Vacation Homes in California

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Featured Vacation Homes in California

Carlsbad Suites
3.5 out of 5
5010 Avenida Encinas, Carlsbad, CA
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The price is $114 per night from Sep 23 to Sep 23
Situated near the airport, this vacation home is within 1 mi (2 km) of Carlsbad Premium Outlets and Flower Fields of Carlsbad. Legoland California and Sealife ...
4/5Very Good! (2,480 reviews)
"The staff was kind and helpful. The rooms were being updated, but still in good condition. Looking forward to my next stay with the new upgraded rooms."

Reviewed on Sep 19, 2021

Carlsbad Suites
Marriott Grand Residence Club, Lake Tahoe
4 out of 5
1001 Heavenly Village Way, South Lake Tahoe, CA
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The price is $148 per night from Oct 10 to Oct 10
Located in Lakeside Park, this eco-friendly vacation home is within a 15-minute walk of Heavenly Gondola and Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Lake Tahoe. The Shops at ...
4.6/5Exceptional! (1,539 reviews)
"Cost a lot, offered little"

Reviewed on Aug 14, 2021

Marriott Grand Residence Club, Lake Tahoe
Riviera Oaks Resort & Racquet Club by Diamond Resorts
3 out of 5
25382 Pappas Road, Ramona, CA
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The price is $99 per night from Sep 23 to Sep 23
Located in San Diego Country Estates, this spa vacation home is within 12 mi (20 km) of Barona Casino, Barona Creek Golf Club, and Mt. Woodson Golf Club. Potato ...
4.6/5Exceptional! (803 reviews)
"I didn't like that there wasn't a restaurant, and i didn't like having to pay pools fees."

Reviewed on Sep 21, 2021

Riviera Oaks Resort & Racquet Club by Diamond Resorts
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Riviera Beach & Shores Resorts by Diamond Resorts
3 out of 5
34630 Pacific Coast Highway, Dana Point, CA
The price is $189 per night from Sep 27 to Sep 27
Located in Capistrano Beach, this eco-friendly vacation home is 0.8 mi (1.3 km) from Doheny State Beach and 1.9 mi (3.1 km) from The Coach House. Pines Park ...
4.2/5Very Good! (866 reviews)
"Tuve una hermosa vista de la luna sobre el mar desde el balcón y es muy cómodo y práctico con buen servicio."

Reviewed on Sep 19, 2021

Riviera Beach & Shores Resorts by Diamond Resorts
Jayes Timberlane Resort
3.5 out of 5
8705 Highway 9, Ben Lomond, CA
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The price is $110 per night from Oct 3 to Oct 3
Situated in Ben Lomond, this vacation home is 2.5 mi (4 km) from Felton Covered Bridge Park and 2.8 mi (4.6 km) from Henry Cowell Redwoods State Park. Roaring ...
4/5Very Good! (179 reviews)
"Nice area, spacious rooms. Not too fancy, just right."

Reviewed on Sep 16, 2021

Jayes Timberlane Resort
Vista Mirage Resort
3.5 out of 5
400 S Hermosa Dr, Palm Springs, CA
The price is $116 per night from Sep 23 to Sep 23
Located in Baristo, this vacation home is within 1 mi (2 km) of Palm Springs Convention Center and San Jacinto Mountains. Agua Caliente Cultural Museum and Plaza ...
4.5/5Wonderful! (319 reviews)
"Very affordable, clean and nicely located property with a great front desk."

Reviewed on Sep 19, 2021

Vista Mirage Resort
Lakefront Cottage
3.5 out of 5
40592 Simonds Dr. #1, Big Bear Lake, CA
The price is $250 per night from Sep 26 to Sep 26
Located in The Village, this vacation home is within a 10-minute walk of Big Bear Marina, Pine Knot Marina, and Pine Knot Park. Big Bear Visitor Center and Alpine ...
5/5Exceptional! (1 review)
"Great place with a great view. Right across the street from The Village, too but very quiet. Very spacious."

Reviewed on Mar 23, 2021

Lakefront Cottage
Stunning golf course view vacation home
Situated in Tustin, this vacation home is 1.1 mi (1.7 km) from The Market Place and within 6 mi (10 km) of Santa Ana Zoo and Irvine Valley College. Boomers and ...
5/5Exceptional! (2 reviews)
Awesome kitchen, showers and PM
"PM was very responsive to any and all needs or request. High quality kitchen all the way around. Good open floor plan for groups or families. Very clean And comfortable inside the house."

Reviewed on Jan 16, 2021

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Stunning golf course view vacation home
Sequoia Resort
3 out of 5
50616 Highway 245, Badger, CA
Situated on a lake, this vacation home is 12.4 mi (19.9 km) from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks and within 32 mi (52 km) of General Grant Tree and Hume ...
4.5/5Wonderful! (80 reviews)
"It was an absolutely beautiful property that was one of the closest resorts to kings canyon and sequoia national parks. We took our pups on walks in the national forest in the morning and brought them back while we toured the parks in the afternoon. The A/C worked incredibly well which was fantastic ..."

Reviewed on Aug 13, 2021

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Sequoia Resort
Carmel Valley Villa Near Hiking & Wine Tasting
The price is $300 per night from Sep 26 to Sep 26
Situated in the mountains, this vacation home is 8.6 mi (13.9 km) from Carmel Valley Community Park and 11.5 mi (18.5 km) from Garland Ranch Regional Park. WeatherTech ...
3.9/5Good! (8 reviews)
Beautiful place and self contained.
"We enjoyed our stay although it was a bit far from town. The property was great though and enjoyed ourselves."

Reviewed on Aug 6, 2021

Carmel Valley Villa Near Hiking & Wine Tasting
Marriott Grand Residence Club, Lake Tahoe – 1 to 3 bedrooms & Pent
4 out of 5
1001 Heavenly Village Way, South Lake Tahoe, CA
The price is $189 per night from Sep 26 to Sep 26
Situated near the beach, this spa vacation home is within a 15-minute walk of The Shops at Heavenly Village and Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Lake Tahoe. Heavenly ...
4.5/5Wonderful! (115 reviews)
Very Convenient, Comfortable Hotel
"Great stay, close (walking distance) to pretty much everything we wanted to do. Clean room, very comfortable stay."

Reviewed on Jun 21, 2021

Marriott Grand Residence Club, Lake Tahoe – 1 to 3 bedrooms & Pent
Beautiful 1972 Classic Airstream in Santa Monica Mountains
The price is $145 per night from Oct 3 to Oct 3
Situated in the mountains, this vacation home is within 6 mi (10 km) of Westlake Village Golf Course, Sherwood Country Club, and Civic Arts Plaza. Gardens of ...
5/5Exceptional! (5 reviews)
Glamping at its best!
"Wonderful!"

Reviewed on Sep 12, 2021

Beautiful 1972 Classic Airstream in Santa Monica Mountains
Beautiful Cozy Home Located in the heart of Southern California
The price is $225 per night from Sep 23 to Sep 23
Situated in Westminster, this vacation home is 2.1 mi (3.4 km) from Westminster Mall and 2.2 mi (3.6 km) from Kindred Hospital Westminster. California State ...
5/5Exceptional! (38 reviews)
"Every thing exceeded my expectations."

Reviewed on Jul 27, 2021

Beautiful Cozy Home Located in the heart of Southern California
  Malibu Mountain Retreat  - Bring Your own Horses!
The price is $195 per night from Sep 27 to Sep 27
Located in the mountains, this family-friendly vacation home is within 6 mi (10 km) of Malibu Creek State Park, Peter Strauss Ranch, and Malibou Lake. Zuma Beach ...
5/5Exceptional! (4 reviews)
Almost Heaven
"Most relaxing and pleasant stay in a long time. It is a peace of heaven for those who enjoy peace, relaxation, and great company. We will stay here again. Colin is a wonderful human being and takes care of guests like they are old friends. Thanks for a great weekend. Ron and Mireya"

Reviewed on Jun 22, 2021

Malibu Mountain Retreat - Bring Your own Horses!
Lake Arrowhead Villas
4 out of 5
27400 Sugar Pine Drive, Lake Arrowhead, CA
Located in Meadow Bay, this vacation home is 3.1 mi (4.9 km) from Lake Arrowhead Village and within 9 mi (15 km) of SkyPark at Santa's Village and Lake Gregory. ...
3.4/5 (76 reviews)
"Place is very clean and quite, it has everything you need that makes the stay safe and clean . It has a beautiful view ."

Reviewed on Apr 4, 2021

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Lake Arrowhead Villas
Santa Monica Beach House
Santa Monica, CA
This family-friendly Santa Monica vacation home is located in Downtown Santa Monica, within 1 mi (2 km) of Santa Monica Beach and Venice Beach Boardwalk. Santa ...
4.7/5Exceptional! (56 reviews)
Loved the location for our family vacation!
"Our family of four (two parents and two teens) had a great stay here and would recommend it to others. The easy walk to the beach, the pier, and downtown Santa Monica offered us plenty of options and our teens plenty of independence. The apartment layout allowed us to spread out. The kitchen and ..."

Reviewed on Sep 11, 2021

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Santa Monica Beach House
Cedar Pines-1529 by Big Bear Vacations
3.5 out of 5
42550 Cedar Ave, Big Bear Lake, CA
The price is $103 per night from Sep 23 to Sep 23
Situated in the mountains, this vacation home is within 1 mi (2 km) of Bear Mountain, Gold Mine Golf Course, and Snow Summit. United States Adaptive Recreation ...
Cedar Pines-1529 by Big Bear Vacations
INSIDE Yosemite Park- Cub's Cabin
Yosemite National Park, CA
The price is $460 per night from Sep 26 to Sep 26
Located in Yosemite West, this vacation home is 0.7 mi (1.1 km) from Yosemite National Park and within 9 mi (15 km) of Sierra National Forest and Badger Pass ...
3.7/5Good! (11 reviews)
"We loved our stay at Yosemite. Location is the key at Cub’s Cabin. It is a bit rundown but worked great for our families of four and three. Plenty of places to sleep and all you need to be comfortable. It needs a good deep cleaning but there if you have the expectations that this is the case, you ..."

Reviewed on Jun 21, 2021

INSIDE Yosemite Park- Cub's Cabin
Barefoot Bungalow- Steps to the Beach & Bay
The price is $105 per night from Oct 17 to Oct 17
Located in Mission Beach, this vacation home is within a 5-minute walk of Mission Bay, Mission Beach Boardwalk, and Mission Beach. Pacific Beach Park and Belmont ...
3.9/5Very Good! (26 reviews)
Great Place
"Great little place in a great area."

Reviewed on Aug 23, 2021

Barefoot Bungalow- Steps to the Beach & Bay
Treehouse in the redwoods of Russian River Wine Country.  Glamping with Fido!
Located in the heart of Guerneville, this romantic vacation home is within 2 mi (3 km) of Russian River, Pee Wee Golf and Arcade, and Johnson's Beach. Korbel ...
5/5Exceptional! (8 reviews)
Great little gem
"Wife and I had a wonderful time in the tree house. Definitely will be back"

Reviewed on Aug 31, 2021

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Treehouse in the redwoods of Russian River Wine Country. Glamping with Fido!
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Booking Tips to Find the Best California Vacation Homes


How much does it cost to rent a vacation home in California?

You can find incredible California vacation homes for all types of budgets: between $99 and $460 per night. The more amenities the rental has, and its proximity to popular places, the higher the price.


What is the best time to stay in a vacation home in California?

If you are looking for a great deal on your vacation home in California, consider visiting in , when prices are usually cheaper.


How many vacation homes are available for rent in California?

There are 19225 rental houses to choose from for your trip. You’ll find holiday homes located throughout the city, near sightseeing spots, and close to local nature areas.


How do I find the best deal for a vacation home in California?

Begin by entering your trip dates to see what type of California rental houses are available. Use the map to zoom closer into the areas or zoom out to include more locations. Use the filters on the left side of your search results to narrow down by star rating, price, number of bedrooms, amenities, and more—Expedia makes it easy to score the best deal for your budget.


Why should I rent a vacation home in California?

Booking California vacation home rentals is the perfect way to spend a vacation because of the privacy, variety of amenities, and comfort you’ll have in your own space.


What amenities are available in a private vacation home?

When thinking about what you want in your California rental house, dream big! Depending on your budget and the area, you’ll find amenities like a private pool, hot tub, free parking, fully-equipped kitchen, in-home washer and dryer, Wi-Fi, and a beautiful view or easy access to local sightseeing spots. You can even filter your search results by accessibility to ensure that everyone in your party will be comfortable.


Why should I book a vacation home with Expedia?

Expedia has some of the best selection and deals on available vacation homes in the area—and all in one place. We reward you with members points back on every booking and ensure you get the right accommodation for the best price. And you’ll save big when you bundle your travel together, like booking a car rental in California along with your vacation property, into a California vacation package.


Can I cancel my vacation home with Expedia?

Some accommodations are free to cancel and refundable if done so by a specific date, while others may be non-refundable. To make sure that you can get your money back on cancellations, use the “free cancellation” filter during your search. Contact our customer service portal if you need help.

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