Discover a selection of 432 vacation rentals in Calaveras County, US 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 swimming pools and kitchens. Prices start at $100 per night, and houses and cabins are popular options for a stay in Calaveras County. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
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Destination guide

Home of the staggeringly high giant sequoias

Calaveras County sits in the interior of California, to the east of San Francisco in the Gold Country and the High Sierra. It's perhaps most famous for the majestic, giant sequoias in the Calaveras Big Trees State Park, first discovered by a bear trapper in the mid-19th century. Many of these mature trees are thousands of years old, and reach a staggering 250 feet high and 30 feet in diameter. The county's other claim to fame is the annual Jumping Frog Jubilee, which celebrates the link between the area and the classic Mark Twain story, 'The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County'.

Things to do

Jockey a frog at the annual festival

If you visit Calaveras County in May, you can visit the world-famous Jumping Frog Jubilee where you can watch the wacky frog-jumping contest and amble around the exhibits, arts and crafts market and carnival. If you want to step back in time, you can go back to the days of the Gold Rush and pan for this precious metal at the ranches, watch the historical blacksmith demonstrations at Angels Camp and visit the Pioneer Cemetery. In late July and August, the annual Bear Valley Music Festival hosts classical, country, and bluegrass musicians from around the country.

Activities

Hikers, bikers, and horseback riders

Using one of the Calaveras County vacation rentals as a base, there are plenty of activities to keep you busy. In the winter months, you can ski and snowshoe in the San Joaquin Valley. During the spring, summer and fall, the Big Trees State Park offers myriad trails for hiker, bikers, or horseback riders that pass some extraordinary forested scenery. Here you can look out for the hundreds of recorded bird species, some of which are endemic. At Lake Camanche, you can cast your line or swim in the deliciously cool waters, while at the Mercer Caverns you can climb down beneath the surface to see the underground world.

Weather

Hot, dry summers and snowy winters

The close proximity of the Sierra Nevada to the ocean means the mountains are relatively mild. The rugged and undulating landscape catches some snow in the winter, bringing in skiers and snowboarders, through the temperature isn't usually too severe. Towards the end of the rainy season in April, the landscape is lush and green, making this a good time for hiking the trails. During the hot, dry summers the mountains draws in the air from the Pacific Ocean creating a cooling breeze to enjoy while pursuing outdoor activities near Calaveras County vacation rentals.

Natural features

Natural grandeur in Calaveras County

Calaveras County is dominated by the High Sierra, a beautiful rolling landscape punctuated by wineries and farmland. The lush, sprawling landscapes of the Stanislaus National Forest and Big Trees State Park are a natural draw for visits who come to bike and hike along the trails, stay in one of the remote Calaveras Country vacation rentals and canoe and raft along the rivers and lakes. These forests teem with wildlife including acorn woodpeckers, screech owls, bald eagles, long-toed salamanders and Pacific tree frogs.

How many vacation rentals are available around Calaveras County, US?

Our 2020 property listings offer a large selection of 432 vacation rentals around Calaveras County. From 149 house rentals to 183 cabin rentals, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Calaveras County?

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

  • Murphys: 311 vacation rentals
  • Angels Camp: 326 vacation rentals
  • Dorrington: 199 vacation rentals
  • Copperopolis: 90 vacation rentals
  • Vallecito: 217 vacation rentals

And Vrbo offers you the chance to discover many other popular destinations in Calaveras 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 Calaveras 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 Calaveras County:

  • Murphys: 311 rentals
  • Angels Camp: 326 rentals
  • Copperopolis: 90 rentals
  • Vallecito: 217 rentals
  • Valley Springs: 36 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 Calaveras 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 Calaveras County are:

  • Placerville, CA (PVF): 100 vacation rentals
  • Modesto City Co Harry Sham Airport (MOD): 24 vacation rentals
  • Stockton Metropolitan Airport (SCK): 89 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 Calaveras County?

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

  • Sequoia Woods Country Club and Golf Course: 494 rentals
  • Glory Hole Sports: 392 rentals
  • Greenhorn Creek Resort: 368 rentals
  • Saddle Creek Golf Course: 150 rentals
  • Laraine Winery: 455 rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Calaveras County listed on Vrbo 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 Calaveras County

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