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Destination guide

Explore the great outdoors in picturesque Oregon

From farmland, desert and beaches to rugged mountains and old-growth forests, the sprawling state of Oregon is a collage of landscapes. Unsurprisingly, it's a paradise for those who love the great outdoors, offering activities for all, including hiking, kayaking and even summer skiing. Beyond the outdoor pursuits, Oregon's vibrant cities are packed with farm-to-table restaurants, microbreweries and museums showcasing everything from fine art and science to the state's rich Native American heritage. Wherever you choose to stay, an Oregon vacation rental puts you in the heart of it all.

History

Historic sites near Oregon vacation rentals

Oregon has fascinating historic sites to delight the history buff. Vacation rentals are available near attractions like the Pittock Mansion, a historic home with history-inspired artifacts and gifts, and the Heceta Head Lighthouse, a historic lighthouse on a dramatic bluff with spectacular views. You'll also like Pioneer Courthouse Square, a lively public square with a historic courthouse.

Things to do

City sights and natural wonders in Oregon

For many visitors, an Oregon vacation rental in Portland offers the best choice for sightseeing. The city is home to attractions like the Portland Art Museum, which boasts an impressive collection of Native American art, and the Oregon Museum of Science and Industry, which features a planetarium and fun, hands-on exhibits. Seeking tranquility? The city's Japanese Gardens will soothe you with trickling waterfalls, babbling streams and peaceful pathways that weave among trees, flowers and ponds. Situated in the southern part of the state, Crater Lake National Park is a must, with its vast, sapphire-hued lake and spectacular surrounds, veined with hiking trails.

Activities

Attractions for all in Oregon

With kayaking, windsurfing, cycling and hiking, Oregon is a playground that offers all manner of outdoor adventures. Here, you can blast through the Oregon Dunes National Recreation Area in a buggy, test your climbing skills at Smith Rock, raft the 38 miles of rapids and restful waters on Rogue River or take to the ski slopes at Mount Hood. In the market for something more relaxing? There are almost 200 public golf courses to choose from, countless beaches and plenty to do in the state's cities, from sports games and shopping, to family days at museums, galleries and attractions such as Oregon Zoo.

Weather

Local weather for your trip to Oregon vacation homes

Due to the scale of things here, the climate can be varied, depending on where you choose your Oregon vacation rental. While generally on the mild side, the western region has an oceanic climate, meaning it can be wet during winter, spring and fall, with dry days during the summer. The southwest region has a climate reminiscent of the Mediterranean, with sizzling summers and drier, sunnier winters, while things can get cold on the higher ground of the north-west. Head to the eastern desert areas for snowy winters and pleasant summers. Spring and summer are considered the best times to visit, so be sure to book early to secure your ideal dates.

Natural features

Oregon is a dream destination

For those who can't get enough of the great outdoors, Oregon is a dream destination. From rocky coastal scenery, rippling lakes and swaths of fragrant forest to snowcapped mountains, plunging canyons and sandy desert, the state is a one-stop shop for all types of activity and adventure. With such a diverse landscape comes a remarkable mix of wildlife. See everything from coyotes, foxes and bears to the majestic gray whales that swim just off the coast, just don't forget to bring a camera.

Food and drink

Must-try foods in Oregon

The cuisine in Oregon reflects the flavors of Pacific Northwest food traditions and the ethnic makeup of the region, including Asian and Native American cuisine. Common ingredients in the state include salmon, shellfish, and other seafood, game meat like moose and elk, and produce like mushrooms, berries, potatoes, and kale. If you want to experience the unique foods of Oregon, visit a restaurant near your vacation accommodation.

How many vacation rentals are available around Oregon, US?

Our 2020 property listings offer a large selection of 9,129 vacation rentals around Oregon. From 849 cabin rentals to 5,688 house rentals, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Oregon?

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

  • Sunriver: 1,805 vacation rentals
  • Lincoln City: 1,119 vacation rentals
  • Seaside: 727 vacation rentals
  • Rockaway Beach: 845 vacation rentals
  • Bend: 2,610 vacation rentals

And Vrbo offers you the chance to discover many other popular destinations in Oregon! 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 Oregon?

Whether you're traveling 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 Oregon:

  • Lincoln City: 1,119 rentals
  • Seaside: 727 rentals
  • Rockaway Beach: 845 rentals
  • Bend: 2,610 rentals
  • Manzanita: 777 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 traveling by plane to Oregon?

Yes of course. Our owners offer a large selection of vacation rentals near airports. The airports with a large selection of vacation rentals in Oregon are:

  • Sunriver, OR (SUO): 2,182 vacation rentals
  • Brookings, OR (BOK): 126 vacation rentals
  • Pacific City, OR (PFC): 1,146 vacation 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 holidays in Oregon?

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

  • Cannon Beach: 1,361 rentals
  • Bandon Dunes Golf Resort: 97 rentals
  • Cooper Spur Ski Area: 288 rentals
  • Haystack Rock: 1,518 rentals
  • Silver Falls State Park: 40 rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Oregon listed on Vrbo 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 Oregon

Lincoln City
1,119 vacation rentals
Seaside
727 vacation rentals
Rockaway Beach
845 vacation rentals
Bend
2,610 vacation rentals
Manzanita
777 vacation rentals
Depoe Bay
974 vacation rentals
Newport
803 vacation rentals
Yachats
424 vacation rentals
Brookings
136 vacation rentals
Florence
247 vacation rentals
Gearhart
663 vacation rentals
Pacific City
343 vacation rentals
Waldport
440 vacation rentals
Bandon
132 vacation rentals
Hood River
392 vacation rentals
Cannon Beach
861 vacation rentals
Neskowin
994 vacation rentals
Ashland
184 vacation rentals
Rhododendron
283 vacation rentals
Gold Beach
126 vacation rentals