Where to stay around San Diego County, US?

Our 2018 property listings offer a large selection of 6,807 vacation rentals near San Diego County. From 2,684 houses to 2,038 condos, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near San Diego County for a holiday or a weekend are on VRBO.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in San Diego County?

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

  • San Diego: 5,279 vacation rentals
  • Carlsbad: 2,331 vacation rentals
  • Oceanside: 1,798 vacation rentals
  • La Jolla: 728 vacation rentals
  • Mission Beach: 1,274 vacation rentals

And VRBO offers you the chance to discover many other popular destinations in San Diego County! 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 San Diego County?

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 San Diego County:

  • San Diego: 5,279 rentals
  • Carlsbad: 2,331 rentals
  • Oceanside: 1,798 rentals
  • Encinitas: 2,231 rentals
  • Del Mar: 1,740 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 San Diego County?

Yes of course. Our owners offer a large selection of vacation rentals near airports. The airports with a large selection of vacation rentals in San Diego County are:

  • North Island NAS (NZY): 4,329 vacation rentals
  • Oceanside, CA (OCN): 2,294 vacation rentals
  • San Diego International Airport (SAN): 4,650 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 San Diego County?

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

  • Del Mar Beach: 5,937 rentals
  • Legoland California: 2,543 rentals
  • San Diego Convention Center: 4,331 rentals
  • San Diego Zoo: 4,637 rentals
  • Lake Cuyamaca: 102 rentals

But there are many other points of interest around San Diego County 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.

Artsy San Diego County will entice you

Take a vacation to San Diego County and enjoy the area's museums, theater scene and art galleries. This city's beaches, zoo and seaside draw many visitors. Local cultural sights include USS Midway Museum and Maritime Museum of San Diego. 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 and around San Diego County

Are you hoping to find things to do in the city? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes San Diego County a fun place to get away. Here are some of the top attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • San Diego Zoo (1.7 mi / 2.7 km)
  • SeaWorld (5.1 mi / 8.1 km)
  • Legoland California (29.7 mi / 47.8 km)
  • Club Campestre Golf Course (16.8 mi / 27.1 km)
  • San Diego Zoo Safari Park (27.8 mi / 44.8 km)
  • Balboa Park Golf Course (1.5 mi / 2.4 km)

Seasonal weather averages in San Diego County

If you're planning a vacation around warm-weather activities, September, August, July and October are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 76°F.

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in San Diego County

Whether you're an adventurous traveler or just want to appreciate the scenery, San Diego County is a great place to spend some time outside. Here are some of the area’s most enchanting natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Balboa Park (1.4 mi / 2.2 km)
  • La Jolla Cove (11.4 mi / 18.3 km)
  • Coronado Beach (2.8 mi / 4.5 km)
  • Old Town San Diego State Park (3.5 mi / 5.6 km)
  • Ocean Beach Park (5.8 mi / 9.4 km)
  • Mission Beach (6.7 mi / 10.8 km)