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 680 house rentals near Northwest Portland. From 183 Houses to 416 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: 9,251 vacation rentals
  • Vancouver: 998 vacation rentals
  • Downtown: 601 vacation rentals
  • Pearl District: 488 vacation rentals
  • McMinnville: 204 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: 998 rentals
  • McMinnville: 204 rentals
  • Forest Grove: 1,346 rentals
  • Oregon City: 1,212 rentals
  • Beaverton: 1,283 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): 1,282 home rentals
  • Portland Troutdale Airport (TTD): 1,182 home rentals
  • Portland, OR (HIO-Portland-Hillsboro): 1,273 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:

  • Grotto: 1,282 vacation homes
  • Reed College: 1,302 vacation homes
  • Vancouver Lake Park: 1,207 vacation homes
  • Portlandia: 1,308 vacation homes
  • West Sylvan Park: 1,342 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