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 features

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 rentals are available around Southern California?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 30,801 holiday lettings around Southern California. From 15,192 houses to 884 villas, 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 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 travellers, the popular destinations to visit are:

  • Eastern Malibu: 113 holiday homes
  • Los Angeles: 3,804 holiday homes
  • Las Vegas: 2,474 holiday homes
  • Santa Monica: 1,960 holiday homes
  • Palm Springs: 6,311 holiday homes offers you the possibility to discover many other popular destinations in Southern California! Please use our search bar to access the selection of self catering accommodations 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 lettings for a perfect city break:

  • Los Angeles: 3,804 holiday lettings
  • Las Vegas: 2,474 holiday lettings
  • Santa Monica: 1,960 holiday lettings
  • Palm Springs: 6,311 holiday lettings
  • Malibu: 1,266 holiday lettings

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 self catering accommodations near to airports. Airports with a large selection of self catering accommodations in Southern California are:

  • Oxnard - Ventura County Airport (OXR): 544 self catering accommodations
  • Los Angeles International Airport (LAX): 3,376 self catering accommodations
  • Palm Springs International Airport (PSP): 7,146 self catering accommodations

For other airports, 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 in Southern California? offers a large selection of holiday lettings near great places to visit in Southern California. From travellers, the top popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Los Angeles: 3,804 holiday rentals
  • Palm Springs: 6,311 holiday rentals
  • Venice Beach: 3,283 holiday rentals
  • Universal Studios Hollywood: 1,923 holiday rentals
  • Santa Monica Pier: 833 holiday rentals

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

Explore destinations around Southern California

Los Angeles
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Las Vegas
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Santa Monica
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Palm Springs
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Laguna Beach
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San Diego
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