Find the best place to stay — Northern California

Where to stay around Northern California, US?

Our 2018 property listings offer a large selection of 19,518 vacation rentals near Northern California. From 9,798 houses to 3,246 condos, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Northern California for a holiday or a weekend are on VRBO.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Northern California?

There are many lovely places to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Northern California. From VRBO travelers, the top most popular destinations to visit are:

  • Las Vegas: 2,218 vacation rentals
  • Lake Tahoe: 6,368 vacation rentals
  • San Francisco: 1,561 vacation rentals
  • South Lake Tahoe: 2,689 vacation rentals
  • Santa Cruz: 630 vacation rentals

And VRBO offers you the chance to discover many other popular destinations in Northern California! Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in Northern California?

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, here are the cities with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Northern California:

  • Las Vegas: 2,218 rentals
  • San Francisco: 1,561 rentals
  • South Lake Tahoe: 2,689 rentals
  • Santa Cruz: 630 rentals
  • Monterey: 706 rentals

For other cities, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

Can I find easy-access vacation rentals when traveling by plane to Northern California?

Yes of course. Our owners offer a large selection of vacation rentals near airports. The airports with a large selection of vacation rentals in Northern California are:

  • San Francisco International Airport (SFO): 1,641 vacation rentals
  • Mineta San José International Airport (SJC): 679 vacation rentals
  • Reno Tahoe International Airport (RNO): 194 vacation rentals

For other airports, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

Near which points of interest can I spend my holidays in Northern California?

VRBO offers a large selection of rentals near lovely places in Northern California. From VRBO travelers, the top most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Yosemite Valley: 233 rentals
  • Carmel Beach: 718 rentals
  • Napa Valley Wine Train: 833 rentals
  • Capitola Beach: 791 rentals
  • Mammoth Mountain Ski Resort: 1,857 rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Northern California listed on VRBO where you can find your place to stay. Just write your wanted destination in our search bar and have a look at our selection.

Lively Northern California will entice you

The area's wineries and live music are just a few of the reasons to vacation in Northern California. This city's sporting events, restaurants and shopping draw many visitors. Lafayette Gallery, Computer History Museum and Greek Theater are a few of the top cultural sights. Many of our vacation rentals offer full kitchens, spacious living quarters and sometimes even a hot tub—perfect for a relaxing getaway.

Sightseeing in and around Northern California

Are you hoping to discover attractions to visit while you're in town? You'll be sure to enjoy Northern California for its hiking and biking. Venture out of your vacation home and experience everything that makes Northern California a fun spot to vacation. Here are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Mallard Lake Golf Course (18.8 mi / 30.3 km)
  • Oroville Gymnastics Academy (23.1 mi / 37.2 km)
  • Feather River Fish Hatchery (24.6 mi / 39.7 km)
  • Hickman Family Vineyards (25.7 mi / 41.4 km)
  • Bangor Ranch Vineyard & Winery (26.6 mi / 42.8 km)
  • Spencer Shirey Winery (29.9 mi / 48.1 km)

Exploring the natural landscape of Northern California

Whether you're an active traveler or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your vacation in Northern California. These are a few of the area's most eye-catching sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • North View Park (17 mi / 27.4 km)
  • Ellis Lake (17.2 mi / 27.6 km)
  • Venice Park (17.3 mi / 27.8 km)
  • Sacramento National Wildlife Refuge Complex (20.3 mi / 32.7 km)
  • Bedrock Park (23.6 mi / 38 km)
  • Kelly Ridge Recreation Area (29.1 mi / 46.8 km)