Discover a selection of 158 vacation rentals in Kernville, CA 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 WiFi. Prices start at $95 per night, and houses and cabins are popular options for a stay in Kernville. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
Top rated rentals — Kernville
Destination guide

The riverside setting of Kernville is ready to explore

The riverfront and mountains provide a pleasant backdrop to your vacation home in Kernville. Renowned for its rafting, fishing and hiking, this city welcomes all visitors. 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.

Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Kernville

Travelers enjoy Kernville for its riverfront and mountain views. Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Kernville is a great place to get out in nature. These are some of the area's most enchanting sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Lake Isabella (5.9 mi / 9.5 km)
  • Trail of 100 Giants (18.1 mi / 29.1 km)
  • Audubon Kern River Preserve (9.2 mi / 14.7 km)
  • Seven Teacups (16.8 mi / 27.1 km)
  • Peppermint Falls (21.4 mi / 34.5 km)
  • Cannell Trail (0.1 mi / 0.1 km)
How to get there

Transportation options to and around Kernville

The nearest airport is in Inyokern, CA (IYK), located 34.3 mi (55.2 km) from the city center.

What are the top vacation rentals in or near Kernville?

Whatever you're seeking in a vacation, you'll find a rental property in or around Kernville that's a match made in heaven. Here are some of our faves:

  • Make use of amenities including lowered locks and nearby museums at "Riverfront Home On The Kern River In Kernville". Located around 1 mile from Kernville, this property has 2 bedrooms and is a hit with guests.
  • "Beautiful Views. Fully Furnished Cabin. Private" also promises a memorable escape, offering 1 bedroom, cookware, dishware and utensils, a coffee grinder and more. It's around 50 miles from Kernville.

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

Can I find log cabins to rent in or near Kernville?

Vrbo has some charming log cabins for rent in and near Kernville. Get the rustic cabin experience while vacationing in the middle of nature at either of these impressive properties:

  • "Private And Big Log Cabin With Hot" is a fantastic fusion of outdoor adventure and creature comforts. Make use of handy amenities here including a kitchen island and a fitness facility.
  • After a busy day of outdoor activities, chill out at "Storybook Log Cabin Near Sequoia National Park". This cozy escape comes with plenty of features, including a restaurant dining guide and games.

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

Escape the hustle and bustle of everyday life at one of our weekend getaways in or near Kernville. Whether you want to hang out with friends or spend time with the family, there'll be something to suit your needs. Here are some of our most popular options:

  • Whisk yourself away to "Enjoy Sweeping Mountain Views And The Sounds Of The Mighty Kern Flowing Below". Located about 2 miles to the south of Kernville, this cozy escape has all you need for a relaxed stay, including a microwave oven and a nearby river.
  • "Epic View; A Luxury House On A Hill" is another top-rated option to consider. It's located around 2 miles to the south of Kernville and features towels, coffee and tea making facilities and more.

Can I find studio apartments for rent in and around Kernville?

Studio apartments are a simple yet stylish option, perfectly suited for traveling couples or solo stays. Spend your days exploring your surroundings and your nights resting up in your cozy hideaway. These getaways in or near Kernville are guaranteed to please:

  • Get away on your own or take a friend along to "Enjoy Sweeping Mountain Views And The Sounds Of The Mighty Kern Flowing Below". You'll have lots of amenities to take advantage of, including off-street parking options and free WiFi.
  • An equally fantastic property is "A River Runs Through It". Don't be fooled by its compact size — this comfortable apartment is packed with convenient amenities like pet-friendly services, air conditioning and lots more.

Can I find short term rentals in or near Kernville?

Whether you're looking for a comfy cottage or a house with room enough for the whole family, you'll find the ideal place on Vrbo. Enjoy a mini break at one of these escapes in or near Kernville:

  • Within close reach of central Kernville, "River Frontage ~ Quiet And Secluded Retreat Only Minutes To Sequoia National Park" welcomes short-term guests. When you're not kicking back in your cozy digs, get out and explore everything that's around you.
  • "Riverfront Home With Large Deck On South Fork Of Kaweah River" is also well located. Put your feet up here and find out why guests rate this property highly.

What are the best romantic weekend getaways in or near Kernville?

Whether spent in a cottage, a cabin or a condo, a romantic weekend getaway is a wonderful way to spice up your love life. Whisk your special someone away for a couple of relaxing days at one of these sought-after escapes in or near Kernville:

  • Located around 1 mile from Kernville, "Riverfront Home On The Kern River In Kernville" is the perfect place for adoring couples. A fireplace and beach sun loungers are some of the many amenities you'll find here.
  • "Even The View From The Living Room Is Hard To Beat At This Cozy Kern Escape" is another wonderful option that'll impress. It's approximately 2 miles from Kernville and comes with outdoor furniture and a nearby marina.

What are the best large group vacation rentals in or near Kernville?

Share your vacation and boost your odds of having fun. Whether you're organizing an adventurous escape with buddies or a family reunion, there's no shortage of large group vacation rentals in and near Kernville:

  • Providing space, privacy and comfort, you'll get your guests' tick of approval at "The Lazy Crane; A Luxury Cabin On The Kern River". Up to 12 people can stay at this property which has 3 bedrooms, a fireplace and a nearby waterfront. You'll find it around 1 mile to the south of Kernville.
  • Nothing's more important than spending precious time with loved ones, and "Large, Beautiful Home In The Of Kernville" is the ideal place to do that. Located around 4 miles to the south of Kernville, as many as 12 guests can stay in this vacation rental which has 3 bedrooms. A garden and a nearby river are among the numerous amenities at hand here.

What are the best houses for rent with a pool in or near Kernville?

A pool is often an all-important amenity when choosing where to spend your vacation, particularly if you've got kids in tow. Check out these houses with a pool in or near Kernville and spend your days splashing around:

  • Treat your crew to a memorable break at "Lookout House//a Private Kern Riverfront Retreat". There's plenty to love about this getaway besides its pool, such as a barbecue grill and a garden.
  • "Big View House//epic Riverfront + Curated Design" is the type of place you go to get away from everything and make the most of your surroundings, starting with its glorious pool. A living room and a fridge are also on hand to make your visit as comfortable as possible.

Unsure how to pack for your Kernville getaway? This leading destination has a semi-arid climate. In summer, expect average temperatures of between 55 ºF and 85 ºF. Scroll through our range of Kernville vacation rentals by using the search bar at the top of the page. Simply adjust the filters to get more ideas about where to stay.

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

Every family get-together should be memorable. Whether you're planning a break with the kids or a celebration with relatives, our large family vacation rentals in or near Kernville offer a comfy home away from home with plenty of space for everyone:

  • Sleeping as many as 8 guests in 4 bedrooms, "Big View House//epic Riverfront + Curated Design" is the perfect place to spend quality time with the family. This top-rated escape is 2 miles to the south of Kernville and has amenities that include childrens activities and a nearby laundromat.
  • "Kern River Retreat - Walk To River And Downtown By Redawning" is another excellent option. It's around 3 miles to the south of Kernville, has 3 bedrooms and can accommodate up to 8 people. Handy amenities here include a kitchen and a toaster.

When it's time to explore, there are loads of family-friendly attractions nearby to keep everyone happy and entertained. Tokopah Falls, Porterville City Pool and McDermont Field House should be on your agenda.

Can I find family cabin rentals in or near Kernville?

Get away from the hustle and bustle and treat your loved ones to a different sort of vacation. Stay in one of these family cabins in or near Kernville and get the camping experience — but with all the comforts of home!

  • "Riverfront Home On The Kern River In Kernville" - Located around 1 mile south of the center of Kernville, this family-friendly getaway comes with childrens activities and a video library.
  • "The Lovelight Jaccuzi Cottage Downtown Kernville" - This property is another top pick with families and is around 3 miles south of Kernville. Offering a fridge, towels and more, it'll get everyone's tick of approval.

For more options, use the search bar at the top of the page and adjust the filters to find the Kernville vacation rental that's perfect for your needs.