Cruise to Gresham in your RV rental from RVshare! A city named after Walter Quintin Gresham, a Postmaster General and Civil War General, Gresham was incorporated in 1905 and still exudes a small-town charm and ambiance. The city is a great place to live in and its proximity to Portland has made it a residential option for people who are working in Portland. The city is known as a tight-knit community blessed with a lovely natural setting. It is also a thriving community with the General Medical and Surgical Hospitals industry, as its top job provider.
Although the city is not known as a vacation hotspot, it has its own share of attractions, which will interest you. We have our own list of favorites in Gresham we would like to share with you. We know you will enjoy an RV rental Gresham OR as much as we did!
Popular Tourist Attractions
Max Roc Paragliding
Have you ever wanted to try out paragliding? The Max Roc Paragliding provides you the opportunity to learn and perhaps cross out one activity in your bucket list. It is one of the most thorough and experienced paragliding schools in the country. All its instructors are experts and will guide you to the process of being able to paraglide in just one day! You might obtain a pilot certification in about 7 days. It is also where you can purchase all makes and models of paragliders and paragliding gears, if you do decide to take paragliding seriously.
Gresham Pioneer Museum
Located in Carnegie library built in 1913, listed on the National Register of Historic Places, the Gresham Pioneer Museum is a fantastic way to learn more about history of the city and its people. It is also the home to the Gresham Historical Society. The museum houses displays of narrative and records of the area’s pioneer settlers, historical photographs, and research materials.
Mt. Hood Community College Planetarium
The Mt. Hood Community College Planetarium recently re-opened to the public and a must visit in Gresham. It showcases planetarium shows every first Tuesday of each month. It features realistic presentations of the night sky, and latest galactic, stellar and planetary images. It is a fun way to spend a Tuesday evening and get re-acquainted with the wonders of the universe.
Campgrounds and State/National Parks
Jantzen Beach RV Park
Approximately 30 minutes from Gresham, the Jantzen Beach RV Park is a stone’s throw away from Columbia River. It is a great option if you want to check out Gresham, Portland and its surrounding areas. It exudes a quiet and open fresh-air feel, which will make you want to stay longer. The RV Park has 169 total spaces, 69 of which are paved full hookup sites with room for slideouts. Amenities and services include free wi-fi and cable TV, a heated swimming pool, fitness center, game room, basketball court, playground, horseshoes, clubhouse, full-laundry facilities, and restrooms and showers for an RV rental Gresham. This pet friendly RV Park is open all year round.
Sandy Riverfront RV Resort
Located about 5 miles from the city of Gresham, the Sandy Riverfront RV Resort is a great place to stay if you want to explore the city and the spectacular rugged cliffs and cascading waterfalls nearby. The RV Park has 113 total spaces, 63 of which are shaded full hookup sites with patios and room for slideouts. Amenities and services include wi-fi internet access, major cable TV services, horseshoes, recreational hall, laundry facilities, restrooms and showers, and self-service RV wash for your RV rental Gresham Oregon. The Sandy Riverfront RV Resort is open all year round.
Pheasant Ridge RV Resort
Located in the city of Wilsonville just 28 miles from Gresham, the Pheasant Ridge RV Resort is a top-rated RV Park situated on a 45 acre wooded expanse which provides a great view of the scenic Willamette Valley. The RV Park is an excellent place to stay if you want to be near Gresham and enjoy the surrounding the beauty of its surrounding areas. It has a total of 130 spaces, 92 of which are paved shaded full hookup sites with patios and room for slideouts. Amenities and services include wi-fi internet access, heated pool and spa, recreational hall, horseshoes, restrooms and showers, and laundry facilities. The RV [park has planned activities all year round which you and your family can enjoy.
Gresham Arts Festival
The annual Gresham Arts Festival is a summer arts event held at the downtown area of Gresham. It draws in thousands of people to Gresham to enjoy viewing the artwork of more than 140 artists showcasing their talents. The festival features live musical entertainment, food booths and activities. The festival is open o the public and is free of charge.
Portland Summer Food Cart Festival
The Portland Summer Food Cart Festival is all about food! Held annually in Gresham, it features more than 20 of Portland’s best Food Carts. This gastronomically delightful festival is open to the public for a small fee, which will allow you to go to any of the food carts and order from their menu, take a seat at one of the many tables, and enjoy savoring tasty and delicious dishes. This is one festival that a foodie will enjoy! The festival also features a beer garden, live music and whole lot more!
If you do decide to visit the state or Oregon, you must include the city of Gresham in your itinerary. We are sure that the city will surprise you with its unique festivals, historical museums and other numerous attractions. The city will charm you with its laid-back atmosphere and friendly locals. We shall see you in Gresham soon!
Thank you for choosing RVshare for your RV rental in Gresham, Oregon!