Discover a selection of 1,500 vacation rentals in Portland, OR that are perfect for your trip. Whether you’re traveling with friends, family, or even pets, Vrbo vacation homes have the best amenities for hanging out with the people that matter most, including WiFi and swimming pools. Prices start at $72 per night, and houses and cabins are popular options for a stay in Portland. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
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Destination guide

Explore Portland from vacation home rentals

Set at the confluence of the Willamette and Columbia Rivers, Portland became a major port city in the 1830s when residents arrived via the Oregon Trail. Portland has since traded its pioneers for hipsters and, today, the bustling big city is a paradise for trendy businesses. Based in the Pacific Northwest, and with snow-capped Mount Hood serving as its backdrop, the city offers no shortage of outdoor excursions. Need a nature fix? Your Portland vacation rental puts you just 90 minutes from the breathtaking beauty of the Columbia River Gorge and the raw volcanic power of Mount St. Helens.

Things to do

Sightseeing near Portland vacation rentals

Love getting lost in a good book? Then shop until you drop at Powell's City of Books. Dubbed the world's largest independent new and used bookstore, the 1.6-acre shop covers a whole city block. Put your book away and explore the world of Native American and Asian art at the Portland Art Museum, a local institution since 1892. Sheer beauty is on display at the 400-acre, hilltop Washington Park, where you can stroll through an arboretum, Japanese garden, and the city's beloved rose garden. Little ones will gravitate toward the park's own Oregon Zoo and Portland Children's Museum.

Activities

Activities near Portland vacation homes

Leave the comfort of your Portland vacation rental and let loose in downtown's collection of hip restaurants, bars, and museums. Foodies will drool over gourmet street food served from the food carts lining the downtown streets. If you want to hang with the locals, the nearby Pearl District bustles with activity, as former warehouses now house an array of cool bars, breweries, coffee shops, and galleries. For a fresh view of the city, walk the riverfront trail along the Willamette, or make the 90-minute drive to Mount Hood for an afternoon of skiing, snowboarding, rock climbing, and mountain biking.

Weather

It's the Pacific Northwest—of course there's rain!

Portland's rainy reputation lives up to the hype between November and February when the city nets 5 to 6 inches of rain each month. Winter also brings chilly daytime highs in the 40s and the occasional flurry, but snow rarely sticks to the ground for long. During the summer, you'll want to break free from your Portland vacation rental to take advantage of the sunny skies and 80-degree temperatures. Enjoy mild conditions in the spring and fall when daytime highs fluctuate between the 50s and 60s.

Natural features

A magical wonderland of glaciers and gorges

There's no escaping nature in Portland, even downtown, where the Willamette River flows from north to south, and lush green hills lie to the west. But if you really want to break away from the urban setting, venture east to Mount Hood, an active volcano whose hillsides feature glaciers and dense pine forests, or drive north to stare into the open crater of famed Mount St. Helens. Just northeast of Portland, the Columbia River Gorge offers even more natural beauty as the river cuts through a canyon whose sheer cliff walls are dotted with waterfalls.

How to get there

Transportation to and around Portland

Fly into Portland International Airport (PDX), the closest airport, located 6.2 mi (10 km) from the city center.

If you'd rather travel by train, the main station is Portland Union Station. It's easy to get around Portland by jumping on the metro at SW 6th-Pine Street Station, NW 5th-Couch Street Station or NW 6th-Davis Street Station.

Good for couples

Couple's retreat in Portland vacation homes

Portland has numerous romantic locations to explore on your vacation. Tranquil vacation homes are available near places like the Portland Japanese Garden, a serene, landscaped garden with waterfalls, a teahouse, and spectacular mountain views, and the Pittock Mansion, a museum shop within a historic home with crafts and historic gifts. You could also visit the International Rose Test Garden to view tens of thousands of plants in manicured displays.

What are the top vacation rentals in or near Portland?

The heart wants what the heart wants, and right now it wants to take a vacation. Now's the time to pack your suitcase and escape to one of these top vacation rentals in or near Portland:

  • Take advantage of handy extras like cookware, dishware and utensils and heating at "Lovely Apartment In The Heart Of Sellwood". Located around 4 miles from Portland, this vacation rental has 1 bedroom and is a hit with guests.
  • "Carefully Restored Wilsonville Farmhouse Next To Parks And Trails" also promises a memorable escape, offering 3 bedrooms, a microwave oven, nearby museums and more. It's around 16 miles from Portland.

For even more great options, use the search bar at the top of the page to find the perfect Portland vacation rental for you.

What are the best tiny house vacation rentals in or near Portland?

You need only take a look inside our tiny house vacation rentals in Portland to realize that amazing things really do come in little packages. Ingeniously designed to maximize space, these pint-sized pads deliver a big vacation experience:

  • Look forward to a simpler way of living at "Custom Tiny House With Boho Vibes". Amenities at this gem in Kerns include air conditioning, coffee and tea making facilities and more.
  • Alternatively, get comfy at "Custom Tiny House With Bamboo Vibes". Situated in Portland, this tiny gem comes with air conditioning and heating.

Can I find log cabins to rent in or near Portland?

Whether you want to spend your trip chasing adventure outdoors or connecting with your favorite people, Vrbo has wonderful log cabins where you can do both. Have a peek at these favorites in and around Portland:

  • "Moondance Cabin - Secluded Creekside Log Cabin": Enjoy a week unwinding at this fabulous escape in nature. Once you feel refreshed, enjoy rafting or fishing, which are some of the fun things to do in this region.
  • "Rustic Log Cabin W Hot Tub Near Mount Hood": After a busy day of trying out some popular local pastimes, such as mountain biking and cross-country skiing, recharge your batteries at this charming getaway.

What are the top-rated vacation rentals for weekend getaways in or near Portland?

We all need an escape from the real world every once in a while. If you're dreaming of a couple of leisurely mornings in a cushy bed hugging a coffee, we've got some amazing weekend getaways in and around Portland. Check out two of our favorites:

  • Put your feet up at "Modern, Beautifully Located Reed College 2 Bedroom Apartment With Private Patio". Located around 3 miles to the southeast of Portland, this cozy escape has all you need for a relaxing stay, including off-street parking options and internet services.
  • "Peaceful Garden Cottage, Close To Mt. Tabor Park And Downtown Bus" is another popular option. It's around 4 miles to the east of Portland and features a porch, WiFi and more.

Can I find studio apartments for rent in and around Portland?

You certainly can. If you want a small but stylish stay, you can't top a studio apartment. These compact properties exude charm and are often conveniently located in the center of town. Check out the following options in or near Portland:

  • Chill by yourself or take a travel buddy along to "Lovely Apartment In The Heart Of Sellwood". You'll have plenty of amenities to make your stay comfortable, including coffee and tea making facilities and an ice maker.
  • An equally good option is "Peaceful Garden Cottage, Close To Mt. Tabor Park And Downtown Bus". Don't be fooled by its compact size — this comfy apartment is filled with handy amenities like a porch, coffee and tea making facilities and much more.

Can I find short term rentals in or near Portland?

From cozy apartments to huge vacation homes, Vrbo has your mini break sorted. Here are just two of our favorite stays in and around Portland:

  • If you can only spare a few nights, "Peaceful Garden Cottage, Close To Mt. Tabor Park And Downtown Bus" is a fantastic choice. It's not too far from the center of Portland, so you'll have easy access to all the top sights.
  • Alternatively, spend a few relaxing nights at "The Multnomah Guest House". This comfy, centrally located property makes exploring the local sights easy.

What are the best romantic weekend getaways in or near Portland?

Whether spent in a cabin, a cottage or a houseboat, a romantic weekend getaway is a wonderful way to spice up your relationship. Whisk your sweetheart off for a few days at one of these appealing escapes in or near Portland:

  • Located around 4 miles from Portland, "Lovely Apartment In The Heart Of Sellwood" is the ideal place for starry-eyed lovebirds. A fireplace and air conditioning are just some of the many amenities here.
  • Another place where you can enjoy a few precious days together is "Carefully Restored Wilsonville Farmhouse Next To Parks And Trails". Located around 16 miles from Portland, winery tours and a fireplace add to the ambiance here.

What are the best large group vacation rentals in or near Portland?

Share your vacation and have twice as much fun. Whether you're organizing an active escape with buddies or a family reunion, there's no shortage of large group vacation rentals in and around Portland:

  • A range of amenities including a kitchen and a water park make "Stunning Modern Home In Trendy And Hip Mississippi District" a standout. This popular retreat has 5 bedrooms and sleeps up to 12 guests. From the center of Portland, it's around 2 miles away to the north.
  • "Super Clean, Sanitized, Centrally Located" is another option that'll fit the whole crew. It's around 4 miles to the north of Portland, has 4 bedrooms and welcomes up to 16 guests. A kitchen and a garden are among the things designed to make your group getaway more comfortable.

What are the best houses for rent with a pool in or near Portland?

A pool is often a nonnegotiable when choosing where to stay, particularly if you're bringing the kids along. Check out these houses with a pool in or near Portland and fill your days with frolicking and fun:

  • Treat the gang to a memorable break at "The Multnomah Guest House". There's plenty to love about this escape besides its pool, such as a garden and outdoor furniture.
  • "Designer Owned House On Vibrant Williams Avenue Near Mississippi" is the sort of place you go to escape the everyday and make the most of your surroundings, starting with its glorious pool. Free toiletries and a balcony are also on hand to make your stay as comfy as possible.

Not sure what the weather is like in Portland? It has a mediterranean climate, with average summertime temperatures ranging from 50 ºF to 80 ºF. If you're seeking more inspiration on places to stay in this amazing destination, use the search bar at the top of the page and adjust the filters to scroll through our entire range of Portland vacation rentals.

What are the best large family vacation rentals in or near Portland?

Every catch-up with the family should be a memorable one. Whether you're organizing a fun escape with the kids or a celebration with relatives, Vrbo's large family vacation rentals in or near Portland offer a comfy home away from home with plenty of space for everyone:

  • Sleeping up to 8 guests in 3 bedrooms, "Carefully Restored Wilsonville Farmhouse Next To Parks And Trails" is the perfect place to hang out with the family. This popular getaway is 16 miles to the south of Portland and has creature comforts such as cable/satellite TV services and a microwave oven.
  • "The Portland Villa - In The Heart Of Ne Portland" is another popular option. It's about 4 miles to the northeast of Portland, has 4 bedrooms and accommodates up to 9 guests. Useful amenities here include a stereo and towels.

If you're chasing family-friendly attractions in the area, you're spoiled for choice. Oregon Zoo, Multnomah Falls and International Rose Test Garden promise lots of fun for both adults and kids.

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