Destination guide

Head to the beautiful city of Powell River

The riverfront and ocean views provide a pleasant backdrop to your vacation home in Powell River. Travelers to this scenic city praise the canoeing, hiking and kayaking. If you're looking for accommodations with space to entertain friends and family, HomeAway has plenty of options to choose from. Many rental homes offer full kitchens and laundry facilities, perfect for big groups.


Activities and attractions in and around Powell River

Are you looking for top things to see and do while you're in the area? Travelers enjoy Powell River for its canoeing, hiking and kayaking. Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Powell River a fun spot to vacation. These are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Powell River Recreation Complex (3.7 mi / 6 km)
  • Powell River Putters Mini Golf (3.7 mi / 6 km)
  • Nootka Dunes Golf Club (5.8 mi / 9.3 km)
  • Myrtle Point Golf Club (8.5 mi / 13.7 km)

Seasonal weather in Powell River

Travelers enjoy Powell River for its canoeing and kayaking. If warm-weather activities are high on your list, August, July, June and September are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 71°F.

Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Powell River

Travelers enjoy Powell River for its riverfront and seaside. Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Powell River is a great place to get outside. Here are a few of the area's most stunning sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Willingdon Beach Park (3.7 mi / 6 km)
  • Inland Lake Provincial Park (6.3 mi / 10.1 km)
  • Heisholt Lake (8.1 mi / 13 km)
  • Okeover Arm Provincial Park (9.2 mi / 14.9 km)
  • Mahood Beach (12.6 mi / 20.3 km)
  • Copeland Islands Marine Provincial Park (13.3 mi / 21.4 km)
How to get there

Traveling to and around Powell River

Fly into Powell River, BC (YPW), the closest airport, located 5.2 mi (8.3 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you could book a flight to Desolation Sound, BC (YDS), which is 18.3 mi (29.5 km) away.

Where to stay around Powell River?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 352 vacation rentals near Powell River. From 146 Houses to 90 Cabins, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Powell River for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Powell River?

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

  • Powell River Visitor Centre: 65 vacation rentals
  • Okeover Arm Provincial Park: 66 vacation rentals
  • Willingdon Beach Park: 64 vacation rentals
  • Townsite Brewing: 64 vacation rentals
  • Creative Rift Studio and Gallery: 65 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Powell River 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 Powell River?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 146 Houses in Powell River. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Powell River include:

  • Cabins: 90 rentals available
  • Cottages: 90 rentals available
  • Bungalows: 90 rentals available

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation rentals including Condos/Apartments and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Powell River?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 79 vacation rentals with pool available in Powell River. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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