Where to stay around Southern California, US?

Our 2018 property listings offer a large selection of 30,261 vacation rentals near Southern California. From 15,123 houses to 5,553 condos, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Southern California for a holiday or a weekend are on VRBO.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Southern California?

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

  • San Diego: 5,298 vacation rentals
  • Las Vegas: 2,210 vacation rentals
  • Palm Springs: 5,525 vacation rentals
  • Los Angeles: 5,845 vacation rentals
  • Big Bear Lake: 2,615 vacation rentals

And VRBO offers you the chance to discover many other popular destinations in Southern California! 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 Southern California?

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 Southern California:

  • San Diego: 5,298 rentals
  • Las Vegas: 2,210 rentals
  • Palm Springs: 5,525 rentals
  • Los Angeles: 5,845 rentals
  • Big Bear Lake: 2,615 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 Southern California?

Yes of course. Our owners offer a large selection of vacation rentals near airports. The airports with a large selection of vacation rentals in Southern California are:

  • Los Angeles International Airport (LAX): 5,283 vacation rentals
  • Oxnard - Ventura County Airport (OXR): 504 vacation rentals
  • North Island NAS (NZY): 4,354 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 Southern California?

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

  • Disneyland: 2,615 rentals
  • Venice Beach: 5,262 rentals
  • Universal Studios Hollywood: 5,165 rentals
  • Santa Monica Pier: 5,291 rentals
  • Big Bear Lake: 3,054 rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Southern California 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.

The captivating area of Southern California awaits your stay

Enjoy the entertainment and other features of Southern California. Renowned for its theme park, beaches and riverfront, this city welcomes all visitors. For a bit of culture, visit RMS Queen Mary, Dolby Theater or TCL Chinese Theatre. Many of our vacation rentals offer full kitchens, spacious living quarters and sometimes even a hot tub—perfect for a relaxing getaway.

Activities and attractions in Southern California

Are you searching for attractions to visit while you're in the area? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and experience everything that Southern California has to offer. Here are some of the most popular attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Castle Park Amusement Park (12.1 mi / 19.5 km)
  • Canyon Lake Country Club (12.6 mi / 20.3 km)
  • Fiesta Village Family Fun Park (13.5 mi / 21.8 km)
  • East Valley Golf Club (14.8 mi / 23.9 km)
  • The Cove Waterpark (15.1 mi / 24.3 km)
  • San Bernardino Golf Club (15.1 mi / 24.4 km)

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Southern California

Travelers enjoy Southern California for its riverfront and seaside. Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to take in the scenery, Southern California is a great place to get outside. These are some of the area's most eye-catching sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Citrus State Historic Park (9.8 mi / 15.8 km)
  • Lake Perris (5 mi / 8 km)
  • Box Springs Mountain Reserve Park (8.6 mi / 13.8 km)
  • Lakepoint Park (13.8 mi / 22.2 km)
  • Valley Wide Regional Park (17.3 mi / 27.8 km)
  • Lake Norconian (18.3 mi / 29.4 km)