California Vacation Rentals

Top Vacation Destinations in California

  • Los Angeles14,729 Properties
  • Mammoth Lakes14,637 Properties
  • Big Bear Lake13,138 Properties
  • Palm Springs9,182 Properties
  • San Diego8,739 Properties
  • La Quinta5,923 Properties
  • Palm Desert5,586 Properties
  • Big Bear City5,309 Properties
  • San Francisco5,144 Properties

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California Travel Guide

The Golden State of California is one of the most beautiful destinations in the entire USA. Home to hip towns, stunning beaches, and cosmopolitan cities, a California road trip should be on every travelers bucket list.

Things to Do in California

Visiting the major cities is a must when traveling through California. In Los Angeles, be sure to stop by all of the highlights that offer a glimpse into the lifestyles of the rich and famous. See how your handprint sizes up to that of your favorite actors and actresses at Hollywood Boulevard and get ready for your close up (or just check out the famous settings from the movies) on a tour of movie sets such as Universal Studios or Warner Bros Studios. Afterwards, venture Southwards to San Diego to visit the world famous zoo and hang out with the hipsters of Ocean Beach.

Though the big cities are a major draw of California, it's the smaller beach towns that possess the true Californian vibe. Santa Barbara, San Luis Obispo, and Ocean County are a few areas with laid-back charm and happening main streets. Wine connoisseurs will love all of the delicacies and blends available for sampling in Santa Ynez and Napa Valleys.

Of course, no trip to California is complete without stopping by San Francisco and seeing its crazy hills and steep layout firsthand. Drive up to the viewing point by the Golden Gate Bridge and pose for beautiful photos, as well as take a tour of the spooky Alcatraz prison.

Best Places to Stay in California

Time permitting, the best way to approach California is to take a road trip up or down the coast, and make several stops as you go. Alternatively, stay in the major cities of LA, San Francisco and San Diego and take day trips out from each base.

Best Time to Visit California

Owing to its Mediterranean climate, California is a pleasant place to visit all year round.

Price and Availability in California

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The most expensive month to stay in a vacation rental in California is in July, while the cheapest month is in October. The most popular time to book a vacation rental in California is in the high season in July. California has its low season in November, when less people are visiting and the vacation home occupancy rate drops.

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Vacation Rentals in California

Browse accommodations from all the leading providers including Airbnb, Priceline, RedAwning and others at AllTheRooms.com. We have 283,698 vacation rentals, hotels and other accommodation types in California ranging from inexpensive options to luxury places to stay. A trip to California can be budget-friendly - the lowest price rental is available at $5 per night. In general, an accommodation in California will cost you $291 per night.

If you would like to stay connected during your vacation, then you can choose from over 6,132 accommodations in California that have WiFi. 811 places to stay include a morning meal. Fitness addicts can get a workout in during their stay by choosing from 400 accommodations that have gym facilities. If you are driving to California, you'll want to pick from 6,525 places to stay that provide parking. 1,372 accommodations have a a pool or jacuzzi

AllTheRooms has 1,765 pet-friendly places to stay in California, so if you're traveling with your cat or dog you won't have any trouble.

In California AllTheRooms currently compares hotels, vacation rentals, hostels from more than 4 providers, including 6,628 places to stay from Airbnb, 54 accommodations from Priceline and 54 places to stay from RedAwning.

167,700 of the accommodations in California have been reviewed and rated. 59% are rated excellent or good. You can instantly book any of 95,593 places to stay right now.

Destinations in California

  • Venice3,973 Properties
  • Oceanside3,905 Properties
  • South Lake Tahoe3,407 Properties
  • Anaheim3,314 Properties
  • Hollywood2,963 Properties
  • San Jose2,674 Properties
  • Napa2,535 Properties
  • Santa Monica2,533 Properties
  • Cathedral City2,373 Properties
  • Carlsbad2,211 Properties
  • Lake Arrowhead2,202 Properties
  • Santa Cruz2,106 Properties
  • Mountain View1,947 Properties
  • Sunnyvale1,853 Properties
  • Truckee1,824 Properties
  • Rancho Mirage1,785 Properties
  • Santa Clara1,735 Properties
  • Santa Barbara1,707 Properties
  • Yosemite National Park1,696 Properties
  • Olympic Valley1,637 Properties
  • Beverly Hills1,635 Properties
  • Solana Beach1,574 Properties
  • Sea Ranch1,549 Properties
  • Oakland1,541 Properties
  • Pismo Beach1,483 Properties
  • Joshua Tree1,475 Properties
  • Huntington Beach1,471 Properties
  • San Clemente1,386 Properties
  • Sacramento1,381 Properties
  • Malibu1,361 Properties
  • Groveland1,334 Properties
  • Idyllwild1,321 Properties
  • Laguna Beach1,319 Properties
  • Santa Rosa1,267 Properties
  • Encinitas1,233 Properties
  • Arnold1,221 Properties
  • Costa Mesa1,214 Properties
  • Sonoma1,174 Properties
  • Newport Beach1,150 Properties
  • Carmel-by-the-Sea1,149 Properties
  • Redding1,139 Properties
  • Berkeley1,125 Properties
  • Daly City1,123 Properties
  • Pacific Grove1,109 Properties
  • Ventura1,106 Properties
  • Oxnard1,082 Properties
  • Temecula1,073 Properties
  • Desert Hot Springs1,068 Properties
  • Garden Grove1,043 Properties
  • San Luis Obispo1,010 Properties
  • Oakhurst1,008 Properties
  • Tahoe City1,006 Properties
  • Inglewood1,003 Properties
  • Monterey977 Properties
  • Morro Bay966 Properties
  • Cambria963 Properties
  • Orange958 Properties
  • Carnelian Bay954 Properties
  • Guerneville941 Properties
  • Bermuda Dunes921 Properties
  • Bakersfield918 Properties
  • Redwood City917 Properties
  • Menlo Park896 Properties
  • Yucca Valley879 Properties
  • Coronado870 Properties
  • Irvine863 Properties
  • Burbank841 Properties
  • Palo Alto835 Properties
  • Tahoe Vista835 Properties
  • Windsor824 Properties
  • Coachella808 Properties
  • South San Francisco798 Properties
  • Fort Bragg782 Properties
  • West Hollywood776 Properties
  • Milpitas769 Properties
  • Aptos766 Properties
  • Sherman Oaks761 Properties
  • Avalon756 Properties
  • Cupertino740 Properties
  • Chico727 Properties
  • Mill Valley712 Properties
  • Seaside703 Properties
  • Mariposa692 Properties
  • Twentynine Palms687 Properties
  • Fawnskin686 Properties
  • Fullerton674 Properties
  • Healdsburg670 Properties
  • Eureka664 Properties
  • Woodland Hills657 Properties
  • Shaver Lake654 Properties
  • Mendocino634 Properties
  • Escondido633 Properties
  • Alameda625 Properties
  • Indian Wells624 Properties
  • Bass Lake621 Properties
  • Arcata614 Properties
  • Paso Robles604 Properties
  • Marina del Rey599 Properties
  • Vallejo597 Properties
  • Pasadena590 Properties
  • Three Rivers586 Properties
  • Westminster577 Properties
  • Calistoga571 Properties
  • Cayucos570 Properties
  • Borrego Springs568 Properties
  • Long Beach564 Properties
  • Vista557 Properties
  • St. Helena554 Properties
  • Hawthorne547 Properties
  • Imperial Beach543 Properties
  • San Rafael539 Properties
  • Studio City539 Properties
  • Rancho Cucamonga535 Properties
  • Trinidad523 Properties
  • Manhattan Beach518 Properties
  • Avila Beach515 Properties
  • San Bruno510 Properties
  • Salinas508 Properties
  • Hermosa Beach502 Properties
  • Del Mar501 Properties
  • Goleta494 Properties
  • Topanga490 Properties
  • Nevada City488 Properties
  • Alhambra482 Properties
  • Newport Coast482 Properties
  • La Mesa481 Properties
  • Chula Vista477 Properties
  • Crescent City475 Properties
  • Pacifica472 Properties
  • Arcadia466 Properties
  • Solvang465 Properties
  • Modesto462 Properties
  • Visalia460 Properties
  • Murrieta452 Properties
  • Culver City450 Properties
  • Sebastopol450 Properties
  • June Lake449 Properties
  • Santa Ana446 Properties
  • Oceano444 Properties
  • El Segundo440 Properties
  • Buena Park432 Properties
  • El Cajon432 Properties
  • Hacienda Heights430 Properties
  • Gualala430 Properties
  • Burlingame429 Properties
  • Campbell426 Properties
  • Watsonville425 Properties
  • Carpinteria423 Properties
  • Arroyo Grande423 Properties
  • Pebble Beach411 Properties
  • Ojai409 Properties
  • Grass Valley407 Properties
  • Dana Point404 Properties
  • Capitola404 Properties
  • Carmel Valley403 Properties
  • Rancho Cordova400 Properties
  • Templeton399 Properties
  • Atascadero399 Properties
  • Clovis398 Properties
  • Walnut Creek397 Properties
  • Pacific Palisades396 Properties
  • Bodega Bay390 Properties
  • Los Gatos389 Properties
  • Julian388 Properties
  • Crestline383 Properties
  • Dublin381 Properties
  • Roseville376 Properties
  • Livermore373 Properties
  • Thousand Oaks368 Properties
  • Kings Beach367 Properties
  • Union City364 Properties
  • Santa Maria357 Properties
  • Lancaster356 Properties
  • Mount Shasta356 Properties
  • Concord355 Properties
  • Petaluma354 Properties
  • Seal Beach353 Properties
  • Fresno353 Properties
  • Los Altos348 Properties
  • Hayward345 Properties
  • Angels Camp344 Properties
  • Altadena342 Properties
  • Cardiff-by-the-Sea341 Properties
  • Glen Ellen340 Properties
  • Newark339 Properties
  • Fallbrook338 Properties
  • Palmdale327 Properties
  • North Hollywood322 Properties
  • Pomona321 Properties
  • Lodi320 Properties
  • Merced319 Properties
  • Running Springs318 Properties
  • Lake Forest314 Properties
  • Novato311 Properties
  • Grover Beach305 Properties
  • Bishop305 Properties
  • Victorville300 Properties
  • Chino Hills299 Properties
  • Elk Grove298 Properties
  • Twain Harte295 Properties
  • Corona290 Properties
  • Davis290 Properties
  • Murphys289 Properties
  • Encino286 Properties
  • San Carlos285 Properties
  • El Cerrito282 Properties
  • Richmond282 Properties
  • Monte Rio280 Properties
  • Laguna Niguel278 Properties
  • Sonora277 Properties
  • Tarzana275 Properties
  • Castro Valley275 Properties
  • Whittier272 Properties
  • Fontana270 Properties
  • Marina270 Properties
  • Fairfield266 Properties
  • San Marcos265 Properties
  • Playa Vista265 Properties
  • Belmont265 Properties
  • Stinson Beach264 Properties
  • Barstow260 Properties
  • Sausalito257 Properties
  • San Mateo254 Properties
  • Riverside254 Properties
  • San Ramon251 Properties
  • Morgan Hill250 Properties
  • National City249 Properties
  • Mission Viejo247 Properties
  • Placerville246 Properties
  • Pleasanton243 Properties
  • San Pedro243 Properties
  • San Leandro243 Properties
  • Foster City236 Properties
  • Stockton235 Properties
  • Redondo Beach234 Properties
  • Diamond Bar234 Properties
  • Redlands231 Properties
  • Camarillo231 Properties
  • Tahoma231 Properties
  • Vacaville228 Properties
  • Ramona228 Properties
  • Forestville222 Properties
  • Little River219 Properties
  • Tustin219 Properties
  • McKinleyville214 Properties
  • Kirkwood214 Properties
  • Ukiah212 Properties
  • Gilroy212 Properties
  • Lake Elsinore210 Properties
  • Lompoc196 Properties
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  • Fremont195 Properties
  • Half Moon Bay188 Properties
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  • Blythe187 Properties
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  • Hemet176 Properties
  • San Bernardino169 Properties
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  • Wrightwood145 Properties
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  • Blairsden-Graeagle132 Properties
  • Lakeport132 Properties
  • Ridgecrest129 Properties
  • Westwood128 Properties
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  • Squaw Valley122 Properties
  • Kernville118 Properties
  • Los Olivos108 Properties
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  • Santee105 Properties
  • Playa Del Rey100 Properties
  • Big Sur98 Properties
  • Gardena97 Properties
  • Homewood90 Properties
  • El Centro84 Properties
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  • Moorpark57 Properties
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  • Long Barn21 Properties
  • Warner Springs20 Properties
  • La Jolla18 Properties