sits on the north bank of the Columbia River
directly across from Portland
. Vancouver combines the excitement of a major metropolitan area with small-town charm and abundant recreational opportunities.
Downtown Vancouver is bustling withquaint eateries, art galleries, and a wide variety of retail shopping
from charming boutiques to antiques amongst a blend of new and historic architecture. The city is the fourth largest in the state and is home to 7,000 acres of parkland and over 44 miles of trails
Vancouver provides a variety of holiday accommodations in different neighborhoods. Whether you’re looking for a condo rental or hotel
in the heart of town, pet-friendly vacation rentals
in a quiet residential neighborhood, or accommodations
in the surrounding forests; Vancouver can provide exactly the type of vacation you are looking for. Check the listings on Owner Direct Vacation Rentals and book vacation lodging for your next get-away!
When you’re in town be sure to stop by the Vancouver Farmers Market
, a pet friendly place where you can chat with the people who have grown or made your purchase, grab a bite to eat, listen to music, and enjoy a wonderful, relaxing day. Home to over 150 vendors, you'll discover fresh produce, flowers, plants, delicious food, pet treats, and accessories for yourself, home, or garden directly from local artisans.
Mount St. Helens to the north, the Pacific Ocean to the west, and the Cascade Mountains to the east, the area offers an abundance of natural beauty and recreational opportunities
. The spectacular Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area lies 30 minutes to the east. Explorers-at-heart will want to trace Lewis and Clark's footsteps
through this area which Lewis himself thought was the most desirable location for a settlement west of the Rocky Mountains.
The variety of accommodation options in Vancouver runs from apartments and condo rentals to private vacation rental homes, amazing vacation rental suites, and luxury 5-star lodging
. All accommodation options in Vancouver provide a great base for which to explore the local sites as well as the surrounding mountain ranges.
Whether you enjoy hiking, fishing, mountain biking, windsurfing or just walking, Vancouver, Washington has adventures to satisfy everyone.