What to See:
A Bend vacation gives visitors the chance to experience four seasons of adventure! iTrip Vacations Bend manages rentals near snow-capped mountains, rivers, hiking and biking trails, golf courses, and more.
Named among Outside Magazine's 50 Trips of a Lifetime, Bend offers a mountain retreat complete with a vibrant downtown and friendly locals. No matter what time of year, the area's landscape welcomes guests to enjoy the great outdoors and small-town culture.
Winter brings an average of 30 feet of snow to the mountains surrounding Bend. Ski and snowboard at Mt. Bachelor Ski Resort, go dog-sledding, rent snowmobiles and fatbikes, and take guided snowshoe tours. Snow bunnies can also sled and tube, ice skate, and plan carriage and sleigh rides. As an added perk, kids under 12 ski free in Bend, making this a must for family ski vacations.
In the summer, mild temperatures and cool mountain breezes provide the perfect weather for playing outside. See the area while biking, fishing, golfing, hiking, paddleboarding and rock climbing. Deschutes National Forest and Deschutes River offer plenty of places to roam on and off the water. The Cascade Lake Highway weaves 80 miles past 14 alpine lakes, serving as paradise for anglers and water lovers. Central Oregon also features some of the finest fly fishing venues in the world and several of the best golf courses in the Pacific Northwest. Other recreational sites include Newberry National Volcanic Monument, Tumalo Falls and Lava River Cave.
Downtown Bend and the Old Mill District - both situated on the Deschutes River - have boutiques, local dining, trails and art shows. Browse over 50 independently owned retailers selling everything from antiques and clothing to gear and jewelry. Sample favorite dishes at area restaurants, or take a Bend food tour to experience popular hot spots. Besides renowned Deschutes Brewery, the city is home to dozens of craft brewers, distilleries and wine tasting options. The Bend Ale Trail is one of the largest beer trails in the West. To see big names in music and entertainment, check out the lineup at Les Schwab Amphitheater, which hosts outdoor concerts in summer and fall.
Families find several activities tailored to their interests. Spend time at High Desert Museum to learn about art, history and wildlife. Visitors can swim, float the Deschutes River, wakeboard at Bend Whitewater Park, and splash at SHARC Aquatic and Recreation Center in nearby Sunriver.
Sunriver Resort, located only 12 miles south of Bend, features world-class golf, 30-plus miles of paved trails, water recreation activities, horseback riding, spas, restaurants and vacation rentals situated near all the fun. Additionally, Bend has roller skating and ice skating rinks, escape room games, a trampoline park, and fun center with arcade, bumper cars, go karts, and mini golf.
Those who book a Bend vacation rental also have access to many year-round festivals celebrating art, beer, food, local crafts, music and seasonal events. Visitors can participate in marathons, cycling races, sports tournaments, pet parades, holiday festivities and other events that unite the community.
Gear up for endless excitement! Browse Bend vacation rentals and start planning.
What to See:
Book a central Oregon coast vacation rental, and see dramatic coastlines, sandy dunes and scenic beauty. iTrip Vacations Central Oregon Coast manages vacation rentals in Florence and further north in Depoe Bay, Lincoln City, Otter Rock, Newport, Seal Rock, Waldport, Yachats and Dune City.
Florence – a picturesque town that sits on the Siuslaw River in Oregon – features a bustling downtown with art galleries, shops and restaurants. The city has even earned accolades on Best Small Towns lists and Cool Cities You Must Experience. Historic Old Town showcases the best of small-town living with lively festivals and friendly locals. While visiting, watch boats in the port and admire Siuslaw River Bridge and its unique architecture. To see it all, take a self-guided walking tour, which covers historical buildings and locally owned businesses.
From action-packed ATV adventures and sandboarding to relaxing on beaches and wandering trails, this area offers an oasis for outdoor lovers. In addition, guests also enjoy horseback riding and playing golf. Top outdoor attractions include The Hobbit Trail, John Dellenback Dunes Trail, Hecta Beach and Sand Master Park. Just don't forget to spend time at Sea Lion Caves, which accommodates more than 200 sea lions that love to bask in the sun.
Our Florence vacation rentals – and others along central Oregon coast – also give guests access to several state parks perfect for hiking and wildlife. Darlingtonia State Natural Site offers a retreat while protecting a carnivorous plant named Darlingtonia California, which is only found in this area. At Hecta Head Lighthouse and Scenic Point, see beaches, caves and a lighthouse. Jessie M. Honeyman Memorial State Park offers a prime location for boating, fishing, picnicking and swimming. For more outdoor adventure, head to Neptune State Park, Yaquina Head Outstanding Natural Area, Devil's Punchbowl and Seal Rock.
While central Oregon coast offers a diverse outdoor playground, there are other fun things to do. Several towns line the coast, and they all feature noteworthy attractions. In Lincoln City, shop Lincoln City Outlets or make glass art. Then play games and enjoy live entertainment at Chinhook Winds Casino Resort. Go whale-watching in Depoe Bay, which is considered the best spot on the central coast. Newport houses Oregon Coast Aquarium, Ripley's Believe It or Not!, The Wax Works museum, Undersea Gardens, Hatfield Marine Science Center, Nye Beach and a historic bayfront.
When vacationing in Florence, Newport or Lincoln City, sample award-winning clam chowder, fresh seafood and delicious coastal favorites. Our guests will find cafes for coffee and quick bites. Or dig into fresh catches, salads and soups. The area also offers international cuisine featuring British, Chinese, Italian, Mexican and exotic flavors. Additionally, many restaurants in the Florence area offer a place to enjoy cocktails and meet locals.
If this isn't reason enough to visit the central Oregon coast, Florence also hosts family-friendly and food-loving events throughout the year. Spring welcomes everyone to enjoy whale-watching, wine, art, jazz, a triathlon, and the well-known Rhododendron Festival. In summer, attend a Classic Car and Airplane Show, Florence Half Marathon and Old Fashioned Fourth of July. However, don't miss the Oregon Coast Championship Wiener Dog Races, parades, holiday boat parade, and signature music fest in fall and winter.
Come see us in central Oregon! Browse Florence vacation rentals.
Own a rental home in the area? Read about our Florence vacation property management services along the central Oregon coast.
What to See:
Our Eugene vacation rentals offer proximity to one of the best small towns in the U.S. Eugene, Oregon, has ranked among the best places to live and best small towns according to top media outlets.
Outdoor recreation ranks among the most popular reasons to visit. The Willamette River runs through the area making it easy to canoe, kayak and fish. Mount Pisgah Arboretum features a 209-acre botanical garden nestled between Mount Pisgah and the Coast Fork of Willamette River. Cascades Raptor Center provides a home to rescued birds of prey where guests interact with wildlife.
Next walk among rhododendrons at Hendricks Park, canoe at Alton Baker Park, or admire roses at Owen Rose Garden. Nature enthusiasts also enjoy hiking, skiing in the Cascade Mountains, river rafting and going to nearby beaches and dunes. In addition, visitors are welcome to ride bicycles on a network of trails. Locals say riders can cycle across the whole city in only 20 minutes! After all the action, soak in McCredie Hot Springs located in nearby Oakridge.
Eugene also has family-friendly attractions. Sports fans should head to Hayward Field located at University of Oregon, one of the most famous track and field stadiums in the world. During football season, visit Autzen Stadium to cheer on the Oregon Ducks. Matthew Knight Arena welcomes basketball fans to support the Oregon Duck basketball teams and hosts concerts and events year-round. The university also encourages fans to watch college baseball, golf, tennis, track and field, and volleyball. Skateboarders and BMX riders feel at home at WJ Skatepark and Urban Plaza.
Local culture also plays a role in the community. Museum of Natural and Cultural History showcases the region in fun ways, so all ages learn and play. Oregon Air and Space Museum explores the history of aviation and Oregon natives who helped shaped the region's role in the industry. Eugene Science Center delights visitors through interactive exhibits and planetarium shows. Other attractions in Eugene include Hult Center for the Performing Arts, Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art, Lane County Historical Museum and Skinner Butte Park.
Those who book a Eugene vacation rental also have easy access to shopping. There's no sales tax in Oregon, so guests can treat themselves. Valley River Center – one of the largest malls in the area – offers more than 70 major brands and restaurants. From spring to fall, shop Eugene's Saturday Market and Lane County Farmers Market. Both welcome guests to shop locally made products, enjoy live entertainment and meet friendly people. Then visit 5th Street Public Market, a bustling area in downtown full of boutiques, restaurants and live-work spaces.
When it's time to break from the fun, indulge in the region's food scene. From coffee shops and chef-inspired creations to casual family favorites, the city serves a selection of options everyone will love. Food tours and tasting trails help guests sample regional craft beer, local spirits and award-winning dishes. In addition, Eugene and nearby Willamette Valley host winery tours and wine tastings. Noteworthy spots include Oregon Wine LAB, Territorial Vineyards and Winery, and Noble Estate Vineyard and Winery.
Book a Eugene vacation rental and visit this award-winning small town.
List your home in our Eugene vacation property management program to generate more revenue and better online reviews. Our professional team serves Eugene, Lincoln City, Portland, Mount Hood and Willamette Valley.
What to See:
Vacation in Lincoln City and explore Oregon's unforgettable coast! Our Lincoln City vacation rentals offer a place for guests to enjoy outdoor adventure, local culture and lots of relaxation.
Lincoln City has 7 miles of beaches perfect for swimming and surfing. On the east side of the city, visit Devils Lake, a popular place for boating, fishing, kayaking and paddle boarding. Then build a bonfire and catch the sunset at Siletz Bay. While strolling along the beaches, look for Finders Keepers glass floats. These colorful glass objects often wash ashore, and beachcombers are welcome to keep them as souvenirs. In addition to water recreation, our guests enjoy nearby parks, pristine golf courses and wildlife-watching opportunities.
One of the most popular outdoor activities is hiking. Oregon's coast features some of the most beautiful trails in the Pacific Northwest and serves as a retreat for natural habitats. Cascade Head, south of Lincoln City, is a protected wildlife sanctuary with stunning views. Other places to hike include Roads End State Recreation Site, Devils Lake, The Knoll and Drift Creek Falls.
When it's time to explore the town, visitors can hang out and meet locals. Connie Hansen Garden welcomes nature lovers and leashed pets to stroll flowering pathways. North Lincoln County Historical Museum showcases local and Japanese history and important industries such as fishing. For something hands-on, take a class at Lincoln City Cultural Center. Art lovers should browse art studios and galleries where guests buy local pieces and mingle with talented artists. Lincoln City Glass Center ranks as a must-see for blown glass in colorful shapes.
Our Lincoln City vacation rentals are located near restaurants, shopping and entertainment. From fresh-caught seafood to international cuisine, the area bustles with local flavor. Select from casual bars and pubs to upscale waterfront dining overlooking the ocean. In the Culinary Center, learn to cook like professional chefs. Those who prefer to kick back enjoy touring breweries and sampling craft beer. After filling up on goodies, shop discounts on major brands at Lincoln City Outlets and browse antique shops.
To make a night of it, head to Chinook Winds Casino Resort. Live entertainment icons often grace the stage, or visitors can try their luck in the casino. Game options include bingo, poker, slots, table games and sports wagers. Those traveling with children can play more than 100 games at Game Over Arcade. Other entertainment options range from performances at Theatre West to live music. Those who want more will find events and festivals happening all year. Lincoln City hosts annual kite festivals, sandcastle contests, tours of Historic Taft, holiday celebrations and more.
Our rental homes sit within proximity to Portland, which is only two hours northeast. This thriving city offers a more urban retreat paired with scenic beauty and diversity. Top things to do in Portland include touring gardens, Willamette Valley wine tours, strolling the zoo, museums and parks, and riding bicycles to explore at a leisurely pace. Just don't miss the famous live music scene.
Browse Lincoln City vacation rentals to plan a getaway to Oregon's coast.
If you own a short-term rental in the area, meet our Lincoln City vacation property managers. The team serves Lincoln City, Portland, Mount Hood, Willamette Valley and Eugene.
What to See:
A Mt. Hood vacation places you in the middle of an outdoor oasis full of mountain views, flowing water and natural beauty. Our Mt. Hood vacation rentals give guests the chance to experience Oregon's wilderness and nearby Portland.
Located 90 minutes southeast of Portland, Mt. Hood offers a retreat from busy life. Although much of the area serves as an outdoor escape, visitors also find small villages with rural and modern charm.
Two main attractions draw nature lovers: Mt. Hood and the Columbia River Gorge. Mt. Hood National Forest measures 60 miles of forested mountains, lakes, and streams perfect for summer biking and hiking. Other outdoor activities include canoeing and kayaking on Trillium Lake, hot-air balloon rides, fishing, exploring Willamette Falls and water tubing.
In winter, experience cold-weather fun at Timberline Lodge, Mt. Hood Skibowl and Mt. Hood Meadows. Ski and snowboard miles of slopes, rent snowmobiles, tube down hill, ride sleighs and snowshoe through the mountains. Visitors can even ski at night, as Mt. Hood Skibowl has one of the largest night skiing terrains in the U.S.
In addition to recreation, Mt. Hood Township houses 14 villages separated into urban, valley and mountain locations. This ensures vacationers can plan a trip that best suits their interests. In urban areas, find a lively arts and culture scene with museums and historic streets lined with boutiques. Head to Willamette Valley farms that open up for tours and celebrate backcountry living. In mountain towns, expect to see everyone playing in the fresh air.
Love food and wine? Take a food tour or visit over a dozen vineyards. A few musts are Oswego Hills, Twill Cellars, St. Josef's and AlexEli. To sample a large area, drive to Portland where companies offer tours. Backcountry Wine Tours and A Great Oregon Wine Tour have day-trip options where guests tastes flavors from different stops.
Other top attractions include Swan Island Dahlias, the historic Oregon City Municipal Elevator, World of Speed museum and End of the Oregon Trail Interpretive Center. Wherever your Mt. Hood vacation rental is located, you have easy access to all towns and sites.
While out and about, don't miss shopping local boutiques and farmers markets. Lake Oswego Farmers Market – one of the largest in Mt. Hood – hosts over 80 vendors each week. The Millennium Plaza Park market opens May through October, and features fresh goodies, nursery items, hot foods, live music and kids' activities.
For a diverse shopping experience, browse Clackamas Town Center and Lake View Village in Lake Oswego. Both districts have dozens of stores selling everything from designer fashion and jewelry to outdoor gear and home décor. Even better, there's no sales tax in Oregon.
While vacationing in Mt. Hood, check out events and festivals. The area hosts celebrations year-round that showcase outdoor adventure, nature, music, art and local communities. Popular events such as Wooden Shoe Tulip Festival, lavender festivals, Oregon Cider Week, Oregon Renaissance Faire, Music Fair and Feast, Pickathon Independent Music Festival and dahlia festivals draw thousands every year.
Plan your mountain retreat in Oregon! Search our Mt. Hood vacation rentals.
Looking for new management? Read about our full-service Mt. Hood vacation rental management program.
What to See:
Visit Oregon’s Northern Coast to see dramatic coastal scenery paired with family-friendly attractions, boutique shopping, delicious food and historical charm. iTrip Vacations manages short-term rentals in Astoria, Seaside, Cannon Beach, Rockaway Beach, Garibaldi, Tillamook and Pacific City.
Guests who book a Northern Oregon Coast vacation rental have proximity to breathtaking beaches, backcountry adventures, a burgeoning wine country, historical attractions, museums, lighthouses, art galleries and entertainment. Plus, each town has its own charm so guests can easily customize their trip.
As the oldest settlement west of the Rocky Mountains, an Astoria vacation provides the chance to admire Victorian architecture, browse historic forts, go fishing and plan sightseeing trips. Top places in Astoria include Columbia River Maritime Museum, Astoria Column, Fort Astoria, Oregon Film Museum, Astoria-Megler Bridge and Lewis and Clark National Historic Park. In addition, visitors can take underground tours, ride the riverfront trolley and try some of the freshest seafood along the coast.
Those who book a Northern Oregon Coast rental who want a more beach-town vibe will enjoy Seaside. This walkable and bikeable town has family-friendly attractions and outdoor recreation options. Plus, it’s an easy ride for those vacationing in Astoria and Cannon Beach. Attractions in Seaside include Captain Kid Amusement Park, High Life Adventure Park, Seaside Aquarium, Seaside Carousel Mall, Times Theater and Public House, and Fort Clatsop. Adventure-seekers who prefer the great outdoors will enjoy paddling, hiking, bicycling, surfing and playing golf.
Rockaway Beach is a coastal town that offers 7 miles of spacious beaches and hosts some of the largest festivals on the coast. Two favorites are the July Fourth Fireworks and annual kite festival. Families especially love this area for its train rides, boat tours, tide pools and parks. In addition, Rockaway Beach has an eclectic arts scene with galleries and local boutiques selling gifts only found in Oregon.
Garibaldi, a small fishing village on Tillamook Bay, welcomes nature lovers to plan fishing and kayaking adventures. While most visitors come here for fishing, the town also features the Oregon Coast Scenic Railroad and Garibaldi Maritime Museum. There are also plenty of beaches, parks and restaurants where guests can get a laid-back local experience.
The town of Tillamook provides a different kind of destination as it offers access to multiple rivers, farms and a rich agriculture scene. With more than 800 miles of water nearby, visitors will enjoy kayaking and fishing, or they can explore hiking trails. When not outdoors, tour Tillamook Lighthouse, Tillamook County Pioneer Museum, Tillamook Air Museum and Tillamook Creamery – a local gem that has a farm store, ice cream and facility tours.
Vacation rentals in Pacific City, a town once only known as a thriving fishing village, are located in a must-see destination for nature lovers. The city sits between Tillamook and Lincoln City with access to two rivers that merge with the Pacific Ocean. Popular activities in Pacific City include visiting beaches, bicycling, hiking, wildlife watching, canoeing, kayaking, clamming and crabbing, fishing, surfing, and whale-watching.
Named among the best beaches in the world by Natural Geographic magazine, Cannon Beach has attractions catering to different interests. For example, outdoor lovers should explore the beaches, parks, hiking trails and watch for wildlife. Those searching for art and entertainment will find more than 15 galleries, museums and live performances at Coaster Theatre Playhouse. Those vacationing in Cannon Beach also enjoy North Coast Food Trail, North Coast Craft Beer Trail and shopping local retailers.
See what makes this area so special and book a Northern Oregon Coast vacation rental.
Interested in short-term rental investments? Contact our Northern Oregon Coast rental property management team.
What to See:
Our Oregon Coast vacation rentals give visitors access to miles of beaches and exciting things to do. The Oregon Coast provides a scenic playground to enjoy outdoor recreation, lighthouses, museums and thriving beachside communities.
Forming Oregon's western border along the Pacific Ocean – with the Oregon Coast Range to the east – the area consists of over 30 cities, 235 miles of coastline and 50-plus beaches. Each beach features its own characteristics, such as geological formations, hiking trails, lighthouses, sea lion caves and views for miles. Popular spots include Cannon Beach, home to Haystack Rock; Nye Beach in Newport; Rockaway Beach Wayside; and Manzanita Beach, to name a few.
Many beaches are also found within 60 natural areas. Explore Cape Perpetua, Shore Acres and Ecola State Park. Book fishing charters and tours, hike hundreds of trails, canoe and kayak, surf, and look for whales and dolphins. While reconnecting with nature, see bridges, historical sites and 11 lighthouses on the Oregon Coast. Many are open for tours and accessible via trails where visitors take pictures and learn about regional history.
Want to spend a day on the greens? Our Oregon Coast vacation rentals are located near 30-plus golf courses surrounded by ocean and mountain views. One of the top cities for golf is Bandon, which has four courses including Bandon Dunes Golf Resort. Other notable courses are Ocean Dunes Golf Links and Sandpines Golf Course in Florence and Salmon Run in Brookings.
Experience the Oregon Coast's culture at dozens of art galleries and museums. The area was first discovered in the early 1800s, and has since grown into an attractive destination while preserving its heritage. Visit the Columbia River Maritime Museum and Hatfield Marine Science Center. Then tour the historic Flavel House, Camp 18, Tillamook Air Museum, and Whale, Sea Life and Shark Museum.
Your Oregon Coast vacation rental provides easy access to bustling shopping districts. Find boutiques, outlets, neighborhood markets and antique malls. Additionally, see iconic businesses specializing in local food, handmade items, fashion and gifts. The area also houses nearly 100 galleries and shops where guests browse local art, meet artists and purchase original pieces.
With a location less than two hours from Willamette Valley – Oregon's wine country – cities along the Oregon Coast also offer breweries, distilleries and hang outs that bring everyone together. Highlights include Arch Rock Brewing Company in Gold Beach, Pelican Pub and Brewery in Pacific City, and Fort George Brewery in Astoria. After the sun sets, bars and clubs open for live music, laughs and time with loved ones. Those who want to test their luck can play at Chinook Winds and Spirit Mountain casinos.
Want to enhance the local experience? Sample fresh foods and international cuisine while dining. From cozy cafes and food trucks to European-infused and waterfront gems, the coast's restaurants can't be missed. Most are locally owned, meaning visitors get a true taste of fresh ingredients. Don't leave without trying the seafood.
Discover natural beauty and book your Oregon Coast vacation rental.
Looking for new management? Read about our full-service Oregon Coast vacation rental management program.
What to See:
Our Portland vacation rentals give you the chance to visit one of the best cities in the U.S., according to Travel + Leisure! iTrip Vacations manages vacation rentals in Portland, including the suburbs of Beaverton, Dundee, Lake Oswego, Newberg, Tigard and Tualatin.
As Oregon's largest city, Portland welcomes visitors to experience exciting attractions and off-the-beaten-path escapes. Portland sits on the Columbia and Willamette rivers with Mount Hood serving as a scenic backdrop, and the Pacific Ocean is less than two hours away. Its location provides opportunities for outdoor recreation, which vacationers can try on their own or with a group.
Start with a trip to the area's natural attractions. The city houses dozens of parks where visitors bike, hike, walk, play disc golf and relax. In addition, expansive gardens beckon nature lovers, with top sites such as International Rose Test Garden, Portland Japanese Garden, Lan Su Garden and Washington Park.
Families and animal lovers can't miss the Oregon Zoo, which cares for over 1,800 animals and offers special exhibits. Kids also enjoy hands-on exhibits at the Oregon Museum of Science and Industry and The Children's Museum. Other sites of interest include: Portland Art Museum, Pittock Mansion, St. Johns Bridge, The Grotto and Pioneer Courthouse Square.
Additionally, sports fans find action-packed events as the city hosts the NBA Portland Trailblazers, soccer's Portland Timbers and Thorns, as well as a roller derby, summer college baseball, WHL hockey, and racing at the Portland International Speedway.
The great outdoors aren't the only reason to vacation in Portland. The city also has a thriving arts culture that ranks among the best in the U.S. Its vibrant music scene showcases a diverse collection of bluegrass, classic, indie rock, jazz, punk and more. Catch a show at a local venue, or attend the area's festivals that celebrate good tunes and vibes. Don't miss the Portland Jazz Festival, Soul'd Out Music Fest and Waterfront Blues Festival, to name a few.
Foodies also can't help but flock to Portland, which features award-winning dining and quirky dives. From local restaurants and coffee shops to a raved-about wine industry, Portland offers rich flavors. Sample handmade favorites at 600-plus food trucks, enjoy freshness at farm-to-table restaurants or dine at one of the city's hot spots. With over 4,000 restaurants, vacationers never go hungry in Portland.
Drive south to Willamette Valley for wine tours and locally made selections from area growers. Visitors enjoy quick proximity to four wineries in nearby Washington County, all offering different varieties, tours and tastings. Most wineries are located less than 45 minutes from the city and provide a scenic retreat.
Want to take a piece of Portland home? Browse shopping districts full of boutiques, international retailers, art galleries and outlet stores. Downtown Portland - the city's retail core - offers both big-box and small shops selling everything from the latest fashions to souvenirs. One top spot in downtown Portland is Pearl District, home to shops, galleries, restaurants and services, all situated among family-friendly parks. As an added bonus, there's no sales tax in Portland.
We look forward to seeing you! Book your Portland vacation rental.
Own a vacation rental in the Portland area? Check out our full-service property management program.
What to See:
Our southern Oregon Coast vacation rentals provide a place for guests to relax and enjoy coastal scenery year-round. iTrip Vacations manages short-term rentals in Bandon, Reedsport, Coos Bay, Gold Beach and Brookings.
Travelers come to Oregon's southern coast for outdoor adventures, secluded beaches and artistic style. There are no crowds here, but there are plenty of things to do. Those who enjoy outdoor recreation should try bicycling, boating, fishing, golfing, hiking, paddling, skiing and windsurfing. Our guests can also book guided tours provided by locals. Each destination offers its own attractions, landmarks and adventures.
The town of Bandon is home to Bandon Beach, one of the top attractions. The beach has large rock formations and tidepools and welcomes guests to ride fat bikes along the shore. Other things to see in Bandon include Coquille River Lighthouse, Face Rock Scenic Viewpoint, Bullards Beach, West Coast Game Park Safari and Bandon Dunes Golf Resort, which has one of the top golf courses in Oregon.
Reedsport, a popular destination for outdoor adventure, is located near three rivers, the ocean and dunes. For beaches and wildlife, head to Oregon Dunes National Recreation Area, or take a scenic drive along Oregon Route 38. To learn about the region’s history, explore exhibits at Umpqua Discovery Center and meet artists at Ellie's Chainsaw Carving Gallery.
For more art and culture, visit Coos Bay. This town is known for its artist community and Marshfield District, which houses historic buildings, theaters, art galleries and locally owned shops. Coos History Museum features thousands of artifacts and has permanent and traveling exhibits. In addition to art and museums, Coos Bay has a farmers market and great fishing opportunities.
Our southern Oregon Coast vacation rentals are also near Gold Beach. This coastal community sits at the mouth of the Rogue River where it connects to the Pacific Ocean. With so much water access, visitors will enjoy canoeing, kayaking and strolling spacious beaches. Families will find Prehistoric Gardens and fishing charters perfect for an outing. Before leaving, stop by Jerry's Rogue River Museum and Gift Shop for souvenirs.
In addition, Brookings and Harbor sit on the Chetco River and form the “banana belt,” an area known for warmer temperatures and parks. Here our guests have access to the region's state parks, peaceful beaches, a redwood trail, and lush gardens full of azaleas, rhododendrons and Easter lilies.
Those who book a southern Oregon Coast vacation rental also have proximity to world-class dining and shopping. One of the best places to start is Oregon’s wine country. The state produces a variety of wines and features areas such as Umpqua Valley, Rogue Valley, Applegate and Southern Rogue Valley, to name a few. Each have their own wineries and growing seasons making it easy to plan a wine tour.
Visitors who prefer other food options will find dozens of local restaurants. Bakeries and cafes welcome guests to indulge in breakfast favorites and warm beverages. Then explore restaurants serving international cuisine, burgers, steaks, pizza, veggie-only dishes and fresh seafood. The region also hosts annual festivals. Favorites include Bandon Cranberry Festival, Wild Rivers Mushroom Festival, Pirates of the Pacific Festival and Blackberry Arts Festival.
Come see what makes Oregon so special. View our southern Oregon coast vacation rentals.
Join our southern Oregon coast short-term rental management program to increase your revenue.
What to See:
Plan an Oregon wine country vacation to experience backcountry beauty paired with modern amenities! iTrip Vacations Portland manages rentals in Willamette Valley, home to two-thirds of the state's wineries and vineyards.
Located south of Portland, Willamette Valley welcomes wine lovers and foodies. Although it's a top place for pinot noir, the region's 300-plus wineries and vineyards offer different tours, tastings, and varieties. Explore via car, bike, horse, hot-air balloon and group excursions.
Many tours are separated into regions, as the area measures 150 miles. Those in Portland can book wine tours that stop at a few places, or plan to spend time at a few while on vacation in Willamette Valley. Top options include Wildwood Adventures, A Great Oregon Wine Tour and Backcountry Wine Tours. To explore on your own, stop by Willamette Valley Vineyards, Eyrie Vineyards and Domaine Serene Winery. Many of these attractions are located only a 45-minute drive to Portland, so guests have easy access.
Don't forget to pair a glass of wine with the perfect cuisine. The region has thousands of restaurants, and many use locally sourced ingredients. Chefs work to create jaw-dropping menus that feature both American and international flavors made with fresh fruits, meats, and veggies. From fun-loving cafes to fine dining, the valley is sure to please the whole group. In addition, find places for steak, pizza, French, Italian, Hawaiian and seafood.
Our guests can also plan outdoor adventures. Silver Falls State Park – the largest state park in Oregon – features over 9,000 acres suited for hiking, mountain biking and horseback riding. While visiting, don't miss the 177-foot South Falls, a must for outdoor enthusiasts. Other popular places for adventure include Champoeg State Heritage Park and Roger's Landing in Newberg; Washington Park in Portland; and Wings and Waves Waterpark in McMinnville.
Willamette Valley offers a rich arts and culture scene packed full of galleries, museums, theaters and nightlife hot spots. Browse over 50 art galleries to see pieces made by local artists. Take the family to the Historical Carousel and Museum in Albany and Evergreen Aviation and Space Museum in McMinnville.
Oregon wine country also welcomes visitors to celebrate the region at events and festivals. May is Oregon Wine Month when guests find local events featuring food, wine, music and family-friendly events. Other musts showcase hot-air balloons, gardens, art, culture and dance. Attend the International Pinot Festival, Willamette Valley Music Festival, Wooden Show Tulip Festival, Oregon State Fair, fall festivals and Wine Country Thanksgiving.
Those who vacation in Willamette Valley also have easy proximity to Portland, one of Oregon's most thriving urban destinations. The city offers its own outdoor activities, food scene, world-class music and entertainment, and historical sites. Plan a day trip and see flourishing gardens, professional sports, concerts and family-friendly attractions.
Looking for new management? Read about our full-service Willamette Valley vacation rental management program.