Destination guide

Explore the riverside setting in Northwest District

Enjoy the art galleries and other features of Northwest District. Well-liked for its biking, riverfront and shopping, this city is both welcoming and walkable. Portland International Raceway and Portland Japanese Garden are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. Are you looking for specific amenities for your getaway? Many of our vacation rentals feature full kitchens and laundry facilities.

Activities

Activities and attractions in Northwest District

Are you searching for attractions to visit while you're in the area? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and check out everything that makes Northwest District a fun place to get away. Here are some of the major attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Oregon Zoo (4.4 mi / 7 km)
  • Heron Lakes Golf Club (3.6 mi / 5.8 km)
  • Rock Creek Country Club (6.1 mi / 9.8 km)
  • Portland Aerial Tram (6.1 mi / 9.8 km)
  • Broadmoor Golf Course (6.1 mi / 9.9 km)
  • RedTail Golf Center (7.4 mi / 11.8 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Northwest District

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Northwest District is a great place to get outside. These are a few of the area's most eye-catching features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Portland Japanese Garden (4 mi / 6.4 km)
  • Tom McCall Waterfront Park (5.2 mi / 8.4 km)
  • Forest Park (1 mi / 1.7 km)
  • Cathedral Park (1.6 mi / 2.6 km)
  • Northgate Park (2.1 mi / 3.5 km)
  • Swan Island (2.2 mi / 3.5 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Northwest District

The nearest airport is in Portland, OR (PDX-Portland Intl.), located 8.2 mi (13.2 km) from the city center.

If you'd prefer to travel by train, the main station serving the city is Portland Union Station. It's easy to get around Northwest District by jumping on the metro at Union Station-NW 6th and Hoyt Street Station, Union Station-NW 5th and Glisan Station or NW 6th-Davis Street Station.

Where to stay near Northwest Portland?

Our 2019 vacation rental listings offer a large selection of 706 house rentals near Northwest Portland. From 184 Houses to 423 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 Northwest Portland is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Northwest Portland?

There are many lovely places to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Northwest Portland. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular destinations to visit are:

  • Washington: 9,872 vacation rentals
  • Vancouver: 1,036 vacation rentals
  • Downtown: 623 vacation rentals
  • Pearl District: 512 vacation rentals
  • McMinnville: 218 vacation rentals

And HomeAway offers you the chance to discover many other popular destinations in Northwest Portland! Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in Northwest Portland?

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

  • Vancouver: 1,036 rentals
  • McMinnville: 218 rentals
  • Forest Grove: 1,394 rentals
  • Beaverton: 1,340 rentals
  • Lake Oswego: 1,153 rentals

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

Can I find easy-access vacation rentals when travelling by plane to Northwest Portland?

Yes of course. Our owners offer a large selection of vacation rentals near airports. The airports with a large selection of lodging choices in Northwest Portland are:

  • Portland International Airport (PDX): 1,341 home rentals
  • Portland Troutdale Airport (TTD): 1,232 home rentals
  • Portland, OR (HIO-Portland-Hillsboro): 1,320 home rentals

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

Near which points of interest can I spend my holiday in Northwest Portland?

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

  • Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area: 290 vacation homes
  • Vancouver Lake Park: 1,258 vacation homes
  • Grotto: 1,355 vacation homes
  • Reed College: 1,371 vacation homes
  • Portlandia: 1,371 vacation homes

But there are many other points of interest around Northwest Portland listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Just write your wanted destination in our search bar and have a look at our selection.

Explore destinations around Northwest Portland

Vancouver
1,036 vacation rentals
McMinnville
218 vacation rentals
Forest Grove
1,394 vacation rentals
Beaverton
1,340 vacation rentals
Lake Oswego
1,153 vacation rentals
Newberg
311 vacation rentals
Downtown Vancouver
929 vacation rentals
Oregon City
1,265 vacation rentals
Hillsboro
1,450 vacation rentals
Tualatin
1,302 vacation rentals
Estacada
168 vacation rentals
Happy Valley
1,375 vacation rentals
Tigard
1,274 vacation rentals
Carlton
212 vacation rentals
Saint Helens
18 vacation rentals
West Linn
1,140 vacation rentals
Dundee
238 vacation rentals
Gresham
1,314 vacation rentals
Canby
1,264 vacation rentals
Yamhill
315 vacation rentals