Destination guide

Explore the riverside setting in Downtown Vancouver

The riverfront and other outdoor surroundings create an inviting atmosphere in Downtown Vancouver. Well known for its cafés, shopping and university setting, this walkable city won't disappoint. Moda Center and Portland International Raceway 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.


Sightseeing in and around Downtown Vancouver

Do you want to discover top things to see and do in the area? Venture out of your vacation home and check out everything that Downtown Vancouver has to offer. These are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Oregon Zoo (9.1 mi / 14.7 km)
  • Heron Lakes Golf Club (2.7 mi / 4.4 km)
  • Broadmoor Golf Course (4.9 mi / 8 km)
  • Colwood National Golf Course (6.4 mi / 10.4 km)
  • Clark County Fairgrounds (7.6 mi / 12.3 km)
  • Rose City Golf Course (8 mi / 12.9 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Downtown Vancouver

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to take in the scenery, Downtown Vancouver is a great place to get out in nature. Here are some of the area’s most stunning natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Portland Japanese Garden (8.4 mi / 13.5 km)
  • Tom McCall Waterfront Park (8.4 mi / 13.5 km)
  • Esther Short Park (0.7 mi / 1.1 km)
  • Leverich Park (1.1 mi / 1.8 km)
  • Delta Park East (2.6 mi / 4.2 km)
  • Smith and Bybee Lakes Wildlife Area (2.7 mi / 4.4 km)
How to get there

Transportation options to and around Downtown Vancouver

Fly into Portland, OR (PDX-Portland Intl.), the closest airport, located 5.3 mi (8.6 km) from the city center.

Where to stay around Downtown Vancouver?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 900 vacation rentals near Downtown Vancouver. From 317 Houses to 460 Condos/Apartments, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Downtown Vancouver are on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when traveling to Downtown Vancouver?

Whether you're traveling 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 Downtown Vancouver:

  • Nob Hill: 353 vacation rentals
  • Sellwood-Moreland: 45 vacation rentals
  • Hawthorne: 544 vacation rentals
  • Alberta Arts District: 232 vacation rentals
  • South Portland: 134 vacation rentals

For other neighborhoods, 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 traveling to Downtown Vancouver?

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

  • Vancouver Farmers Market: 1,259 vacation rentals
  • Esther Short Park: 1,263 vacation rentals
  • Portlandia: 1,310 vacation rentals
  • Jantzen Beach Center: 1,274 vacation rentals
  • Oregon Convention Center: 1,300 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Downtown 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 Downtown Vancouver?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 317 Houses in Downtown Vancouver. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Downtown Vancouver include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 460 rentals available
  • Villas: 3 rentals available
  • Cabins: 18 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Downtown Vancouver?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 37 vacation rentals with pool available in Downtown Vancouver. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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