Discover a selection of 186 vacation rentals in Alta Sierra that are perfect for your trip. Whether you’re traveling with friends, family, or even pets, Vrbo vacation homes have the best amenities for hanging out with the people that matter most, including WiFi and swimming pools. Prices start at $79 per night, and cabins and houses are popular options for a stay in Alta Sierra. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
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Book a vacation rental for your Alta Sierra getaway

Experience the unique character of Alta Sierra with a stay in a vacation home rental. There's no shortage of things to see and do in the area.Whether you're planning a family holiday, romantic stay or friends trip, vacation rentals offer features like full kitchens and laundry facilities for a more convenient stay.

Things to do

Activities and attractions in and around Alta Sierra

Are you hoping to find top things to see and do during your stay? Venture out of your vacation home and check out everything that makes Alta Sierra a fun place to get away. These are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Scotts Flat Lake (11.9 mi / 19.1 km)
  • Ridge Golf Club (13.4 mi / 21.5 km)
  • Grass Valley-Nevada County Chamber of Commerce (5.4 mi / 8.7 km)
  • Naggiar Vineyards and Winery (9.1 mi / 14.6 km)
  • Mt. Vernon Winery (15.8 mi / 25.4 km)
  • Wise Villa Winery (17.5 mi / 28.1 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Alta Sierra

Whether you're an active traveler or just want to take in the scenery, Alta Sierra is a great place to spend some time outside. These are a few of the area's most eye-catching sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Rollins Lake (6.1 mi / 9.8 km)
  • Meadow Vista Park (10.4 mi / 16.7 km)
  • Scotts Flat Lake (11.9 mi / 19.1 km)
  • South Yuba River State Park (12.8 mi / 20.7 km)
  • Lake Clementine (16.2 mi / 26.1 km)
  • Folsom Lake State Recreation Area (27.8 mi / 44.8 km)
How to get there

Transportation options to and around Alta Sierra

Fly into Marysville, CA (MYV-Yuba County), the closest airport, located 27.5 mi (44.3 km) from the city center.

What are the top vacation rentals in or near Alta Sierra?

The heart wants what it wants, and right now it wants to take a vacation. Now's the time to pack your suitcase and zip off to one of these top vacation rentals in or near Alta Sierra:

  • "A Victorian Rose, Downtown, Hot Tub" is a popular choice. Around 6 miles from Alta Sierra, it has 4 bedrooms and plenty of useful amenities, including a stovetop and a washing machine.
  • Alternatively, make your home away from home at "Beautiful European - Style Home Across From Golf Course W". Around 1 mile from the heart of Alta Sierra, it has 3 bedrooms and comes with a restaurant dining guide and lowered locks.

For even more great options, use the search bar at the top of the page to find the perfect Alta Sierra vacation rental for you.

What are the top-rated vacation rentals for weekend getaways in or near Alta Sierra?

Clock out on Friday and then forget the real world. If you're chasing some relaxation and fun, these retreats in and near Alta Sierra promise an amazing weekend getaway:

  • "Spa, Log House On Year - Round Stream" is a top option around 1 mile southeast of the center of Alta Sierra. You'll never have to go far to find something to keep you busy around this vacation rental. Get out and discover Folsom Lake and Maidu Regional Park. Activities like cycling and snowboarding will add the finishing touch to your weekend away.
  • Alternatively, switch your mind to vacation mode at "Secluded 'green' Award - Winning Contemporary Lakefront Home". Approximately 6 miles east of Alta Sierra, activities around here include mountain biking and cross-country skiing. More into sightseeing? Pencil in a visit to Lake Clementine and Englebright Lake.

Can I find studio apartments for rent in and around Alta Sierra?

Studio apartments may be on the smaller side, but they sure do pack a punch when it comes to convenience and location. Unpack your bags and settle into one of these quality studio apartments in or near Alta Sierra:

  • After a big day of urban exploration, relax in total comfort at "Secluded 'green' Award - Winning Contemporary Lakefront Home". A nearby casino and a free nearby fitness center are among the useful amenities on offer here.
  • Alternatively, use "The Cedar At Creektown Cottages" as a base to tick off the best attractions around you. This cozy home away from home comes with internet services, a living room and more.

Can I find short term rentals in or near Alta Sierra?

Sometimes, you just need to take a break from it all, even if it's only for two or three days. Enjoy a delightful combination of adventure and relaxation at one of these short-term rentals in or around Alta Sierra:

  • "Warm And Comfortable 2bd, 2ba In Downtown Grass Valley" is near the center of Alta Sierra, so you'll have loads of things to see and do. Check out top sights like North Star House and Northstar Mine Powerhouse & Pelton Wheel Museum when you're not chilling in your cozy digs.
  • "The Cedar At Creektown Cottages" is another excellent option. Consider adding Nevada County Fairgrounds and Center For The Arts to your to-do list when you're ready to sightsee.

What are the best romantic weekend getaways in or near Alta Sierra?

Nothing says "I love you" quite like a romantic weekend trip. If you're eager to spend a couple of relaxing nights away with your partner, we've got some romantic getaways in and around Alta Sierra that will sweep you off your feet:

  • Located around 6 miles from Alta Sierra, "A Victorian Rose, Downtown, Hot Tub" is the ideal place for starry-eyed lovebirds. Beauty services and winery tours are some of the amenities you'll find here.
  • "Beautiful European - Style Home Across From Golf Course W" is another terrific option that'll impress. It's around 1 mile from Alta Sierra and comes with winery tours and a fireplace.

What are the best large family vacation rentals in or near Alta Sierra?

Whether you're traveling with the kiddos or you're taking all your relatives along, family vacations mean fun. These large rentals in and around Alta Sierra have space for everyone — along with everything you need to keep them all happy:

  • About 6 miles to the north of Alta Sierra, "A Victorian Rose, Downtown, Hot Tub" has 4 bedrooms and sleeps up to 12 guests. Some amenities here include a foosball table and cable/satellite TV services.
  • "Beautiful European - Style Home Across From Golf Course W" is another rental the whole team will love. You'll be able to invite up to 8 people to this option which offers 3 bedrooms, a porch, a barbecue grill and more. It's around 1 mile to the north of central Alta Sierra.

If you're in the mood for visiting some family-friendly attractions nearby, Nevada County Fairgrounds promises a fun day out for all.

What are the best three-bedroom vacation rentals in or near Alta Sierra?

If you'd like more room for the youngsters (or that last-minute tagalong friend), a three-bedroom rental will be just the ticket. Vrbo can help you find all the top options in or near Alta Sierra, beginning with these:

  • It's easy to see why "Beautiful European - Style Home Across From Golf Course W" is a top choice for many travelers. This expansive retreat comes with a swimming pool and a kitchen and makes vacationing with friends or family a piece of cake.
  • Alternatively, check out the spacious retreat that is "Spa, Log House On Year - Round Stream". Stretch out with your favorite people and enjoy its many conveniences, including a kitchen and a nearby waterfront.