- Our list of the best things to do in Vancouver, Washington, features the top 363 nearby activities — including 148 great attractions with user approval ratings of 90% or more!
- Vancouver, WA has a variety of great sights and experiences nearby. Top categories include: Outdoor Places, Food & Drink, Entertainment & Shows, and Sights & Landmarks.
- The results below include the top 32 things to do within the city of Vancouver, WA , followed by 331 popular activities in nearby cities, including Portland, West Linn, Oregon City, Hillsboro, Lake Oswego, Sherwood, Beaverton, Wilsonville, Troutdale, Tualatin, Gresham, Corbett, Tigard, Forest Grove, Milwaukie, Amboy, Sandy, Newberg, Aurora, Boring, Canby, Carlton and Hood River
98% 86 votes
1801 SE Columbia River Dr, Vancouver, WA 98661 MoreLess Info
Connecting Marine Park and Esther Short Park, Waterfront Renaissance Trail is a five mile trail running along the Columbia River. The trail can be used for walking, biking and skating and provides access to picnic spots, restaurants and shops.
92% 586 votes
612 East Reserve Street, Vancouver, WA 98661 MoreLess Info
This reconstructed 19th century trading post is over 360 acres filled with replicas of the original buildings, an air museum, a gift shop, a visitor's center and Officer's Row. Self-guided, Audio and guided tours are available.
Located in urban Vancouver, Esther Short Park is the backdrop for many family friendly events. The park features festivals, live music, and a farmer’s market, as well as a fountain open to children and a historic theatre house.
Educating those who visit on the importance of water conservation, the Water Resources Education Center is a popular stop for adults and children's field trips. The center has an interactive See and Do Water Center, educational programs and more.
91% 139 votes
One street north of East Evergreen Boulevard, Vancouver, WA MoreLess Info
Twenty-two fully restored Victorian homes that used to house historical figures such as Ulysses S. Grant and General George C. Marshal line this twenty-one acre national park. Several are open for the public to tour, including a restaurant in the Grant house.
Built as post commander quarters in 1886, the George C. Marshall House now sits a charming house museum in Vancouver, Washington. The house features elegant Victorian furniture, antique decor and is available for tours and private event rentals.
This 40 foot wide, earthen landscaped foot bridge crosses over SR14 and reconnects Vancouver's Columbia River waterfront with historic Fort Vancouver. On one side is modern civilization on the other the oldest apple tree known to the area.
61% 331 votes
8500 NE Vancouver Mall Drive, Vancouver, WA MoreLess Info
The on premise kitchen and bar give you the ability to dine at your leisure as you enjoy first release movies, or there is the restaurant for before or after the movie. Theater rooms are also available for private event rentals.
The Source Climbing Center is a climbing gym popular among those who enjoy fitness training in an entertaining atmosphere. The center offers numerous clinics and classes dedicated to making visitors better climbers and more in shape.
A collection of artifacts related to the county and the Pacific Northwest can be found at the Clark County Historical Museum. The museum offers educational lectures and exhibits from Native American history to the building of Interstate 5.