Discover a selection of 9,000 vacation rentals in San Diego 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 $110 per night, and houses and boats are popular options for a stay in San Diego County. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
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Things to do

Family-friendly fun in San Diego County

San Diego County is a popular vacation spot for families, with cultural fun for all ages. San Diego Zoo is among the world's largest, with rainforest trails where monkeys swing from the trees, an interactive panda exhibit, and an Arctic-themed exhibit with polar bears and more. SeaWorld San Diego has aquariums full of exotic fish, and regular dolphin shows where you can see these fascinating creatures performing acrobatic tricks. Many San Diego County vacation rentals are located around Carlsbad, which has long sandy beaches, and is the home to Legoland California, with brick-themed rollercoasters and colorful child-friendly rides.

Activities

Mountain hikes through San Diego County

Hiking is a popular activity in San Diego County, and dramatic desert landscapes just outside the city offer endless walking opportunities. Bear in mind that you'll need a permit to hike the best-known, the 5-mile Cedar Creek Falls trail. There are long, sandy roads that gently slope, surrounded by desert plants where you might spot a snake. At the trail's heart is a tumbling waterfall and swimming hole, where you can cool off. Palomar Mountain has shady forest paths and mountain meadows, with over 11 miles of trails, offering views across the national park and across to the ocean.

Weather

California sunshine in San Diego County

San Diego county has sunny days for most of the year, with June to September having warm temperatures and low rainfall. The months of December until February are the coldest, but still have long days with plenty of sunshine, and few rainy days. While the summer months are busiest for San Diego County vacation rentals, it's often worth looking outside of peak times and opting for a spring trip, where you can enjoy hiking and exploring without the strong heat.

Natural features

Sandy beaches and palm trees in San Diego County

Sitting on a long stretch of the California coast, San Diego County has a wide variety of beaches. Some of these are close to the city, with lively promenades full of shops and bars, and a party atmosphere. Further north, the Torrey Pines State Reserve has a rocky coastline with small, sandy coves that are just ideal for relaxation or for finding a quiet spot in which to surf. Inland, San Diego County has vast areas of desert landscape that are studded with cacti and exotic flowers, as well as lush green mountains, with well-worn hiking trails.

How many vacation rentals are available around San Diego County, US?

Our 2022 property listings offer a large selection of 9,414 vacation rentals around San Diego County. From 4,861 house rentals to 4 boat rentals, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends.

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:

  • Mission Beach: 1,371 vacation rentals
  • San Diego: 6,316 vacation rentals
  • Townsite: 792 vacation rentals
  • North Pacific Beach: 700 vacation rentals
  • Ocean Beach: 467 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: 6,316 rentals
  • Carlsbad: 2,450 rentals
  • Encinitas: 2,294 rentals
  • Coronado: 396 rentals
  • Imperial Beach: 1,158 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:

  • San Diego, CA (SAN-San Diego Intl.): 5,595 vacation rentals
  • Oceanside, CA (OCN): 2,445 vacation rentals
  • Borrego Springs, CA (BXS-Borrego Valley): 84 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:

  • San Diego Zoo: 4,700 rentals
  • San Diego Zoo Safari Park: 1,554 rentals
  • Naval Base Coronado: 5,257 rentals
  • Oceanside Pier: 2,471 rentals
  • Marine Corps Recruit Depot: 5,597 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.

Explore destinations around San Diego County

San Diego
6,316 vacation rentals
Carlsbad
2,450 vacation rentals
Encinitas
2,294 vacation rentals
Coronado
396 vacation rentals
Imperial Beach
1,158 vacation rentals
Solana Beach
1,358 vacation rentals
Oceanside
1,959 vacation rentals
Del Mar
1,834 vacation rentals
Vista
2,299 vacation rentals
Fallbrook
876 vacation rentals
La Jolla
4,837 vacation rentals
Julian
220 vacation rentals
Cardiff-by-the-Sea
904 vacation rentals
Chula Vista
5,037 vacation rentals
Borrego Springs
83 vacation rentals
Escondido
3,010 vacation rentals
Ramona
343 vacation rentals
National City
2,991 vacation rentals
Valley Center
1,679 vacation rentals
La Mesa
3,882 vacation rentals