Discover a selection of 500 vacation rentals in Lake Arrowhead 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 kitchens and WiFi. Prices start at $205 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

Transportation to and around Lake Arrowhead

The nearest airport is in San Bernardino, CA (SBD-San Bernardino Intl.), located 12.2 mi (19.6 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you might consider flying into Ontario, CA (ONT-Los Angeles - Ontario Intl.), which is 27 mi (43.5 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.

How many vacation rentals are available around Lake Arrowhead?

Our 2020 property listings offer a large selection of 558 vacation rentals around Lake Arrowhead. From 197 cabin rentals to 317 house rentals, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends.

Can I rent a mountain-view property in Lake Arrowhead?

Fresh air, inspiring vistas and plenty of time out in the wild. If you've been itching to unwind and unplug, an escape to the mountains is the perfect remedy. Vrbo has no less than 260 mountain getaway rentals available. Open to more suggestions? Vrbo has tons more rental options to discover, including:

  • 147 lake-view vacation rentals.
  • 113 village vacation rentals.
  • 72 lakeside vacation rentals.

Can I rent a house in Lake Arrowhead?

If you want to live like a local and love a bit of extra space and privacy, renting a whole house is the way to go. There are 319 options available on Vrbo. Prices start from $92 per night. Or perhaps you'd rather try one of the area's other sought-after lodging options, like:

  • Cabin: 197 vacation homes. Prices start from $40 per night.
  • Cottage: 14 vacation homes. Prices start from $94 per night.
  • Condo: 11 vacation homes. Prices start from $78 per night.

Can I stay in Lake Arrowhead in a large group?

There's nothing quite as exciting as exploring somewhere entirely new with close friends and family. And the good news is Vrbo has places to suit large groups. At the moment, house vacation homes are the latest thing for large groups of travelers here, and we have 83 listed on our database. The rental options that are perfect for large numbers here include:

  • On the hunt for vacation homes that can hold 8 people? We have 262 that will fit the bill. Prices begin from just $103 per night.
  • If you've got 10 in your group, you'll be happy to hear that there are 224 vacation homes suitable. Prices start at $115 a night.
  • Arranging a trip away with 6 guests? We've got 166 vacation homes that match your requirements. Prices start from $89 a night.

So never fear! When you book with us you can bring your uncle, your grandma and all your buddies to Lake Arrowhead.

Where are the cheapest rentals in Lake Arrowhead?

Vrbo offers an array of fantastic cost-effective rentals. Treat everyone to a fancy night out on the town or stay a few extra nights with the money leftover. When it comes to discovering a great deal, your first stop ought to be Boulder Bay. Here, Vrbo has 208 rentals at an average price of $189 a night. You'll find another 754 Vrbo rentals waiting to be booked in or around Upper Moonridge. The average price here is $201 a night.

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