Destination guide

Friendly Vancouver will entice you

Enjoy the live music and other features of Vancouver. Travelers to this welcoming city praise the shopping, restaurants and riverfront. Moda Center and Portland Meadows Racetrack are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. Many of our vacation rentals offer full kitchens, spacious living quarters and sometimes even a hot tub—perfect for a relaxing getaway.


Activities and attractions in Vancouver

Are you searching for attractions to see while you're in the area? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and experience everything that Vancouver has to offer. Here are some of the top attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Oregon Zoo (12 mi / 19.3 km)
  • Clark County Fairgrounds (6 mi / 9.6 km)
  • Heron Lakes Golf Club (6.2 mi / 9.9 km)
  • Broadmoor Golf Course (6.6 mi / 10.6 km)
  • Colwood National Golf Course (7.1 mi / 11.5 km)
  • Leatherman Factory (8 mi / 12.9 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Vancouver

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to appreciate the scenery, Vancouver is a great place to get outside. These are a few of the area's noteworthy natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Tom McCall Waterfront Park (10.9 mi / 17.5 km)
  • Portland Japanese Garden (11.2 mi / 18.1 km)
  • Leverich Park (2.4 mi / 3.9 km)
  • Salmon Creek Regional Park (3.3 mi / 5.3 km)
  • Esther Short Park (4 mi / 6.5 km)
  • Delta Park East (5.6 mi / 9 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Vancouver

The nearest airport is in Portland, OR (PDX-Portland Intl.), located 5.6 mi (9.1 km) from the city center.

If you'd prefer to travel by train, you can make your way to Vancouver Station.

Where to stay near Vancouver?

Our 2019 vacation rental listings offer a large selection of 1,034 house rentals near Vancouver. From 375 Houses to 478 Condos/Apartments, find unique vacation rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Vancouver is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Vancouver?

Whether you're travelling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Vancouver:

  • Lincoln: 15 vacation rentals
  • Downtown: 622 vacation rentals
  • Pearl District: 511 vacation rentals
  • Nob Hill: 375 vacation rentals
  • Hawthorne: 573 vacation rentals

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when travelling to Vancouver?

HomeAway offers a large selection of lodging choices near lovely places in Vancouver. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Vancouver Lake Park: 1,254 home rentals
  • Washington State University Vancouver: 1,150 home rentals
  • George C. Marshall House: 1,315 home rentals
  • Pearson Air Museum: 1,320 home rentals
  • Salmon Creek Regional Park: 1,217 home rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Vancouver listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Vancouver?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 375 Houses in Vancouver. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Vancouver include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 478 lodging choices
  • Studios: 413 lodging choices
  • Cabins: 28 lodging choices

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation homes including Cottages and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Vancouver?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 45 vacation homes with pool available in Vancouver.

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