Discover a selection of 1,000 vacation rentals in Lake Arrowhead, 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 WiFi and swimming pools. Prices start at $302 per night, and cabins and houses are popular options for a stay in Lake Arrowhead. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
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Destination guide

Explore Lake Arrowhead from vacation home rentals

Surrounded by the majestic pine and cedar trees of San Bernardino National Forest, stunning Lake Arrowhead makes you feel like you've escaped to the Alps. In fact, the area is often called the Alps of Southern California, and it has the exclusive feel of an upscale resort. Much of the land is privately owned, and you need to get permission from local business and property owners to head out on the lake itself. That's one reason a Lake Arrowhead vacation rental is a great idea. The other reasons? Gorgeous weather, breathtaking scenery, and fun for all ages.

Things to do

Places to visit near Lake Arrowhead vacation rentals

The beaches, water, and lush green forest of Lake Arrowhead are what attract people to the area like world-weary moths to a particularly fun-looking flame, but there are a few sights nearby that make a trip to the lake even more rewarding. The Mountain History Museum is lovingly maintained by the local historical society. It features Native American artifacts and exhibits honoring the firefighters who've protected the forest for decades. If something more carefree is more your speed, take your little ones to Lollipop Park. Kids can ride the carousel or take a mini-train on a tour of the lakeshore.

Activities

Things to do near Lake Arrowhead vacation homes

You can try to list Lake Arrowhead's most popular outdoor activities: hiking, backpacking, camping, bicycling, water skiing, snowshoeing, ice skating, fishing, horseback riding . . . but you might grow old before you're finished. Lake Arrowhead Village is the central spot for shopping, strolling, and dining out. It's also where vacationers and year-round residents enjoy free concerts all summer long. The Lake Arrowhead Queen is a must-do. This relaxing boat tour takes you all around the lake, with insights on local flora, fauna, and celebrity residences provided by your knowledgeable captain.

Weather

Climate at your Lake Arrowhead summer rental

Lake Arrowhead is unique in Southern California. Its Mediterranean climate translates to dry, warm, sunny summers, with highs in the 70s and 80s—just perfect for hiking, boating, and camping. It's the most popular time to book a Lake Arrowhead vacation rental, so get your reservation in early. Winters are crisp and cold, with highs in the 40s and less snow than in the nearby ski resorts of Big Bear and Snow Valley. Spring and fall are delightfully cool. You can score a bargain and still enjoy the outdoors.

Natural features

This arrow will point you straight to Mother Nature

Are you craving a walk on the wild side? Well, thank your forebears, because the wild lands surrounding your Lake Arrowhead vacation rental were designated a National Forest more than a hundred years ago. Local hikers and climbers are partial to The Pinnacles, a group of granite peaks northwest of the lake and chock-full of hiking trails and rock climbing opportunities. If your kids are scared of heights (or if you are) take them to Wildhaven Ranch instead. It's a haven for endangered and indigenous species.

How to get there

Traveling to and around Lake Arrowhead

The nearest airport is in Los Angeles - Ontario Intl. Airport (ONT), located 26.3 mi (42.3 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you could book a flight to San Bernardino, CA (SBD-San Bernardino Intl.), which is 10.7 mi (17.3 km) away.

Family friendly

Family fun near Lake Arrowhead vacation homes

Lake Arrowhead boasts unique and fun attractions for kids of all ages. Vacation homes are available near places like SkyPark at Santa’s Village, an outdoor adventure park with mountain bike trails and winter-themed amusements, and Glen Helen Regional Park, a vast parkland with 2 lakes, a water park, picnic areas, and a concert venue. Kids will also like the Oak Glen Preserve, a protected area with a botanical garden and Children’s Outdoor Discovery Center with nature exhibits.

Good for couples

Romantic vacation homes in Lake Arrowhead

The idyllic locations in Lake Arrowhead make it perfect for a couple’s retreat. Vacation rentals can be found near places like Indian Canyon, a canyon at the Cahuilla Indian reservation with a waterfall, trails, visitor center, and viewing deck, and Wildwood Canyon State Park, a vast park with hiking, biking, and equestrian trails that wind through ranch lands. You'll also like Palm Springs Aerial Tramway, a scenic ride on tram cars through Chino Canyon with dining, a museum, and hiking trails.

What are the top vacation rentals in or near Lake Arrowhead?

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

  • Make use of conveniences like a nearby hospital and a washing machine at "Burnt Mill Canyon Cottage, "just For 2". Situated around 2 miles from Lake Arrowhead, this leading option has 1 bedroom and is a hit with guests.
  • Another excellent choice is "Cabin - Romantic Hide - A - Way For Two In Our Secluded Canyon. Please See Our Reviews", which is around 50 miles from Lake Arrowhead. Featuring 1 bedroom, an oven and towels, it has everything you need to keep you comfortable and content.

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

What are the best tiny house vacation rentals in or near Lake Arrowhead?

For a memorable vacation experience, book one of Vrbo's tiny house rentals in Lake Arrowhead. A word of caution though — after you've lived the tiny house life, the urge to downsize and move into one of these pint-sized pads will be hard to resist!

  • Get away from it all and get back to basics at "New+private Cozy+tiny Home". This getaway in Big Bear packs plenty of conveniences into its small space, such as an electric kettle and a nearby laundromat.
  • "Tiny House In The Mojave Desert Near Las Vegas" in Sandy Valley is another good option. Coffee and tea making facilities and off-street parking options will make your getaway here even more comfortable.

Can I find log cabins to rent in or near Lake Arrowhead?

There's something undeniably cozy about hanging out in a log cabin with a cup of tea and a good book. Leave the world behind and spend a couple of nights or longer at one of these log cabins in Lake Arrowhead:

  • Located in Lake Arrowhead, "Luxurious Log Cabin, Level Entry" will put you near some of the awesome outdoor activities this region has on offer. Skiing and kayaking are a couple of them.
  • Alternatively, consider "Unique Log Cabin In A Private White Mountain Setting With Spectacular Views". Try some fishing or hiking and biking or just rest and relax at this Carroll property.

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

Nothing's better than squeezing in a short break to perk you up. Pack your carry-on bag and take five at one of these weekend getaways in and around Lake Arrowhead:

  • "4000sf~large Kitchen~1000sf Game Rm" is a comfortable option around 0.1 miles southwest of the center of Lake Arrowhead. You don't need to go far to find something interesting to do around this retreat. Get outdoors and explore Juniper Point and Cucamonga-Guasti Regional Park. Activities like mountain biking and hiking and biking will nicely round off your whirlwind break.
  • Alternatively, leave your cares behind at "Free Night Relaxing Tree House Vibes 1 Mile To Village And Lake". Stay in and enjoy its comforts, or head out for some skiing and fishing. When it's time to discover more of the area, organize a visit to Lake Perris State Recreation Area and Big Bear Alpine Zoo. This sought-after vacation rental is around 17 miles east of Lake Arrowhead.

Can I find studio apartments for rent in and around Lake Arrowhead?

Take in the lifestyle and culture of Lake Arrowhead from the comfort and privacy of a studio apartment. Whether you're looking to get away on your own or have fun with a few buddies, you'll find the ideal studio apartment for rent in or near Lake Arrowhead:

  • Toss your bags down and put your feet up at "Burnt Mill Canyon Cottage, "just For 2". Amenities including a microwave oven and a porch will help you feel at home here.
  • Alternatively, spend your escape at "Tree Top Cottage - Romantic Hot Tub Wifi Pets 125. 00", which comes with conveniences including cable/satellite TV services and a hair dryer.

When it's time to step outside your studio apartment and discover the highlights, there's lots to keep you busy around Lake Arrowhead. Into art and culture? Visit San Manuel Amphitheater and Lake Arrowhead Repertory Theatre Company.

Can I find short term rentals in or near Lake Arrowhead?

Just because you only have a few short days to spare doesn't mean you need to spend it in a bleak hotel. Go on vacation but still have the home comforts you need at one of these short-term rentals in or around Lake Arrowhead:

  • "Free Night Relaxing Tree House Vibes 1 Mile To Village And Lake" is near the heart of Lake Arrowhead, so you'll have loads of things to see and do. Find your way to notable attractions like National Orange Show Events Center and San Manuel Indian Bingo and Casino when you're not chilling in your cozy rental.
  • "Bungalow In The Boulders Bottlerock House" is another appealing option. Remember to add Loma Linda University Medical Center and Loma Linda University to your to-do list when it's time to sightsee.

What are the best romantic weekend getaways in or near Lake Arrowhead?

Forget about flowers and chocolates. Sometimes all you need is to get away for a weekend, just you and your beloved. At Vrbo, we've got romantic getaways in and around Lake Arrowhead that would make Cupid swoon. Here are some we think you'll fall in love with:

  • Put on some relaxing music and chill together at "Burnt Mill Canyon Cottage, "just For 2". Around 2 miles from Lake Arrowhead, this property has everything you could want for a romantic weekend away, including a fireplace and beauty services.
  • Alternatively, spend your escape sipping wine and canoodling at "Sun And Fun @little Lodge/great Rates", around 14 miles from Lake Arrowhead. A resort and beauty services will help set the mood for romance.

Are there mansions for rent in or near Lake Arrowhead?

Nothing says "best vacation evvv-er" like staying in a mansion. Treat the family to a memorable escape at one of these mansions for rent in or near Lake Arrowhead:

  • Situated about 19 miles to the north of Lake Arrowhead, "Adobe Mansion With Room For 46 On Private Oasis" is the ideal place to relax and unwind in luxury. Amenities offered here include a fireplace and golf.
  • Alternatively, score some serious Brownie points with a stay at "Wolf Creek Luxury Estate By Destination Big Bear : Luxury Mansion Walk To Skiing". It's located approximately 19 miles to the east of Lake Arrowhead and offers amenities like a fireplace, golf and more.

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

Big groups mean gigantic fun. They also mean finding someplace that'll easily fit your crew. Check out our large group vacation rentals in or around Lake Arrowhead and spend time with your favorite people under the same roof:

  • There's loads of space to spread out at "4000sf~large Kitchen~1000sf Game Rm". Around 0.1 miles southwest of Lake Arrowhead, this welcoming property has 4 bedrooms that sleep up to 12 guests. Quality amenities include a kitchen and a firepit.
  • Nothing is more important than spending time with the people you love, and "Cabin - Across From Lake Loaded With Amenities" makes it easy to do that. Located around 15 miles to the east of Lake Arrowhead, as many as 12 people can stay in this vacation rental which has 4 bedrooms. A lake view and a fireplace are among the many amenities on offer here.

Are there large vacation rentals that sleep 30 or more in or near Lake Arrowhead?

Whether you're organizing a wedding, a birthday party or a getaway with the special people in your life, we'll help you find the ideal space to fit your group. Bring together your gang and check out these large vacation rentals in or around Lake Arrowhead:

  • "Large Mountain House": The more guests you bring the merrier to this sought-after vacation rental. It has 5 bedrooms, accommodates up to 30 people and features a host of amenities, such as a garden and a kitchen.
  • "Lake Arrowhead Village Condo": Offering the trifecta of space, comfort and privacy, this impressive home houses as many as 99 people in its 2 bedrooms. A fireplace and a barbecue grill will help keep your team nice and comfortable.