Destination guide

Head to the friendly city of Gresham

The waterfalls and forests create a pretty picture of Gresham. Well known for its shopping, sporting events and restaurants, this welcoming city won't disappoint. Moda Center and Grotto are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. Whether you're planning a family holiday, romantic stay or trip with friends, holiday rentals offer features like full kitchens and laundry facilities for a more convenient stay.


Activities and attractions in and around Gresham

Do you want to discover attractions to visit during your stay? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Gresham a fun place to get away to. Here are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Oregon Zoo (14 mi / 22.5 km)
  • Gresham Golf Course (1.1 mi / 1.7 km)
  • Mt Hood Community College Planetarium (2.1 mi / 3.4 km)
  • Glendoveer Golf Course (4.9 mi / 7.9 km)
  • Leatherman Factory (7.2 mi / 11.5 km)
  • Eagle Landing Golf Course (7.3 mi / 11.7 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Gresham

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to take in the scenery, Gresham is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. Here are a few of the area's most eye-catching natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Tom McCall Waterfront Park (12 mi / 19.2 km)
  • Portland Japanese Garden (13.6 mi / 21.8 km)
  • Powell Butte Nature Park (3.3 mi / 5.3 km)
  • Lewis and Clark State Recreation Site (4 mi / 6.4 km)
  • Parklane Park (4 mi / 6.5 km)
  • Leach Botanical Garden (5.4 mi / 8.7 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around Gresham

The nearest airport is in Portland, OR (PDX-Portland Intl.), located 10.1 mi (16.2 km) from the city centre.

You can see more of Gresham by catching a ride on the metro at Gresham Central Transit Center, Cleveland Avenue Station or Gresham City Hall Station.

Where to stay around Gresham?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,258 holiday lettings near Gresham. From 509 Houses to 54 Cabins, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Gresham is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Gresham?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday accommodations for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Gresham:

  • Lair Hill: 135 holiday homes
  • Cedar Hills: 37 holiday homes
  • Sellwood-Moreland: 44 holiday homes
  • Alberta Arts District: 231 holiday homes
  • Foothills: 17 holiday homes

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

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

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

  • Mt Hood Community College - Gresham Campus: 1,186 holiday lettings
  • Persimmon Country Club: 1,218 holiday lettings
  • Mt Hood Community College Planetarium: 1,185 holiday lettings
  • Gresham Golf Course: 1,205 holiday lettings
  • Gresham History Museum: 1,226 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Gresham 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 Gresham?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 509 Houses in Gresham. Our other popular types of Gresham holiday rentals include:

  • Cabins: 54 self catering accommodations
  • Bungalows: 54 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 54 self catering accommodations

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Gresham?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 70 holiday homes with pool available in Gresham. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.