Destination guide

The friendly area of Portage awaits your stay

The waterfalls and mountains provide a pleasant backdrop to your holiday home in Portage. This welcoming city is known for its shopping, restaurants and water park. Many of our holiday rentals offer full kitchens, spacious living quarters and sometimes even a hot tub—perfect for a relaxing getaway.

Activities

Sightseeing in and around Portage

Are you hoping to discover attractions to visit in the area? Venture out of your holiday home and experience everything that makes Portage a fun place to get away to. These are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Cascade Mountain Ski Area (3.8 mi / 6.1 km)
  • Devil's Head Ski Resort (11.9 mi / 19.1 km)
  • Gibraltar Rock State Natural Area (15.2 mi / 24.5 km)
  • Ochsner Zoo (15.5 mi / 24.9 km)
  • Canyon Creek Riding Stables (16.2 mi / 26.1 km)
  • Knuckleheads Bowling and Family Entertainment Center (16.4 mi / 26.4 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of Portage

Travellers appreciate the beautiful waterfalls and magnificent mountain views, which is just a taste of what Portage has to offer. Whether you're an active traveller or just want to appreciate the scenery, Portage is a great place to get out in nature. These are some of the area's most eye-catching sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • John Muir Memorial County Park (10.9 mi / 17.5 km)
  • Parfrey's Glen State Natural Area (12.7 mi / 20.4 km)
  • Gibraltar Rock State Natural Area (15.2 mi / 24.5 km)
  • Devil's Lake State Park (15.8 mi / 25.4 km)
  • Devils Lake (16 mi / 25.7 km)
  • Riverwalk (17 mi / 27.4 km)
How to get there

Transport to and around Portage

Fly into Madison, WI (MSN-Dane County Regional), the closest airport, located 28.4 mi (45.7 km) from the city centre.

If you're travelling by train, you can make your way to Portage Station.

Where to stay near Portage?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 615 holiday rentals near Portage. From 183 Houses to 89 Cabins, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Portage for a long holiday or a weekend break is on Stayz.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Portage?

Stayz offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places in Portage. From Stayz travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • North Country National Scenic Trail: 62 holiday rentals
  • Museum at the Portage: 457 holiday rentals
  • Portage Station: 459 holiday rentals
  • Historic Indian Agency House: 398 holiday rentals
  • Fort Winnebago Surgeons Quarters: 354 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Portage listed on Stayz 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 Portage?

Yes, of course. Stayz offers 183 Houses in Portage. Our other popular types of Portage holiday rentals include:

  • Cabins: 89 holiday houses
  • Cottages: 89 holiday houses
  • Condos/Apartments: 219 holiday houses

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Portage?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 365 holiday homes with pool available in Portage. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.