Destination guide

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 holiday 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 cosy holiday 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 centre:

  • 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)
Natural highlights

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Southern California

Travellers 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 centre:

  • 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)
How to get there

Transport to and around Southern California

The nearest airport is in San Bernardino, CA (SBD-San Bernardino Intl.), located 16.9 mi (27.3 km) from the city centre. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you might consider flying into Murrieta, CA (RBK-French Valley), which is 20.8 mi (33.4 km) away.

If you prefer to travel by train, Moreno Valley/March Field Station, Perris Station and Riverside-Downtown Station are the main stations in the city. It's easy to get around Southern California by catching a ride on the metro at Union Station, Civic Center Station or Pershing Square Station.

How many holiday accommodation are available around Southern California?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 29,004 holiday rentals around Southern California. From 14,642 holiday houses to 1,795 cottages, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

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

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

  • Eastern Malibu: 127 holiday rentals
  • Los Angeles: 3,680 holiday rentals
  • Malibu: 1,218 holiday rentals
  • Las Vegas: 2,300 holiday rentals
  • Hollywood Hills: 791 holiday rentals

Stayz offers you the possibility to discover many other popular destinations in Southern California! 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 Southern California?

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

  • Los Angeles: 3,680 holiday homes
  • Malibu: 1,218 holiday homes
  • Las Vegas: 2,300 holiday homes
  • Palm Springs: 6,341 holiday homes
  • Anaheim: 1,385 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 Southern California?

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

  • Los Angeles, CA (LAX-Los Angeles Intl.): 3,095 holiday houses
  • San Pedro, CA (SPQ): 1,228 holiday houses
  • Compton, CA (CPM-Compton - Woodley): 3,254 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 Southern California?

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

  • Los Angeles: 3,680 holiday rentals
  • Palm Springs: 6,341 holiday rentals
  • Korean Bell of Friendship: 1,039 holiday rentals
  • Disneyland®: 2,877 holiday rentals
  • Venice Beach: 3,020 holiday rentals

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

Los Angeles
3,680 holiday rentals
1,218 holiday rentals
Las Vegas
2,300 holiday rentals
Palm Springs
6,341 holiday rentals
1,385 holiday rentals
3,584 holiday rentals
Palm Desert
6,984 holiday rentals
West Hollywood
2,251 holiday rentals
4,491 holiday rentals
Lake Havasu City
592 holiday rentals
La Quinta
4,473 holiday rentals
Santa Monica
1,925 holiday rentals
Huntington Beach
2,478 holiday rentals
1,776 holiday rentals
Rancho Mirage
6,239 holiday rentals
Laguna Beach
2,091 holiday rentals
1,212 holiday rentals
Monterey Park
1,484 holiday rentals
San Diego
5,417 holiday rentals
Joshua Tree
397 holiday rentals