If your trip to Wood Village is all locked in but your travel itinerary is looking a bit empty, we can give you a few hints and tips.Sometimes short and sweet drives are fun too. Just down the road, Edgefield Winery and Blue Lake Regional Park will keep you entertained. Once you’ve marked them off your to-do list, venture in the direction of Gresham Golf Course.
Fairview and Troutdale are well worth stopping by during your stay. Travel 1 mile from Wood Village and you’ll be in Fairview. Alternatively, Troutdale is located 2 miles away.
After spending hours chatting to like-minded people, it’s always nice to be able to rest and relax somewhere nearby. If you’re traveling to Wood Village primarily for work, these are some of the popular convention centers that are close to hotels, cafés and restaurants:
Oregon Convention Center (12 miles away).
North Star Ballroom (12 miles away).
Portland Metropolitan Exposition Center (14 miles away).
Get ready for a fun-filled adventure in Wood Village. Which car you decide on depends on the type of vacation you have in mind. If you’re traveling by yourself, why not go for a compact or a mini? They’re great on gas and a piece of cake to park. If you’re on the road with a few friends, think about an intermediate or a standard car. They offer more room to move and space for bags.
First of all, there’s a wide variety of luxurious rental vehicles on offer in Wood Village. What you end up opting for is largely dependent on your budget and the activities you’ve got planned. Specialty vehicles are all about mod cons and comfort. If you feel like splashing out, why not go for an SUV with all the bells and whistles, or perhaps a slick medium-sized sedan? On the other hand, if you’re just after a car to get you around town at the cheapest price possible, you’re better off going with an economy compact vehicle (or something else that won’t burn a hole in your pocket).
People drive on the right side of the road in Wood Village. Even though it may seem similar to home, we recommend driving with extra care in places you’ve never been.
With Portland having a modest population of about 632,300, peak-hour traffic isn’t a massive problem in neighborhoods like Wood Village. As with most places, the roads are busier as people commute to and from work. Try to avoid those times for a hassle-free ride.
It’s relatively easy to find somewhere to park in Wood Village, although you might struggle to nab a spot in the busier areas. Staying at a hotel that has parking included is always a good idea.
The speed limits in Wood Village are like the rest of Portland, ranging from 15mph to 70mph. To ensure the safety of both drivers and pedestrians, a default speed limit of 20mph applies to residential areas.
Normally, one of two things will happen. Your rental company may charge the amount of the fine to your credit card. This is the usual approach. Otherwise, it may forward your contact information to local law enforcement agencies so the fine is sent straight to you.
Seat belts should always be fastened in Portland. That being said, the rules may not apply for some vehicles, like those used by public transportation networks.
It is prohibited to use your cell phone while driving in Wood Village, and you could also be charged a fine for simply holding a phone if you’re in control of a vehicle. That said, the use of hands-free or Bluetooth functions is allowed, as long as your focus remains on the road.
The legal BAC (blood alcohol content) limit when driving in Wood Village is 0.08%. If you’re planning on partying, leave your wheels behind and organize another way of getting home instead.
Traffic laws in Wood Village allow drivers at a red light to turn into the direction of traffic closest to them, without waiting for it to turn green. Before turning, the vehicle must stop completely and the driver must check that the lane is clear before proceeding.