Discover a selection of 1,500 vacation rentals in Walnut Creek 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 kitchens. Prices start at $144 per night, and condos and houses are popular options for a stay in Walnut Creek. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
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Destination guide

Walnut Creek is laid-back East Bay

So, you're looking to enjoy all the delights of the San Francisco Bay Area without the stresses of the big city? You've come to the right place. With direct connections on the high-speed BART network all the way to Oakland and San Francisco itself, Walnut Creek vacation rentals offer a base up in the breezy mountain heights above the East Bay. There, humble shopping malls and charming wineries combine to create a town of quaint vibes, rustic ranches dot the green hills, and the Mount Diablo State Park beckons outdoorsy types to its rugged reaches.

Things to do

Walnut Creek brims with Californian history

Walnut Creek vacation rentals aren't just about finding a quiet spot that's within striking distance of Alcatraz, the Mission District, and the Golden Gate. There are plenty of immersive attractions right on the doorstep, too. Kids will love the fierce raptor cases and stalking deer of the Lindsay Wildlife Museum. History lovers can explore tales of early pioneers at the Shadelands Ranch. Cacti sprout for visitors with green fingers in the Ruth Bancroft Garden, and there's always the famous wineries of the Cali Valley to taste through.

Activities

Action and adventure in Walnut Creek

Balancing adventure and excitement with history trips and famous Californian sightseeing has never been easier than in Walnut Creek. Although just a stone's throw on the BART network to San Fran's iconic wonders, the town is also surrounded by beautiful walking routes like the Iron Horse Trail, and the panoramic picnic spots of the Mount Diablo State Park. Tours of the California wine valleys are also possible from here, and excursions to the historic ranches of old pioneer settlers in the West.

Weather

Wine tasting in the summer and fall in Walnut Creek

Summer is always a popular time to book those Walnut Creek vacation rentals, offering visitors a chance to taste their way through Californian delicacies and fine wines in the Walnut Creek Chamber Art & Wine Festival. For that, you'll want to search for places to stay in June. The joys continue throughout the warmer months, with the best trekking and foodie opportunities persisting well into the late-summer and fall months of August, September, and October.

Natural features

Sit on a perch above the East Bay in Walnut Creek

Walnut Creek has one of the most enviable locations in the whole of the East Bay sub region. It sits perched above the sprawl of Oakland and Berkeley, cascading down the slopes of sculpted Mount Diablo. The result is place that seems wholly detached from the city, and where trailheads and horse riding routes weave out into the hills directly from the center. Up on the paths of the Mount Diablo State Park is where you'll get the best views down over the Sierra Nevada and San Fran, and where you'll get to spot majestic bald eagles in the wintertime.

How to get there

How to get to and around Walnut Creek

The nearest airport is in Concord, CA (CCR-Buchanan Field), located 5.8 mi (9.4 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you could also fly into Oakland, CA (OAK-Oakland Intl.), which is 15.3 mi (24.7 km) away.

Consider catching a ride on the metro at Walnut Creek Station or Pleasant Hill-Contra Costa Centre BART Station if you're interested in seeing more of the city.

How many vacation rentals are available around Walnut Creek?

Our 2020 property listings offer a large selection of 1,514 vacation rentals around Walnut Creek. From 741 condo and apartment rentals to 443 house 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 city-center property in Walnut Creek?

If you love the thought of hopping out of bed and finding yourself among cool shops, cafes and attractions within mere minutes, then you've got to book a place in the main central area. Vrbo has 163 city center rental homes available. Open to more suggestions? Vrbo has heaps more options to have a look at, including:

  • 97 water-view vacation rentals.
  • 70 mountain-view vacation rentals.
  • 62 seaside vacation rentals.

Can I rent an apartment in Walnut Creek?

If you want to discover how the locals live, throw back the curtains and soak up this destination from the comfort of your very own apartment. You'll be able to take your pick from 587 different options via Vrbo. If you book early, you could be spending as little as $69 per night. Or perhaps you'd prefer one of the area's other sought-after property types, such as:

  • House: 460 vacation homes. Prices start from $49 per night.
  • Condo: 160 vacation homes. Prices start from $60 per night.
  • Hotel: 152 vacation homes. Prices start from $56 per night.

Can I stay in Walnut Creek in a large group?

The recipe for a wonderful vacation is chilling out with loved ones in a fantastic new place. If you're visiting with a big group, Vrbo can help you. 106 house vacation homes are available. At the moment, they're the leading option here for sizeable groups. Rental options in the area that can cater for large groups include:

  • If yours is a group of 6, we've got 252 vacation homes perfect for that size. Stay a night from just $95.
  • If you have 8 in your family, you'll be thrilled to discover that there are 149 vacation homes perfect. You can book one for as little as $182 per night.
  • Organizing a trip away with a group of 5? We have 147 vacation homes that fit the bill. Prices begin at just $97 a night.

So don't fear! When you travel with us you can bring along your mom, your grandma and all your pals to Walnut Creek.

Where are the cheapest rentals in Walnut Creek?

Vrbo is here to help you catch up with your posse. Offering a great range of value-for-money rentals, it won't be difficult to find a cozy lodging that caters to one and all. Temescal is heaven for bargain hunters. And with 26 Vrbo rentals at an average price of $116 a night, you can see why. You'll find another 37 Vrbo rentals waiting for you in or around Lake Merritt. The average price here is $171 per night.

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