California Vacations & Trips

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Your California Vacation

California vacation packages in 2023 deliver glistening ocean sunsets, sparkling city lights, snow-capped peaks, and morning sunbeams through giant redwood forests. Discover luxurious and affordable Northern California vacation packages for couples taking in wine tours or hitting cool city nightspots. For a family trip buzzing with activities, you could go for the California beach vacation packages in Malibu or San Diego. With deals on flights, hotels, car rental, and tickets to the hottest places, you can build your dream California vacation package right here. Book through Expedia to save dollars and get the full VIP treatment on your next CA-vacay.

California Flight and Hotel Deals

Mr. C Beverly Hills
Sofitel LA at Beverly Hills
Porto Vista Hotel
Fairfield by Marriott Anaheim Resort
Hollywood Historic Hotel

Family Vacation Packages in California

Lively, welcoming and with plenty of things to do for all ages, California is a wonderful family destination. So why not give your gang a trip to remember by booking one of our Kid-Friendly Vacation Packages in California? Use our handy filters to find hotels with family-friendly amenities like kitchens, pools and water parks. You can even search for properties near popular attractions such as Los Angeles’ Dodger Stadium, Monterey Bay Aquarium and San Diego Zoo. Another tip? Read reviews written by fellow family travelers to make sure your stay packs plenty of fun for the kids, and a little luxury for you.

Paradise Point Resort & Spa in San Diego is a favorite. Add this island resort to your California vacation package and enjoy five pools, a nine-hole putting course, recreational activities for all ages and loads more. Another awesome pick is Garland Hotel in North Hollywood, Los Angeles. With amenities like adults-only and family hot tubs, dive-in movies and a bar, everyone is taken care of here. Plus, it’s just moments from major family attractions like Universal Studios Hollywood and The Wizarding World of Harry Potter!

California Beach Vacation Packages

Whether you want to chase waves at Surfrider Beach in Malibu, soak up the lively vibe of Mission Beach in San Diego or get off the beaten path at Pfeiffer Beach in Big Sur, there’s a beach setting here for everyone. Fill your vacation to California with sun, sea, sand and surf by choosing one of our California Beach Vacation Packages.

Hilton Santa Barbara Beachfront Resort is a popular place to stay just steps from East Beach in Santa Barbara. This upscale retreat features tree-lined pools, a spa and a terrace restaurant with sea views. Or add Fairmont Miramar Hotel in Santa Monica to your California vacation package. Overlooking iconic Santa Monica Beach, it has lush gardens, a poolside cinema in summertime and free beach activities. To find a hotel or resort just a saunter from the sand, use our handy ocean view filter.

Where to Stay in California

California is calling with its perfect weather, Hollywood glamour, multicultural cities and cool coastal vibes. Plan your California vacation package with our list of top places to stay:

  • Los Angeles: Whether you want to be in the star-studded entertainment capital of the world, near family-friendly attractions or hang out at the beach, California’s largest city has something for everyone.
  • San Francisco: One of the USA’s most vibrant cities, stay here for outdoor adventures, iconic attractions and neighborhoods packed with culture and charm.
  • Sacramento: Base yourself in the laid-back state capital for historic sites, world-class museums, leafy parks and grand Victorian homes.
  • San Diego: Searching for sun, sea and sand? Home to around 70 miles of sunkissed coastline, you’ll find it in California’s oldest city.
  • Anaheim: World-class family attractions and theme parks like Disneyland help make Anaheim a popular California vacation package destination.

Top Things to Do

To help you plan your California vacation package, check out these top attractions and experiences that capture the best of the Golden State:

For more options to fuel your California dreaming, read our guide on What to Do in California.

How to Find Cheap California Package Deals

With prices starting from $519*, cheap vacations in California are just a few clicks away! Browse our incredible offers on Cheap Hotels in California to find your perfect stay. You can filter your search results by the cheapest option, amenities, guest rating and more. Then, add your flights and any activities that catch your eye. When you combine your bookings, you can save up to 30%** on your California vacation package. With deals like that, you’ll have more money to spend on Disneyland Resort Tickets or amazing experiences like a San Francisco Vista Grande Helicopter Tour.

*Prices and availability are subject to change. Additional terms apply.

**Savings based on all package bookings with Flight + Hotel made on Expedia from 2019-04-01 - 2020-03-31 as compared to the price of the same components booked separately. Savings will vary based on origin/destination, length of trip, stay dates and selected travel supplier(s). Savings not available on all packages.

Where to stay in California

Find the best California areas and neighborhoods for the activities you enjoy most. Learn more about California

California Hotel Deals

Four Points by Sheraton Los Angeles International Airport
Four Points by Sheraton Los Angeles International Airport
3.5 out of 5
9750 Airport Blvd, Los Angeles, CA
Fully refundableReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $98 per night from Jun 19 to Jun 20
per night
Jun 19 - Jun 20
6.2/10 (3,438 reviews)
"The staff were fantastic, the room was great, location convenient, breakfast questionable"

Reviewed on Jun 2, 2023

Four Points by Sheraton Los Angeles International Airport
Millennium Biltmore Los Angeles
Millennium Biltmore Los Angeles
4 out of 5
506 S Grand Ave, Los Angeles, CA
Fully refundableReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $127 per night from Jun 5 to Jun 6
per night
Jun 5 - Jun 6
7.4/10 Good! (2,841 reviews)
"Perfect central location for shopping, eating, transportation"

Reviewed on Jun 2, 2023

Millennium Biltmore Los Angeles
Manchester Grand Hyatt San Diego
Manchester Grand Hyatt San Diego
4 out of 5
1 Market Pl, San Diego, CA, 92101
Fully refundable
The price is $239 per night from Jun 16 to Jun 17
per night
Jun 16 - Jun 17
8.8/10 Excellent! (4,191 reviews)

Reviewed on Jun 1, 2023

Manchester Grand Hyatt San Diego
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

Frequently asked questions

How much does a California vacation package cost?
Maybe less than you might think — from as low as $519, in fact! By combining flights, hotels and car rentals into your own tailor-made package, your California escape is only clicks away.
If I'm not able to travel, can I cancel my California vacation package?
Certainly, and we’ll help you every step of the way. You may be able to cancel and rebook your California vacation package at no cost within 24 hours of booking. However, you may be charged a fee by your airline, hotel or car rental company if your booking is older than that. If your travel plans suddenly change, have a look at our Customer Service Portal for further information.
How do I get a cheap travel package to California?
Browse and lock in everything in the one place with our California vacation packages. You’ll discover bargains on flights, hotels, tours and more that’ll keep your budget happy and your adventurousness alive. And, with more than 550 partner airlines and 1,000,000 properties around the globe to select from, you have countless opportunities to mix and match however you please.
Where should I stay in California?
To see well-known attractions like Universal Studios Hollywood and Santa Monica Pier, Los Angeles is where you need to be. Lots of travelers also adore San Diego County, home to SeaWorld and LEGOLAND® California. If you’ve got an extended vacation in California, why not visit both cities?
What are the top hotels in California?
When it comes to properties in Los Angeles, Hilton Los Angeles Airport and The Westin Bonaventure Hotel and Suites, Los Angeles are two terrific options. If you’re also visiting San Diego County, Hilton Los Angeles Airport and Hilton San Francisco Financial District will make you feel at home.
How far in advance should I book my California vacation?
While not all airlines advertise ticket prices early, you can normally start comparing international fares on Expedia up to 12 months in advance. This is when you’ll score some fantastic deals. If you’ve left things to the last minute, you might still get lucky. Low prices occasionally become available just weeks prior to departure.
What does an Expedia California travel package include?
Rental cars, flights and hotels, or any combination of the three — it’s your choice. Whether you’re venturing to California with the whole family or adventuring with your friends, there’s a bundle to match your style and budget. Once you’ve made your booking, why not add on one or two activities?
What should I know before booking a California travel package?
Locking in all the parts of your trip together is one of the best ways to save. Combine your car rentals, flights and hotels into a convenient little package. But your options don’t end at hotels. Expedia offers all sorts of properties, including vacation rentals such as beachfront villas and city residences. You’ve got choices galore!
Can I choose my airline with a California Expedia vacation package?
You can. We have more than 550 partner airlines across the globe, so go with the carrier that matches your needs.
Does Expedia offer Book Now, Pay Later California vacation packages?
With a vacation package, you can customize both your getaway and a payment plan. Expedia can help reduce financial worry to do with your travel with a Book Now, Pay Later booking, thanks to us working with online lender Affirm. That way, all you have to focus on is packing to jet off into the sunset.

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