibowl (12.6 mi / 20.4 km)
  • Summit Ski Area (13.9 mi / 22.3 km)
  • Timberline Lodge Ski Area (15 mi / 24.1 km)
  • Snow Bunny Sliding Area Sno Park (15 mi / 24.2 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of Brightwood

Whether you're an active traveler or just want to take in the scenery, Brightwood is a great place to spend some time outside. These are a few of the area's noteworthy natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Lost Lake (12.8 mi / 20.6 km)
  • Multnomah Falls (15 mi / 24.2 km)
  • Wahkeena Falls (15.2 mi / 24.5 km)
  • Oneonta Gorge (15.5 mi / 24.9 km)
  • Ainsworth State Park (15.8 mi / 25.4 km)
  • Mount Hood National Forest (15.8 mi / 25.4 km)

How to get to and around Brightwood

The nearest airport is in Portland, OR (PDX-Portland Intl.), located 31.6 mi (50.9 km) from the city center.

Where to stay around Brightwood?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 131 holiday lettings near Brightwood. From 48 Houses to 11 Condos/Apartments, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Brightwood is on HomeAway.

Can I rent Houses in Brightwood?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 48 Houses in Brightwood. Our other popular types of Brightwood holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 11 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 57 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 57 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Bungalows and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Brightwood?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 33 holiday homes with pool available in Brightwood. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.