Destination guide

Friendly Vancouver will entice you

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

Activities

Activities and attractions in Vancouver

Are you searching for attractions to see while you're in the area? Venture out of your cosy holiday 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 centre:

  • 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 highlights

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 centre:

  • 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)
Transport

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 centre.

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

Where to stay near Vancouver?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 974 holiday rentals near Vancouver. From 362 Houses to 473 Condos/Apartments, find unique holiday homes 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 are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday rentals for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Vancouver:

  • Hawthorne: 521 holiday homes
  • Metzger: 20 holiday homes
  • Bull Mountain: 19 holiday homes
  • Southgate: 16 holiday homes
  • Cedar Hills: 37 holiday homes

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

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Vancouver?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places in Vancouver. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Pearson Air Museum: 1,242 holiday rentals
  • Salmon Creek Regional Park: 1,146 holiday rentals
  • Washington State University Vancouver: 1,087 holiday rentals
  • Vancouver Land Bridge: 1,242 holiday rentals
  • General Oliver Otis Howard House: 1,236 holiday 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 holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Vancouver?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 362 Houses in Vancouver. Our other popular types of Vancouver holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 473 holiday houses
  • Bungalows: 25 holiday houses
  • Cottages: 25 holiday houses

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Vancouver?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 42 holiday homes with pool available in Vancouver. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.