Portland is the cultural center of Oregon, and home to many of the nation's top restaurants, making it a gastronomic delight. With attractions that will interest everyone from the nature-lovers to history buffs, a rental house is an excellent base for exploring the city's offerings.
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Apartments With Balconies or Patios
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Popular Rental Amenities in Portland
Filters are available to help you in your search to find a great property in Portland. Most of the vacation rentals in Portland provide "Pets allowed" or "Internet," which makes it a fantastic destination if you travel with your pet or you can't imagine a vacation without internet. Not as many properties in Portland are available if you want to sweat it out in a sauna or if you need a crib for your baby as "Crib" and "Sauna" are not very popular features in Portland.
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Price and Availability Index in Portland
Vacation Rental Price Information in Portland
The price graph will give you the nightly price average for the upcoming months of the year. Prices reach their highest point in July, where prices are an average of $281 a night (7/6 – 7/13). Prices decrease in a week of January (1/20 – 1/27), where average prices are $167.
Rental availability information in Portland
Have a look at the above graph to see the global availability of vacation rentals in Portland. In November (11/30 – 12/7), only 30 are available. It is easier to find a rental in a week of January (1/27 – 2/3), as only 18% of the accommodations are booked.
The Weather in Portland
You can see our climate diagram above. August is the warmest month in Portland with average maximum temperatures of 80°. Conversely, January is the coolest month in Portland, with temperatures going under 34° The rainiest month is November while the driest month is July.
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The 9 Best Restaurants in Portland
1. Ox Restaurant:This popular haunt showcases local fare with an Argentinian twist, made on a wood-fired grill. Quality meats, seafood, and vegetarian dishes feature on the menu.
2. Tasty n Alder: This place serves family-style international dishes with a New American touch. Try the Biscuit Sandwich, with a fried egg, cheddar cheese, and fried chicken.
3. Jake’s Famous Crawfish: This local favorite is well-known for its fresh crawfish, oysters, and crab cakes.
4. Hat Yai: Serving up home-style Thai and Malaysian food, Hat Yai offers delectable dishes such as Malay-style curry and pan-fried roti bread. Go for their Southern Thai fried chicken.
5. Nostrana: Delectable, hearty Italian fare is what you can expect at Nostrana. Favorites here include wood-fired pizzas, pasta with tomato butter, and tantalizing desserts.
6. Canard: A café-cum-wine restaurant, Canard serves French-inspired food. Visit for brunch or dinner and try the Shrimp Toast Benedict or Steam Burger with cocktails.
7. Tusk: Head here for innovative Middle Eastern fare, made with fresh seasonal produce from the greater Portland area. Complement your meal with their craft cocktails.
8. Marukin Ramen: For Japanese food in Portland, Marukin Ramen is an excellent choice. The casual joint serves various classic noodle bowls, as well as vegan ramen on communal tables.
9. Xico: Known for its gourmet Mexican cuisine made with locally-sourced ingredients, you can enjoy handmade tortillas, enchiladas, and Mexican wines in a stylish setting at Xico.
Portland's Art Scene: Blending Local Craft and Fine Art
Renting a Portland vacation home makes it easy to stroll through one of the many art districts and discover the city's arts scene. The bohemian Pearl District is brimming with art galleries featuring both local artists and nationally recognized artists.
The Museum of Contemporary Craft features 4500 square feet of craft and design pieces, encouraging visitors to consider the role craft plays in contemporary art. The Blue Sky/Oregon Center for the Photogenic Arts is noted for its exhibitions featuring up-and-coming photographers while continuing to exhibit works by more notable photographers.
The 5 Best Bars in Portland
The Deadshot bar serves innovative cocktails with experimental flavors alongside traditional offerings. Try the ‘Who Is Jack Nance?’ drink, where whiskey and sherry are infused with mustard and sesame.
2. Multnomah Whiskey Library
If whiskey in an upscale setting is more your style, head to the Multnomah Whiskey Library. From Japanese whiskeys and vintage scotches to whiskey-based cocktails, this bar has an extensive collection of options to satisfy.
Kachinka combines vodka and Russian-style bar food with Soviet-era throwback décor in keeping with the theme. Try the house-made vodka infusions with the famous dumplings at this popular spot.
4. Angel Face
The European-themed Angel Face creates drinks based on their patrons’ tastes. Mention the ingredients you would like in your beverage, or go for one of the classic cocktails.
5. Bar Avignon
For something classy yet homey, pay a visit to Bar Avignon to enjoy both local wines and cocktails in a French bistro setting.
The 5 Best Breweries and Brewery Tours in Portland
1. Ecliptic Brewing
Portland is known for having the most breweries of any city worldwide. At Ecliptic Brewing, sample some of the best classic Northwest beers and fruit ales from a menu that changes every 6 weeks. Walk-in tours are available here twice a week.
2. Upright Brewing
Upright Brewing was one of the first breweries in Portland to specialize in farmhouse-style ales. The French and Belgian beers here come with a regional touch. Head to the intimate tasting room in the basement to enjoy these acclaimed craft brews.
3. Widmer Brothers Brewery
In operation since 1984, Widmer Brothers Brewery produces 450,000 barrels every year. Mingle with locals as you try the brewery’s flagship Hefe and Drop Top Amber varieties. Tours are held daily and often include an exclusive can of a small-batch brew.
4. Hair of the Dog Brewing Company
Tour the Hair of the Dog Brewing Company for ales with a creative twist. Known for their barrel-aged and bottle-conditioned beers, this brewery has an appealing pub menu to go with their curated draft list. Tours are frequently available.
Joining a tour is a fun way to enjoy Portland’s breweries, and the BrewCycle excursion is an excellent choice. Choose one of the multiple-seater bike wagons and pedal away on a two-hour brewpub crawl. The tour is available with various routes running through the city.
5 Family-Friendly Attractions in Portland
1. Oregon Museum of Science and Industry
The Oregon Museum of Science and Industry is home to over 200 interactive displays as well as eight science labs, each dedicated to different areas of the sciences. Kids and adults alike can get their hands dirty in the paleontology lab or test a 3-D printer before catching an educational movie in the museum's theater.
2. Washington Park
With over 15 miles of walking trails, Washington Park is a massive public park in urban Portland. The sprawling recreation area has something for the whole family, including several museums, memorials, and an amphitheater.
3. Oregon Zoo
The Oregon Zoo is located in Washington park and is home to over 250 species of animals. In the wintertime, there is a spectacular light show. And alongside other conservation efforts, it also hosts an Asian elephant breeding program.
4. Portland Japanese Garden
Also within Washington Park is the Portland Japanese Garden. It is considered one of the best in the nation, featuring 5 separate traditional Japanese gardens housed on 5.5 acres of land.
5. Pittock Mansion
Henry Pittock, the wealthy owner of The Weekly Oregonian newspaper, and his wife Georgiana built the Pittock Mansion in 1914. Owned by the city, the Pittock Mansion offers visitors a glimpse into Portland's past.
Information about vacation rentals in Portland
|🏡 Vacation rentals available||3,732 homes|
|💳 Possible discounts||up to 57%|
|🌙 Nightly prices starting at||$60|
|⭐ Popular amenities||Pets allowed, Internet and Kitchen|
|🐾 Pet friendly homes||827 homes|
|🏊 Vacation rentals with pools||914 homes|
Frequently Asked Questions
What is the typical nightly price for a vacation home in Portland?
The average accommodation in Portland is priced at $60 per night. If you would like to stay in a house rental, the average price is $313 per night. A apartment rental Portland will cost on average $182 per night.
How many vacation rentals are available to book in Portland?
Currently there are 3,732 vacation rentals to choose from for your vacation.
What are the most popular amenities for vacation homes in Portland?
Three most popular amenities for vacation home rentals in Portland include accommodations that have: Pets allowed, Internet, and Kitchen.
How many vacation rentals with a pool are there in Portland?
Browse 914 vacation rentals available in Portland for renting.
Are pets allowed in vacation homes in Portland?
Finding a vacation home in Portland that allows dogs is definitely possible, with 827 pet-friendly available.
What are the best months to travel to Portland?
When looking for a vacation rental in Portland, keep in mind that rainy season is usually in November or December, with July often being the driest.
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