In Oregon, There's an Adorable Village of Tiny House Vacation Rentals

Have you ever wondered if you'd survive living in a tiny house? Here's your chance to try it out.

The tiny house movement has had a lot of buzz lately, and the "tiny living" scene is actually living large in spite of the self-imposed space constraints.

While there are national events and tiny house conventions for adventurers interested in the minimalist lifestyle, testing out the tiny house lifestyle before committing hasn’t been an easy process before now.

Mt. Hood Village RV Resort, located near the town of Welches, Oregon, approximately an hour from Portland, wanted to sidestep this roadblock and offers five tiny homes as vacation rentals. Tumbleweed, known as one of the pioneers of tiny house manufacturing, built the homes with two of its most traditional layouts, “Elm” and “Cypress.”

Mt. Hood Tiny House Village, Oregon

The five homes each have a name and distinct design style, with rentals starting at $129 per night. Décor ranges from rugged and rustic—try the Lincoln and Atticus rentals—to bohemian chic with Southern charm—try the Zoe, Savannah or Scarlett. Like most tiny houses, the petite rental spaces are built on a trailer frame; it's a common platform to use when building a tiny home. 

The homes range from 175 to 260 square feet and come equipped with an outdoor grill, tiny porch, sleeping loft, full bathroom and kitchen built to accommodate up to five people. If you've been pondering whether you (and perhaps your partner) could actually thrive in such a space, we think renting one of these cabins for a week would be money well spent.

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