From Barberton, it's about 13 miles (21 kilometers) to the south to Portland and 110 miles (177 kilometers) to the north to Tacoma.
Get out and explore while you are here. Visit the the Washington State University Vancouver.
Barberton is not the only place in Southwest Washington worth exploring; those with enough time should also drive a little further out to experience the charms of the surrounding scenery, cities and cultural attractions. If you can, drop in on Ridgefield, which is approximately 9 miles (14 kilometers) away from Barberton. In Ridgefield, you can pay a visit to the Tri-Mountain Golf Course and Clark County Fairgrounds. Woodland is yet another spot worth investigating. Here you'll find the Hulda Klager Lilac Gardens and Lewis River Golf Course. Woodland is 15 miles (24 kilometers) away from Barberton.
When it's time to spread your wings, why not check out the nearest regional center. Vancouver lays 5 miles (8 kilometers) away and features sights including Westfield Shopping Mall, Esther Short Park and Ulysses S. Grant House. Should you have the time, it's worth investigating Clark County Historical Museum, George C. Marshall House and Washington State University Vancouver before returning to Barberton.
The most convenient major airport, Portland International Airport, is situated in Portland, 8 miles (13 kilometers) to the south of Barberton, so take that into account when planning your trip.