Destination guide

Take in the desert beauty of Riverside County

The area's live music and festivals are just a few of the reasons to vacation in Riverside County. Well known for its shopping, restaurants and golfing, this relaxing city won't disappoint. Local cultural sights include Palm Springs Air Museum and March Field Air Museum. Whether you're planning a family holiday, romantic stay or friends trip, vacation rentals offer features like full kitchens and laundry facilities for a more convenient stay.


Activities and attractions in and around Riverside County

Do you want to discover attractions to see in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Riverside County a fun spot to vacation. Here are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Living Desert Zoo and Gardens (23.7 mi / 38.1 km)
  • Indio's Municipal Golf Course (14.5 mi / 23.3 km)
  • Indian Palms Country Club (15.6 mi / 25.2 km)
  • Desert Adventures Metate Ranch (16 mi / 25.8 km)
  • Empire Polo Club (16.1 mi / 25.9 km)
  • The Golf Club at La Quinta (18 mi / 29 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the desert landscape and other natural features in Riverside County

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to appreciate the scenery, Riverside County is a great place to get out in nature. These are a few of the area's noteworthy features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Cottonwood Springs (8.7 mi / 14.1 km)
  • Joshua Tree National Park South Entrance (10 mi / 16.1 km)
  • Rancho Las Flores Park (13.8 mi / 22.2 km)
  • Davis Sports Complex (14.3 mi / 23.1 km)
  • South Jackson Park (14.5 mi / 23.4 km)
  • Salton Sea State Recreation Area (15.8 mi / 25.5 km)

How to get to and around Riverside County

The nearest airport is in Thermal, CA (TRM-Jacqueline Cochran Regional), located 12.9 mi (20.8 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you can also fly into Bermuda Dunes, CA (UDD), which is 17.8 mi (28.6 km) away.

If you prefer to travel by train, Palm Springs Station, Perris Station and Moreno Valley/March Field Station are the main stations that serve the city.

Where to stay around Riverside County?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 8,259 holiday lettings near Riverside County. From 4,247 Houses to 2,351 Condos/Apartments, find the best place to stay with your family and friends to discover Riverside County area.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Riverside County?

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

  • Palm Springs: 6,365 holiday homes
  • Vista Las Palmas: 652 holiday homes
  • Desert Hot Springs: 6,918 holiday homes
  • Wildomar: 144 holiday homes
  • La Quinta: 4,481 holiday homes offers you the possibility to discover many other popular destinations in Riverside County! 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 Riverside County?

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

  • Palm Springs: 6,365 holiday lettings
  • Desert Hot Springs: 6,918 holiday lettings
  • Wildomar: 144 holiday lettings
  • La Quinta: 4,481 holiday lettings
  • Indian Wells: 5,066 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 Riverside County?

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 Riverside County are:

  • Palm Springs, CA (PSP-Palm Springs Intl.): 6,864 self catering accommodations
  • Murrieta, CA (RBK-French Valley): 370 self catering accommodations
  • Thermal, CA (TRM-Jacqueline Cochran Regional): 4,383 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 Riverside County? offers a large selection of holiday lettings near great places to visit in Riverside County. From travellers, the top popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Palm Springs: 6,365 holiday rentals
  • Indian Wells Golf Course: 7,164 holiday rentals
  • Ramona Bowl Amphitheatre: 493 holiday rentals
  • Fender Museum: 399 holiday rentals
  • Toscana Country Club: 7,164 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Riverside County 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 Riverside County

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La Quinta
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Indian Wells
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Rancho Mirage
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Mountain Center
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