Discover a selection of 8,000 vacation rentals near Los Angeles, 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 $163 per night, and houses and villas are popular options for a stay near Los Angeles. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
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Explore Los Angeles from vacation home rentals

There's a reason Los Angeles holds such an allure. Whether you're hiking up to the Hollywood Sign, fitting your hands into the mold of your fave celeb's, or hanging ten with the locals, you'll find glitz, glamour, and excitement at practically every turn. Dedicate each day to a new neighborhood and never tire of learning the ins and outs of L.A. life. Or, better yet, opt for a luxe Los Angeles vacation rental and try your hand at living like the celebs do. They are, after all, just like us!

Things to do

Tourist attractions near Los Angeles vacation homes

If celeb-stalking is starting to embarrass the kids, hightail it out to the Los Angeles Zoo, Universal Studios Hollywood, or Disneyland. Grab the quintessential L.A. photo of the Hollywood Sign, or hike up to the Griffith Observatory. Take in an exhibit at the J. Paul Getty Museum, or a performance at the Walt Disney Concert Hall. While California's more popular wine country might be a few hours north, impress the adults of your crew with a peek at the growing industry in SoCal with a tour of some of Los Angeles's newest wineries.


Things to do near Los Angeles vacation rentals

With so much going on in and around L.A., it can be overwhelming. Opt for a hop on, hop off bus tour, go shopping in Beverly Hills, or take a guided walking tour of West Hollywood. Hike up the trail at Runyon Canyon for expansive city views, or start your morning with a sunrise yoga class on Venice Beach. Whether you book a Los Angeles vacation rental right on the Pacific or in a downtown high-rise, you'll never run out of places to go, or people to see, in SoCal.


Local weather for your stay in Los Angeles vacation rentals

Los Angeles boasts 300 days of sunshine per year, with temps averaging in the low-80s for the majority. The few cold, gray days are likely to arrive in January and February, when it can be a little wet—though you won't hear most Angelenos complain about the respite from the heat. June is known to be occasionally a bit more overcast, too, but July and August are likely to be hot, dry, and busy. September and October, on the other hand, offer the dream trip trifecta: warm days, crisp nights, and smaller crowds.

Natural features

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Situated off the Pacific Coast Highway, driving into Los Angeles is an experience in itself -- and not just because of the world-famous traffic. The city's coast is home to some of the most stunning beaches in Southern California, and the sea-level slowly rises into hills and eventually mountains as you move inland. The San Gabriel Mountains sit to the north of LA, and the city is bordered by the Angeles National Forest and Topanga State Park. Opt for a Los Angeles vacation rental on the water or in the hills, and end each day with a cinematic sunset.

How to get there

Transportation to and around Los Angeles

The nearest airport is in Los Angeles Intl. (LAX), located 11.8 mi (19 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you could also fly into Hollywood Burbank Airport (BUR), which is 11.8 mi (19 km) away.

If you prefer to travel by train, Los Angeles Union Station, Los Angeles Cal State Station and Commerce Station are the main stations in the city. You can see more of Los Angeles by jumping on the metro at Civic Center Station, Little Tokyo/Arts District Station or Pershing Square Station.

Family friendly

Family fun near Los Angeles vacation rentals

Los Angeles is filled with fun locations for children of all ages. Vacation homes are available near the Santa Monica Pier, a popular landmark with an amusement park, shops, cafés, and an aquarium, and the La Brea Tar Pits and Museum, an excavation site with a museum and prehistoric garden. Kids will also love Pacific Park, a seaside amusement park with thrill rides, eateries, and games.

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Romantic vacation homes in Los Angeles

If you’re planning a romantic retreat, Los Angeles has numerous idyllic locations to explore on your trip. Vacation homes are available near places like Venice Canals, a series of Italian-inspired canals with sidewalks and bridges, and Melrose Avenue, a shopping, dining, and entertainment district with street art and high-end fashion. You could also visit the Norton Simon Museum, a gallery with a notable collection of European and Asian artwork.

What are the top vacation rentals in or near Los Angeles?

Whether you're seeking a cozy escape for you and your special someone or someplace spacious to fit all your friends, you'll find some top vacation rentals in and around Los Angeles. Here are a couple to get you inspired:

  • Around 17 miles from the center of Los Angeles, it's hard to top "Beautiful One Bedroom Beachfront Property". It has 1 bedroom and a range of conveniences like a TV and shopping.
  • Another appealing choice is "Malibu Modern Pool House", which is around 20 miles from Los Angeles. Featuring 1 bedroom, a living room and an electric kettle, 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 Los Angeles vacation rental for you.

What are the best tiny house vacation rentals in or near Los Angeles?

You need only set foot into one of Vrbo's tiny house vacation rentals in Los Angeles to find out that good things really do come in little packages. Designed to make use of every square inch of space, these mini wonders promise a big vacation experience:

  • Experience a simpler way of living at "Modern One Bedroom Tiny House With Free Parking". Amenities at this getaway in Grandview include a stovetop and a nearby golf course.
  • "Tiny House With 2 Bathrooms, Good Up To 4 Guests" offers convenient extras like a dryer and WiFi. Located in Porter Ranch, you'll be able to live big in this small but nicely designed abode.

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

Those chores can wait, because weekends were made for fun. Escape to one of these weekend getaways in and near Los Angeles and experience all the incredible things to do close by:

  • Leave the hustle and bustle behind at "Location Location Locationsteps From Paramount And More", which is around 4 miles to the northwest of Los Angeles. There's lots of adventure and nature to keep you busy here. Try kayaking and surfing and boogie boarding or simply take in the sights of El Dorado Park Golf Course and Surfrider Beach.
  • "Live Like A Star In A Filmmaker's Home In The Hollywood Hills" will also roll out the welcome mat for you. Around 7 miles northwest of Los Angeles, use it as a base to try some surfing and boogie boarding or golf. Holmby Park and Trump National Golf Club also have to be on your must-do list if you stay here.

Can I find studio apartments for rent in and around Los Angeles?

Studio apartments are hard to match when it comes to convenience, character and location. Take a look at these studio apartments for rent in or near Los Angeles and experience the buzzing local vibe:

  • Unpack your suitcase at "Beautiful One Bedroom Beachfront Property". Amenities including pet-friendly services and a microwave oven help make guests feel right at home here.
  • Alternatively, switch to vacation mode at "Malibu Modern Pool House", which comes with conveniences such as nearby museums and a washing machine.

When it's time to leave your studio apartment and discover the highlights, there's plenty to keep you on the go around Los Angeles. Love cultural attractions? Don't miss The Acting Studio at Edgemar and Wiltern Theatre.

Can I find short term rentals in or near Los Angeles?

Sometimes, you just need to escape from it all, even if it's only for a few days. Experience a delightful mix of sightseeing and relaxation at one of these short-term rentals in or around Los Angeles:

  • If you'd like to be near the action, "Live Like A Star In A Filmmaker's Home In The Hollywood Hills" has you covered. It's within reach of the center of Los Angeles and a convenient base to check out sights like Hollywood Walk of Fame and University of Southern California.
  • Eat, sleep and explore what's around you from "Luxury 1bedroom Apt With Shared Backyard @ Wb Studios", another great option. Citadel Outlets and California State University-Los Angeles should be on your must-do list when you're ready to sightsee.

What are the best romantic weekend getaways in or near Los Angeles?

Whether spent in a cabin, a cottage or a houseboat, a romantic weekend getaway is a perfect way to add some zing to your relationship. Whisk your sweetie off for a couple of relaxing days at one of these sought-after escapes in or near Los Angeles:

  • Put on some soothing music and slow dance the nights away at "Beautiful One Bedroom Beachfront Property". Around 17 miles from Los Angeles, this property has everything you could want for a couple's weekend away, including a nearby bay and a nearby marina.
  • Another place where you can enjoy a few idyllic days together is "Malibu Modern Pool House". Located around 20 miles from Los Angeles, winery tours and a swimming pool add to the ambiance here.

Are there mansions for rent in or near Los Angeles?

If you're in search of somewhere to reconnect with your nearest and dearest this vacation, why not a place with a little glitz and glamour? These mansions for rent in or around Los Angeles will fit your whole crew while doing it in style:

  • Situated approximately 10 miles to the west of Los Angeles, "Beverly Hills Mediterranean Mansion With Pool" is the ideal place for a luxurious getaway. Amenities offered here include a firepit and a sauna.
  • Alternatively, score some major Brownie points with a stay at "New Ocean View Mansion On Palisades". It's approximately 17 miles to the west of Los Angeles and offers amenities like a fireplace, a sauna and more.

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

Browse these large group vacation rentals in or near Los Angeles and don't worry about leaving anyone off your invite list:

  • Providing space, privacy and comfort, you'll get your guests' seal of approval at "Luxury Modern Hollywood Hills Villa". Up to 12 people can be accommodated at this retreat which has 5 bedrooms, a fireplace and a kitchen. It's around 5 miles to the northwest of Los Angeles.
  • Nothing takes priority over being with the people you love, and "The Masterpiece Melrose Villa" is the perfect place to do that. Located around 5 miles to the northwest of Los Angeles, as many as 16 people can stay in this vacation rental which has 4 bedrooms. A kitchen and a fireplace are among the many amenities here.

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

Of all the amenities a vacation rental can offer, a pool is without a doubt the most fun. Browse these houses for rent with a pool in or near Los Angeles and spend your days splashing around. Just don't forget to bring your flamingo floatie:

  • Pack your swimming gear and make yourself comfortable at "Malibu Modern Pool House". There are also lots of other great amenities here, including nearby birdwatching activities and a dining table.
  • "Burbank Rancho Private Guest House 1 Bedroom Near Studios And Equestrian Center" is the type of place you go to leave it all behind and appreciate your surroundings, starting with its inviting pool. A video library and childrens activities are also on hand to make your visit a memorable one.

Los Angeles has a mediterranean climate, with average summertime temperatures fluctuating between 65 ºF and 80 ºF. But you don't have to wait until summertime to visit. Take a look at the search bar at the top of the page and adjust the filters to find the ideal Los Angeles vacation rental and plan your escape for whatever season you like.

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

A family get-together should be a memorable one. Whether you're planning a getaway with the kids or a long-overdue family reunion, Vrbo's large family vacation rentals in or near Los Angeles offer a home away from home with enough space for everyone:

  • Sleeping as many as 7 guests in 3 bedrooms, "Lax Beachhouse - Luxury On The Sand For Your Dream Vacation Or Stay" is the perfect place to spend quality time with the family. This escape is 13 miles to the southwest of Los Angeles and has creature comforts that include coffee and tea making facilities and a living room.
  • "Beautifully Remodeled Luxurious Beach House 1. 5 Blocks From The Beach" is another good option. It's about 17 miles to the southwest of Los Angeles, has 3 bedrooms and accommodates up to 8 guests. Useful amenities here include outdoor furniture and nearby whale-watching activities.

If you'd love to do some sightseeing, there are plenty of family-friendly attractions close by to add to your to-do list. Universal Studios Hollywood, Santa Monica Pier and Hollywood Walk of Fame are great places to start.

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