Destination guide

Travel to friendly Imperial Beach

The beaches and other outdoor surroundings create an inviting atmosphere in Imperial Beach. Well-liked for its restaurants, hiking and biking, this city is both welcoming and scenic. San Diego Convention Center and Balboa Park are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. A vacation rental can help make your stay complete—many rentals come with a full kitchen and laundry facilities.


Activities and attractions in Imperial Beach

Are you hoping to find attractions to see in the area? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and experience everything that makes Imperial Beach a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. Here are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • San Diego Zoo (10.9 mi / 17.6 km)
  • SeaWorld (14.1 mi / 22.7 km)
  • Club Campestre Golf Course (8.3 mi / 13.4 km)
  • Chula Vista Nature Center (4.2 mi / 6.8 km)
  • L.A. Cetto Wine Cellar (6.1 mi / 9.9 km)
  • Aquatica (6.8 mi / 11 km)

Seasonal weather averages in Imperial Beach

If you're hoping to enjoy some warm-weather activities on your vacation, September, August, July and October are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 75°F.

Natural features

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Imperial Beach

Travelers love Imperial Beach for its beautiful ocean views and breathtaking sunsets. Whether you're an adventurous traveler or just want to take in the scenery, Imperial Beach is a great place to get out in nature. These are some of the area's noteworthy natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Balboa Park (10.6 mi / 17.1 km)
  • Coronado Beach (8.4 mi / 13.5 km)
  • Old Town San Diego State Park (12.9 mi / 20.8 km)
  • Ocean Beach Park (14.1 mi / 22.7 km)
  • Mission Beach (15.5 mi / 24.9 km)
  • Silver Strand State Beach (3.2 mi / 5.1 km)
How to get there

Transportation to and around Imperial Beach

The nearest airport is in Tijuana, Baja California Norte (TIJ-General Abelardo L. Rodriguez Intl.), located 8.8 mi (14.1 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you can also fly into San Diego, CA (SAN-San Diego Intl.), which is 11.4 mi (18.4 km) away.

How many vacation rentals are available around Imperial Beach?

Our 2020 vacation rental listings offer a large selection of 1,608 house rentals around Imperial Beach. From 892 Condos/Apartments to 24 Hotels, find unique vacation rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay around Imperial Beach is on HomeAway.

Can I rent Condos/Apartments in Imperial Beach?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 892 Condos/Apartments in Imperial Beach. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Imperial Beach include:

  • Hotels: 24 lodging choices
  • Cottages: 37 lodging choices
  • Studios: 533 lodging choices

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation homes including Villas and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Imperial Beach?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 459 vacation homes with pool available in Imperial Beach.