Discover a selection of 1,000 vacation rentals in Santa Rosa, CA 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 $111 per night, and houses and cabins are popular options for a stay in Santa Rosa. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
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Destination guide

Discover wine country from a Santa Rosa cabin rental

Santa Rosa is nestled in the heart of wine country, making it a great choice for cabins in California. Between its vibrant culture and trendy city vibe, there’s plenty of unique experiences in Santa Rosa. You could visit the Charles M. Schulz Museum and Research Center to see memorabilia of the “Peanuts” cartoonist or take the kids to the Children’s Museum of Sonoma County to experience hands-on exhibits. There’s also the Annadel State Park, which features a lake and vibrant wildflowers.

 
Things to do

The birthplace of Snoopy

Lined with antique stores, cafés, and vintage boutiques, Historic Railroad Square is the epicenter of Santa Rosa’s street scene. Nearby is the adorable Charles M. Schulz Museum & Research Center, which celebrates the legacy of the American cartoonist. Schulz shot to fame with his Peanut comics and is now celebrated as one of Santa Rosa’s most famous sons. Horticulturist Luther Burbank is another local legend, pioneering hybrid species like the Shasta daisy. If you have a green finger, a self-guided tour of the Luther Burbank Home & Gardens is a must.

Activities

Food and wine in Santa Rosa

From farm-to-table brunches and vegan bakeries to wood-fired pizzas and perfectly paired wines, feasting in Santa Rosa is all part of the fun. If you’d rather take control in the kitchen, Santa Rosa vacation rentals feature everything you need to throw your own Wine Country inspired dinner party. As well as vino, Santa Rosa is also surrounded by a string of small batch spirit distilleries, craft microbreweries, and organic cideries. One thing’s for sure, you’ll never go thirsty in Santa Rosa.

Weather

Sun-drenched Sonoma County

With more than 250 sunny days per year, Santa Rosa doesn’t scrimp on Vitamin D. Summer is the height of high season, with legions of wine lovers descending on Santa Rosa. It’s a great time to tour the valley as well as enjoy the city’s lively cultural calendar. From the annual Sonoma County Fair to 4th of July celebrations and local heritage festivals, there’s always something on. Fall is harvest season, which is a great time to visit if you’re curious about how grapes are picked, pressed, and bottled.

Natural features

Exploring vineyards near Santa Rosa

Thanks to its rich soil and sunny climate, Santa Rosa is peppered with more than 400 wineries. Whether you sign up for a guided group trip or embark on a self-drive tasting tour, rolling vineyards are always well within reach. With sunny decks, heated pools, and forested settings, secluded Santa Rosa vacation rentals offer you a true taste of what Wine Country is all about. For an alternative perspective on Sonoma County, why not paddle a canoe down the Russian River? If you’re craving sand and salt water, nearby Bodega Bay boasts a handful of gorgeous beaches.

How to get there

Traveling to and around Santa Rosa

Fly into Santa Rosa, CA (STS-Sonoma County), the closest airport, located 6.9 mi (11.1 km) from the city center.

If you prefer train travel, the main station serving the city is Santa Rosa Station.

What are the top vacation rentals in or near Santa Rosa?

Whether you're looking for an intimate escape for you and your honey or somewhere roomy to fit the family, you'll find some top vacation rentals in and around Santa Rosa. Here are a couple to get your inspiration flowing:

  • Make use of handy extras like internet services and a microwave oven at "Brambleberry - Idyllic And Private Estate". Located around 8 miles from Santa Rosa, this unique option has 3 bedrooms and good guest reviews.
  • Another enticing choice is "A Stylish Getaway In The Heart Of Sonoma Wine Country", which is around 9 miles from Santa Rosa. Offering 3 bedrooms, a separate dining area and outdoor furniture, it has everything you need to keep you comfortable and content.

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

What are the top-rated vacation rentals for weekend getaways in or near Santa Rosa?

Clock off on Friday afternoon and then forget about your worries. If you're chasing some relaxation and fun, these escapes in and around Santa Rosa promise the ideal weekend getaway:

  • Spend a few days at "Views New Hot Tub; Across From Beach Path", which is around 19 miles to the southwest of Santa Rosa. There's lots of nature and adventure to keep you busy here. Try some sailing and surfing and boogie boarding or just explore the sights of Point Reyes Hiking Trails and Schoolhouse Beach.
  • Alternatively, switch into vacation mode at "Stunning Tuscan House In The Heart Of Sonoma's Wine Country". Approximately 11 miles southeast of Santa Rosa, activities around here include hiking and biking and golf. Prefer sightseeing? Find time in your schedule for China Camp State Park and Trione-Annadel State Park.

Can I find studio apartments for rent in and around Santa Rosa?

Usually compact, easy on the wallet and conveniently located, it's hard not to fall for the charms of a studio apartment. Get cozy in one of these vacation rentals and experience the culture of Santa Rosa up close:

  • Put your suitcase down and your feet up at "Stunning Tuscan House In The Heart Of Sonoma's Wine Country". Amenities including air conditioning and an ice maker will make you feel right at home here.
  • "The Perfect Wine County Couples Retreat" is another attractive option. Get comfy and take advantage of shopping, nearby ecotour services and more.

When it's time to step out of your studio apartment and do some exploring, there's loads to keep you occupied around Santa Rosa. Enjoy cultural attractions? Visit Main Stage West and Transcendence Theatre Company.

Can I find short term rentals in or near Santa Rosa?

Short-term rentals abound in and around Santa Rosa. Stay for a night or two in a luxury cabin, a cozy cottage or a house that fits the whole family. No matter what type of property you prefer, you'll have lots to choose from with Vrbo. These are some of our faves:

  • If you'd like to be near the action, "Snowbirds Winter 2023 Available" has you covered. It's within easy reach of the heart of Santa Rosa and an excellent base to check out sights like Bohemian Grove and Russian River Vineyard.
  • "The Perfect Wine County Couples Retreat" is another tempting option. Remember to add Korbel Champagne Cellars and Armstrong Redwoods State Park to your itinerary when you're ready to sightsee.

What are the best romantic weekend getaways in or near Santa Rosa?

Nothing says "I love you" like a romantic weekend escape. If you're eager to spend a couple of evenings away with your honey, we've got some romantic getaways in and around Santa Rosa that will sweep you off your feet:

  • Around 8 miles from Santa Rosa, "Brambleberry - Idyllic And Private Estate" is the perfect place for doting couples. Beauty services and a fireplace are just some of the amenities you'll find here.
  • Another option where you can spend a few magical days together is "A Stylish Getaway In The Heart Of Sonoma Wine Country". Located 9 miles from Santa Rosa, beauty services and a fireplace add to the ambiance here.

Are there mansions for rent in or near Santa Rosa?

We've got some spectacular mansions for rent in and near Santa Rosa. If you're searching for somewhere with plenty of room as well as a big dollop of wow factor, these stunners will tick your boxes:

  • Approximately 2 miles to the northeast of Santa Rosa is "Luxury Historic Mansion: 9 Bedrooms". As well as its awe-inspiring design, you'll be impressed by its high-end amenities, such as beauty services and a swimming pool.
  • Alternatively, score major Brownie points and spend a week at "Belleza By Avantstay | Hilltop Mansion W". It's approximately 14 miles to the east of Santa Rosa and comes with a swimming pool, ski lift privileges and more.

What are the best large group vacation rentals in or near Santa Rosa?

Vacation with others and have even more fun. Whether you're planning an epic getaway with friends or a big family get-together, you'll have your pick of large group vacation rentals in and around Santa Rosa:

  • Providing space, privacy and comfort, you'll get everyone's nod of approval at "5 Bedroom 6 1/2 Bath Luxury Home On 3+ Acres". Up to 12 people can be accommodated at this escape which has 5 bedrooms, a sauna and a fireplace. This top pick is around 15 miles to the northwest of Santa Rosa.
  • Invite up to 12 of your best friends to "Luxury Golf Course Home With Spectacular Ocean Views 'royal Pacific" and fill the place with laughter and love. This top option has 5 bedrooms and is around 19 miles to the southwest of central Santa Rosa. It's packed with features to keep a large group occupied, such as a chef and a beach view.

What are the best houses for rent with a pool in or near Santa Rosa?

A pool is often a nonnegotiable when deciding where to spend your vacation, especially if you're bringing the kids along. Browse these houses with a pool in or near Santa Rosa and fill your days with laughter and fun:

  • Get into vacay mode at "Stunning Tuscan House In The Heart Of Sonoma's Wine Country", where your highest priority will be hanging out by the pool. Amenities including daily housekeeping services and coffee and tea making facilities help make this escape a favorite with guests.
  • Otherwise, recharge your batteries at "Sapphire Canyon Vineyard Guest House". In addition to its inviting pool, you can also make use of a fridge and nearby birdwatching activities.

Curious what the weather's like in Santa Rosa? It has a mediterranean climate, with average summertime temperatures ranging from 55 ºF to 80 ºF. If you'd like more inspiration on where to stay in this impressive destination, use the search bar at the top of the page and adjust the filters to scroll through our entire selection of Santa Rosa vacation rentals.

What are the best large family vacation rentals in or near Santa Rosa?

You'll always have more fun sharing those special memories with the folks you care about the most. Whether you're planning a family reunion or spending time with your best friends, we'll have a large vacation rental that suits you. Here are two of our best in and around Santa Rosa:

  • Sleeping as many as 8 guests in 3 bedrooms, "Brambleberry - Idyllic And Private Estate" is the ideal place for some family time. This getaway is 8 miles to the east of Santa Rosa and has creature comforts that include a kitchen island and a barbecue grill.
  • "A Stylish Getaway In The Heart Of Sonoma Wine Country" also offers the space you need to connect with loved ones. This rental is around 9 miles to the east of Santa Rosa, and accommodates as many as 8 guests in its 3 bedrooms. A fridge and a kitchen island will help keep everyone comfortable and content.

When you're ready to explore your surroundings, there are plenty of family-friendly attractions in the area to keep everyone happy. Safari West, Sonoma County Fairgrounds and Sonoma TrainTown Railroad should be at the top of your itinerary.

Can I find family cabin rentals in or near Santa Rosa?

Time spent with family is priceless, which is why we'll help you find a space where you can truly connect. Rent one of these family cabin rentals in or near Santa Rosa and create wonderful memories with the ones you love:

  • "Rustic Cabin In Dry Creek Valley With Beautiful Views" - Located about 17 miles northwest of central Santa Rosa, this family-friendly getaway offers amenities like free toiletries and towels.
  • "Mckinney Cabin Salmon Creek - Spectacular Coastal Views" - This property is another favorite with families and is around 20 miles west of Santa Rosa. Offering books, outdoor furniture and more, it'll get everyone's nod of approval.

For more options, use the search bar at the top of the page and adjust the filters to find the Santa Rosa vacation rental that's perfect for your needs.