Attractions in Vancouver, WA
Amongst the other various things to do, Vancouver features several key attractions for both residents and visitors to keep themselves entertained. These, combined with the local and regional events, restaurants and shopping make Vancouver and the surrounding region an inviting place to live.
The Vancouver National Historic Reserve is one of the most significant pieces of property in the entire Pacific Northwest. Reserve grounds are home to historic and cultural gems that include Fort Vancouver, Pearson Air Field and Museum, Vancouver Barracks and Officers Row and the Water Resources Education Center. In addition, millions of artifacts that have been recovered during 50 years of on-site archaeological excavations, several parks, monuments and a waterfront trail along the mighty Columbia River may be found at the reserve, and there’s more to come.
Theater patrons get a bit of local history as well as a quality stage production when they visit the Old Slocum House Theater, a converted residence saved from the wrecking ball more than 40 years ago.