Discover a selection of 2,000 vacation rentals in Long Beach, 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 private pools. Prices start at $95 per night, and houses and condos are popular options for a stay in Long Beach. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
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Destination guide

Experience Long Beach in vacation home rentals

For blond sandy beaches, historic ships, and a wealth of marine life, look no further than Southern California's Long Beach for your next vacation. This vibrant city is famous as the home of the historic Queen Mary ocean liner and the Aquarium of the Pacific, and is the launch point for trips to Catalina Island. If you book a Long Beach vacation rental close to Downtown, you'll also have the best of the city's bars, restaurants, and museums, on your doorstep. After dark, head down to the hip East Village and sample some good old Californian nightlife.

Things to do

Long (Beach) live the Queen Mary

Once a world-class ocean liner, the Queen Mary has been an iconic sight in Long Beach since she was docked here in 1967. Decked out in all her 1930s finery, the Queen Mary is now a hotel and tourist attraction. There are various guided tours on offer, or really push the boat out (excuse the pun) and book dinner onboard. If you prefer to explore life beneath the ocean, head to the Aquarium of the Pacific in Rainbow Harbor. Come face-to-fin with sharks, penguins, and even otters in this state-of-the-art aquarium.

Activities

Live long and prosper on Long Beach

As the name may suggest, life in Long Beach is centered around the miles and miles of blond sands the city gets its name from. Grab a picnic and settle down for a day on the beach. Or book a dolphin or whale spotting cruise from the harbor and make a day of it. It's also the launching point for boat trips to Catalina Island and Naples Island. In the summer, Long Beach is awash with festivals and events, while in winter, it's all about visiting the city's popular museums and aquarium.

Weather

Long Beach says boo to June Gloom

Southern California doesn't do badly in the weather stakes. Famous for its almost-year round sunshine and mild, Mediterranean climate, in the summer, Long Beach sees average temperatures around 70-80 degrees. It's the peak time to visit the city, and the best Long Beach vacation rentals tend to get booked up in advance. Spring and fall are equally pleasant times to visit, although beware of June Gloom, when it can get a little gray. In winter, the skies are still bright, but the temperature drops a little to below 60 degrees, so a light jacket is often needed.

Natural features

Long Beach—combining the best of nature and the city

Long Beach may be a large city, but that doesn’t mean it’s lacking in nature and wildlife. Angeles National Forest - San Gabriel Mountains National Monument is just a short drive away from your Long Beach vacation rental, and has plenty of hiking trails to explore the wonderful forests that blanket the rolling hills. There’s a choice of beaches to choose from along the coast, and Channel Islands National Park is a great place to enjoy scuba diving and other activities. For a touch of Zen, visit the Earl Burns Miller Japanese Garden.

How to get there

Traveling to and around Long Beach

Fly into Long Beach Municipal Airport (LGB), the closest airport, located 4.4 mi (7.1 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you could book a flight to Los Angeles Intl. (LAX), which is 17 mi (27.4 km) away.

You can see more of Long Beach by jumping on the metro at Downtown Long Beach Station, Pacific Avenue Station or 1st Street Station.

What are the top vacation rentals in or near Long Beach?

The heart wants what it wants, and right now that's to get away. It's time to pack your suitcase and take off to one of these top vacation rentals in or near Long Beach:

  • Make the most of conveniences like a bicycle and a kitchen at "Beautiful One Bedroom Beachfront Property". Located around 12 miles from Long Beach, this unique option has 1 bedroom and good guest reviews.
  • Another top choice is "Location Location Locationsteps From Paramount And More", which is around 25 miles from Long Beach. Offering 3 bedrooms, nearby museums and a nearby hospital, it has everything you need to keep you content and comfortable.

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

What are the best tiny house vacation rentals in or near Long Beach?

You need only set foot in one of our tiny house vacation rentals in Long Beach to figure out that cool things really do come in small packages. Cleverly designed to make use of every inch of space, these mini wonders promise a big vacation experience:

  • Get away from it all and get back to basics at "Modern One Bedroom Tiny House With Free Parking". This property in Grandview packs plenty of comforts into its small space, such as a fenced yard and WiFi.
  • "Tiny House Next To Turtle Pond With Hot Tub" in Los Angeles is another top-rated choice. Games and a hair dryer will make your time here more comfortable.

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

Escape from the hustle and bustle of everyday life at one of our weekend getaways in or near Long Beach. Whether you'd like to catch up with friends or spend quality time with the kids, there'll be something to suit your needs. Try these top-rated properties on for size:

  • "Live Like A Star In A Filmmaker's Home In The Hollywood Hills" is ideal for one or two days of R&R. It features useful amenities, such as a microwave oven and a washing machine, and is located around 25 miles to the north of Long Beach.
  • Or, fling a few clothes in an overnight bag and set out for "Luxury 1bedroom Apt With Shared Backyard @ Wb Studios". This well-liked getaway is around 30 miles north of Long Beach and offers free toiletries and towels.

Can I find studio apartments for rent in and around Long Beach?

Studio apartments are a tough act to follow when it comes to convenience, location and affordability. Get cozy in one of these studio apartments for rent in or near Long Beach and get a taste of the local vibe:

  • Wake up, explore and then do it all over again at "Beautiful One Bedroom Beachfront Property". This property is a wonderful base for sightseeing and comes with amenities including an elevator and internet services.
  • Another excellent choice is "Luxury 1bedroom Apt With Shared Backyard @ Wb Studios". Make use of heating, a living room and other amenities during your stay.

When you're ready to leave your studio apartment and sightsee, there's plenty to keep you occupied around Long Beach. Passionate about culture? Swing by La Plaza de Cultura Y Artes and Theatre West.

Can I find short term rentals in or near Long Beach?

Just because you only have a day or two free doesn't mean you have to spend it in a dull hotel room. Get away but still have the home comforts you need at one of these short-term rentals in or around Long Beach:

  • "Luxury 1bedroom Apt With Shared Backyard @ Wb Studios" is close to the heart of Long Beach, so you'll have lots of things to keep you busy. Explore well-known attractions like Hollywood Walk of Fame and University of Southern California when you're not relaxing in your cozy digs.
  • Jump out of bed, make some breakfast and then begin planning what to see around "Lovely Apartment Steps From The Beach". Dolby Theater and TCL Chinese Theatre should be on your itinerary if you stay at this popular vacation rental.

What are the best romantic weekend getaways in or near Long Beach?

Nothing says "I love you" quite like a romantic weekend rendezvous. If you're longing to spend a couple of relaxing nights away with your sweetheart, we've got some romantic getaways in and around Long Beach that will sweep you off your feet:

  • Sneak off on Friday for a couple of nights of passion at "Beautiful One Bedroom Beachfront Property". Roughly 12 miles from Long Beach, it comes with plenty of nice touches, including a nearby bay and shopping facilities.
  • "Location Location Locationsteps From Paramount And More" is another top option that's bound to impress. It's about 25 miles from Long Beach and comes with a fireplace and beauty services.

Are there mansions for rent in or near Long Beach?

Nothing says "best vacation evvv-er" like staying in a mansion. Treat the family to an unforgettable getaway at one of these mansions for rent in or near Long Beach:

  • Style, character and charm — "Beverly Hills Mediterranean Mansion With Pool" has it all in abundance. Approximately 25 miles northwest of Long Beach and offering a swimming pool and golf, this showstopper is hard to beat.
  • Alternatively, score Brownie points with your crew with a stay at "New Ocean View Mansion On Palisades". It's located around 30 miles to the northwest of Long Beach and comes with a swimming pool, a sauna and more.

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

Share your trip and have twice as much fun. Whether you're planning an adventurous escape with buddies for a family get-together, you'll have your choice of large group vacation rentals in and around Long Beach:

  • Providing space, comfort and privacy, you'll get your guests' tick of approval at "2 Bed 2 Bath Bungalow". Up to 30 people can be accommodated at this retreat which has 2 bedrooms, a kitchen and off-street parking options. This group getaway is around 2 miles to the east of Long Beach.
  • Nothing's more important than spending time with loved ones, and "The Daisy Paradise Villa" is the ideal place to do that. Located around 3 miles to the north of Long Beach, as many as 16 guests can stay in this vacation rental which has 6 bedrooms. A kitchen and a firepit are among the numerous amenities here.

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

A pool is often a necessity when deciding where to spend your vacation, particularly if you're bringing the kids along. Browse these houses with a pool in or near Long Beach and fill your days with frolicking good fun:

  • Pack your swimming gear and make a booking at "Burbank Rancho Private Guest House 1 Bedroom Near Studios And Equestrian Center". There are plenty of other appealing amenities here, including a microwave oven and a video library.
  • "Beautifully Remodeled Luxurious Beach House 1. 5 Blocks From The Beach" is the kind of place you go to get away from everything and make the most of your surroundings, starting with its awesome pool. A TV and a stereo are also on hand to make your visit as comfortable as possible.

Not sure how to pack your bags for your Long Beach break? This impressive destination has a semi-arid climate. During the summer months, you can expect average temperatures of between 65 ºF and 80 ºF. Browse our selection of Long Beach vacation rentals by using the search bar at the top of the page. Simply adjust the filters to get more great ideas about where to stay.

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

Every get-together with the family should be one to remember. Whether you're organizing a break with the kids or a reunion with the extended family, these large family vacation rentals in or near Long Beach offer a comfy home away from home with ample space for everyone:

  • Get your group under the same roof at "Lax Beachhouse - Luxury On The Sand For Your Dream Vacation Or Stay", which has 3 bedrooms sleeping up to 7 guests. This getaway is located 20 miles to the northwest of Long Beach and comes with amenities such as cable/satellite TV services and childrens activities.
  • "Beautifully Remodeled Luxurious Beach House 1. 5 Blocks From The Beach" is another good option. It's about 12 miles to the northwest of Long Beach, has 3 bedrooms and can accommodate up to 8 people. Useful amenities here include a dishwasher and coffee and tea making facilities.

If you'd love to sightsee, there are plenty of family-friendly attractions nearby to add to your to-do list. Universal Studios Hollywood, Santa Monica Pier and Hollywood Walk of Fame are fine places to start.

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