Destination guide

The artsy city of Palmdale awaits you

Enjoy the area's theater scene, entertainment and culture and make a vacation rental your home during your stay in Palmdale. Renowned for its shopping, sporting events and restaurants, this city welcomes all visitors. Whether you're planning a family vacation, friends trip or romantic retreat, HomeAway has a great selection of vacation homes. Many rentals come with a full kitchen and separate dining area, perfect if you need a space for entertaining.


Activities and attractions in Palmdale

Are you looking for attractions to visit in the area? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and check out everything that makes Palmdale a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. These are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Antelope Valley Country Club (2.3 mi / 3.7 km)
  • Desert Aire Golf Course (3.3 mi / 5.4 km)
  • DryTown Water Park (3.6 mi / 5.7 km)
  • Rancho Vista Golf Club (5.4 mi / 8.7 km)
  • Antelope Valley Fairgrounds (10.2 mi / 16.5 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Palmdale

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to take in the scenery, Palmdale is a great place to get out in nature. Here are some of the area’s most eye-catching natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Lake Palmdale (1.7 mi / 2.7 km)
  • Antelope Valley (14.1 mi / 22.8 km)
  • Antelope Valley California Poppy Reserve (18.9 mi / 30.5 km)
  • Devil's Punchbowl (19.4 mi / 31.2 km)
How to get there

Transportation options to and around Palmdale

Fly into Palmdale, CA (PMD-Palmdale Regional), the closest airport, located 3 mi (4.9 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you might consider flying into Palmdale, CA (WJF-General William J. Fox Airfield), which is 3.4 mi (5.5 km) away.

If you'd rather travel by train, the main station is Palmdale Transportation Center.

How many vacation rentals are available around Palmdale?

Our 2020 property listings offer a large selection of 39 vacation rentals around Palmdale. From 18 house rentals to 9 condo and apartment 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 rural property in Palmdale?

If you are seeking a retreat from the urban jungle, listen up! Leave the blaring traffic behind and enjoy the soft sounds of the countryside. Vrbo has 6 rural rental properties in this destination. There is no doubt that variety is the spice of life. With that in mind, why not take a look at some of our other properties? Our selection here includes:

  • 6 mountain-view vacation rentals.
  • 2 city-center vacation rentals.

Can I rent a house in Palmdale?

If you want to have an authentic local experience and love a bit of extra space and privacy, renting a whole house is the way to go. There are 16 options currently on Vrbo. Prices begin at $78 per night. Or maybe you'd prefer one of the area's other lodging types, like:

  • Hotel: 16 vacation homes. Prices start from $50 per night.
  • Mobile home: 2 vacation homes. Prices start from $46 per night.
  • Cabin: 2 vacation homes. Prices start from $232 per night.

Can I stay in Palmdale in a large group?

There's nothing like reconnecting with your old friends or spending a week or so with your family in a terrific new area. What's best, Vrbo has places big enough for the whole squad. The leading choice for larger groups here are house vacation homes, and there are 4 available. The vacation properties that can cater to large groups here include:

  • If yours is a squad of 6, we offer 9 vacation homes perfect for that size. Stay a night from just $99.
  • If you have 5 in your crew, you'll be delighted to discover that there are 5 vacation homes perfect. Prices start at $171 per night.
  • Going away with 8 guests? We offer 4 vacation homes that will be perfect. Prices start from $171 per night.

So don't fret! When you travel with us you can bring your aunt, your grandpa and all your pals to Palmdale.

Where are the cheapest rentals in Palmdale?

Reduce those pesky accommodation expenses with a little help from Vrbo. You'll find plenty of fabulous rentals and save heaps of cash! Sunland-Tujunga is a fantastic area to take a look at if you want to keep a handle on your budget. Vrbo has 4 rentals, and the average price is a very affordable $249 per night. Another 7 Vrbo rentals are available in or around Sylmar. With an average price of $384 a night, you're sure to snatch a deal worth bragging to your friends about.

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