Destination guide

Take in the lakeside beauty of Folsom

The area's history and entertainment are just some of the reasons to come on holiday to Folsom. Travellers to this welcoming city praise the shopping, cycling and restaurants. If you need more space to accommodate a family holiday or a trip with friends, rental homes often come with separate dining areas and spacious living rooms.


Sightseeing in and around Folsom

Do you want to discover attractions to visit in the city? You'll be sure to enjoy Folsom for its cycling and hiking. Venture out of your holiday home and experience everything that makes Folsom a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. Here are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Folsom City Zoo (0.6 mi / 1 km)
  • Empire Ranch Golf Club (3.7 mi / 6 km)
  • Sacramento State Aquatic Center (3.8 mi / 6.1 km)
  • Golfland Sunsplash (7.2 mi / 11.6 km)
  • All American Speedway (8.2 mi / 13.1 km)
  • Placer County Fairgrounds (8.3 mi / 13.3 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Folsom

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Folsom is a great place to spend some time outside. Here are a few of the area's most eye-catching sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Beals Point (3.1 mi / 4.9 km)
  • Nimbus Dam (3.8 mi / 6.2 km)
  • Granite Bay Beach (5 mi / 8.1 km)
  • Maidu Regional Park (5.7 mi / 9.2 km)
  • Folsom Lake State Recreation Area (5.7 mi / 9.2 km)
  • Johnson-Springview Park (8.6 mi / 13.8 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around Folsom

The nearest airport is in Sacramento, CA (SMF-Sacramento Intl.), located 22.3 mi (35.9 km) from the city centre.

You can get around Folsom by catching a ride on the metro at Historic Folsom Station, Glenn Station or Iron Point Station.

How many holiday rentals are available around Folsom?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 270 holiday lettings around Folsom. From 160 houses to 62 flats & apartments, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Folsom?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday accommodations for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Folsom:

  • Central Sacramento: 54 holiday homes
  • Southwestern Sacramento: 22 holiday homes
  • North Sacramento: 26 holiday homes
  • Southeastern Sacramento: 31 holiday homes
  • East Sacramento: 25 holiday homes

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

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Folsom? offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Folsom. From travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Palladio at Broadstone: 212 holiday lettings
  • Three Stages Visual and Performing Arts Center: 219 holiday lettings
  • Folsom Lake Bowl Casino: 262 holiday lettings
  • Folsom City Zoo: 262 holiday lettings
  • Folsom Powerhouse: 272 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Folsom listed on where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Folsom?

Yes, of course. offers 160 Houses in Folsom. Our other popular types of Folsom holiday rentals include:

  • Flats: 62 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 17 self catering accommodations
  • Studios: 60 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Cottages and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Folsom?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 79 holiday homes with pool available in Folsom. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.