Jeep car rental alternatives in Portland, OR

Keep it weird 
            
                in Portland

Keep it weird
in Portland

As the saying goes, Portland is where young people go to retire — and let’s just be clear that this is the most active kind of retirement imaginable.

Book yourself a Portland car rental alternative on Turo so when you’re done tasting your way around the city, wandering into art and music shows, and biking over bridges, you can revel in the great outdoors just a stone’s throw away.

Portland Favorites

Each quadrant of Portland has a slightly different take on the perfect record store, cup of coffee, farmer’s market, and place to stroll with your pooch, but these are the uniting factors that make visitors smile.

Powell’s City of Books

As the world’s largest independent bookstore, anyone with an affinity for the printed word — or any affinity, really — can fall into an IRL wormhole, see favorite authors read, and find used or rare editions.

Portland Timbers

The intense fandom at Timbers soccer games could fool you into thinking you’re not on Ameican soil, but the popular MLS team puts on a show worthy of their chanting, singing fans.

Food truck pods

Other cities have food trucks, but not in the intentionally curated pods that have popped up in all corners of the city, so that you can get a side of poutine with your Italian sandwich and kombucha — even late-night.

Skip the rental car counter
Skip the rental car counter

Hit the road

One of the joys of Portland is how easy it is to get out of town. Whatever your favorite outdoors activity — sitting by the river or back-country skiing — a quick jaunt in your Portland car rental alternative can take you to paradise.

Mount Hood

Drive 75 miles east in your Portland car rental alternative to find Mt. Hood, the perfect escape no matter the season. Hike and bike the trails, ski the slopes, or boat and swim the rivers and lakes.

Willamette Valley

Head south in your Portland car rental alternative and to take a tour through Oregon’s wine country. You’ll find some exquisite pinot noirs, delicious food, and beautiful views.

Cannon Beach

The Oregon coast is stunning, surrounded by gorgeous forest, and only a 2-hour journey in your Portland car rental alternative. Check out Haystack Rock at Cannon Beach and get some taffy in town.

Best Portland driving roads

Pacific Coast Scenic Byway

There’s nothing more cinematic than a long coastal drive in your Portland car rental alternative. A trip on Oregon’s Highway 101 delivers you sandy beaches, rocky cliffs, tidepools, and fishing towns.

Hells Canyon Scenic Byway

The beautiful expanse of Eastern Oregon is not to be missed, and where the Wallowa Mountains part for the Snake River Valley, you’ll find the perfect place to let your Portland car rental alternative run wild.

Crater Lake National Park

It’s a solid 250-mile drive in your Portland car rental alternative to Oregon’s national park, but it’s worth the experience of driving the rim of this volcanic crater’s deep blue eye.