Destination guide

Explore the riverfront setting in Downtown Vancouver

The riverfront and other outdoor surroundings create an inviting atmosphere in Downtown Vancouver. Well known for its cafes, shopping and university setting, this walkable city won't disappoint. Moda Center and Portland International Raceway are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. Are you looking for specific amenities for your getaway? Many of our holiday rentals feature full kitchens and laundry facilities.

Activities

Sightseeing in and around Downtown Vancouver

Do you want to discover top things to see and do in the area? Venture out of your holiday home and check out everything that Downtown Vancouver has to offer. These are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Oregon Zoo (9.1 mi / 14.7 km)
  • Heron Lakes Golf Club (2.7 mi / 4.4 km)
  • Broadmoor Golf Course (4.9 mi / 8 km)
  • Colwood National Golf Course (6.4 mi / 10.4 km)
  • Clark County Fairgrounds (7.6 mi / 12.3 km)
  • Rose City Golf Course (8 mi / 12.9 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Downtown Vancouver

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to take in the scenery, Downtown Vancouver is a great place to get out in nature. Here are some of the area’s most stunning natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Portland Japanese Garden (8.4 mi / 13.5 km)
  • Tom McCall Waterfront Park (8.4 mi / 13.5 km)
  • Esther Short Park (0.7 mi / 1.1 km)
  • Leverich Park (1.1 mi / 1.8 km)
  • Delta Park East (2.6 mi / 4.2 km)
  • Smith and Bybee Lakes Wildlife Area (2.7 mi / 4.4 km)
How to get there

Transport options to and around Downtown Vancouver

Fly into Portland, OR (PDX-Portland Intl.), the closest airport, located 5.3 mi (8.6 km) from the city centre.

Where to stay around Downtown Vancouver?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 903 holiday lettings near Downtown Vancouver. From 320 Houses to 460 Flats, find the best place to stay with your family and friends to discover Downtown Vancouver area.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Downtown Vancouver?

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 Downtown Vancouver:

  • Lair Hill: 135 holiday homes
  • Cedar Hills: 38 holiday homes
  • Sellwood-Moreland: 45 holiday homes
  • Alberta Arts District: 232 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 Downtown Vancouver?

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

  • Esther Short Park: 1,266 holiday lettings
  • Vancouver Farmers Market: 1,265 holiday lettings
  • Artists Repertory Theatre: 1,306 holiday lettings
  • Vancouver Lake Park: 1,208 holiday lettings
  • West Sylvan Park: 1,344 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Downtown 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 Downtown Vancouver?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 320 Houses in Downtown Vancouver. Our other popular types of Downtown Vancouver holiday rentals include:

  • Flats: 460 self catering accommodations
  • Villas: 3 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 18 self catering accommodations

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Downtown Vancouver?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 37 holiday homes with pool available in Downtown Vancouver. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.