Destination guide

Lively Chico will entice you

Enjoy the live music and other features of Chico. This city's bars, university setting and biking draw many visitors. A vacation rental can help make your stay complete—many rentals come with a full kitchen and laundry facilities.


Sightseeing in and around Chico

Are you hoping to discover things to do in the city? Venture out of your vacation home and check out everything that Chico has to offer. These are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Feather River Fish Hatchery (21.1 mi / 33.9 km)
  • Oroville Gymnastics Academy (21.1 mi / 34 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of Chico

Whether you're an active traveler or just want to take in the scenery, Chico is a great place to spend some time outside. These are some of the area's most enchanting natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Woodson Bridge State Recreation Area (18.3 mi / 29.4 km)
  • Tehama County River Park (18.3 mi / 29.5 km)
  • Bedrock Park (20.8 mi / 33.4 km)

Transportation to and around Chico

Fly into Chico, CA (CIC-Chico Municipal), the closest airport, located 5 mi (8 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you could also fly into Willows, CA (WLW-Willows-Glenn County), which is 24.6 mi (39.6 km) away.

If you're traveling by train, the main station is Chico Station.

Where to stay around Chico?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 37 holiday lettings near Chico. From 26 Houses to 3 Cabins, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Chico for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

Can I rent Houses in Chico?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 26 Houses in Chico. Our other popular types of Chico holiday rentals include:

  • Cabins: 3 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 3 self catering accommodations
  • Condos/Apartments: 3 self catering accommodations

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Chico?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 20 holiday homes with pool available in Chico. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.