Destination guide

Delight in the beachside landscape of Orange County

Enjoy the entertainment and other features of Orange County. Travellers to this welcoming city praise the theme park, beaches and coffee shops. Local cultural sights include Segerstrom Center for the Arts and Bowers Museum. Whether you're planning a family holiday, romantic stay or trip with friends, holiday rentals offer features like full kitchens and laundry facilities for a more convenient stay.


Activities and attractions in and around Orange County

Are you looking for attractions to see while you're in town? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Orange County a fun spot to go on holiday. Here are some of the most popular attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Disney California Adventure® Park (12.4 mi / 19.9 km)
  • Disneyland® (12.4 mi / 19.9 km)
  • Knott's Berry Farm (17.4 mi / 28 km)
  • Santa Ana Zoo (6 mi / 9.7 km)
  • Discovery Science Center (8.4 mi / 13.5 km)
  • Medieval Times (17.7 mi / 28.5 km)

Seasonal weather averages in Orange County

If you're planning a holiday around the weather, August, September, July and October are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 29°F.

Natural highlights

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Orange County

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to take in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your holiday in Orange County. These are a few of the area's noteworthy features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Main Beach Park (9.6 mi / 15.5 km)
  • Huntington State Beach (12 mi / 19.4 km)
  • Citrus State Historic Park (24.8 mi / 39.8 km)
  • Orange County Great Park (2.3 mi / 3.7 km)
  • Heritage Hill Historic Park (5.1 mi / 8.2 km)
  • Laguna Coast Wilderness Park (5.1 mi / 8.2 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Orange County

The nearest airport is in Orange County, CA (SNA-John Wayne), located 5.3 mi (8.6 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you can also fly into Fullerton, CA (FUL-Fullerton Municipal), which is 17.9 mi (28.7 km) away.

If you prefer to travel by train, Irvine Transportation Center, Tustin Station and Santa Ana Regional Transportation Center are the main stations that serve the city.

How many holiday accommodation are available around Orange County?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 3,713 holiday rentals around Orange County. From 1,205 flats & apartments to 108 villas, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay around Orange County is on Stayz.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Orange County?

There are many lovely places to stay for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Orange County. From Stayz travellers, the popular destinations to visit are:

  • Anaheim: 1,449 holiday rentals
  • Southwest Anaheim: 462 holiday rentals
  • Hermosa Village: 169 holiday rentals
  • Anaheim Resort: 426 holiday rentals
  • Huntington Beach: 2,602 holiday rentals

Stayz offers you the possibility to discover many other popular destinations in Orange County! Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in Orange County?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the cities in Orange County with the largest selection of holiday rentals for a perfect city break:

  • Anaheim: 1,449 holiday homes
  • Huntington Beach: 2,602 holiday homes
  • Newport Beach: 2,332 holiday homes
  • Laguna Beach: 2,180 holiday homes
  • Orange: 1,029 holiday homes

For other cities, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

Can I find easy access holiday homes when travelling by plane to Orange County?

Yes of course. Our owners offer a large selection of holiday homes near to airports. Airports with a large selection of rentals in Orange County are:

  • John Wayne Arpt Orange Co Airport (SNA): 3,391 holiday houses
  • San Pedro, CA (SPQ): 1,419 holiday houses
  • Compton, CA (CPM-Compton - Woodley): 3,484 holiday houses

For other airports, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

Near which points of interest can I spend my holidays in Orange County?

Stayz offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places to visit in Orange County. From Stayz travellers, the more popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Disneyland: 3,041 holiday rentals
  • South Coast Plaza: 3,427 holiday rentals
  • Huntington Beach Pier: 1,039 holiday rentals
  • Tijeras Creek Golf Club: 2,380 holiday rentals
  • Orange Coast College: 3,435 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Orange County listed on Stayz where you can find your place to stay. Just write your wanted destination in our search bar and have a look at our selection of holiday homes.

Explore destinations around Orange County

1,449 holiday rentals
Huntington Beach
2,602 holiday rentals
Newport Beach
2,332 holiday rentals
Laguna Beach
2,180 holiday rentals
1,029 holiday rentals
San Clemente
768 holiday rentals
Costa Mesa
2,599 holiday rentals
Garden Grove
841 holiday rentals
Laguna Niguel
980 holiday rentals
2,735 holiday rentals
1,075 holiday rentals
Dana Point
929 holiday rentals
Santa Ana
2,485 holiday rentals
Seal Beach
1,959 holiday rentals
827 holiday rentals
Buena Park
2,374 holiday rentals
Mission Viejo
1,281 holiday rentals
1,341 holiday rentals
Lake Forest
3,168 holiday rentals
Fountain Valley
2,700 holiday rentals