Destination guide

Travel to artsy Carson

Enjoy the art galleries and other features of Carson. Travelers to this walkable city praise the sporting events, university setting and shopping. RMS Queen Mary and Citadel Outlets are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. If you're looking for accommodations with space to entertain friends and family, HomeAway has plenty of options to choose from. Many rental homes offer full kitchens and laundry facilities, perfect for big groups.


Activities and attractions in and around Carson

Are you hoping to discover things to do while you're in town? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Carson a fun place to get away. Here are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Sony Pictures Studios (14.9 mi / 24 km)
  • Knott's Berry Farm (15.1 mi / 24.3 km)
  • Santa Monica Pier (18 mi / 29 km)
  • Aquarium of the Pacific (6.3 mi / 10.2 km)
  • Medieval Times (15.1 mi / 24.4 km)
  • Redondo Beach Pier (7.5 mi / 12 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in Carson

Whether you're an active traveler or just want to appreciate the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your vacation in Carson. Here are a few of the area's most enchanting features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Venice Beach (16.2 mi / 26.1 km)
  • La Brea Tar Pits (16.5 mi / 26.6 km)
  • Wilson Park (3.9 mi / 6.4 km)
  • Wilson Park (4.8 mi / 7.7 km)
  • South Coast Botanic Garden (6.2 mi / 9.9 km)
  • Hopkins Wilderness Park (6.5 mi / 10.5 km)

Traveling to and around Carson

The nearest airport is in Long Beach, CA (LGB-Long Beach Municipal), located 6.8 mi (11 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you could also fly into Hawthorne, CA (HHR-Hawthorne Municipal), which is 7.4 mi (11.9 km) away.

Where to stay around Carson?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 2,577 holiday lettings near Carson. From 1,156 Houses to 839 Condos/Apartments, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Carson is on HomeAway.

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

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 Carson:

  • Hollywood Hills West: 774 holiday homes
  • Hollywood: 468 holiday homes
  • Balboa Peninsula: 823 holiday homes
  • Hollywood Hills: 798 holiday homes
  • Sherman Oaks: 545 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 Carson? offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Carson. From travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • StubHub Center: 3,236 holiday lettings
  • Los Angeles: 3,902 holiday lettings
  • Los Coyotes Country Club: 2,556 holiday lettings
  • Los Angeles Union Station: 3,241 holiday lettings
  • Esther Snyder Community Center: 1,173 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Carson 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 Carson?

Yes, of course. offers 1,156 Houses in Carson. Our other popular types of Carson holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 839 self catering accommodations
  • Villas: 24 self catering accommodations
  • Bungalows: 84 self catering accommodations

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Carson?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 592 holiday homes with pool available in Carson. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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