Discover a selection of 3,500 vacation rentals in El Dorado 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 private pools. Prices start at $95 per night, and houses and cabins are popular options for a stay in El Dorado County. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
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Destination guide

Book a vacation rental for your El Dorado County getaway

Learn about the unique charm of El Dorado County with a stay in a private vacation home. You'll find plenty to explore during your stay in the area. If you need more space to accommodate a family vacation or friends trip, rental homes often come with separate dining areas and spacious living rooms.

Things to do

Sightseeing in and around El Dorado County

Are you hoping to find top things to see and do during your stay? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to check out everything that El Dorado County has to offer. These are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Apple Mountain Golf Resort (5.2 mi / 8.4 km)
  • Ridge Golf Club (21.3 mi / 34.3 km)
  • Sacramento State Aquatic Center (23.7 mi / 38.1 km)
  • Golfland Sunsplash (24.8 mi / 40 km)
  • Roller King Skating & Blading (26.5 mi / 42.6 km)
  • Crystal Basin Cellars (5.4 mi / 8.8 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of El Dorado County

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to appreciate the scenery, El Dorado County is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. Here are some of the area’s most stunning natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • South Fork of the American River (7.1 mi / 11.5 km)
  • Sly Park Campground (12.4 mi / 19.9 km)
  • Folsom Lake State Recreation Area (17.2 mi / 27.7 km)
  • Folsom Lake (17.3 mi / 27.8 km)
  • Granite Bay Beach (18.8 mi / 30.2 km)
  • Meadow Vista Park (21.9 mi / 35.2 km)
How to get there

Traveling to and around El Dorado County

The nearest airport is in Lake Tahoe, CA (TVL), located 44.5 mi (71.6 km) from the city center.

What are the top vacation rentals in El Dorado County?

Luxury villas, secluded treehouses and spacious homes — everyone's dream escape is different. Whatever you're into, you're sure to find something that catches your eye among these top vacation rentals in El Dorado County:

  • "Ideal For Family Getaways - Backs To National Forest": This North Upper Truckee escape comes with 4 bedrooms and is highly rated among guests. Conveniences such as beach sun loungers and children's games will help you feel right at home.
  • "Comfortable Family Home, Walk To Lake": Put your luggage down and your feet up at this sought-after getaway in Tahoma. It comes with 3 bedrooms, a nearby hospital, internet services and more.

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

What are the best tiny house vacation rentals in El Dorado County?

You need only step foot inside one of our tiny house vacation rentals in El Dorado County to find out that awesome things really do come in small packages. Efficiently designed to maximize every square inch of space, these mini wonders deliver a big vacation experience:

  • Escape from the world and disappear to "Cozy Pet Friendly Tahoe Tiny House Cabin". This property in Tahoe Valley packs plenty of conveniences into its compact space, such as an oven and WiFi.
  • "Cozy Tiny House Cabin" in Tahoe Valley is another popular option. A barbecue grill and a porch will make your stay here even more cozy and comfortable.

Can I find log cabins to rent in El Dorado County?

Undeniable fact: El Dorado County is home to some glorious nature, and a log cabin is one of the best ways to appreciate it. Enjoy the outdoors without sacrificing the comforts of home at one of these tried-and-tested bolt-holes:

  • Comfort meets nature at "Gorgeous, Eco - Lodge Guest - House In A Stunning Log Cabin On 20 Acres". Located in Pollock Pines, this idyllic escape features a garden, a stovetop and beautiful views.
  • Find your inner Davy Crockett at "Hooga House On The West Shore - Stunning Log Cabin W". This log cabin in Tahoma will immerse you in the outdoors while offering comforts such as a barbecue grill and a stovetop.

What are the top-rated vacation rentals for weekend getaways in El Dorado County?

Whether you're organizing a family reunion, a dreamy break for two or a couple of nights away on your own, we have weekend getaways in El Dorado County to suit your style. Pack a bag and stay at one of these popular escapes:

  • "The Hideaway In Somerset" - Located in Pacific States, this getaway offers handy extras including a games room and a fitness facility.
  • "Spacious, Tasteful, 4 Bed Home: Hot Tub" - This is another terrific place where you can unwind for the weekend. Take advantage of heating, games and more during your short but memorable stay at this Pacific States property.

Can I find studio apartments for rent in El Dorado County?

If you're looking for someplace with more personality than the usual hotel room, you'll like our studio apartments in El Dorado County. Cook up a storm in your kitchen, flop onto the lounge and feel completely at home. Take a peek at some of our comfiest studios:

  • Settle in and make yourself comfortable at "The Ultimate Villa At Heavenly Resort Village", located in South Lake Tahoe. There are loads of amenities you can take advantage of here, including nearby hunting activities and an elevator.
  • Otherwise, use "Sunnywood: 1 Br, 1 Ba Cabin Or Bungalow In Tahoma" as your base to get out and explore. This homey getaway is in Tahoma and comes with shopping and a fridge.

Can I find short term rentals in El Dorado County?

Spend a few days in an affordable cabin or splurge on a premium apartment. Vrbo has plenty of short-term rentals for your getaway in El Dorado County. Have a look at these options for some inspiration:

  • Located near central Pacific States, "The Hideaway In Somerset" is perfect for a short-term stay. Base yourself here and head out to explore all the top attractions in the area.
  • "Spacious, Tasteful, 4 Bed Home: Hot Tub" also welcomes short-term guests. Spend a couple of relaxing days at this vacation rental in Pioneer Trail and discover why it's a hit with many travelers.

What are the best romantic weekend getaways in El Dorado County?

If you're looking to surprise your special someone, then stay somewhere special! Organize a romantic weekend getaway in El Dorado County at one of these escapes and watch love bloom:

  • Discover your inner Casanova at "Ideal For Family Getaways - Backs To National Forest". This North Upper Truckee getaway is perfect for romance, with amenities like a fireplace and beauty services to help set the mood.
  • Alternatively, plan a loved-up weekend away at "Comfortable Family Home, Walk To Lake". Located in Tahoma, it offers beauty services, a fireplace and other bonuses.

Are there mansions for rent in El Dorado County?

Whether you're looking for somewhere spacious and luxurious for a family getaway, a weekend away with old friends or a special event, we've got mansions for rent in El Dorado County to suit everyone's needs. Below are a couple that'll knock your socks off:

  • Spend a few nights or more enjoying the high life at "14 Bedroom 14 Bath Mega Mansion W" in Bijou Park. A fireplace and a swimming pool are just a couple of the quality amenities you can expect here.
  • "Glen Eagles Manor Luxury 8 Bedroom Mansion W" is another showstopping option that's difficult to resist. It's located in Tahoe Paradise and comes with numerous highlights including golf and a fireplace.

What are the best large group vacation rentals in El Dorado County?

If you're planning to take a memorable trip away, don't go it alone; take the whole crew. You'll have more fun sharing your experiences with your friends and family. These vacation rentals in El Dorado County are perfect for larger groups:

  • "Ideal For Family Getaways - Backs To National Forest": With 4 bedrooms, this large vacation rental in North Upper Truckee has more than enough room for you and all your friends and family. Amenities such as a kitchen and a firepit are on hand to make things nice and comfy.
  • "The Hideaway In Somerset": This vacation rental in Pacific States has 7 bedrooms, so you won't have to leave anybody off your invite list. A swimming pool and a garden are among its many highlights.

Are there large vacation rentals that sleep 30 or more in El Dorado County?

Planning a vacation in El Dorado County with all your family and friends doesn't have to mean squeezing everyone into a couple of rooms. If you're looking for someplace comfy where you and your crew can stretch out and unwind, one of these large vacation rentals might be just the ticket:

  • "14 Bedroom 14 Bath Mega Mansion W": With 14 bedrooms accommodating up to 32 people, this vacation rental in Bijou Park has all the space you need. A swimming pool and a garden are just a couple of the amenities on offer here.
  • "Larch Blurb": Everyone can join in the fun at this sought-after option in South Lake Tahoe. It has 2 bedrooms and sleeps up to 31 guests. Quality amenities here include a barbecue grill and pet-friendly facilities.

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