Discover a selection of 8,000 holiday rentals in San Diego County, US that are perfect for your trip. Whether you’re traveling with friends, family, or even pets, Vrbo holiday homes have the best amenities for hanging out with the people that matter most, including pool and outdoor grill/BBQ. Prices start at £ 117 per night, and villas and flats & apartments are popular options for a stay in San Diego County. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
Destination guide

Theatrical San Diego County will entice you

Take a holiday to San Diego County and enjoy the area's museums, theatre scene and art galleries. This city's beaches, zoo and seaside draw many visitors. Local cultural sights include USS Midway Museum and Maritime Museum of San Diego. Whether you're planning a family holiday, a trip with friends or a romantic retreat, Vrbo has a great selection of holiday homes. Many rentals come with a full kitchen and separate dining area, perfect if you need a space for entertaining.


Activities and attractions in and around San Diego County

Are you hoping to find things to do in the city? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes San Diego County a fun place to get away to. Here are some of the top attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • San Diego Zoo (1.7 mi / 2.7 km)
  • SeaWorld (5.1 mi / 8.1 km)
  • Legoland California (29.7 mi / 47.8 km)
  • Club Campestre Golf Course (16.8 mi / 27.1 km)
  • San Diego Zoo Safari Park (27.8 mi / 44.8 km)
  • Balboa Park Golf Course (1.5 mi / 2.4 km)

Seasonal weather averages in San Diego County

If you're planning a holiday around warm-weather activities, September, August, July and October are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 24°F.

Natural features

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in San Diego County

Whether you're an adventurous traveller or just want to appreciate the scenery, San Diego County is a great place to spend some time outside. Here are some of the area’s most enchanting natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Balboa Park (1.4 mi / 2.2 km)
  • La Jolla Cove (11.4 mi / 18.3 km)
  • Coronado Beach (2.8 mi / 4.5 km)
  • Old Town San Diego State Park (3.5 mi / 5.6 km)
  • Ocean Beach Park (5.8 mi / 9.4 km)
  • Mission Beach (6.7 mi / 10.8 km)
How to get there

Transport options to and around San Diego County

The nearest airport is in San Diego, CA (SAN-San Diego Intl.), located 2.4 mi (3.8 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you could also fly into San Diego, CA (MYF-Montgomery Field), which is 6.7 mi (10.8 km) away.

If you prefer to travel by train, San Diego Santa Fe Depot, San Diego-Old Town Transit Center and San Diego Coaster Sorrento Valley Station are the main stations in the area. You can see more of San Diego County by catching a ride on the metro at Civic Center Station, 5th Avenue Station or Convention Center Station.

Can I find a vacation rental around San Diego County?

Yes, our 2020 property listings offer a large selection of 7,671 vacation rentals near San Diego County. From 128 villas to 3,068 flats & apartments, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near San Diego County for a holiday or a weekend are on Vrbo.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in San Diego County?

There are many lovely places to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in San Diego County. From Vrbo UK travelers, the most popular destinations to visit are:

  • La Jolla: 4,388 vacation rentals
  • Mission Beach: 1,298 vacation rentals
  • San Diego: 5,516 vacation rentals
  • Downtown San Diego: 574 vacation rentals
  • Pacific Beach: 1,015 vacation rentals

And Vrbo UK offers you the chance to discover many other popular destinations in San Diego County! Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in San Diego County?

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, here are the cities with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in San Diego County:

  • La Jolla: 4,388 rentals
  • San Diego: 5,516 rentals
  • Borrego Springs: 172 rentals
  • Encinitas: 2,198 rentals
  • La Mesa: 3,416 rentals

For other cities, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

Can I find easy-access vacation rentals when traveling by plane to San Diego County?

Yes of course. Our owners offer a large selection of vacation rentals near airports. The airports with a large selection of vacation rentals in San Diego County are:

  • San Diego, CA (SAN-San Diego Intl.): 4,885 vacation rentals
  • San Diego, CA (SDM-Brown Field Municipal): 1,928 vacation rentals
  • San Diego, CA (SEE-Gillespie Field): 4,617 vacation rentals

For other airports, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

Near which points of interest can I spend my holidays in San Diego County?

Vrbo UK offers a large selection of rentals near lovely places in San Diego County. From Vrbo UK travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • House of Pacific Relations International Cottages: 4,842 rentals
  • San Diego Convention Center: 1,396 rentals
  • Las Americas Premium Outlets: 2,193 rentals
  • San Diego Zoo Safari Park: 1,352 rentals
  • Carlsbad Village Station: 2,412 rentals

But there are many other points of interest around San Diego County listed on Vrbo UK where you can find your place to stay. Just write your wanted destination in our search bar and have a look at our selection.

Explore destinations around San Diego County

La Jolla
4,388 holiday rentals
San Diego
5,516 holiday rentals
Borrego Springs
172 holiday rentals
2,198 holiday rentals
La Mesa
3,416 holiday rentals
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758 holiday rentals
6,280 holiday rentals
Spring Valley
1,580 holiday rentals
2,802 holiday rentals
186 holiday rentals
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212 holiday rentals
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2,166 holiday rentals
Del Mar
1,716 holiday rentals
Solana Beach
1,335 holiday rentals
Chula Vista
4,371 holiday rentals
El Cajon
3,349 holiday rentals
Imperial Beach
1,231 holiday rentals