Discover a selection of 5,000 vacation rentals near Placer County, US 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 $99 per night, and houses and cabins are popular options for a stay near Placer County. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
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Destination guide

Choose a vacation rental for your Placer County getaway

Learn about the unique charm of Placer County with a stay in a private vacation home. This city has something for everyone. Take in top local attractions like Palisades Tahoe and Northstar California Resort. Whether you're planning a family holiday, romantic stay or friends trip, vacation rentals offer features like full kitchens and laundry facilities for a more convenient stay.

Things to do

Activities and attractions in Placer County

Do you want to discover attractions to see in the city? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and experience everything that Placer County has to offer. These are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Palisades Tahoe (27.4 mi / 44 km)
  • Scotts Flat Lake (18.2 mi / 29.3 km)
  • Ridge Golf Club (21 mi / 33.7 km)
  • Apple Mountain Golf Resort (22.4 mi / 36.1 km)
  • Royal Gorge Cross Country Ski Resort (24.6 mi / 39.6 km)
  • Soda Springs (25 mi / 40.3 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Placer County

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to take in the scenery, Placer County is a great place to spend some time outside. Here are some of the area’s noteworthy natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Rollins Lake (13.4 mi / 21.6 km)
  • Scotts Flat Lake (18.2 mi / 29.3 km)
  • Sly Park Campground (24.7 mi / 39.8 km)
  • Eldorado National Forest (27.1 mi / 43.6 km)
  • Donner Memorial State Park (29 mi / 46.6 km)
  • Sons of Norway Recreation Center (10.5 mi / 16.9 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Placer County

If you're traveling by train, Colfax Station, Auburn/Conheim Station and Rocklin Station are the main stations in the area.

What are the top vacation rentals in Placer County?

Whether you're organizing your next epic adventure with friends or a romantic rendezvous with your darling, one of these top vacation rentals in Placer County is sure to attract you:

  • "1906 Victorian Farmhouse And Cottage On Beautiful Ranch Near Folsom Lake": If you're searching for a comfy living space in Newcastle, this rental won't let you down. It comes with 6 bedrooms and quality amenities including a nearby laundromat and a video library.
  • "Gorgeous Cabin On Tahoe's West Shore": Located in Tahoe Pines, this home away from home has 4 bedrooms and plenty of handy amenities. A playground and a TV are among them.

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

What are the best tiny house vacation rentals in Placer County?

For a completely different experience, book a tiny house rental in Placer County. We'll warn you though — after you've experienced life in a tiny house, the temptation to move into one of thes miniature digs will be tough to resist!

  • Unwind and enjoy a simpler way of life at "Cozy Pet Friendly Tahoe Tiny House Cabin". Located in Tahoe Valley, outdoor furniture and a dryer are included here.
  • Alternatively, base yourself at "Cozy Tiny House Cabin". Situated in Tahoe Valley, this wee gem comes with games and free WiFi.

Can I find log cabins to rent in Placer County?

Whether you're chasing a modest retreat or something a little more luxe, you'll find a terrific range of log cabins to rent in Placer County. Experience adventure and comfort at one of these guest favorites:

  • Stay at "Romantic Log Cabin With Hot Tub And Internet - Dog Friendly" in Homewood and during your waking hours enjoy kayaking and mountain biking and your evenings relaxing in your cozy cabin.
  • Another top choice is "Charming Log Cabin | Hot Tub | Walk To Beach | Pet Friendly". With fun activities like hiking and biking and golf close by, this Brockway Vista hideaway will be ideal if you love the outdoors.

What are the top-rated vacation rentals for weekend getaways in Placer County?

Got limited time but still want to get away? A weekend escape is what you need. Book a few nights at one of these rental properties and get ready to feel revitalized when Monday rolls around:

  • "Romantic Log Cabin With Hot Tub And Internet - Dog Friendly" - Located in Homewood, there's tons of exciting stuff to see and do near this property. Useful amenities like a barbecue grill and nearby birdwatching activities are the cherry on top!
  • "Cozy, Relaxing 2 Bedroom/2 Bath Condo At Northstar" - This is another great choice with all the ingredients that make up a delightful weekend away. You'll have access to golf and WiFi at this Truckee rental.

Can I find studio apartments for rent in Placer County?

Forget about the lifeless hotel room and choose one of our studio apartments in Placer County. Here's where you can bunk down in your own digs and enjoy the next location you visit like a local:

  • Settle in and make yourself comfortable at "Serene Tahoe Cabin Bordering The National Forest", located in Brockway Vista. There are loads of amenities at your disposal here, including a fireplace and mountain views.
  • Otherwise, use "Lake View Cabin In The Woods, Kings Beach" as a base to discover the sights around you. This home away from home is in Brockway Vista and offers a water view and off-street parking options.

Can I find short term rentals in Placer County?

Book yourself an affordable cabin or ignore your accountant and splash out on a premium apartment. Vrbo has a great range of short-term rentals to choose from in Placer County. Have a look at these options for inspiration:

  • Located close to the center of Homewood, "Romantic Log Cabin With Hot Tub And Internet - Dog Friendly" is a perfect place for a short-term stay. Set up base here and discover all the interesting attractions in the area.
  • Another excellent option is "Cozy, Relaxing 2 Bedroom/2 Bath Condo At Northstar" in Truckee. Whether you're on a brief stopover or enjoying a few days away, this vacation rental will make you feel right at home.

What are the best romantic weekend getaways in Placer County?

A romantic weekend getaway in Placer County is a surefire way to stir up passions. Light some fancy candles, take your sweetie by the hand and get set to let the sparks fly at one of these retreats:

  • Catch up on quality time and plenty of cuddles at "1906 Victorian Farmhouse And Cottage On Beautiful Ranch Near Folsom Lake" in Newcastle. A fireplace and beauty services are just two of the thoughtful touches you'll find here.
  • Alternatively, spend a few days popping Champagne and canoodling at "Gorgeous Cabin On Tahoe's West Shore". A fireplace and shopping facilities add to the dreamy ambiance of this property in Tahoe Pines.

What are the best large group vacation rentals in Placer County?

If your idea of the perfect trip away is to bring the whole family, you'll be needing a whole bunch of space. Luckily, there are plenty of vacation rentals in Placer County that cater to large groups, starting with these sprawling retreats:

  • "1906 Victorian Farmhouse And Cottage On Beautiful Ranch Near Folsom Lake": With 6 bedrooms, this top option in Newcastle has lots of room for you and all your friends and family. Amenities like a swimming pool and a firepit will keep everyone happy.
  • "Gorgeous 4 Bedroom Kingswood Estates Home": This retreat in Kings Beach has 4 bedrooms, so don't worry about leaving anyone off your guest list. A fireplace and a kitchen are among its many highlights.

Are there large vacation rentals that sleep 30 or more in Placer County?

If you're planning a huge family reunion or a special event like a wedding in Placer County, you won't have to worry about leaving anyone off your guest list. We've got a range of large vacation rentals that'll fit all the people you love. Here are a couple of examples:

  • "7/5. 5 - 5k Ft - Quiet - 12 Adults And Unlimited Children Under 12 - Per Placer Cty": With 8 bedrooms accommodating up to 30 people, you'll have ample space at this property in Truckee. Convenient amenities here include mountain views and a swimming pool.
  • "T2 Residence Petradoru In Ile - Rousse Charm Comfort Pool": Sleeping up to 100 guests and with a host of excellent amenities such as a swimming pool and a kitchen, this is another standout. It has 5 bedrooms and is located in Monticello.

What are the best houses for rent with a pool in Placer County?

You'll have your choice of houses with a pool in Placer County, so slip on your swimsuit and get ready to spend your days chilling by the water. Here are some top-rated options that'll give you inspiration:

  • The pool at "Very Cosy, Tranquil House At Lake Grevelingen" is guaranteed to add another dimension of fun to your break. Located in Homewood, this retreat also comes with a foosball table and a nearby laundromat.
  • "Quiet Dog - Friendly House - Hot Tub" in Kingswood Estates is also a hit with guests. There's a lot to love about this property besides its pool, such as a video library and a kitchen.

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